2020 Program Dates:
Training Start Date: September 26
A Sprint Triathlon is:
- ~400 meters of open water swimming
- 10-15 miles of road cycling (all bikes allowed)
- and finishes with a 5k (3.1 mile) run/walk
And we believe that YOU can do it!
Join the SLAP Triathlon Team & a USA Triathlon Certified Coach for 8-12 weeks of group training, mentoring, coaching, friendship, fun, and fitness.
The SLAP Try-A-Tri program ends with group participation in a local sprint-distance triathlon event (event registration not included in coaching fees).
In the SLAP Try a Tri program you will learn:
- How to run off/after the bike leg
- What is a "transition" and how to transition smoothly
- How to swim straight in the open water
- What are the rules on the bike
- What gear you do an do not need
- What to wear during a triathlon
- How to change a flat tire and other maintenance
- How to clip into your bike pedals
- The tricks to getting a wetsuit on and off
- And so much more!!
Register for the next Try-A-Tri Session
No matter what level athlete you are (and maybe you aren't an athlete yet)...you CAN complete a triathlon in 8+ weeks with the coaching, support, and guidance offered by the SLAP Coaches!
Coach Liesl and Coach Michelle are the perfect fit for our SLAP Try a Tri program because they are always positive and encouraging. Liesl & Michelle enjoy making a positive impact on people's lives and triathlon is a great sport to incorporate into a healthy lifestyle. We were all beginners once...just have the courage to take the first step and we will help you conquer your goals!
Here's what previous Try-A-Tri participants are saying:
"If you are on the fence about trying a triathlon, don’t be. The SLAP Coaching team will have you good and ready by race day." - CW
"I just completed the program and I had a blast. You will be in great hands and I made some new awesome friends as well. Jump in with 2 feet and do it you will be happy that you did." - NI
"These women coached me through it all! I have learned that great things never come from comfort zones. I’m thrilled I got out of mine to see what all the hype was about. It feels incredible! When was the last time you did something for the first time? Join us! #SLAPPERS" - JS
"Such an awesome time training with this group of ladies for the last 8 weeks for my first Sprint Triathlon. Swim Like a Pro coaches are so inspiring and fun. Lots of hard work and a long way to reach my goals but I know I’m in good hands!" - SR