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GGTC is proud to list our valued sponsors along with their club discount offerings. To view the details of each sponsor offering, please login and visit the Sponsor Deals page.  This page includes all the discount codes and links you need!  

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities with the GGTC, contact Carmen Goff, the Director Of Sponsorship for more information.


PREMIER SPONSORS

 

 

  TRIFINITI

Trifiniti provides coaching services for individuals and groups of all levels. In the past six years, Trifiniti has helped hundreds of athletes become Ironman finishers as the official Ironman group training program for the GGTC. In addition to offering coaching, Trifiniti also conducts triathlon camps and cycling tours in Tuscany and France. Trifiniti founder, Coach Duane Franks is one of our original GGTC founding members with over thirty years of experience. Coach Duane and Dorette Franks was the GGTC track coach from 2007-2014. Read more about Trifiniti coaching at www.trifiniti.com

TRI MORE FITNESS

As head Coaches for the successful GGTC TAG Programs, Tri More Fitness provides personalized multi sport coaching. In addition to triathlon training for individuals, clubs and teams, TMF’s wide array of services include personal training, open-water swim instruction, video swim analysis, winter training and maintenance programs, corporate wellness training and even kids training. Whether training for your first event or your 100th, Tri More Fitness will help you achieve your race goals. Check out Neil and his team! www.trimorefitness.com 


DAHLZ HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING
Coach John Dahlz is an experienced coach and decorate professional triathlete with a number of podiums to his credit. John Dahlz is the former Head Coach of the University of California Berkeley Triathlon Team, leading the team to a number of triathlon championships. John Dahlz coaches GGTC's swimming and track programs as well as individual athletes of all levels.
  HELMING ATHLETICS
Helming Athletics is the official strength & conditioning provider for the Golden Gate Triathlon Club, offering CrossFit classes specific to the endurance athlete locally at San Francisco CrossFit. Helming Athletics operates in both the endurance and CrossFit communities. Gaining insight from both communities, HA blends best practices towards performance, training, and program design for triathletes, runners, cyclists, and CrossFitters alike. 
  PORTMAN COACHING
Coach Mike Portman is also and experienced coach and decorate triathlete with a number of podiums to his credit. As a USAT Certified Coach Mike has learned the very best coaching techniques from all over the world. Involving different training phases, key sessions, recovery workouts, training the mind, eating right, and so much more. Coach Mike knows all the 'ins and outs' for all different types of endurance athletes.
 

SHIFT - SF

As the largest CompuTrainer facility on the West Coast, SHIFT offers unique, fun and energizing 90 minute cycling classes. Our classes are led by professional athletes, and we thrive on a culture of education in technique, form and efficiency to help you translate what you learn in class to outdoor riding skills. We also  offer strength and conditioning training with experts in the field of sports performance. At SHIFT, we are all about Cycling, Strength Training and Community. Come join us at www.shift-sf.com.

 
DR. HAL ROSENBERG, SPORTS CHIROPRACTIC

Dr. Hal Rosenberg is a member of the USA Triathlon medical staff and has served Sports Medicine rotations at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. He is a former certified coach for USA Cycling. As a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP), Dr. Rosenberg specializes in the treatment of athletes. He has a diverse clinical approach by combining chiropractic, exercise rehabilitation, functional performance enhancement, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Graston Technique (GT) soft tissue therapy, and functional kinesiology athletic taping. Dr. Rosenberg is a former instructor of Active Release Techniques (ART) soft tissue therapy.


An Ironman himself, Dr. Rosenberg's clinical practice includes athletes of all levels and disciplines. Additionally, Dr. Rosenberg is a faculty member at Palmer College of Chiropractic West where he teaches Sports Chiropractic.

"My goal is to get you out of pain and back to an active and healthy lifestyle as quickly as possible. I educate my patients on how to stay healthy, active, and avoid injuries. I strive to deliver immediate and lasting relief from pain and enhance daily performance." - Hal Rosenberg, DC, CCSP

 
GGTC members receive a 10% discount on all non-insurance services and a significant discount on a Gait Analysis session 
 iRT IRT WHEELS

Inertia Racing Technology (iRT Wheels) believes that bicycle wheel building and designing is an art form. As any rider will attest, precision wheels can dramatically improve your athletic aspirations, making you faster and more confident. We meticulously build each wheel at our Pasadena, California headquarters, and take great pride in our commitment to quality. In 2010, iRT Wheels began with the attitude that such a precision bicycle component could be created and sold at a reasonable price point.  In the years since,  iRT Wheels has earned a reputation for being a cycling workhorse that produces great quality, hand built carbon racing wheels in the United States. 


