Triathlon Camp at French Creek State Park

Elverson, Pennsylvania

Elverson, Pennsylvania

Thu 26th September 2024 - Sun 29th September 2024

2 races

Organiser's Description

Looking for a great way to wrap up your triathlon season?  Looking to get to know some of your fellow triathletes in a cool unique venue?  Look no further!  We've got everything you're looking for at French Creek!
Please note that we have a DISCOUNT CODE available for SCHUYLKILL TRI CLUB MEMBERS.  Additionally, all campers will receive a comp code good for one free race at Sunday's Fall SwimFest at French Creek on 9/29.
This tri camp includes swim/bike/run coaching, primitive cabin accommodations, home cooked meals, and sag support for designated bike rides.  You'll have the option to stay at group camp after workouts to exchange war stories by the campfire.  Plus, you don't need to lift a finger after a hard day of training.  We've got it all covered.
PLEASE CONTACT CAMP DIRECTOR, JOHN KENNY, IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC QUESTIONS.  If you have specific training goals, we'll work with you (and your coach, if applicable) to get you your ideal training weekend.  We understand that not everyone is in the same place in their training journey and scaled workouts will reflect that.John Kennyjohn@frenchcreekracing.com(484) 982-4080
Here's our tentative itinerary for the weekend:Thursday:Option 1:12 Noon: Arrive at French Creek State Park, Group Camp 2, Corner of Scott's Run Rd. and Park Rd.1PM: Shakeout trail run2PM: One way bike ride from French Creek to open water venue at 1400 S. Trooper Rd., Norristown, PA.Continue with option 2
Option 2:5PM:  Arrival for open water swim and clinic at 1400 S. Trooper Rd.6:15PM: Transition Clinic at 1400 S. Trooper Rd.7:00PM: Drive back to French Creek State Park and check into camp cabins.8PM: Dinner
Triathlon/Transition Clinic: Please bring everything that you will need for race day, including but not limited to: bike, helmet, running shoes, basic nutrition/hydration, sunblock. Meet in the parking lot at 1400 S. Trooper Rd.Transition Practice: Swim to Bike; Bike to RunBrief bike ride to include pedaling technique and tips for climbing, descending, and cornering. Brief run with tips on run form and nutrition. Race strategy discussion and open Q & A.
Friday:8AM Breakfast at mess hall9AM: Supported bike ride, starting with a 30 minute focus on cycling form.  Options will vary between 10 miles and 60 miles.  Snacks provided on the bike route.2PM: Lunch at camp cabins.6PM: Evening trail run.7:30PM: Dinner at mess hall
Saturday:7AM: Light breakfast at mess hall8AM: Longer run, French Creek Tri Olympic Course, or other options available, up to 15 miles11AM: Brunch at mess hall4PM: Casual ride, followed by time trial on Park Rd.  Special award for champion of time trial plus SwimRun event Sunday.7PM: Dinner at Mess Hall
Sunday:5AM and later: Grab and go breakfast8AM: Fall SwimFest at French Creek - one complimentary entry included with camp.  Options include 5K Swim, 1 Mile Swim, 1/2 Mile Swim, and SwimRun (1 mile swim, 5K run).2PM: Check out of cabins
Expected open water temperature will be between 62-70F.  Wetsuits are optional
Sample Meal Plan (This is not meant to be an exhaustive list.  Please contact us separately with any special dietary needs.)Breakfast and Lunch - Typically will be self serve in the mess hall.- Steel Cut Oats- Grits- Cold cereal- Milk- Peanut Butter- Jelly- Eggs- Bacon- Yogurt-  Bread, including gluten free- Granola bars- Orange juice- FruitDinner Options:- Tacos- Chicken- Salsa- Tortilla chips- Vegetables- Beans- Salad- Chocolate- Pasta, including gluten free- Ground Beef- Pasta Sauce- Parmesan cheese- Grilled Veggies

Races

  • Triathlon Camp, Including Meals and Lodging

    Thu 26th September 2024

  • Triathlon Camp Only

    Thu 26th September 2024

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