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Triathlon Training Registration Now Open

Triathlon Training Registration Now Open

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

  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. 

Price Includes:

  •  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, 7:00am. Beginner/Intermediate Class


Weekly Schedule:

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