PACIFIC BICYCLE

Pacific Bicycle is SF's largest Pro Shop. Cervelo, Scott, Orbea, Look, Giant, and more in stock. Women's Specific bikes & clothing; Pacific rents TRAVEL CASES, DEMO Zipp Wheels, Carbon road bike rentals. Tri Fit Experts.

     SOS SOS REHYDRATE

SOS is a fast-acting electrolyte replacement and hydration drink that helps combat dehydration caused by active lifestyles and physical performance.


 
SPORTS BASEMENT

Sports Basement is a Bay Area mainstay for sporting goods and outdoor gear with a strong commitment to knowledgeable, helpful service and prices 30%-60% below MSRP. Our dedicated triathlon department carries an extensive selection of wetsuits by Orca, Blue Seventy, TYR & Zoot while the full-service bike shop offers bicycles by: BMC, Cannondale, Felt, Fuji & Jamis, as well as top-notch repair and professional bike fittings for road and tri bikes. Come check out our shoe department for your running needs and get a free gait analysis to make sure that you’re in the right shoes for you. Sports Basement offers GGTC exclusive clinics, meeting space and parties. Members always receive a 10% discount at all of our Sports Basement locations (just show your card at the register) - San Francisco, Walnut Creek & Sunnyvale. Best Brands. Basement Prices


XTERRA WETSUITS

Our mission at XTERRA Wetsuits is to make the fastest, most buoyant wetsuits on the planet at a great value to our athletes. These triathlon wetsuits were born in San Diego – the birthplace of triathlon – and are designed to achieve the optimal blend of comfort, speed, buoyancy and value. XTERRA Wetsuits are designed, tested and sold by triathletes, for triathletes.

 
RACE SPONSORS - go to SPONSOR DEALS page for discount codes

 finishline productions FINISH LINE PRODUCTIONS

At Finish Line Productions we are committed to creating events where every athlete can be challenged and have fun. Our events include running, triathlon, duathlon, and training camps. Our events won't be huge, but we hope you will walk away saying that they are some of the best events around. Races include Tri Santa Cruz, Surf City Triathlon and Dip and Dash series. More info and registration here.

 HITS
HITS TRIATHLON SERIES

Our mission is to produce an exceptional series of triathlons that delivers a challenging multi-sport experience, courses geared to the needs, level of training, endurance capacity and personal goals of each athlete. In addition to providing a product for

the seasoned athlete, we believe it's also important to introduce the sport of triathlon to those who may have never thought that they could compete in or complete a triathlon. Races include Napa, Grand Junction, Lake Hawasu City and Palm Springs. More info and registration here.

 

  MORGAN HILL MARATHON AND HALF

The beautiful course begins at the Morgan Hill Centennial Center. It winds through local scenic hills, past reservoirs, and award-winning vineyards. In addition to the full and half distances, we also feature a 5k and a Kids Fun Run.  The 5k begins just moments after the full and half start.  The Kids Run is held on Saturday, October 24, during the race expo. More info and registration here.

 SF marathon SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON

The San Francisco Marathon’s reputation attracts top endurance athletes from around the country and the globe. The SF Marathon is proud to host over 25,000 runners, and to reward their efforts with unparalleled breathtaking views and a unique course More info and registration here.

 

 Sasquatch racing SASQUATCH RACING

Our mission is to create fun, quirky, offbeat, and mysterious running events that attract an eclectic mix of runners, revelers, urban legends, and everyone/everything in between. Co-founders ‘Marathon’ Matt Forsman and Alex (The Hammer) Ho have a combined 30+ years of running, racing, and event production experience. Races include Sasquatch Racing Trail, Rattlesnake Ramble, Sasquatch Scramble, Tick Trailblaze and Honey Badger. More info and registration here.

 trical
TRI-CALIFORNIA EVENTS

At Tri-California, our goal is to motivate individuals of all ages and fitness levels towards a healthier lifestyle by providing training and racing opportunities in the sport of triathlon. We aim to engage the everyday athlete by encouraging individuals to “exercise with purpose” and take part in a triathlon event. Races include Wildflower, Alcatraz Challenge, Triathlon at Pacific Grove, Scott Tinley's Triathlon and San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz. More info and registration here.

