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Summer 2021 Group Training at Hawaii Triathlon Center (updated 7/7/2021)


This is an experiment and we’re asking everyone to be patient. We are making this up as we go. The primary objective is to maintain social distance and adhere to local government restrictions.  Covid is still a concern. We will meet outside and will not require masks in that setting, but please be considerate if not feeling well and stay home. You are also encouraged to wear a mask if that is your preference and we ask that everyone please respect each individual's preferences. . All meetings will be outdoors in large open spaces. Benefits include discounts at Hawaii Triathlon Center shop. We sure are hoping to put on some races, entry discounts will be available for those too.

Reserve your spot by emailing or calling the shop at 808-333-1151.

Four Groups:

  1. Adult Beginner:

    • No experience required. This group will be taught to lowest common denominator and will focus on safety, fun, and introducing the basics of the sport.

    • Ages 16+

    • Meet every Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 am at HTC, sessions will increase up to 2 hours as the program moves forward.

    • Athletes are encouraged to graduate to Intermediate program when complete.

    • Cost is $225 for the whole program. This includes weekly, coached group training and a daily training schedule via Training Peaks. Participants are also invited to join the weekly Zoom Q&A session.

  2. Adult Short Course and Long Course

    • Prior experience required, inquire if unsure. Program is geared towards personal best performance at local events scheduled through the summer/fall.

    • Advanced athletes gearing up for the long course require a year or more experience and will be pushed fairly hard.

    • Ages 16+

    • Meet for coached practice 1x weekday (TBD) and Saturdays 6:30 am at HTC.

    • Includes the weekly group coaching, daily workouts via Training Peaks, weekly emailed instructions, and a weekly Zoom call to go over details and answer questions.

    • Practice meeting details will be shared via email and zoom to minimize close contact during practice. To adhere to restrictions, athletes will be paired off in small groups during practice with coaches roving between groups.

    • Cost is $375 through August 21. Commitment to full program required, monthly billing available.

  3. Youth Beginner:

    • Ages 8-15

    • Meet every Saturday from 8:00am to 9:00am in Kailua, subject to change due to weather and objective of the day

    • Zero experience required. This group will aim to avoid traumatic experiences and introduce the sport to new athletes with a focus on safety. Parents encouraged to stick around during practice.

    • Participants are encouraged to graduate to intermediate program upon completion.

    • Cost is $50 for a first time beginner and $75 for a returning beginner for the 9 week course.

  4. Youth Intermediate:

    • Ages 9-15

    • Meet every Saturday from 6:00am to 8:00am. Usually in Kailua but location might vary.

    • Some experience required. This group is aimed towards athletes that were active in our youth program pre-covid. If you have moved here recently and have experience please reach out and we’ll make sure you get to the right place.

    • Always keeping safety first in mind, this group will work towards progressing personal racing performance.

    • Athletes will receive daily workout details through Training Peaks and at least one test event during the spring session.

    • Cost is $110 for the 9 week session

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