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Dave
Posted on: 2017/5/19 13:37
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Beginner Tri Clinic- June 5th
What: Runner's Life Beginner Triathlon Program 2017

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When: A 1 day course taking place Monday, June 5th, 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm.

Where: Beavermead Park

Cost: $25. Sign up at Runner's Life, 174 Charlotte St. or over the phone, 705.876.8960. Sign up by June 1st.

Learn the tricks of the trade from Peterborough's most experienced triathlon coach. Our goal with this program is to give you the knowledge you need to enjoy your first triathlon experience, while still having fun.

We'll breakdown and explore each of the three components of the triathlon, demystifying any questions and practicing with real tri training.

Swim:
-We'll loan you a wetsuit to use for the swim and show you how to put it on and take it off and avoid chaffing. Yes, we're going swimming! In the lake!
-Learn to "Spot" so you can swim in a straight line.
-Learn to swim in a group.
-Learn where to position yourself at the start.
-Learn "Dolphin" dives.
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Bike:
-Learn the rules of drafting.
-Learn how to get more, "Aero".
-Learn basic bike handling skills.
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Run:
-Learn how to get rid of the "Concrete" feeling more quickly.

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Transitions:
-Learn how to set up your transition area.
-Learn how to efficiently & effectively get in & out of the transition area.
-We will have actual "Transition Racks" for you to practice with.

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Who's this for?: This is for anyone who has never done a triathlon! Or anyone that has tried a triathlon and realizes, there's got to be an easier way.

This program is designed for those with absolutely no experience. If you're still new to the sport and looking to hone your skills, check out our weekly workouts for MAY. We guarantee training with a group is much more fun!

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What do I need?: Most importantly, a positive attitude.

- bike
- helmet
- running shoes
- swimsuit & towel
- goggles
- an outfit to wear for both the bike and run

Some Notable Events:

Kawartha Swim: : May 28th
Stoney Lake Tri: June 11th
Chemong Lake Triathlon: August 13th


To find out more about the Kawartha Swim, click here.

To find out more about the Stoney Lake Tri, click here.

To find out more about the Chemong Lake Tri, click here.


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