New Program Introduces Youth to Tri

Tri Team XcelTri Team Xcel (TTX) is a USAT youth triathlon team located in Northern Virginia dedicated to introducing youth to the sport of triathlon. Athletes will be given an opportunity to train with peers in a fun, social, and athletic atmosphere. Toward the end of the 10-week session, athletes will have the option to participate in a race. Race participation and prior race experience is not mandatory to join the team.

2013 Summer Session June 3 – Aug 12th.
Recreation team (age 6-12)
Competition team (ages 10-17)

Team workouts:
Mon @ 4:30 pm Run at The Virginia Academy in Ashburn
Wed @ 4:30 pm Bike at The Virginia Academy in Ashburn
Thurs @ 5:30 pm Swim (Competition team only) at Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling.

For youth that can’t attend the workouts but are still interested in being part of a their competition youth triathlon team, they offer an affiliate program (ages 10-17) at a discounted rate.

Specific details and locations can be found on their website http://jrucoaching.com/TTX.php . Online registration closes June 2.

The Bike Lane signs on as sponsor of the Achieve Kids Tri Summer Youth Triathlon Camp for DC Kids

DC’S INNER CITY YOUTH LEARN FITNESS AND LIFE SKILLS THROUGH TRIATHLON TRAINING SUMMER PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, DC – ACHIEVE Kids Tri, Inc., a Washington, DC based 501(c)(3) organization that designs and implements youth-based triathlon training and fitness programs, announced today the launch of its summer programs in Washington, DC and Houston, TX. In partnership with the District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and Houston Department of Parks and Recs, ACHIEVE takes kids through a 6-week instruction and training program, provided free of charge, insured and monitored by experienced and trained coaches. The ACHIEVE program helps kids master the fundamentals of swimming, cycling, running, and triathlon racing, as well as the essentials of proper nutrition, stretching, strength-training, and flexibility. The ACHIEVE program concludes each season with a timed short-course triathlon race, certified and sanctioned by the USA Triathlon Association (USAT) http://www.usatriathlon.org.

The 2009 summer camp will take place June 15-July 24 and will take place at three sites in Washington, DC: the Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, Kenilworth Parkside Recreation Center,

via Achieve Kids Tri Summer Youth Triathlon Camp for DC Kids (Triathlon Juice (TRIJUICE) – triathlon news & resource blog).