Endurance House First-Timers' Program
New to triathlon? No worries!

Registration for the 2020 First-Timers’ Program Will Open on 11/15/19!

You’ve told us you’re interested in trying triathlon – now’s your chance to include a complimentary, robust training program with your race registration!

Back by popular demand, the Endurance House First-Timers’ Program is an exclusive athlete-development partnership between the Life Time Tri Minneapolis and Endurance House Twin Cities powered by PLAYTRI. Our goals? To alleviate intimidation, build confidence and provide a smooth race experience for new triathletes. The idea launched at the 2014 Chicago Triathlon, with the program selling out in only a few weeks.

Now in its third year, the Minneapolis edition is limited to 150 total athletes enrolling in the Sprint or International distance races, on a first-come, first-served basis. Qualified participants receive complimentary educational opportunities, in-person training and race-weekend perks (listed below).

Benefits Include

  • MPLS Tri 101 Webinar with Race Director (March)
  • Six-part, in-store triathlon clinic series (March-July, dates below)
  • Written training program
  • Live coaching support during the in-store clinic sessions
  • Endurance House social runs and rides
  • An amazing team to help you pick the right gear to match your needs
  • A never-intimidating atmosphere to get honest answers to all of your questions
  • Specials, sales and private shopping events exclusively for the First Timers’ Program
  • Access to everything you need to comfortably swim, bike and run your way to your first finish line
  • Private Course Talks, both in-store and on-site
  • Dedicated race weekend Transition support
  • Private Transition racks
  • Private Swim Start
  • Full Team Support over race weekend

In-Store Educational Sessions

The program will feature several face-to-face education sessions, with the exact schedule soon to be announced (2019 dates listed below). Store staff and certified coaches will be on-hand for each of these 60-minute sessions:

  • Wednesday, April 3: Intro / Running – New Date!
  • Wednesday, April 17: Cycling
  • Wednesday, May 8: Swimming
  • Wednesday, May 29: Transitions
  • Wednesday, June 19: Gear
  • Wednesday, July 10: Race Prep at Lake Nokomis

How To Enroll

The Endurance House First-Timers’ Program is available on a first-come, first-served basis ONLY to athletes who will complete their first-ever outdoor triathlon at the Life Time Tri Minneapolis on Saturday, July 13. Ready to get your spot? Complete the following steps, and don’t wait – this program will sell out by early February.

    • 1.) Click the “Register Now” button above
    • 2.) Choose either “International – Individual” or “Sprint – Individual” options
    • 3.) Select “Endurance House First-Timers’ Program” within the Race Division question (note: this option will disappear once the program reaches 150 total participants).

Qualifying individuals will be sent a confirmation email with further details. Unqualified individuals will be defaulted to their standard Age Group division.

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Endurance House Twin Cities
Powered by PLAYTRI
3825 Cedar Grove Pkwy #110
Eagan, MN 55122
Phone: (651) 203-8030