This 15-Week training plan is designed for a physically active person. You may or may not be an experienced triathlete. Your goal is to complete a triathlon that is roughly 450 yards of swimming, 15 miles of cycling and 3.1 miles of running or running and walking. This plan is for the currently-active athlete that and considers herself or himself a “summer triathlete,” perhaps having completed a triathlon last summer.
Now, you are looking to do some speed work and have a fast race. You are currently capable of swimming 30 minutes twice per week, riding 30 minutes twice per week and running 20 to 30 minutes twice per week. You can find more plan details by taking a look at the Plan Preview.
Total weekly training hour range between 2:00 and 5:00 throughout the plan.
A version of this plan is available in the book “Training Plans for Multisport Athletes”
Also appeared in the May 2003 issue of “Triathlete” magazine