Triathlon Ontario Announces Venues for 2016 Beginner Clinics

Triathlon Ontario Announces Venues for 2016 Beginner Clinics

– Clinics open to everyone and free of charge-

May 6, 2015Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced, in partnership with race directors and coaches, the 2016 venues for its series of free beginner clinics at various race sites throughout the season. These clinics are generally 30-60 minutes in length and are open to anyone who may be taking part in their first event or for those interested in seeing what triathlon is all about.

The clinics will generally cover topics like what to expect during your first race, what its like to swim in open water with other people, how to get into your wetsuit, how to set up transition, course overviews etc. Each clinic will differ slightly depending on venue and coach but all will help new or potential athletes to overcome any anxieties typically experienced when competing in an event for the first time.

No preregistration is required.

For more information about the clinics please email the specific coach for which clinic you may be interested in.

Specific events and coach details are as follows:

woodstock MultiSport Canada Woodstock

Friday June 10th, 6:30 pm

Location: Race site

Hosted by coach Chris Pickering from Transition Myself Training

Contact: chris@transitionmyself.com

welland-rose-final-web MultiSport Canada Rose City Triathlon

Friday June 24th, 6:30 pm

Location: Race site

Hosted by coach Chris Pickering from Transition Myself Training

Contact: chris@transitionmyself.com

TTF LOGO Toronto Triathlon Festival

Saturday July 9th, 11:00am

Location: Ontario Place, Parking Lot 1 (or the TTF Transition Zone)

Hosted by Tara Postnikoff from the Toronto Triathlon Club

Registered participants can stick around after to take advantage of the TTF Swim Course Familiarization starting at noon. For those not taking part in the Swim Course Familiarization, Tara will lead you on a short group run on the TTF course.

Contact: exec-director@torontotriathlonclub.org

ig Subaru Iron Girl

Saturday August 6th, 1:30pm

Location: Iron Girl Expo, Nelles Beach Park

Hosted by Lisa Bentley from LBT Triathlon Team

Contact: lisa.bentley@rogers.com


Please note, depending on the site, park entry fees may apply.

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. Visit TriathlonOntario.com for the latest triathlon news, events, camps, and clinics.

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