Triathlon Training Programs
Half the fun of the triathlon is training with friends. It’s more fun to swim, bike and run and make new friends along the way. Here are some great programs that will get you in shape for the 2010 Honolulu Triathlon International Festival of Sports, and just get you off the couch. All programs offer groups from the fast and furious to the beginning novice.
Raul Boca leads year long training programs from his Cook Street headquarters next to the Bike Factory. An accomplished Ironman finisher, Raul’s clinics get you in shape for marathons, bike races and more. Beginner to advancer — Boca Hawaii is a place to shop, train, and catch the latest tips. Log onto www.bocahawaii.com or call 591-9839.
Brian Clark Training
Now in its 20th year, the program is led by Brian Clark — one of NCAA’s top milers in the mid 1980′s. Brian trains athletes for marathons, trail running, ‘fun runs’, and offers year long triathlon training. Based from Kalani High School, you’ll see the sites of Oahu on his weekend workouts. To be on the mailing list call Brian Clarke at 737-4340 or e-mail BrianCSRun@aol.com and get in shape.
Led by the irresistibly enthusiastic Chet â€œThe Jetâ€ Blanton, Team Jet’s distinctive red and white colors can be seen all over Oahu during the year. Chet is the world record hold for the double decca — 20 Ironman tri’s in a row in just over 18 hours. Chet and his team will get you in shape regardless of your goals. Log on to www.teamjethawaii.com or call 265-3610.
This all women’s training program operates year long. USAT coach KC Carlsberg provides expert training and advice. â€œSome women just want to train with other women,â€ KC explains. Her programs are popular and the results are great. Competition, fitness, and confidence are sure fire results. Log on to www.tryfitnesshawaii.com or call 946-0346.
Led by long distance specialist Gary Sato, the program is year long offering expert training for all Honolulu runs, rides, and tri’s. Gary has 12 Hawaii Ironman finishes to his credit. Now in his third year, Gary has a USAT sanctioned triathlon club, the only one in Hawaii. Be a part of Tri Moving, and try moving! For information log on to www.trimoving.com or call 542-3579.