2023 Women’s Triathlon Training Program (WTTP)

Registrations Open NOW!!

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 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. 

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

Dates: The 2023 WTTP will begin on October 11 leading up to the  Canberra Try-A-Tri event on December 3. 

Cycling Wednesday morning (6am-7:15am)
Treasury carpark, Barton
October 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 
Running Thursday morning (6:15-7:15am)
Lennox Gardens, Yarralumla
October 12,19, 26
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 
Swimming Saturday afternoon (4pm-5pm)
CGGS Swimming Pool, DeakinMonday evening (7:30-8:30pm)
CGGS Swimming Pool, Deakin
October 14, 21, 28, November 4  

November 6, 13, 20, 27 

Learn more about the program by emailing WTTP@fitact.org.au.

Registration closes: Friday 6 October
Orientation night: Monday 9 October

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

To join  FIT  go to https://triathlonaustralia.justgo.com/, follow the link to “sign up” and make sure you nominate Females in Training ACT as your club when you register. Then Join the Women’s triathlon program HERE

Cost: The total cost of the program is $355. This includes:

  • WTTP Program fee: $175
  • 2023/24 FIT membership: $65
  • 2023/24 Triathlon Australia Basic Membership: $115
  • 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.

Scholarships: 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 Super sprint Try a Tri event in December 2023.

Applications forms for the scholarships can be found here. Applications close COB Friday 29 September.

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