 
USA PRODUCTIONS

We pride ourselves on our 100% safety record over our 24 year history and will continue that trend within USA Productions events across Northern California. Recognized for high quality project implementation, world class owned and operated events, program execution and establishing an ongoing relationship with major corporate and state entities. Races include Half Moon Bay, California, Folsom and Oakland. More info and registration here.



USA TRIATHLON

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SERVICE SPONSORS

   
  AVANZARE

Specializing in sports injury, soft tissue injury, and biomechanical imbalance.


We are a chiropractic clinic that specializes in sports injury care and general body maintenance. We assist our patients through a multi-faceted therapeutic approach utilizing Active Release Techniques® (ART), Chiropractic, and corrective functional rehabilitation. We are best known for excelling in ART, a patented form of soft tissue therapy. ART can address and resolve many sports injuries that a triathlete may encounter. It is fast becoming the triathlete’s preferred method of treatment to correct injury and restore function.

 

2797 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 in Cow Hollow, 415-441-8446

GGTC members receive a 10% discount on all non-insurance services.

 

  TRX

The TRX Training Center is not your average gym. We train you like athletes, pushing your limits and challenging you to “the core”. Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the TRX® Suspension Trainer™, a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s body weight to enable hundreds of exercises for every fitness goal. As a local, San Francisco based company, we love where we live and feel privileged to be here. For more information and to register for classes, visit www.trxtrainingcenter.com.

GGTC club exclusive 20% discount! Call (415)-655-4797 to contact the training center.

  3D BIKEFIT

A Professional bicycle fitting is essential for anyone who enjoys riding. When done properly, comfort, power, and control are maximized. 

3D Bikefit is dedicated to the science of marrying the mechanics of the bicycle with the physiology of the rider for an unparalleled cycling experience. Our approach leverages the best techniques and knowledge amassed over ten years of studying, analyzing and practicing bicycle fitting and has resulted in a fitting experience that is as unique as every rider we encounter. Every school of thought and technological development must meet the rigors of our fitting standards before being incorporated.

We offer a full range of fit and pricing options to suit all levels of cycling ability and ambition. A precise, thoughtful fitting is the single best investment you can make to maximize your overall enjoyment of everything cycling has to offer.  At 3D Bikefit we view your fit as a biomechanical evolution. We will work to improve your flexibility, enhance your strengths and perfect your mechanics. We are committed to purposefully and progressively helping you achieve your cycling goals step-by-step.

GGTC members receive 15% off all fits, excluding the basic base fit. See Sponsor Deals for discount code.

Marathon Matt

 
MARATHON MATT'S RUN CLUB

Whether you’re new to the sport of running or a seasoned veteran looking to notch a personal best, Marathon Matt and his team can help you transcend your running goals. Matt offers group running programs in San Francisco, custom personal coaching programs, individual coaching sessions, online coaching, & ‘fitlanthropy’ programs.

 
GGTC members get $10 off any Run Club program (full time, part time and a la carte). More details and registration here. See Sponsor Deals for discount code.

GGTC members are also invited to join Matt's Sunday morning trail runs for free every 2nd Sunday of the month. See Events for details. 

 

PRESIDIO SPORT & MEDICINE
Presidio Sport & Medicine is the Bay Area’s innovative leader in sports medicine.  We are dedicated to providing the highest quality, customized, one-on-one care possible.  We not only specialize in physical therapy, we also offer an array of health and fitness services.  Whether you are a competitive triathlete, recovering from injury, or just want to lead a healthy life, our integrated approach will help you reach your goals and beyond.  With convenient locations in both the Presidio and Mill Valley, we are here to help you!
 
WATER WORLD SWIM

Swim with Pedro! Open water swim coaching, events, and clinics. GGTC members receive 10% discount to all regular swims and 15% discount on WWS year membership.

 
 
PRODUCT SPONSORS

   

ZICO COCONUT WATER

Zico is now an official GGTC sponsor! Look for their product at our member meetings, Trailapalooza, and other member events throughout the rest of 2011.

ZICO contains the five essential electrolytes that gives your body everything it needs to stay hydrated and perform at your best. One ZICO has more potassium than a banana – 15 times more than most sports drinks – to prevent cramping. Drink ZICO before or during a workout for the natural energy you need for optimal performance. After a workout, ZICO replenishes and re-hydrates you to speed recovery.  





