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ST. PETE TRIATHLON TRAINING AND SKILLS CAMP ANNOUNCED April 16, 2018 11:00

Triathlon Training Camp 4/22/17

 

This is a perfect opportunity for you to hone your triathlon skills with world class triathlon instructors.  This 1-day training camp on April 22nd is lead by former world Class triathlete Chris Legh (Australia) and St. Pete Running Company's Triathlon Coach Jimmy Williams, B SC Ex Science. This camp will make you a much better triathlete!

The camp is designed to build race specific fitness, knowledge and confidence prior to spring and summer racing.

 To ensure that attendees receive first-class instruction, the course will be limited to 30 participants.  The cost of the camp is $99 per person
 

You get:

  • Instruction from a Professional Triathlete and Multisport Coach across all disciplines of triathlon.
  • Psychology of training and racing techniques from a World Class Triathlete.
  • Swim specific modules which cover both training techniques and race simulation.
  • Learn how to do more with less on your bike split. Includes pro tips on how to have a better bike split while saving your legs for the run.
  • Running form seminar and then workout designed to facilitate a more efficient stride pattern. You can learn to run faster while using less energy.
  • Full understanding of triathlon hydration. Reduce your cramping probability.
  • Support to help you achieve your fitness goals.
  • Nutritious food to eat.
  • Q&A, tips and dialogue with Chris Legh, who has amassed over 100 Professional wins.

 

The Swim and Breakfast will take place at Caddy's On The Beach, one of St. Pete's Iconic venues.

 All The Details:

 When : April 22nd, 2018.

Where: Morning Session will be at Caddy's on the Beach, 900 West Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island. Afternoon Session will be Baseball Fields at Pinellas Bayway South, just past Sands Point Drive on the Right.

Who: Camp is designed to accommodate Novice, Beginner, intermediate and advanced triathletes. Students should be able to swim.

What to bring: Goggles, Sunscreen, Water Bottles, Shoes for cycling, Road Bicycle & Helmet. Also bring running shoes and socks. You can wear triathlon clothing or clothing specific for each event.  Wetsuits optional. Bring phone/camera for pictures.

Why: We are doing this so we can empower you to get better at the skills of triathlon.

The Bike and RunTraining will take place at St Pete Running Company.

Provisional Itinerary

7:30-8:00  - Check in and meet & greet. Caddy's On The Beach, 9000 West Gulf Blvd Treasure Island, FL.

8:00 - 9:00 - Open Water Swim module in the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Instruction will be easy to digest and there will be plenty of rest/breaks while standing on the sand bar. Will emphasize open-water techniques, race specific scenarios, and entry/exit of swim portion.

9:00 - 10:00 - Nutritious Brunch, Q&A and lecture with Chris Legh and Coach Jimmy Williams.

11:00 - 12:30. – Cycling Training,  at St Pete Running Company

12:30-1:00 - Hydration and Running Technique

1:00 - 1:45 - Chris Legh's Famous 200m Workout.

2:00 -  Foam Rolling, Photos, Final Words, Social Media and Departure

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 About the Clinicians

Chris Legh - Winner of over 100 Multisport events as a professional Triathlete. Spokesperson For Gatorade. Recently ran 2:34 at New York Marathon.

 

Jimmy Williams - Former member of Florida State University Triathlon Team. Head Running & Triathlon Coach, Health & Fitness Advocate. Bachelors of Science in Ex Science. 3rd Amateur Overall, Powerman USA Duathlon. Overal Winner, Escape from Fort Desoto 2018.

 

 

 


TRIATHLON TRAINING PROGRAM March 08, 2017 17:00

St Pete Running Company is hosting a Triathlon Training Program. The program will be for five weeks starting Saturday, March 25th at 9:00am.

If you are looking to improve your times or just getting started.  This course may be for you.  Let our team of experts guide you through a friendly and non intimidating program which we can guarantee will be informative and fun.

Requirements:

Participants need to be healthy enough to perform physical activity of easy, medium and moderate vigorous levels. You must be able to swim and have basic cycling skills.  You'll need a road bicycle & helmet. Also a good set of running shoes and swim goggles are compulsory. (We can fit you for both of those.)

About the course:

We will teach all things triathlon, including swim skills, cycling, run training and additional skills such as transitioning between events. 

Our goal is to help you have fun as you ease into a great level of fitness. We will have three group training sessions a week and you will be given a weekly training plan.

The group training sessions will look like this:

  • Tuesday evening: Open Water Swim w/ drills to improve form & confidence in water.
  • Wednesday 5:30am or 6:15pm: Speedwork at Walter Fuller Dog Park. 
  • Saturday Morning: Brick workout (alternating biking & running intervals w/ transition tips)

All of our instructors are triathletes and great at communicating. They want to see you do your best and help you to achieve your goals. 

Instructors include: Jimmy, Cody and a few guest clinicians. 

 

What you can expect to learn:

By the end of the course you can expect to be a competent triathlete who possesses basic and intermediate skills in the exciting and booming sport of triathlon.

Our goal race is the upcoming St Anthony's Triathlon, however, attendees are NOT required to sign up for this race. This Triathlon Training Program is the perfect place to get ready for your first or fiftieth Triathlon.

 

Cost:

There are 2 options:
$199 which includes the one day Training & Skills Camp with Chris Legh on April 2, to find out more information about this awesome one day camp. Check out the FB event, https://www.facebook.com/events/1739076026422884/

$149 excluding the one-day triathlon camp

Cost for both options includes a 5-week program - with three group training sessions a week.  Athletes will receive 10% off in store during the 5-week program, and many free goodies from our partners/sponsors.

How to Sign Up:

LIMITED TO 20 PEOPLE! Sign up early in store or by phone (727-800-5043) to make sure you get your spot reserved.

Have more questions?  Plan on attending our information session on Monday, March 13th at 6:00pm.

 

Please feel free to contact the store 727.800.5043 or email Jimmy with more questions.