COVID-19 has impacted on FIT’s ability to run a number of programs this year, including the reluctant cancellation of our Women’s Triathlon Training Program. Please contact FIT via email or on our Facebook page for further information.

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.

To stay up-to-date with all the programs in FIT’s calendar, check out the events page and filter the calendar by “program”. The following information highlights our most popular programs.

The Women’s Triathlon Training Program (WTTP) is a annual nine week training program for novice triathletes of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. The WTTP is generally held in October and November.  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.

More information is available here.

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 2020 program can ben found on this page. Registration is now open, with training set to commence from 13 January, 2020.

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 Trail Running 2019

What is Rookie Trail Running? A 10 week beginner program for those who are new to trail running targeting the 10km distance at the Stromlo Running Festival held 24 November 2019. What equipment do I need? Running shoes are essential, or trail running shoes if you have them. FIT will organise an opportunity to learn … Continue reading Rookie Trail Running 2019

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

FIT Spring/Summer Programs

The days are getting longer and the mornings are getting warmer (well, a bit) and that means it’s time to get into some fun new fitness activities. Females in Training (FIT) has a range of programs planned for this spring and summer, catering for all abilities in different disciplines. Check out the new programs and … Continue reading FIT Spring/Summer Programs

Rookie Swimming

What is Rookie swimming? An intensive six-session program which will be held from 16 to 28 September, 2019. We aim to teach you to feel confident in the water and to develop your freestyle technique. What equipment do I need? Swimmers, bathing cap, goggles, towel. Who should register? The program is ideal for women who … Continue reading Rookie Swimming