You've signed up for the biggest race of your life — let us help you turn your Ironman dreams into a reality! You'll be able to relish the experience, knowing that you're prepared — physically and mentally — to succeed!
(Racing at another fall Ironman event, such as Maryland, Chattanooga or Louisville? Training plans can also be adapted to another Iron distance race in the same, general time frame — just ask the coaches for details).
We have created a custom, 24-week program that will prepare you for the Ironman Wisconsin triathlon, no matter what your experience level is. Is this your first ironman distance triathlon? Our coaches will guide you every step of the way. Looking for a PR? Let us challenge you and take you to the next level! Get motivated, meet some great people, have fun and get in shape all at the same time!
Registration is limited, so join today!
Follow the links below to find out about this innovative, fun, successful program!
In order to maintain the high quality that CES is known for (and which participants expect of CES), this program is limited to 30 people. We've sold out the last several years, and this one will too — don't miss your chance — register today!
Join us at one of our informational and fun Open Houses!
This is a great opportunity for you to see what the CES training program is like, so you can be sure that this is the right fit for you. Meet our coaches, sponsors and alumni. We encourage you to ask questions (and get answers!) You'll also meet some of your future teammates! We'll go over the structure of the program, explain the training plan and get you fired up for a great season of training and racing with CES! Registration will be available after the meeting. And don't worry — we won't make you swim, bike or run... yet! Just dress casually and bring your questions!
Oh — and we hope you like beer.
Not only do you get to have a lot of fun, but you also get a ton of great stuff too! Check it out:
The Ironman triathlon is a challenging event. To make sure this is the right program for you, we have established some minimum fitness requirements for participation. In addition to having completed a minimum of one or more Olympic Distance Triathlons in the last year, all participants should be comfortably able to complete the following prior to the start of the program:
We're not concerned with how fast you go, but with your ability to complete the time/distance comfortably!
As a member of our team, you're invited to join us for a 3-day weekend training camp in August, where you will get a chance to swim, bike and run the Ironman Wisconsin course. This is a fully supported weekend with hydration stations, clinics, seminars and transition previews. Friday evening cookout & Saturday evening Seminar/dinner included! (All other food & lodging not included). Nothing will make you feel more prepared to take on Ironman Wisconsin than this fun filled training camp weekend!
Also included in your registration are 3 additional, supported group training rides. We'll preview the Ironman Wisconsin, Ironman 70.3 Racine and 70.3 Steelhead courses, with coaches along to show you the ropes.
Group training sessions are held three (3) times/week, beginning the week of Monday, March 27, 2017. For a little more detail on what happens at those sessions, read on...
7:45pm* - The Monday/Tuesday evening sessions will focus specifically on swim technique, endurance, power and speed. Each session will be led by our highly qualified swim coaches and will cater to each individual's skill level. Some sessions will be in the open water.
* - Times Subject to Change to 6:45pm, based on facility schedule
6:00am — (optional) Thursday mornings focus on swimming specifically in the open water. Our highly skilled and experienced swim coaches will teach you essential skills and techniques that will make you more efficient and confident in the open water. (Starts in July)
6:30pm — These will be Run-Focused sessions, with an emphasis on technique, efficiency, strength & speed. Our coaching staff will be on hand to help teach, challenge and motivate you!
7:00am - The majority of Saturdays we will work exclusively on biking. Other weeks we will combine bike & run together. Our coaches will also train along with you to motivate you and help with any concerns or questions that come up along the way. Please note: Saturday biking workouts will depend on weather. We anticipate that we'll be able to start these workouts in late April/early May.
Where will we meet? It depends on the focus of that day's training session. Here are a few of the key training locations we'll be using:
If you truly want to reach your goals, you need to do more than just put in the miles! Our expert coaches & speakers will present clinics on a variety of topics including (but not limited to):
We're extremely proud of our professional, experienced coaching staff—they always go the extra mile to make sure you have a fun, successful training season! Why is it so important to have qualified coaches? They can:
Click here for more information on our awesome coaches!
Online registration is available at mindbodyonline.com by clicking on the link below:
|CES Alumni||New Members|
|Group Training Program (IM-WI):*||$1029||$1069|
Payment plans are available! — simply contact email@example.com to set it up.
Please note: Your entry fee to the race is NOT included with this program.
No refunds will be provided in full or in part for any reason, including injury, after a program begins. No prorated fees are provided for late enrollments.
Please contact us at info@ChicagoEnduranceSports.com or call 866-237-7861 for more information.