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July 15-17, 2011 Training Camp in Louisville, KY

July 15-17, 2011 Training Camp in Louisville, KY
Our Price $445.00
Members Only Price $400.50

Sponsored by Spinervals Cycling, The Training Studio, Life Time Fitness, and Bluegrass Bicycle

DATES: Friday, July 15th through Sunday, July 17th, 2011

TUITION: $445 per person
(Tuition includes: Goodie bag, coaching lectures and support, IronFocus DVD by Coach Troy, two Spinervals DVD's, Snow Angel Fitness DVD, Hi-Tech performance T-shirt and dinner on Saturday night (Over $120 Value!). Tuition does not include lodging and transportation.)

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Athletes of all ability and experience levels are invited to join Coach Troy Jacobson and the staff from The Training Studio (Louisville, KY) and Bluegrass Bicycle for an enjoyable and exciting Iron-Distance triathlon training camp experience!

Whether you are participating in the Ironman Louisville race in August and wish to preview the course or if you simply want a great weekend of training and learning about triathlon this camp is for you!

Since 1995, Coach Troy has conducted dozens of camps throughout the country, hosting hundreds of athletes. His camps offer a fantastic balance of classroom time for learning the ins and outs of racing as well as training time in order to boost your fitness and move to the next level. For the Louisville Camp, he'll be teaming up with Louisville based trainer and coach, Dale Benedict and the professional fitness staff at The Training Studio.

Hyatt Regency Louisville
320 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 217-6090

You can make reservations HERE, or by calling (502) 217-6090. When making reservations to receive our special group rate, be sure to mention that you are with the "Spinervals Iron Distance Training Camp" group. After July 1, 2011, any guest rooms from the "Spinervals Iron Distance Training Camp" group that have not been reserved will be released for sale to the general public.

Bike and Run training sessions will be conducted on the actual Ironman-Distance course to provide athletes with a preview of the race itself. We'll also be previewing the transition area. The swim training will be completed in the Ohio River. All workouts will be attended by several coaches as well as a roving vehicle offering mechanical and nutritional support. Please be prepared for practically any weather conditions, especially rain. Louisville in July is hot and humid so be certain to bring plenty of sunscreen and appropriate training attire.

The Louisville Triathlon Camp will offer a balance of long distance endurance training and classroom instruction. We recommend that participants attend with a moderate to high level of conditioning and are able to comfortably ride in rolling terrain for four hours (or 60 miles) and can run at least 13 miles. We anticipate athletes of all ability levels to attend ranging from first time Iron distance athletes to experienced triathletes. Training groups will be determined according to fitness levels. The cycling workout on Saturday will be broken up into three groups including a 14-16 mph (average ride speed) group, a 16 - 18 mph group and an 18+ mph group. Please be prepared to choose the appropriate group for your fitness level. If you have any questions about fitness requirements for our camps, please contact us.

(The schedule at this time is tentative and subject to change without prior notice.) Designed to offer a balance of training and instruction for the Iron distance triathlete, our camp schedule will tentatively look as follows:

Friday --
5:00-6:00 pm: Registration at the Hyatt Regency Louisville
6:00-8:00 pm: Orientation and Lecture

Saturday --
(Please note: Campers have the option of doing one loop of the bike course or roughly 80 miles OR to complete the entire 112 mile bike ride.)

6:30-7:00 am: Swim Workout in the Ohio River
8:30-3:00 pm: Bike 80 - 112 miles/Short Run
5:00-6:00 pm: Training lecture
7:00-8:00 pm: Group dinner hosted by Spinervals
8:00 pm - ?: Fun at 4th Street Live!

Sunday --
7:00-8:00 am: Training lecture
8:30-11:00 am: Long run
12 noon: Depart

For more information about Louisville, lodging and local logistics, please contact Dale Benedict with The Training Studio at

Bluegrass Bicycle, a tri-friendly local bike shop in the Louisville area, has agreed to receive and put together bikes for all camp participants. The fee for unpacking your bike, putting it together, breaking it back down and packing it back up is only $75. The shipping cost is not included. Those interested in pursuing this option may contact Bluegrass Bicycle at (877)-757-2453. Be sure to tell them you are part of the Spinervals Iron Distance Training Camp. The address for Bluegrass Bicycle is 6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, KY 40014. Since Bluegrass Bicycle is also providing the SAG support for our long ride, some type of travel arrangement could also be arranged from the bike shop to the hotel.

For questions or more information, call us at 888-288-0503 or e-mail us at As we get closer to the camp date, you'll be contacted by our office via e-mail with additional details and information.

Space is limited to avoid overcrowded workouts. Reserve your space today as our events fill up. Payment is due in full at registration. Any cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations 60 days or more before the date of the camp will require a 25% cancellation fee. There are no refunds for any cancellations within 60 days of the camp - no exceptions. Credit may be applied to another event but a 25% cancel fee will be charged.

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