11 November 2009|
To serve triathletes of all abilities by providing support, education and events to encourage and promote triathlon as a sport and a healthy lifestyle, and to encourage contact with other athletes and the triathlon community as a whole.
Who We Are
The Triathlon Club of San Diego is one of the oldest and largest triathlon clubs in the country. Our club members reside primarily in San Diego and Southern Orange County but we also have many international members from Canada, Japan, and Australia. Our members’ experience level ranges from first timer to professional. The Club is here to support all levels of triathletes by offering training sessions, organized races, coached clinics, monthly meetings, social activities and more.
The Triathlon Club of San Diego holds monthly meetings at Road Runner Sports in San Diego. All are welcome to attend. Previous speakers have included Ryan Hall, Chrissie Wellington, Jordan Rapp, Dave Scott, Mark Allen, Scott Tinley, Michellie Jones, Paula Newby-Fraser, Greg Welch, Heather Fuhr, Joanna Zeiger, Dan Empfield, Rock Frey, Bob Babbitt, Paul Huddle, and Chris McCormack - just to name a few.
The Club typically holds workouts every day of the week including, Monday: Ocean Swim at La Jolla Shores, Tuesday: Morning Coast Bike Ride, Wednesday: Coached Track Workouts, Thursday: Morning Coast Bike Ride, Friday: Morning Ocean Swim , Afternoon Swim at La Jolla Cove, Saturday: Multiple Bike Rides, and Sunday: Pennasquitos Canyon Run. The workouts are open to all members and all levels in North County, South County and in-between.
The Triathlon Club of San Diego organizes monthly club races including the Coronado Triathlon, Fiesta Island Duathlon, and the Pine Valley Duathlon. These races are part of our year long Grand Prix Race Series. In the Summer months we present the Aquathlon race series consisting of six ocean swim/beach run races. Other club race events include the Pennasquitos Ride & Tie, the Polar Bear Triathlon, the Otay Lakes Duathlon and multiple short distance beginner friendly races. The club provides on-line race results for all club races.
The club offers Ironman training & coaching programs, beginner training & coaching programs, bike maintenance courses, swim programs, bike coaching, run coaching, surf entry clinics and more. The club also offers access to professional trainers and multi-sport clinics for athletes of all levels.
Club social activities include the La Jolla Shores aquathlon beach parties, year-end awards presentation, Ironman viewing party, La Jolla Cove swim potlucks, Tour de France viewing party, moonlight hikes, moonlight ocean swims, movies, dinner and dancing, annual pool party & bbq, volunteer and community efforts, and more.
The Triathlon Club of San Diego has negotiated discounts from a growing list of sponsors. Discounts are available on race entry fees and at local suppliers of bikes and accessories, nutrition, apparel, running shoes, swim gear, sports rentals, restaurants, car Services and more.
The Club also offers a monthly newsletter, uniforms & apparel, club e-mail groups, club web page, classified ads, bike and run routes, triathlon links, training tips, raffles, race expos, and much, much more.
Board of Director Meeting Minutes