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After 6 months of summertime run fun on the trails of Herrick Lake Forest Preserve, we return to Starbucks on Chicago Ave in downtown Naperville for our winter season ET Run Club run and weekly social outing.  Join us!

ET Run Club is open to athletes of all fitness levels or running experience!! The certified coaches and run leaders of Experience Triathlon invite you to come join one of our regular group runs that are held on Saturday mornings at 8 AM. We run outside year round, and we run in small groups according to distance and pace. The distance typically ranges from 3 to 12 miles on any given run, and we make sure no one runs alone.  Paces range from 7 minutes/mile to 14 minutes/mile.

One of the highlights of our group run is the coffee social hour held after every run — after all, who doesn’t run to eat, drink and be social? :-)

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ET masters swim classStarts October 27. 

ET Masters is a weekly adult swimming program designed for triathlon and fitness swimmers. USA certified coaches will provide structured workouts and explain how to do the workouts and drills at each one-hour group session.

ET Masters uses a classic periodized training model to progress swimmers from Base period (General Prep) to Build period (Sports Specific) to Peak Race (Pre-Competitive). Research has shown that athletes following a periodized training model are better optimized for race events.

New this year at ET Masters Naperville will be the inclusion of baseline and periodic time-trial testing. Athletes will receive objective test results to validate improved performance levels over the off season.

Join us from October 20-24 for a FREE week of ET Masters in Naperville.  Click here for details on Free Week.

Pre-requisite swim level: Swimmers should be able to complete at least 1000 yards total of non-continuous freestyle swimming at any speed level over the 60 minute class session.

Please note that Masters swimming is a group workout session, not swim lessons. If you’re interested in private swim lessons, please Contact Us with your request.

“I just signed up for my first full session of Masters Swimming. I am so grateful to all of the coaches for working with me to bring my swimming to the next level. Coach Darryl, Coach Suzy and Coach Cathy are all amazing, and I can’t forget Coach Joe, who told me I am now a swimmer. Having just learned to swim, I was so happy that all of the time and effort I had put into learning how to swim paid off.” – Sharon K.

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Marathon Coaching and TrainingBy Amy H.

October 12, 2014 … How did I ever get to this day? Seems like a simple question at first, since it’s just a date on a calendar and just 150 days after April 14, 2014. Why are these dates of any significance to anyone? They are the dates that I signed up for the journey that lay ahead and the day I ran my first Chicago Marathon.

I truly believe that a marathon is not a race, it is a journey that completes on Race Day. When you talk to others who have completed the 26.2 miles, you will find some who relish in the day alone and don’t love the training but do it because it gets them to their goal of Race Day. For me Race Day approached and it was bittersweet, for I have truly loved every one of the last 150 days of final preparation. Because everyone knows that the start of preparing for your first marathon starts long before you sign up for it. It starts with the dream, the possibility of a marathon. I called it my impossible dream.

Seriously, 26.2 miles is a long way and at times can seem impossible to accomplish. But Coach Suzy was there, as my Personal Coach, guiding and reassuring, with her training plan built for me and my journey.

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An indoor bike program that will move your cycling to the next level.

Want to get faster on the bike for next race season? ET CompuTrainer can help!

Proven by professional triathletes, cyclists and age groupers to improve speed and pedaling efficiency, the CompuTrainer MultiRider system provides a new, exciting and technically superior way to stay motivated through the long winter months. Coach-designed interval workouts and classic CompuTrainer course rides will improve your power output and race speed.

Winter Session I will start November 3, 2014 and finish on January 18, 2015 (11 weeks). There is a maximum of 8 riders per class, and each athlete will ride their own bike. You can choose to attend one, two or three sessions per week. All sessions except Saturday long course rides are approximately 60-75 minutes.

This year we will again offer a Saturday longer “course” ride sessions for those athletes looking to get more saddle time and ride classic CompuTrainer courses. This is a great option for athletes training for longer distance events and will work nicely with one or two additional Coach-designed interval sessions per week. These long course sessions will be approximately 2 hours and will be priced higher than the shorter interval sessions.

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Want to get faster on the bike for next race season? ET CompuTrainer can help!

Proven by professional athletes, cyclists and age groupers to improve speed and pedaling efficiency, the CompuTrainer MultiRider system provides a new, exciting and technically superior way to stay motivated through the long winter months. Coach-designed interval workouts and classic CompuTrainer course rides will improve your power output and race speed.

75 minute classes will begin on November 5, 2014. There will be two classes offered per week:

  • Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM
  • Sunday mornings at 8:00 AM

Each class will be “pay per use” at the rate of $18. Athletes must R.S.V.P. and pay ahead of time to secure a slot in the class. You can reserve and pay for multiple class days (i.e. the next 8 Wednesday PM classes) or you can sign up for one class day at a time. You have the flexibility to meet your lifestyle schedule!

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Naperville based Experience Triathlon is a leader in the endurance services industry. Our tag line, “Where being a winner is as important as being the winner,” highlights our belief that training, racing and life are about the journey, not just the end results. We provide endurance coaching services, classes, clinics, clubs, camps, race events, nutrition coaching, massage therapy and performance testing to athletes in the Chicago area and around the world. MORE

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