The Golden Gate Triathlon Club serves multisport athletes of all ages and abilities in and
around San Francisco, enabling them to
achieve their athletic goals in a stimulating,
supportive and sociable environment.
HITS Napa Valley
TriCal races (Wildflower)
USA Productions races
Vineman Monte Rio
Santa Cruz Triathlon
Big Kahuna Triathlon
January Kick-off party
Monthly Thirsty Thursday
Monthly Member Meetings
Wednesday Track workouts
Wildflower Training Weekend (April 4-6)
Wildflower Race Weekend
Big Kahuna/Santa Cruz Training
Mid Week Hill Repeats Workout (April – August)
Weekly Group Training: Swim, Bike & Run
Vineman Run Aid Station #4 (Both 70.3 & Full Vineman)
And a whole lot more…
2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
From the movie “Doctor Strangelove”
2014 AMBASSADOR TEAM
A member of the Golden Gate Triathlon Club Ambassador Team is
someone who embodies the competitive spirit of triathlon, displays
leadership, integrity, club spirit, and positively influences athletes for the
betterment of the membership, the community and the sport.
(WED, 6:45 – 8:00 PM @ KEZAR STADIUM – 2.5.2014)
Top 10 Reasons to Attend:
Included in your GGTC Membership!
Open to all experience levels
All distances supported (Sprint, Olympic, 70.3 & 140.6 distances)
Locations: Kezar Stadium, Strawberry Hill, Baker Beach, & Presidio
Pace assessment → individual paces for track → pace groups → reassessment
Early season: run technique, terminology, strength/core
Occasional post track socials
Personal touches –
New or returning after a long break? Contact Coach Dorette! firstname.lastname@example.org
Coaching on taper/recovery, technique, nutrition, & injury prevention/ recovery.
GGTC Run Director and Track Coach are committed to you having a high level of
experience and accomplishment – you get the results you want and expect!
Strength & Conditioning
Coached by Nate Helming
Foundation skill development, mobility, strength,
power, and speed in addition to cardio-respiratory endurance
and muscular endurance.
Plans patient long-term approach towards athletic
development, balanced with specific short-term objectives.
Focus On the big picture goals and on the short term
objectives that get athletes closer to those goals.
“Un-injury” understand the root cause of most subacute injury and how to self heal.
Balance enjoy yourself and the training process.
Discovery Training is a process of self-discovery and of
betterment. Competing and training in sport should make us
better at our jobs, and better in our personal and family lives
rather than take away from those things.
TAG (Tri & Give)
Train for Wildflower Olympic!
Coached by Neil Fraser
TAG Information Meeting
Wednesday, February 12th @ 6:30pm
Sports Basement - Presidio
Thursday, February 20th
Saturday, February 23rd @ 9:00am
Train for Wildflower Long Course!
Coached by: Ashley Relf
HIT Information Meeting
Thursday, January 30th @ 7:00pm
Sports Basement - Presidio
Monday, February 10th
Saturday, May 3rd
Lake San Antonio, CA
IRONMAN GROUP TRAINING
THE COACHES: 37+ years combined experience coaching & competing at Ironman.
IM group training since 2004.
Duane Franks, MS Kinesiology, IM & Ultraman Hawaii World Championship
Dorette Franks, BS Dietetics, Team USA/ITU WC, Ultraman Canada
YOU: IMCDA, IMLP, IMCD,IMLT, IMAZ, IMCZ +
Start: Optional early start for all training into Wildflower LC
IMCDA/Nice February 3 → Wildflower → IMCDA
21 wk. $525
IMLT April 7 → IMLT Training Weekend+ → IMLT
24 wk. $600
IMAZ/Coz/FL June 16 → Big Kahuna → IMAZ/Coz/AZ 24 wk. $600
Group training with and individualize approach
Individual pre season + IM race strategy consultation
Monthly training review/individual check in’s + access to coaches
Threshold assessments for individual HR, power & pace zones
Daily workouts on Training Peaks platform (3 levels)
Monthly coached group training + weekly integrated GGTC Track
Periodized strength training
Discounts on Power Cycling, Nutrition Services and Sponsor Benefits
Base Phase & Race Specific Sports Nutrition (2 clinics)
Open water/cold & altitude adaptation
IMLT Course Preview Training Weekend (Aug 1 – 3)
“My coaching with
Trifiniti was critical
to keeping my
training on track
and taught me how
to race, how to
fuel, and most
importantly how to
~ Kevin Brown, Real
father to be of twins