Join Ohio University WellWorks, Valor, and instructor Bill Hauschild as we join together to prepare our bodies and minds for Triathlon season.
This 14-week class will provide short lectures on how to properly prepare for and navigate a triathlon and offer progressive physical training to help you get into top shape. This program is timed to complete the week prior to the Race for a Reason - Ohio University, though participation in Race for a Reason is not required to attend the class.
Each class must receive a minimum of 14 registrants. If minimum registrations are not reached in advance of the class beginning, participants will be given the option to transition to an alternate class time or to receive a refund.
- $45 for WellWorks members
- $95 for non-members
You got this! We know you have it in you to complete a Triathlon (Swim 500m, Bike 25k, Run 5k) and we want to support you as you train. Join us for our 2020 Triathlon Training class. Registration is now open!
What: Triathlon Training
Who: The class is open to anyone! Each class section can accommodate up to 25 participants.
When: January 21st– April 25th, 2020 - NO CLASSES MARCH 7-30 as of 3/11/2020.
Tue 6:00 – 7:00 am (Beginner)
Tue 7:15 – 8:15 am (Beginner/Intermediate)
Thur 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Beginner/Intermediate)
Where: WellWorks, Aquatics Center, on campus
Why: Get in shape, gain exposure to an exciting life-time sport, jump-start your New Year’s resolution, and prepare for the OhioHealth Race for a Reason - College of Health Sciences and Professions Sprint Triathlon scheduled for April 25, 2020 (Registration in Race for a Reason not required for participation in Triathlon Training)
Cost: $45 for WellWorks members, $95 for non members.
- Instruction by a USA Triathlon & Masters Swimming certified coach
- Fitness Assessments
- 15 week training plan
- 14 one-hour fitness sessions (1 per week)
- training and accountability with a fun group
Note: Each class must fill to at least 15 participants or the class may not be offered. Class days and times are subject to change based on pool availability.
Registration: Register at the WellWorks front desk (Grover Center E124) or by calling 740-593-2093. Looking to gift a registration? We have gift cards available! To arrange a gifted registration, please stop by the WellWorks front desk.
Class Options (select one):
- Tuesdays, 6:00am-7:00am. Beginner Class
- Tuesdays, 7:15am-8:15am. Beginner/Intermediate Class
- Thursdays, 7:00pm. Beginner/Intermediate Class
Week 1, January 21/23: Swim – 100 yard swim assessment, introduction to stroke technique, drills, and conditioning
Week 2, January 28/30: Bike - Course Overview, Bike – Bike fitting, introduction to spinning, conditioning
Week 3, February 4/6: Run – Interval workout 400 meter assessments
Week 4, February 11/13: Swim – Drills (cont) + Conditioning workout
Week 5, February 18/20: Bike – Conditioning / Hill Workout + (15 minute race simulation)
Week 6, February 25/27: Run – Stair workout Convocation Center or hill workout outside
Week 7, March 3/5: Swim - Conditioning workout (275 yard assessment)
Week 8, March 10/12: Ohio University Spring Break (WellWorks closed – no classes)
Week 9, March 17/19: Bike / Run – Spinning conditioning workout (30 minute race simulation) + Run
Week 10, March 24/26: Run – Two mile run assessment
Week 11, March 31/April 2: Swim (550 yard swim assessment)
Week 12, April 7/9: Bike – Spinning conditioning workout (45 minute race simulation) – Athens Spring Break
Week 13, April 14/16: Run – 5K run assessment on the actual triathlon course
Week 14, April 21/23: Swim-Bike-Run: Mini Triathlon (focused on transitions)
Week 15, April 25: “RACE FOR A REASON” – College of Health Sciences and Professions Triathlon