FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is this for?
Self-motivated individuals that want to take on the challenge of triathlon training! Ideally you can swim 200 yards, ride a bike and run a few miles. Someone that may have completed a triathlon previously and is looking to go to the next level.
When will I be working out?
Your first group workout will be on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The group meets 3 times per week leading up to race day for a combination of swimming, biking and running workouts.
Where will I be training?
Workouts will be held in Marin, Peninsula, and San Francisco.
What happens if I can't make it to all the workouts?
It would be great if we had enough time in the day to do everything we want and sometimes life gets in the way. With the help of your coaches, you can train as little as 8 hours a week and feel confident you can complete the race.
Do I have to race?
No, competing in the Santa Cruz Triathlon is optional. You can certainly train with the group and not race or race in another triathlon. It’s totally up to you!
Can you tell me more about the Triathlon?
Please visit their site for more details regarding the race. Securing an entry spot and registration fees are not included with the program. You must register independently for the Santa Cruz Triathlon.
What about equipment?
You will need a bicycle and helmet, running shoes, swimsuit, goggles and a wetsuit. If you don't have these things yet, don't worry! Coach JD will cover the basics of triathlon equipment in the beginning of the training program.
How do I register if I'm not a member yet?
You'll first purchase GGTC Annual Membership prior here. Then you can register for OLY!
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