Women for tri training program //  w4t

Beginning in 2016, Golden Gate Triathlon Club has been awarded a Women for TriClub Grant and as a result been able to offer programming for female members and local female triathletes. We are looking forward to yet another year of exciting programming for WFT.

The purpose of the Women for Tri Triathlon Club Grant Program is to support triathlon clubs in their efforts to increase female membership and engagement. To lead these efforts the GGTC created a Women for Tri Committee of members including: Brenda Bettencourt, Sandrine Micoleau, Kim Warne, Carla McKay, Susannah Brouwer, Carmen Goff and Sam Gager.

Stay tuned for more information throughout the year on this page, in the GGTC calendar and in the Weekly Blast on programming including triathlon training programs, swim/bike/run clinics, seminars, educational lectures and social gatherings.

As a part of the Women for Tri program GGTC is engaging with top notch triathletes like Sarah Piampiano, Sarah Cameto, Laura Siddall, Laurence Delisle, Kate Ligler, Kate Major, Dorette Franks and Ashley Relf as well as local organizations such as The Bay Club and SF Parks and Recreation.

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2020 W4T Fall Program

We know that 2020 wasn't the year that we anticipated and with limited races on the horizon, the Women For Tri Fall Training Program will take a group of beginner women and work on building a base for 2021, focusing on the mechanics and techniques needed to master the three disciplines in triathlon - swim, bike and run. The training program will begin September 12th and will run through November 21st.

This program is great for women who are perhaps newer to the sport and looking to focus on their technique in a small, personalized, group setting. 

The Following is Included:

  • An 10 week professional training program
  • 2-3 in person coached workouts per week
  • Other group training opportunities
  • Guidance/advice on gear selection (e.g. shoes, bikes, wet suits)
  • Coaching on proper swim, bike and run technique
  • Racing and nutrition strategy
  • Integration with existing GGTC group workouts
  • Have fun with a great group of like minded women!

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Spring 2020 Program

When: September 12th- November 21st
Length: 10-week Program
Cost: $165 for Members
New Members: Purchase your GGTC membership here in order to register.
For: Beginner and intermediate women looking to develop the skills needed for their first sprint or olympic triathlon on a women’s team.
Target Group Size: ±12


Questions: secretary@ggtc.org

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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 but we will also help you learn all three.

When will I be working out?

The group meets 2-3 times per week. Currently the plan will be to have group runs on Tuesday evenings, Thursday morning swims and Sunday morning group bike rides.

Where will I be training?

Workouts will be held both in Marin 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. You will have access to all the workouts for the program and can do as many or as few of the workouts that fit with your schedule.

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! The Coach 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 the program!


More Questions? Email secretary@ggtc.org

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