Ironhawk Endurance is excited to offer the Ironhawk Juniors Triathlon club, a free summer program for girls ages 8-14. Beginning on June 7, 2018 the girls will take part in a 12-week training program, which has been specifically designed by USA Triathlon Certified coaching staff, Brad Hildebrandt and Caryn Kusleika, with Ironhawk Endurance. Brad is a successful youth and high school athletics coach and has his degree in Education, Caryn is a Registered Dietitian
The training program will start on June 7th with weekly group workouts every Thursday at 6 pm. The location may vary but most weekly workouts will be on the College of Saint Mary campus. The group workouts will focus on swimming, biking, and running. Most importantly is these workouts are for girls of ALL experience levels!! If you can’t swim or ride a bike, the team at Ironhawk Endurance is offering 1 on 1 sessions to help get you ready for Race Day! In addition, Ironhawk Endurance will provide equipment, from bikes and helmets to goggles and swim caps, to those in need. And yes, this is all 100% free to participants!
The triathlon will be held on Sunday September 9th, 2018, at the College of Saint Mary (7000 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE). It is comprised of a pool swim, followed by a bike ride and run on the Keystone Trail. The triathlon has also been specifically designed by the coaches at Ironhawk Endurance to complement the abilities of each participant. The event should be challenging, yet rewarding and fun! To better suit the participants, there will be two groups of triathletes following the race distances below. The race will take place on a closed course and all safety precautions will be taken.
Ages 8-10: 100 yds swim, 3 mile bike, .75 mile run
Ages 11-14: 150 yds swim, 6 mile bike, 1.5 mile run
The Race will kick off at the Lied Indoor Fitness Pool located on the campus of College of Saint Mary. After completing the swim, each participant will transition to the bike course just east of the pool and will then bike on the Keystone Trail. Wrapping up the event will be a looped run course on campus.
*NOTE* An informational meeting for parents will take place Thursday, May 31st at 7pm at the Lied Fitness Center on the campus of College of Saint Mary.
We can't wait to see you this summer!
This is a great opportunity for any girl between 8 to 14 years old to participate in a FREE race and training program in a fun, encouraging, safe environment! Click below to learn more and get signed up today!