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. Register for the 10km program here and the 5km program 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. Registration is now open, with training set to commence from 23 January, 2023. Learn more →
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.
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 7 February 2023 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
Half-Marathon Training Program
What is the Half Marathon Training Program? The Half Marathon Training program is a 12 week supported training program aimed at preparing FIT members with a solid running base to complete the Australian Running Festival in April. The primary objective of the program is to deliver a training program which prepares participants to get to … Continue reading Half-Marathon Training Program