Chicago Tri Club

Swim. Bike. Run. Play. 

Schedule of Clinics

Welcome to the Chicago Tri Club Small Group Clinics! Below is a list of all of our planned clinics and events. We encourage you to mark your calendars now for all events you’re interested in! Events are always subject to change, so be sure to check out our events on our Facebook page or the latest calendar on our CTC website. Events are for members only, so be sure to sign up today!

Details of each clinic will be announced once we confirm the details with our sponsors.  You need to be a CTC member and RSVP for the events in which you are doing any actual swim/bike/run or working with your bike.  This is for liability purposes – we need to make sure our members are covered at the events which we organize!

Upcoming Clinics

    • 04/27/2017
    • 6:30 PM
    • 2211 N Elston Ave #101, Chicago, IL 60614
    Triathlon Clothing Clinic @ Element Multisport


    Element Multisport/CTC will host a clinic cover the topic of what to wear to your first triathlon. Its more than just wearing tights. Come find out what works best for your race and comfort. Element will have different examples of triathlon clothing on site for you to see first hand and ask questions!

    • 04/29/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Swift Elementary (5900 N. Winthrop Ave., Chicago, IL 60660)


    CTC Newbies Swim Clinic @ Chicago Blue Dolphins

    The CBD Coaches will jumpstart the swim portion of your tri-season by teaching you a set of important stroke drills to improve your form, giving you some swim training fundamentals, and exposing you to some key triathlon swimming skills like sighting, swimming straight, buoy turns, and mass starts. This is an in-water clinic so bring your suit, towel, goggles, and cap and be ready to swim!


    • 05/06/2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 621 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661

    Bike Safety and Handling Clinic @ Get-A-Grip Cycles

    Get-a-Grip Cycles is hosting Bike Safety and Handling Clinic. Bring your bike and helmet.  Adam teaches proper riding techniques for on the road and group rides. This clinic is geared towards new riders and those interested sharpening their skills. Start the season right, and learn how to ride with confidence with fellow triathletes!

    • 05/16/2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • 1747 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
    Let’s get ready to run! Led by Robyn, a USAT Level-1 Coach, Nike+ Run Club Coach, Edge Athletic Lounge will host a 1-hour group speed running session (beginning/ending at EDGE).  You will learn all about run technique, interval training, and other skills to improve your run game!


    Date subject to change*

    • 05/24/2017
    • 6:45 PM
    • 2211 N Elston Ave #101, Chicago, IL 60614

    CTC / Element Multisport are hosting a clinic geared to the traveling triathlete or inspiring triathletes who want to do races around the country!

    The topic for discussion will focus on how to choose a race, best practices for transporting your equipment, transportation options, and bike boxing services.




    • 06/03/2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Ohio Street Beach


    Open Water Swim Clinic Ohio Street Beach

    Are you new to open water swimming or haven’t been in the open water since last season?  Then come join us to learn or for a refresher on sighting, how to swim straight and massive starts.  Coach Fitz of Chicago Blue Dolphins will help us improve our open water skills in our lovely Lake Michigan.

     No wetsuit, no worries!  Element Multisport is willing to let our Newbies borrow a wetsuit for free!  RSVP to this event to find out how to reserve a wetsuit.  

    This is a great way to get a feel for a wetsuit including long versus short sleeves before making the purchase.  Element Multisport also rents wetsuits so if you go that route be sure to contact them well in advance of your races, since they  go fast.


    Date Subject to Change

    • 06/17/2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • Vision Quest Chicago – 2525 N Elston Ave Suite C200, Chicago IL 60647
    • 20
    Vision Quest Bike Certification Clinic

    This clinic is mandatory for anyone who would like to be a cycling ride leader or anyone interested in brushing up on their skills and getting more comfortable on their bikes. Limited to 20 participants so sign up soon.

    This bike safety and handling clinic lead by Vision Quest Coaching's Dave Noda.  Dave will go over essential skills, including how to:

        Turn properly
        Look behind you for cars
        Use group riding etiquette
        Stop in emergencies
        Take a drink while riding  

    You'll need to bring your:

        Bike (Road and Tri bikes only, please!)
        Cycling Shoes
        Helmet
        Water Bottle
        Tennis Shoes

    The clinic will consist of 30 minutes of classroom discussion and one hour of practical application. 



    Date Subject to changes*

    • 06/17/2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • Foster Ave Beach - 5200 N Lake Shore Dr

    Transition Clinic Saturday June 17th at 2:00pm Foster Avenue Beach 5200 N. Lakeshore Drive

    Coach Lauren of Well-Fit, Inc. will cover:

    •  what to bring to your transition area
    • how to set it up and tricks to complete a fast T1 (swim to bike) & T2 (bike to run)
    • the USAT rules in the transition area
    • and any other questions you may have

    We will be conducting a mini triathlon with focus on T1 and T2 transitions so come dressed as you would on race day.  Generally you should plan to bring at least:
    • wetsuit, swim cap, goggles, towel
    • bike, helmet, bike shoes, socks, sunglasses
    • running shoes, hat or visor or headband, race belt and old bib if you have one

    • 06/25/2017
    • Pleasant Prairie, WI
    Sprint & Olympic Triathlon.  Sprint Duathlon.  


    This is a CRS race, so members earn 3 RAV points for racing.  This is also a Volunteer Focus race, so members also earn 3 RAV points for volunteering.  


    Members who are racing will also be entered into the CRS competition.  

Thank you to our Sponsors!

   

Edge Athlete Lounge  Lincoln Square Massage  Live GritTrifactive


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