CLEAN BOTTLE
"Hate moldy water bottles that you just can't seem to clean? Clean Bottle is the only water bottle that opens from both the top AND the bottom for easier cleaning and drying. With a leak-proof rubber washer design, this dishwasher-safe bottle is made of BPA-free 100% non-toxic plastic that is durable enough to last many years of use. Clean Bottle also donates 10% of profits to eco- and bike-friendly charities that you can vote for at www.cleanbottle.com. Stop hassling with funky bottles and Ride Clean!"




RUDY PROJECT

Rudy Project designs and manufactures hi-tech sunglasses, goggles and helmets by applying the most advanced science, materials engineering and computer technology. Designed and produced in Italy, Rudy Project has been distributed throughout the United States and Canada since 1998. We are known for providing the absolute best RX solutions for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts around the world. In addition to our unparalleled customer service standards, we pride ourselves on always being on the cutting edge of technological innovations for all of our products. The leader in eyewear and helmets for cycling, triathlon, skiing, golf and tennis, Rudy Project has been a proud sponsor of many organizations including USATriathlon, U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Ski Patrol





MACK'S EARPLUGS

Since 1962, McKeon Products, Inc. has led the retail ear care industry with it's original and #1-selling Mack's® Pillow Soft Earplugs. These comfortable water-proof ear plugs block out water and help prevent swimmer's ear and surfer's ear. 

Mack's® line of ear plugs and ear drying aids are great for swimming, surfing, showering, kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, bathing, etc. Mack's® are America's #1 doctor recommended brand of earplugs and the official ear care of USA Swimming®



ROAD ID

In the event of an accident, if you can't speak for yourself, your Road ID will. It's not just a piece of gear - it's peace of mind.



BASE PERFORMANCE BY CHRIS LIETO

BASE Performance provides premiere nutritional supplements for endurance athletes. BASE has developed a unique and simple system with a variety of products for endurance athletes to improve performance, gain lean muscle, increase endurance and enhance recovery.


BASE Performance founder, Pro Triathlete Chris Lieto knows how important it is to keep healthy and strong throughout the year. After years of learning, trial and errors, mistakes and triumphs, he has found a nutrition solution that includes the BASE Performance products.


SALTSTICK.COM
Electrolyte capsules and dispensers powering world champions. The most comprehensive solid electrolyte source with sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium keeps cramps at bay. The unique capsule dispenser fits inside aerobars, cycle bars, and on running belts: Keeps capsules clean and dry. Visit www.saltstick.com for more information.

 
HUUB DESIGN
Our aim is to create better products combining research, science and reality.Team Huub has 4 decades worth of experience gained in the field of endurance sports (yes, we've done the miles, but still have the passion!). Focusing wholly on the athlete and maximizing performance and comfort, we'll explore both the odd and the conventional to create the best. We are not slaves to fashion, but to form, fit and performance. We believe quite simply that we have delivered what competitors want. Go to http://www.huubusa.com/ to check out our performance triathlon wetsuits, clothing and accessories - GGTC members get a 50% discount off all HUUB products! See Sponsor Deals for discount code.

 
 
RETAIL SPONSORS

   


A RUNNER'S MIND 

 

A Runner's Mind is a local and family owned running store that focuses on  the complete runner as an individual. Above all, we understand that all who run, walk, and participate in sports or an exercise regiment are winners who share our values and contribute to our lives and our communities. While running with the right shoes elevates your running experience, it’s your heart, your history; your drive, your endurance, and your will that enables you to finish strong and which comprise A Runner’s Mind.

 

SEE JANE RUN

See Jane Run Sports is a woman owned and operated retail store in the San Francisco Bay area, designed to address the needs of the active woman. They sell performance oriented, high quality clothing, shoes and accessories for both sport and lifestyle. 10% discount to GGTC members



 

MIKE'S BIKES

Mike's Bikes is Northern California's cycling authority since 1964. We have ten locations in the Bay Area cycling hot spots of San Francisco, Sausalito, San Rafael, Berkeley, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, Petaluma, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and coming soon to San Jose. Being the largest independent bike dealer in the country, we provide the biggest selection, highest quality Wheelsmith service, and guaranteed lowest prices that set us apart from the competition. We're the #1 Specialized, #1 Cannondale, and #1 Raleigh dealers in the country.


Mike's Bikes will offer 15% off all parts and accessories to Golden Gate Tri Club members. No special orders, non-sale items only. All we ask is proof of membership to the Golden Gate Tri Club to make your check out a breeze.   


Last Reviewed on 8/5/2013
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