Women’s Triathlon Training Program (WTTP)

If you have ever thought about doing a triathlon and then the next thought started with ‘but…’

Then the WTTP is right for you. Our mission is to give you the confidence to complete your first triathlon and have a great time doing it in a friendly, inclusive and encouraging environment!

The Women’s Triathlon Training Program (WTTP) is an 8 – 10 week training program run by FIT as an introduction into the sport of triathlon. The program offers coached training sessions in each of the three triathlon disciplines (swimming, cycling and running) centrally located in Yarralumla and surrounds. 

Dates: The 2024 WTTP will begin in early October culminating in the ACT Triathlon Novice Event in early December. Dates to be confirmed closer to the event. 


Wednesday morning (6am-7:15am)
Treasury carpark


Thursday morning (6:15-7:15am)
Lennox Gardens


Saturday afternoon (4pm-5pm),
Monday evening (7:30-8:30pm)
CGGS Swimming Pool, Deakin

The program includes:

  • 8 weeks of 3 coached training sessions per week  (running, swimming and cycling): This includes a variety of workouts to help you improve your fitness and race performance for your first triathlon.
  • A FIT running t-shirt and buff: To show your support for the program and stay comfortable during your training sessions.
  • A program orientation night: A chance to meet your coaches and fellow participants, and learn more about the program.
  • An information session on shoe selection at The Runners Shop Phillip: Learn how to choose the right shoes for your feet and running goals.
  • Information sessions with licensed physiotherapists, sports dietitian and sports psychologist: Get expert advice on injury prevention, nutrition and mental health.
  • A bike maintenance session: Learn how to keep your bike in top condition.
  • Lake swim familiarisation sessions: Get comfortable swimming in open water.
  • 5% off any sale items and 10% off other items at The Runners Shop Phillip
  • End of program celebrations: A chance to celebrate your hard work and accomplishments.
  • Mentorship, friendship and fun! Make new friends and learn from experienced triathletes.
  • Continued access to FIT programs, events and training sessions: Stay motivated and improve your fitness even after the program ends.

Participants must first join FIT ACT/Triathlon Australia (at the Basic membership level).

Program Details


Program commences with an Orientation evening, followed by baseline training sessions.


Riding in a group and lake familiarisation sessions.

Target Event

The program culminates in your participation in the ACT Triathlon Novice Tri in December.

The program is open to all women aged 18 and over.

Current Members
Program Fee
FIT Merchandise
Information Sessions
Member inclusions, plus
1-year FIT Membership
1-year ACT Triathlon Membership
1-year AusTriathlon Membership

To start you’ll need:

Swimmers A bike in good working order Runners
Goggles Helmet Hat/Visor

If you don’t own a bike, a few of our members have bikes available to borrow for the duration of the program. Email our WTTP coordinator for more information.

Program Registrations

Registrations open in late August/early September. Follow us on our socials to be the first to know when they do.


Are you keen to join the program but need financial support to get started in the WTTP?  FIT is offering two scholarships to participate in the WTTP.

Scholarships cover;  FIT membership, and Triathlon Australia competing membership for 1 year, the WTTP program fee and entry to the program intake’s target event in December.