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Women's Triathlon Training

Triathlon Training Team Packages

These packages are a collection of your choice of classes, group events and coach support. You will pick the classes with your coach. Special group events such as workouts or dinners hosted throughout the season. Each package varies how much individual support you get from a USA Triathlon Certified Coach.  

All Training Team members (athletes who purchase packages) receive access to:

  • Group workouts
  • Social events
  • Training Team swag
  • The Team Tent on race day

Learn About the Three Training Team Options Here:

Training Team Base

Training Team Ascent

Training Team Peak

Triathlon Training Classes

Tri Skills and Mini Tri: $80

This is our most popular summer class that focuses on tricks, tips and skills for completing or improving triathlons including gear, open water skills, transitions practice and bike handling. Includes a Mini Tri. Helmets are required.


Mini Tri: $15

Practice putting together all the components of a triathlon - open water swim, transition 1, bike, transition 2 and run. We will provide a roped off transition area with bike racks and the support and guidance of Endurance Sports Coaches. Helmets are required.


T2 - Bike to Run Workout: $30

T2 is triathlon's second transition: bike to run. This class is a two-hour workout, preparing your body and mind for the effect of running after biking. Helmets are required.


Bike Course Preview: $30

Knowing the bike course is one of the best strategies for beginners and competitive triathletes alike. Get a guided bike tour of the course. Helmets are required.


Open Water Swim: $30

Learn and practice open water swimming skills such as freestyle efficiency, swimming straight, body contact, sighting and strategy.

Women's Triathlon Training Plan

Each year, we provide a free, beginner 3-month training plan for the women's triathlon.

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Training Plan Overview

YWCA Women's Triathlon Race Director Rachael Weiker provides an overview of all three training "blocks" of the YWCA Women's Triathlon Training Plan and runs through some common Q&A's in the overview videos below.