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The Couch to Triathlon training schedule is being finalized by Coach Liesl or Coach Lea and will be delivered via the Training Peaks app to all registered participants of the program. There will be multiple group training sessions each week to fit your schedule. 

 ***You are not required to attend all sessions...some training will be completed on your own !***

Perks of the SLAP Couch to Triathlon Program:

  • SLAP swag! (Hat or visor, swim cap, magnet)
  • Sponsor products (goggles, nutrition, sunscreen, etc)
  • Discounted entry to local events
  • 2018 membership to the SLAP Tri Club ($150 value)
  • 2 months of SLAP group swim practices ($120 value)
  • Access to a USA Triathlon Certified Coach
  • and so much more!
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The Couch to Triathlon program is NOT just for first time Triathletes! We are providing coaching and support for 1st-timers to 5th-timers who want to improve their overall triathlon experience. If you want to do more than just 'survive' a triathlon, then this is the program is for you!

In the SLAP Couch to Triathlon 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
  • How to set up your transition
  • What are the rules of the bike leg
  • What gear you need and what you can leave at home
  • What to wear during a triathlon
  • How to change a flat bike tire and basic maintenance
  • How to clip into my new bike pedals
  • The tricks to getting a wet suit on and off
  • And so much more!!

The 8-week Couch to Triathlon program is for YOU!  You may already be off the couch as a runner, cyclist, boxer, dancer, parent, or even with your first few triathlons under your belt...but there is so much more to the sport.  Join us as we learn the skills of training and support one another to our 1st, 2nd, or even 5th triathlon!

The Couch to Triathlon program is designed with the beginner in mind.  We will help you move from swim, to bike to run more smoothly!  The program includes access to over 8 coached weekly workouts, education seminars, cool swag, product and race discounts, and membership to the SLAP Tri Team for the rest of the year!

A Sprint Triathlon is 400 meters of swimming the open water, followed by 11 miles of road cycling, and finishes with a 5k run.

And we believe that YOU can do it!

Join the SLAP Triathlon Team & USA Triathlon Certified Coach Liesl or Coach Lea Politowicz for 8 weeks of group training, mentoring, coaching, and fitness. The Couch to Triathlon program ends with participation in a local sprint-distance triathlon event.

NOW is the time to get off the couch & try a TRI!

*The second program starts June 16 and concludes with a local race on Aug. 11th.

*Coaching fees are $350

*2-4 weekly group training sessions

*Free SLAP team gear & discounts