Youth Triathlon Program

This 6 week Triathlon Youth Training Program is a great opportunity for athletes aged between 10 and 18 to train for and compete in their very first triathlon. The program will guide participants through open water swimming, road riding, running and ultimately racing. We will build on existing knowledge in these areas as well as develop any skills that are not yet present in order for the participant to successfully complete the Shermanator Triathlon at the Sherman Lake YMCA on August 5th. With over 20 years combined experience in Triathlon, our coaches will ensure that Triathlon becomes a sport for them to enjoy.

  • Participants will compete in the following distances: 200 Yard Swim, 6 Mile Bike Ride & 2 Mile Run.
  • Athletes will be coached by USAT Certified Coaches
  • Participants may complete the race as part of a team relay

Program Information:

Length:     6 weeks
Time:        Thursdays 6 pm until 7:30 pm*
Location:   See Below
Who:          For Boys or Girls Ages 10 – 18
Cost:          $145 $72.50(HALF PRICE thanks to USAT )
                   Price includes training and race entry.
*one time exception listed below

Training Dates & Locations:

June 22nd:   Introduction & training run (Richland)
June 29th:    Safe bike riding and racing (Richland)
July 11th:     Indoor Swim @ Plainwell High School (6:40-8:00)
July 13th:     Introduction to open water swimming (Robert Morris Park)
July 20th:     Open water swimming with transition practice (Robert Morris Park)
July 27th:     Bike to run transition (Richland)
August 3rd:   On course race practice (Richland)

Equipment Needed:

  • Swim Goggles
  • Bike
  • Bike Helmetshermanator

2017 Shermanator Race Details:

Location: Sherman Lake in Augusta Michigan
Date: Saturday, August 5th, 2017
Time: 7:45 am – 11:00 am
Financial Assistance Is Available. Click Here To Apply.

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