Triathlon and Multisport events are one of the fastest growing athletic sports in popularity and participation. Seattle Athletic Club not only offers a facility for training but also the most educated and experienced team of coaches in Washington state and the Pacific Northwest.
Among several certifications (ACSM and NSCA) our coaches are level 1 and level 2 certified as recognized through the USA Triathlon Organization (USAT). Each coach in our team is also a competing pro or elite level athlete. Through their dedicated leadership, our coaches produce athletes who are well equipped to achieve higher standings in local and national race events - from the beginner to the elite competitor, we are capable of leading any level racers to success!
The Seattle Athletic Club Downtown partners with TN Multisports, a USAT team, for its outdoor workouts. This partnership allows our training team to offer 1-3 workouts per week varying from track workouts, open water swims, bike training and trail running - not to mention local race-course previews and clinics. For indoor training (which is required to maintain and build results in the Pacific Northwest) Seattle Athletic Club offers spinning, a pool for swimming laps with numerous swim conditioning classes, private lessons catered to three sports, open water specific classes, run technique workshops, bike fittings and additional preferred pricing opportunities at various multisport retailers for participating team members. Our triathlon training program is the most well rounded and comprehensive program available to any level athlete in the Seattle area.
The triathlon team consists of 150 members of ALL ages and abilities - from first time triathlon sprint racers to Kona qualifiers. The team is supportive of each other on all accounts, making Seattle Athletic Club an excellent choice to take your training to the highest level.
Running Club: The Running Club is complimentary for members. Learn about pacing, the benefit of run drills and the importance of good and consistent stretching in our organized weekly group runs.
Seattle Marathon/Half Marathon Training: Whether you are looking to tackle your first half marathon or if you are a seasoned runner looking for structured training to help you PR in this event, our marathon/half marathon training program is for you!
Our coaches will lead you through a well structured and easy to follow 12 week running program that will provide you a step by step approach to training, allowing everyone to get into great run form for your next marathon/half marathon event.
Bike Handling: Not quite comfortable with your riding skills? New to riding outdoors? Or just need a little refresher on your bike handling? Bike Handling 101 will help to improve your bike dexterity, efficiency, overall balance and control, and of course safety. You will learn how to feel in control and respond to “uncomfortable” situations while riding so you are prepared for the unpredictability of the open road and other riders. For all of you tri riders, our coaching can help you with comfortable fueling technique while riding as well as helping you gain confidence when you are training and racing in a group atmosphere.
Our coaches will put you through drills and teach you skills work that will encourage and challenge you to go out of your comfort zone in order to become a more confident and solid rider.