2015 Chicago Triathlon

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TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) is proud to be a charity partner of the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon on August 30, 2015.  The T2 Triathlon training porogram  is the most comprehensive triathlon training program in the Chicago area. T2 has partnered with Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) and Trimonster to provide a four-month triathlon training program that will prepare you to start and finish the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon.

Since 2002, TriMonster has helped more than 700 individuals from first-timers to endurance event veterans successfully conquer a triathlon. And their USAT certified coaches will do the same for you. Each T2 triathlon participant will receive a full access membership to one of five participating FFC locations for the duration of the training program.


The fundraising minimum for the Life Time Chicago Triathlon is $2000. T2 Alumni will receive a $200 fundraising credit upon registration.

*Participants will be required to meet the following fundraising deadlines throughout the season:
5/30/2015 - $500
6/27/2015 - $1000
7/25/2015 - $1500
8/15/2015 - $2000

Triathlon Distance:

Participants can choose from two triathlon distances:

 Sprint: 750 m (.47 mile) swim, 20 km (12.4 mile) bike ride, 5 k (3.1 mile) run
 International: 1.5 km (.93 mile) swim, 40 km (24.8 mile) bike ride, 10 k (6.2 mile) run


All training will begin indoors at your chosen FFC location.  The training schedule consists of three coached group workouts; a "brick workout" (consisting of biking and running), a swim workout, and varied weekend workouts. Training includes train-on-your-own workouts designed by your coach. 

Brick workouts utilize a combination of spin bikes (in the spin studio), computrainer and treadmills while swim workouts utilize the club's lap pools.

Participants will have complete access to FFC locations throughout training..

Weather permitting, workouts will move outdoors to Chicago's lakefront.  Once water temperatures permit open water swim workouts will be held at Ohio Street Beach and 31st street beach..  

The triathlon training program includes:

  • Kick-off orientation meeting
  • 16-week detailed training plan
  • 3 coached group workouts per week (2 sessions at FFC during the week and 1 session on Saturdays)
  • Progressive training based on your experience level, ability, and goals
  • Workshops and clinics covering nutrition, stretching, weight training, bike maintenance, triathlon equipment selection and the perfect race day transition
  • Full access membership to a Fitness Formula Club (chosen from 5 participating locations)
  • Guidance and support from USAT certified coaches
  • Discounts on gear at preferred providers
  • Personalized fundraising page and toolkit
  • Staff provided fundraising advice and assistance
  • Private social media group to converse with athletes, coaches and staff


Registration is $99  and includes a T2 training shirt, a T2 race jersey, a coached training program by USAT certified coaches, and all the amenities that come along with being a charity runner. The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. TRIPROUD with T2!

Need more info before committing? Come out to one of our info sessions and learn what T2 means for you!

*Participants must complete the required fundraising in order to qualify for race entry.
**Current FFC Members are not permitted to cancel or suspend their FFC membership during the T2 program.


200 West Jackson Blvd. | Suite 2100 | Chicago IL  60606
312-725-8232 (T2EA) | http://www.aidschicago.org