There are many clinics in town that specialize in either triathlon training, or specific clinics and resources for each discipline within triathlon. This, by all means, is not a complete listing of what is available in Anchorage. For training information in your home town you may want to google training in your area.


Masters Swimming: Team practices with coaching, ideal for people who can swim freestyle reasonably well, and can swim for more than 1,000 yards in one practice.

Adult Swim Lessons: For those who are not comfortable participating in a structured practice with a team, or are not proficient enough at any of the strokes. Some venues providing lessons include:

If you are swimming on your own, there are several pools in the Anchorage area that offer lap swim time:


Road biking training and racing: Arctic Bicycle Club

Mountain biking: Alaska Dirt Divas

For indoor biking, considering purchasing a stationary trainer, so you can practice riding your own bike in the off season. There are also stationary bikes and spin classes at most local athletic clubs. You can also find many indoor bike workouts online.


Local running events and training:

Indoor running tracks:


  • The Alaska Triathlon Club works to foster the sport of triathlon at all levels, from beginners to seasoned racers. The club offers a variety of clinics throughout the months leading up to the Gold Nugget Triathlon, as well as races later in the summer.
  • Multisport Training of Alaska offers a comprehensive package of clinics and training sessions. Owned and operated by Lisa Keller, workouts are available for every level of fitness and expertise.
  • Turnagain Training offers individualized coaching, pre-established training plans, swim and run analysis, and nutritional counseling.
  • The Alaska Club offers a variety of programs and clinics to prepare their members (and nonmembers’ for triathlons).


There are several online sites that offer comprehensive training programs to prepare for triathlons.

For additional information on the sport of triathlon, racing tips, race and event schedules, and rules visit the USA Triathlon website.