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The First-time Triathlete Workshop

Saturday, March 23, 2013
MIT's Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center 120 Vassar Street CambridgeMA  02139
Saturday, March 23, 2013
MIT's Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center 120 Vassar Street CambridgeMA  02139

About This Activity

So, you';ve signed up for your first triathlon. Learn everything you need to know to make your first race a great success and a lot of fun! This 90-minute workshop will offer you an informative primer on what you need to know to successfully complete your first triathlon.


The classroom-style workshop will cover:

  • Triathlon 101: Race distances, rules, and more
  • Goal setting;
  • Knowing what equipment you need
  • What to expect in the swim, on the bike, and on the run
  • Basic Training: How to prepare for your first race
  • Basic Nutrition: What to eat and drink on race day
  • Common "rookie mistakes" and how to avoid them.

JUST FOR ATTENDING:

All participants in this clinic will receive a $20 discount on participation in the Whaling City Triathlon, a sprint distance race in New Bedford, MA on Sunday, July 7, 2013.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:

This workshop will be led by Jason Gootman and Will Kirousis of Tri-Hard Endurance Sport Coaching. Jason and Will are scholastically trained exercise physiologists | USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Certified Coaches | Certified Strength and Conditioning Coaches | Certified Sports Nutritionists | frequent contributors to Triathlete magazine and Inside Triathlon | coaches to driven triathletes of all levels of ability in the Boston area, throughout New England, and around the world |

So, you';ve signed up for your first triathlon. Learn everything you need to know to make your first race a great success and a lot of fun! This 90-minute workshop will offer you an informative primer on what you need to know to successfully complete your first triathlon.


The classroom-style workshop will cover:

  • Triathlon 101: Race distances, rules, and more
  • Goal setting;
  • Knowing what equipment you need
  • What to expect in the swim, on the bike, and on the run
  • Basic Training: How to prepare for your first race
  • Basic Nutrition: What to eat and drink on race day
  • Common "rookie mistakes" and how to avoid them.

JUST FOR ATTENDING:

All participants in this clinic will receive a $20 discount on participation in the Whaling City Triathlon, a sprint distance race in New Bedford, MA on Sunday, July 7, 2013.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:

This workshop will be led by Jason Gootman and Will Kirousis of Tri-Hard Endurance Sport Coaching. Jason and Will are scholastically trained exercise physiologists | USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Certified Coaches | Certified Strength and Conditioning Coaches | Certified Sports Nutritionists | frequent contributors to Triathlete magazine and Inside Triathlon | coaches to driven triathletes of all levels of ability in the Boston area, throughout New England, and around the world |

Event schedule and times

This workshop will begin at 1:00pm in the Media Room located on the 1st floor of the Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center at MIT.

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Saturday, March 23, 2013
MIT's Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center 120 Vassar Street CambridgeMA  02139
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