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Anchorage, AK US 99516
Youth Competitive Squad (YCS):
Our Youth Competitive Squad (YCS) will be comprised of a limited number of HIGHLY COMPETITIVE & DEDICATED athletes race age 10 through 17yr olds. These athletes wish to enhance their skills to move up to racing the draft legal format and becoming more competitive in the non-draft legal racing format. At a minimum, the YCS athletes should be able to swim 200 yards without stopping & demonstrate basic bike handling skills on a road bike and be able to ride 10-15 miles during practice. The YCS is encouraged to participate at Turnagain Training supported and USAT sanctioned youth race events (Ex: Spring Duathlon Series, Alaska Splash n' Dash, Eagle River Kids Triathlon & USAT Youth & Junior Nationals Championship - Milwaukee, WI ) as their budget and schedule will allow.
WEDNESDAY - Indoor Biking on trainers & strength training @ Beadedstream, next to Taku Lake, trainers available for rent for $10/season (10 available to rent)
6-7:30pm YCS practice
*MAY - July 10th 2024* (dependent on dry pavement options)
Wednesday - Biking skills & drills, Meeting at South High
6-7:30pm YCS practice
MONDAY (mid June-July- TBD!) - Open water swimming & trail running @ Little Campbell Lake at Kincaid Park
EXAMPLE OF PRACTICE:
6-6:45pm - 45min Bike Workout - 15min social riding then working on hill interval repeats
6:45-7pm Practice Transitions as a group several times
7-7:15pm - 15min Run Workout - 3sets; 2mins FAST 2mins EASY
**DROP-IN IS AVAILABLE FOR $15 PER CLASS VIA VENMO. EMAIL HEATHER.HELZER@TURNAGAINTRAINING.COM TO GET THE LINK** Drop-in is only an option if the minimum 5ppl sign up for the program by April 27th & June 22nd. If the minimum 5people to sign up does not happen, the program will be cancelled.
***Minimum 5athletes must be signed up for each 14wks group by the April 27th in order for this group to run. If the minimum is not met, full refunds will be returned. 2nd session minimum 5people to sign up will be required by June 22nd or the program will be cancelled***
***All participants MUST have a USAT Triathlon membership OR pay for a 1day license ($10yr Kids, $50yr Adults OR $15/day). Anyone is welcome to try the 1st practice for free, you must have a USAT membership or you're welcome to pay for a $15/1day license, per our insurance.
Gold Nugget Triathlon Training
Embark on your journey to triumph at the Gold Nugget Triathlon with our enhanced 10-week triathlon training program!
Women, ages 10 (USAT 10yrs by 12/31/2024) through Adults looking to compete in a Spring Sprint Triathlon.
What sets us apart:
🏊♂️🚴♀️🏃♂️ Two Zoom sessions and a personalized 20-minute one-on-one "Ask Coach Anything" session the day before the race at Bartlett.
📅 The first Zoom session on March 11th introduces you to the powerful TrainingPeaks platform. It's not just about the tools; it's about building connections within the group, setting the foundation for an incredible 10-week journey.
🌐 Our mid-April Zoom chat dives deep into the race course, preparations for the big day, and invaluable insights to optimize your performance.
March 11th through May 19th. This training plan is focused around the Gold Nugget Triathlon but it can be altered to accommodate any sprint triathlon this Spring!
10wks of virtual training plans, available anytime on TrainingPeaks website and/or app! PLUS 2 Zoom chats & 1 in-person one-on-one session the day before your race!
What's in store for you:
🏋️♂️ Six days of carefully curated workouts, including an exhilarating double workout day. We understand the importance of variety and challenge to keep you engaged and progressing towards your best performance.
Choose Your Path:
🏊♂️🚴♀️🏃♂️ Beginner/Intermediate Program: Ideal for those new to the triathlon world or intermediate-level athletes seeking a focused 45-minute daily commitment. Perfect for busy women looking to balance training with their daily routine.
🌟 Intermediate/Advanced Program: Tailored for seasoned triathletes craving coaching insights without the hefty fees. Designed for athletes accustomed to pushing their limits, interpreting detailed programs, and willing to invest up to 90 minutes per session. Elevate your training experience and reach new heights in performance.
What do I need:
- Access to a computer or smart phone with apps to pull up your workouts
- Smart watch (OPTIONAL, but will allow you to upload your workouts to your watch!)
- Bike (road, mountain, hybrid, TT, any thing thats allowed in a triathlon!)
- Access to a trainer or indoor stationary bike (we have limited availability of trainers available to rent, first to rent, first served basis)
- Helmet (when you're outdoors!)
- Bike shoes (OPTIONAL!)
- Access to a pool for lap swimming
- Goggles, swim cap and swim suit
- Running shoes
- Active wear for biking and running
Unleash your potential, conquer the Gold Nugget Triathlon, and make this 10-week journey your most rewarding one yet! Sign up now to sculpt the champion within.
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