Location: Girls Preparatory School (GPS), 205 Island Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37405
SPARC, A Chapter of DSUSA, is proud to announce its second Paratriathlon Training Clinic with instruction provided by coaches from the Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club of Chicago, Illinois, which is also a Chapter of DSUSA.
The clinic is open to athletes ages 16 and up of all experience levels. The clinic will be held at the excellent facilities of the Girls Preparatory School (GPS), which is near downtown Chattanooga, and many hotels and restaurants. The clinic will include one and a half days of training in swimming (pool), cycling/handcycling, running/pushing, transition, nutrition, and equipment maintenance. The tentative schedule and registration information are listed below.
Registration is tentatively limited to fifteen athletes, first-come, first-serve, due to limitation of coaches and equipment. Registration is limited to athletes with physical or visual impairment that could be classified in one of the categories defined by ITU Paratriathlon Sport Classes (Categories) as listed on the USA Paratriathlon’s website: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon/USAT-for-Me/Athlete-Resources/Paratriathletes/Classifications. Registration fee is $25. Lunch will be provided on both days. Registrants are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.
Tentative Schedule of Activities: Saturday, May 6th, 2017 8:30-9:00 AM Arrival, Check-in, Registration, GPS Lobby9:00-9:30 AM Welcome/Introductions GPS Lobby9:45-10:45 AM Equipment Fit GPS Parking Lot11:00-12:15 PM Session 1 (Swim entire group) GPS Pool12:30-1:15 PM Lunch - GPS Lobby1:15-1:30 PM Load up and Transport to Bike Trail Bike Trail1:30-2:45 PM Session 2 (Group A Bike, Group B Run/Push) - Bike Trail3:00-4:15 PM Session 3 (Group A run/push, Group B Bike) Bike Trail4:30-5:30 PM Paratriathlon 101 and Rio Paralympics Presentation5:30 PM Depart Sunday, May 7th8:30-9:00 AM Arrival/Check-in 9:15-10:15 AM Open Water Swim Skills (whole group) 10:30-11:30 AM Transition (whole group) 11:45-1:15 PM Brick Work Out 1:30 PM LUNCH/Depart Payment for this event can be made by credit card or check. If you want to pay by credit card, please click on the link below the registration links on the SPARC event page. If you want to pay by check, please mail a $25 check payable to SPARC to the following address: SPARC, c/o Debbie Hightower, 6638 Declaration Drive, Hixson, TN 37343.