Programs

Throughout the year FIT runs rookie programs in each of the triathlon disciplines, as well as a number of supported and unsupported programs targeting specific events.

The following information highlights our most popular programs.

The Women’s Triathlon Training Program (WTTP) is an annual nine week training program for novice triathletes of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. The WTTP is generally held in October and November.  However in 2022 the program will be held in Jan/Feb/Mar. This fantastic program prepares you exceptionally well for the sport of triathlon and is a great opportunity to get fit, meet like minded people and have fun. Learn more →

Rookie Swimming is an annual coached swimming intensive held over a two week period for women who are beginner swimmers. The Program is usually held in September in the lead up to the triathlon season and our novice triathlon program. Rookie swimming is great for women wanting to gain confidence in the water.

Rookie Cycling is an annual  coached program for novice cyclists. Rookie Cycling generally runs in February and March.  The program focuses on individual skill development, confidence, and riding safely around others (on road/paths). All bike types welcome.

Throughout the year we also run cycling programs that target some specific cycling events. For example Tour de Femme, The 6 Peaks Challenge and Fitz’s Challenge (varying distances).

Rookie Running is an annual program for women new to running and returning to running. The program follows a couch to 5km (with a 10km option) format, and is an excellent social way to improve fitness and develop a running habit. The program aims to prepare runners for social running, as well as a range of events such as the Australian Running Festival.

Half Marathon Program is a supported training program aimed at preparing FIT members with a solid running base to complete the Australian Running Festival in Canberra. Details of the 2022 program can be found on this page. Registration is now open, with training set to commence from 11 January, 2022.

Apart from our wonderful weekly training sessions, we run a number of specific running programs over the year targeting both events such as City 2 Surf and  the Canberra Running Festival or specific distances  such as  10 km, 1/2 Marathon and Marathon Programs. These programs are generally run in conjunction with our weekly training sessions.

Rookie Running 2021

A FIT COORDINATED TRAINING PROGRAM What is the Rookie Running Training Program? Rookie Running is a running program for women, developed and coached by Females in Training (FIT). The program commences on Tuesday 2 February 2021 with three sessions per week over a 10-week period. Participants will be ready to complete the 5.4km event at … Continue reading Rookie Running 2021