Triathlon: Basics & Beyond – March 15th

The Southern Illinois University (SIU) Sports Medicine providers, Triharder productions and Hardy Breed are sponsoring Triathlon: Basics & Beyond training to help local athletes prepare for the summer triathlon season.


The event will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter Street, Springfield.


Some of the topics to be covered will include transition set up, T1 and T2, swimming efficiently, bike and running training including equipment choices and techniques.  Several experts in the field will be speaking and sharing their knowledge including a USA Triathlon Certified Race Director, Ironman Finisher, Ultra-Marathoner, Tri-Swim Coach and ACSM Health Fitness Specialist.  Both novice and experienced triathletes are encouraged to participate in discussion in preparation for the July 30th Stoneman Sprint and Iron Abe Olympic triathlons being held at Lake Springfield.


For registration information, call Annette at 217-545-7133 or register online at   For more information about the races, proceed to