Endurance Nation Ironman Lake Tahoe Training Camp

Thursday, August 8, 2013 @ 5:00 PM (PDT) - Sunday, August 11, 2013 @ 11:00 AM (PDT)
Ironman Lake Tahoe Course Kings BeachCA  96143
Thursday, August 8, 2013 @ 5:00 PM (PDT) - Sunday, August 11, 2013 @ 11:00 AM (PDT)
Ironman Lake Tahoe Course Kings BeachCA  96143

About This Activity

Learn how to race Ironman Lake Tahoe over the course of a long training weekend led by one of the most experienced Iron distance coaches in the country...Endurance Nation Co-Founder Rich Strauss.
The Coach

Coach Rich Strauss of Endurance Nation will be on hand to lead the weekend. Rich has race IMWI 3x, with a PR and Kona-qualifying time of 10:05. He's conducted over 10 similar camps on the Ironman Lake Placid and Wisconsin courses, has coached hundreds of finishers to every US Ironman, and extensive high altitude training experience. In short, Rich knows Ironman racing inside and out, and will share that experience with you!

Thursday - Four Keys of Ironman Execution

6-6:30pm: Registration, greeting, at host hotel6:30-8pm: Four Keys of Ironman Execution, Ironman Lake Tahoe Edition. Coach Rich Strauss will deliver the Wisconsin version of our Four Keys Talk, teaching everything you need to know to race IMLT successfully, with special attention paid to the considerations of racing at altitude.8pm: EVENING SOCIAL: Location: TBD

Friday - Race Rehearsal Ride and Brick

7:00am -- Swim in Lake Tahoe, to experience the effects of altitude and cold water.8:00am -- Race Rehearsal Ride: you'll ride up to 112 miles of the IMLT course with the lessons of the Thursday evening session in your head. Afternoon -- Optional Brick Run: Up to 6 miles, on your own.5:00pm -- Discussion: Race Rehearsal Debrief. Coach Rich will debrief the ride, answer your questions, and give you his observations from having ridden with the campers.

Saturday - Race Rehearsal Ride and Brick #2

7am: Swim, OPTIONAL8am: Race Rehearsal Ride #2 -- ride as much of the IMLT bike course as you want, refining the lessons you've learned in the camp.Afternoon: optional brick run, up to 6 miles, on your own.5pm: Advanced Ironman Racing Topics -- Coach Rich will discuss topics of gearing, bike setup, bike fit, race day nutrition, riding hilly courses, run pacing, and much more.7pm: Camp Dinner, location TBD.

Sunday: Long Run

7:30am: a walk thru of the Ironman Wisconsin transition area.8am: long run/race rehearsal on the Ironman Wisconsin run course.11am: camp ends


$399 with 20wk Ironman training plan (at $399 value!); $249 without the training plan; $199 for TeamEN members.

Camp Includes

Over 5hrs of Ironman Lake Tahoe-specific race execution discussions, SAG on the bike course, camp dinner, technical running shirt and visor.

Camp Headquarters

The camp will be based out of the North Lake Tahoe Convention Center at Kings Beach.

Not Included:

All transportation costs, lodging, and food.


Is not included in the cost of the camp. Please secure your own lodging.

This Ironman training camp is a long training weekend, filled with discussions where we teach you how to race every inch of YOUR Ironman.

Everyone from newbies to Kona qualifiers participate, train on the Ironman course and get to know each other. Endurance Nation co-founder Rich Strauss will be on hand to guide the weekend, train with the participants, and offer informative discussions each day.

Everyone receives 3 solid days of training and over 5 hours of Ironman execution discussion led by one of the most experienced Ironman coaches in the business. Non-member participants have an opportunity to receive a 20 week Ironman training plan, a $399 value!


$399 with 20-wk IM training plan, $249 without plan, $199 for TeamEN members

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Ironman Lake Tahoe Course Kings BeachCA  96143
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