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PinkStrong Transition Clinic | What Should Athletes Expect?

Updated: May 10, 2023


Triathlon Duathlon Aquabike Transition Area - Swim Bike Run Fun Club

Join us to learn how to set up your transition area, how to spread out transition traffic on race day, and how to transition from swim-bike-run. We'll also go over essential race day gear and give tips on how to have the best race day ever! This is transition clinic open to all (RSVP required) and designed to support athletes in attendance who are part of our club, registered for our PinkStrong Duathlon or PinkStrong Triathlon.

Below you will find all the information you will need to have an amazing experience out at our PinkStrong Transition Clinic. (training tutorials in videos below)

Transition Clinic Event Overview Videos:


What Exactly is Transition, T1 & T2


Transition Setup [ Towel/Mat]

Duathlon/Triathlon - [T2] Bike to Run Transition Tips


What to Bring Clinic Prep Checklist

  • Water bottle or fuel belt for the run

  • Running shoes

  • Sunglasses

  • Race Belt (to practice running with)

  • Hat or visor

  • Watch

  • Nutrition (to practice running with)

  • Bike Shoes (if applicable)

  • Bike Helmet

  • Towel/Mat

Coach Carolina Estrada
Suzanne Kunkel Nuccitelli

What is Covered in the Transition Clinic?


This is a 4th DISCIPLINE CLINIC: NAVIGATING T1 & T2 + Practice Session


Athletes describe Coach Suzanne as a highly energetic and supportive coach who is certified in triathlon and wellness, as well as a Swim Team Coach at City of Austin Aquatics and a cycling instructor. She manages her busy schedule of personal races and raising her active family alongside her coaching commitments and LOVES making time for new endurance athletes.

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively transition through a triathlon with hands-on experience. The first half of the workshop will focus on providing pre-race and race day advice, as well as the process of setting up a transition area and navigating T1 and T2.


You will have the opportunity to apply what you have learned and receive feedback from instructors after each practice session. Instructors will be available to answer any questions you may have. This workshop is highly recommended for those who are new to duathlons, triathlons, or anyone seeking to improve their transition skills.


What to bring: Everything you will use in your race: swim cap, goggles, bike shoes, running shoes, hat, socks, race belt and/or hand held or camel bak nutrition. This is your chance to practice anything you plan on using.


Note: You will not be needing your bike.


Event Schedule

Address: Lakeway City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Rd Lakeway, TX 78734

Arrival Time

2:20 pm

Check In & Setup Lower Level of park

Transition Clinic & Skills Workout

2:30- 3:15 pm

Coach Suzanne

Course Preview Briefing

3:15 - 3:30 pm

Inside scoop on venue setup, bike course layout and run course


Parking & Meet Location:


Lakeway City Park
Lakeway City Park
 

And that’s the fun of it.


 



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