Training

Training "most" Saturday's - 7:00am Mission Bay (swim/bike/run) - except when racing on the same weekend.

Triathlon training will be focused on Sprint Distance Triathlon which is 500m swim 20km cycle 5km run.  It is expected that every athlete MUST be able to swim 500m in less than 10 minutes, otherwise this holds up the rest of the group during training sessions.  A minimum riding pace of 26kmph is also expected during training, which is a very generous pace. 

The training programme contains daily exercises.  It's all low impact and designed for athletes to do what they can.  The training is designed to be simple and fun to do. The goal is to complete one sprint triathlon per month the People's Tri are ideal and I recommend that the athletes enter at least one 1000m ocean swim event, to help with understanding the how to race in a pack of many swimmers

Below is a list of all events on the sporting calendar. 

Events
Harbour Crossing (2.8km Ocean Swim) Auckland 17th November 2013
Peoples Triathlon Series Maraetai 24th November 2013
Russell to Paihia (3.3km Ocean Swim) Bay of Islands 7th December 2013
Peoples Triathlon Series Mission Bay 15th December 2013
Tri Series Takapuna 25th January 2014
Tri Series Kinloch 2nd February 2014
Auckland Secondary Schools Aquathon Championship Saint Kentigern College 18th Feb 2014
Auckland Secondary Schools Triathlon Championship Saint Kentigern College 4th March 2014
Peoples Triathlon Series Maraetai 16th March 2014
Camp Weekend Muriwai 21st/22nd March 2014
National Secondary Schools Triathlon Championships Gisborne 27th March 2014
National Secondary Schools Aquathon Championships Gisborne 28th March 2014
National Schools Open Water Championships Gisborne 29th March 2014
Auckland Secondary Schools Team Tag Triathlon Saint Kentigern College 2nd April 2014
Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon Auckland 6th April 2014
King of the Bays (2.8km Ocean Swim) - North Shore 12th April 2014
Peoples Triathlon Series Mission Bay 27th April 2014
Auckland Secondary Schools Duathlon Championship Saint Kentigern College 16th May 2014
National Schools Duathlon Championships Taupo Date TBA