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Triathlon & Cycling Camp Awesomeness since 2001!!
Since our first Tucson based training camp in 2001, we have worked as a team to create incredible life-long friendships and lasting memories for countless numbers of athletes from around the world! COVID and some other changes interrupted our streak for a couple years, but we're back with a vengeance in 2023 and ready to offer yet another incredible Tucson Training Camp experience for athletes of ALL levels and abilities!
Some Quick Facts
Approximate number of happy campers since 2001
Approximate miles you'll ride during camp.
77 / 45 Deg.
March Average high and low temps in Tucson.
Avg. days of annual sunshine in Tucson.
Typical Athlete to Coach Ratio.
40-55 Yrs Old
Avg. Age Range of campers.
Avg. ratio of Female / Male participants.
Coaching experience of our staff.
5-6 pm: Registration
6-7 pm: Orientation / Lecture
7pm - ?: Dinner
9 - 1 pm: Oracle Brunch Ride (approx. 75 miles, with a stop for brunch. It's a great way to start camp!)
3-4 pm: Run or Swim (Easy run or drill focused swim workout.)
5 - 6 pm: Lecture (TBD)
6 pm - ?: Dinner
8 - 10 am: Swim Workout and Run (A combination workout.)
1- 3 pm: Bike Ride (The Loop. Let's shake the legs out a bit.)
5 - 6 pm: Lecture (TBD)
6 - ?: Dinner
9 - 1 pm: Park Links Loop (This is a longer ride. Count on the wind!)
2 - 3 pm: Run or Swim (Easy does it.)
6 - ?: Dinner
9 - 12 noon: Mt. Lemmon Ride (EPIC and memorable! We'll ride a couple hours uphill!)
2-3 pm: Run or Swim (Shake it out here... your legs will be tired!)
6 - ?: Celebration Dinner (Party time to finish your camp experience.)
Focused on quality and caring. Combining over 90 years of coaching expertise!
Coach and Former Professional Triathlete
Starting his racing career in the late 1980's and his coaching career around 1992, 'Coach Troy' has just about seen and done it all in the world of endurance sports training and racing.
A former pro triathlete with a top 20 finish at IRONMAN KONA World Championships to his credit along with several other national caliber victories, Troy was a founding member of the USAT Coaches Committee, creator of the Spinervals Cycling Workout series, former National Endurance Director for Life Time Fitness, Official Coach of IRONMAN and IRONMAN Master Coach.
Nowadays he works as an Executive Coach and Vistage CEO Chair yet still coaches age group athletes and continues training out of passion and love for the sport.
Coach and Wellness Professional
Dr. Michael Urquhart holds a Doctorate in Health and Wellness and Masters in Physiology. Currently, he works as a Cardio Physiologist at Tucson Medical Center. He's also a Professor of Biology at the local community college, teaching Anatomy Physiology and Nutrition.
A Coach and Wellness Advocate for over 30 years, Mike provides exercise treatment to patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Over the years he has coached several elite and age-group competitors. His coaching technique is based on the theory of periodization.
A season triathlete, Mike did his first race in 1982.
Once a fitness trainer for the US Army, Mike has designed a multitude of training programs for individuals. These programs include weight training, cardiovascular training, sports specific training and nutrition training. Also an experienced swim coach, Mike has coached age-group, collegiate and masters swimming.
Coach and Professional Certified Trainer
Spencer has been in the triathlon/duathlon/cycling world for 30+ years as an athlete and a coach. Spencer received his master’s in exercise science after being honorably discharged from the US army.
He has coached all types of athletes from elementary school to senior citizens. He’s been a personal trainer and is currently an online endurance coach for Wahoo. Spencer has been part of Coach Troy’s camps since 2005 and worked as an online coach for Troy during his tenure at LifeTime Fitness. Spencer has been married to his wife Stephanie got 33 years. They have 2 adult children and 4 dogs and reside in Tucson,
Everything you need to know about our Awesome Camp!
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My significant other wants to join me on the trip, but isn't interested in training. Is that ok?
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What about the Bike?!