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The LPC Guelph Triathlon Clinic is ideal for triathletes of all abilities who would like to practice triathlon-specific skills and race dynamics in a group setting. 

Hosted by the LPC Triathlon Club and Loaring Personal Coaching. Sanctioned and insured by Triathlon Ontario


Participants: 

  • Targeted for beginner and intermediate triathletes (ages 13 & up).
  • Ideal for beginners who want to gain more confidence in open water, on the bike, or while running off the bike.
  • For intermediate and experienced triathletes, a great chance to pick up some helpful tips and feedback from professional coaches/triathletes, and bank a great day of training.
  • All participants will receive a swim cap.


Highlights:

  • Train over the same course as the popular Guelph Lake One and Two triathlons.
  • Enjoy a fun day of tri-specific learning and training with experienced Coaches and Professional Triathletes.
  • DK Orthotic Solutions will discuss foot health and injury-prevention during the nutrition break.
  • Velofix will be on hand to offer bike maintenance tips. 
  • Ask our Pros a question during our Pro Panel Q&A during the lunch break. 


Location: 

  • Guelph Lake Conservation Area: 7743 Conservation Rd, Guelph, ON N1H 6J1
  • Park and meet by the Main Beach.
  • Washroom facilities available.

Registration:

  • Online registration closes at 9pm May 25th.
  • No event day registration. No offline registration.
  • Registration includes single-day Triathlon Ontario insurance.
  • $6.50 extra (pay at entrance to park) to gain entrance to Guelph Lake Conservation Area (for participants who do not possess an annual park pass).  This $6.50 park entrance fee includes parking.
  • Refund policy: Please note that our event offers no refunds, no deferrals, no transfers. No exceptions.  

Registration fees

LPC Guelph Triathlon Clinic

Registration closes in 4 days 4 hours
    1. $50.00
      Apr 9 – May 14
    2. $55.00
      Now registering May 15 – May 25
      Register

About the Coaches

Coach James Loaring
Head Coach of LPC. NCCP Certified Triathlon Competition Coach. Triathlete since 1993. Triathlon Coach since 2003. Former Professional Triathlete. Awarded Triathlon Canada Age Group Coach of the Year. Recipient of the Triathlon Ontario Mr. Triathlete award. Former overall winner of the Guelph One Sprint Triathlon, and Guelph Lake Two Triathlon.
View Coach James' profile here

Coach Mark Linseman
LPC Triathlon Coach. NCCP Trained Triathlon Coach. Former Elite triathlete with 18 years of triathlon experience. Master's degree in Exercise Nutrition and Metabolism.  Performance Nutrition Consultant at the University of Guelph. Two-time overall winner of the Guelph One Olympic Triathlon.
View Coach Mark's profile
 
here

Coach Alexandra Coates
LPC Triathlon Coach. NCCP Trained Triathlon Coach. Former Professional Triathlon. 2015 Canadian Elite Champion. Director and Coach of various triathlon clinics for adults and children, since 2012. BSc in Kinesiology with Honours and Distinction, MSc of Exercise Physiology, and currently pursuing PhD in Exercise Physiology. 
View Coach Alex’s profile
 
here

What To Bring

Mandatory Items to bring:
  • bike in good working order
  • helmet
  • sunscreen
  • running shoes
  • goggles
  • cycling shoes (if you use clipless pedals)
  • proper attire for swimming, biking, and running.  Extra clothing in case of rain and/or cool weather
  • two water bottles (one filled with water and the other with sport drink)
  • lunch and snacks

Please Note: Water, and sport drink (from First Endurance Canada) will be available for all participants.  Participants should bring additional snacks.

Helpful Items To Bring (but not mandatory):

  • tinted goggles
  • two towels (one to dry off, and one to use during Transition Practice)
  • wetsuit (bring wetsuit if you own one)
  • sunglasses
  • sport watch and/or gps device
  • elastic laces on running shoes

Event Schedule

  • May 25 9:00 PM EDT - Online Registration Closes

  • May 26 8:30 AM EDT - Arrive, Set-up Gear, Bike Check

  • May 26 9:00 AM EDT - Introduction

  • May 26 9:15 AM EDT - Bike (easy to moderate) over Guelph Lake Triathlon Bike Course (Tri-a-Tri or Sprint)

  • May 26 10:00 AM EDT - Run (easy to moderate effort) over Guelph Lake Triathlon Run Course (Tri-a-Tri or Sprint)

  • May 26 10:30 AM EDT - Transition Practice and Interval Brick

  • May 26 12:15 PM EDT - Pro Panel Q and A during Nutrition Break

  • May 26 1:15 PM EDT - Triathlon-Specific Motor Control Exercises

  • May 26 1:45 PM EDT - Open Water Swim (starts, skills, safety tips, sighting, navigation, drafting)

  • May 26 2:45 PM EDT - Wrap-Up

Contact Information

Event Location

Guelph Lake Conservation Area, Conservation Road, Guelph, ON, Canada

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