Are you new to triathlon and wonder what sort of resources and information there are for you to improve your performance or find the latest and greatest gear? Maybe you are an old pro with a lot of tricks up your sleeve but could use a bit more information. Well the links below can help you venture into the wacky and wild world of triathlon. And if you have a great web site you would like to share, please email the CTC Webmaster with those details.
Race Promoters and Organizers
3Disciplines Racing - www.3disciplines.com – 3Disciplines Racing is a company offering races throughout the mid-west region from duathlon, multisport, and aquabike to triathlons ranging from sprint to half-ironman distances.
2575 Triathlon Series - http://2575tri.com/ - The 2575 Series offers international sprint distance racing. 5150 – www.5150.com – The 5150 Series offers Olympic distance racing both in the US and internationally.
All Sport FUNdamentals - www.allsportfundamentals.com/home.html - All Sport FUNdamentals is a sports and events management company that provides sprint distance triathlons, duathlons, 10K and 5K races that are family friendly for kids and adults.
CHAMP Racing – www.champracing.org – CHAMP Racing offers fitness event timing for event managers, including duathlons, sprint to half-ironman distance triathlons, and a full road race schedule.
Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series - http://www.100miletriathlon.com/ - “100 miles of triathlon bliss” set amidst the backdrop of the Great Lakes.
Hermes Cleveland - http://www.hermescleveland.com/ - Hermes Road Racing manages events ranging from 5Ks to marathons.
HITS Triathlon Racing Series – http://hitstriathlonseries.com/ - HITS Triathlon offers race distances for everyone, from sprint to full ironman.
HFP Racing - www.hfpracing.com - HFP is an Ohio based company that organizes races ranging from sprint to half ironman distance.
Ironman – www.ironman.com – Ironman offers international race destinations for all race distances from multisport festivals to triathlons ranging from sprint to full ironman.
Musselman Triathlon – www.musselmantri.com – Musselman is a family-friendly, top-ranked half-ironman distance triathlon held in Geneva, NY.
NCN Racing – www.ncnracing.com – NCN Racing provides races of various disciplines and distances that have been designed to challenge athletes from novices to elite.
North Coast Multisports, Inc. – www.ncmultisports.com - North Coast Multisports is an Ohio-based event and promotions company offering USAT Rules Clinics, and races including 5K’s, duathlon, sprint to half-ironman distances.
Pacific Sports LLC – www.pacificsportsllc.com – Pacific Sports is an event management company that produces swimming, cycling, and running events all over the world.
REV3 Triathlon – www.rev3tri.com – REV3 offers races at family-friendly destinations, triathlons from olympic to full ironman distances, cycling and adventure races.
TriRock Triathlon Series – www.trirockseries.com – TriRock provides a fun race experience for athletes of all levels with music along the course and post-race concerts for sprint and olympic distances.
Zoom Multisport Racing - www.zoomracingusa.com - Zoom offers triathlon, duathlon, aquabike, 5K and 10K races, plus camps and clinics throughout the Midwest.
Online Triathlon-Related Stores
Great Race Nutrition - http://www.greatracenutrition.com/ - The grocery store for endurance athletes.
RoadID – www.RoadID.com – Identification and emergency medical information for runners, cyclists, and triathletes.
Spinervals – www.spinervals.com – Indoor cycling workout training series of DVD’s
SwimOutlet.com – www.swimoutlet.com – Discount swimwear, gear, bags, nutrition, equipment, books, videos, clothing and accessories,
Triathlete Sports - http://www.triathletesports.com/ - Triathlon-related clothing, shoes, wetsuits, and accessories for swim, bike, run, compression, nutrition, books, DVD’s, and more.
TriSports.com – www.trisports.com – Carries triathlon equipment, gear, apparel, tri bikes, wetsuits, aero wheels, hydration systems, aerobars, and much more.
Xterra Wetsuits - http://www.xterrawetsuits.com/ - High performing triathlon wetsuits
Triathlon Retailers Cleveland/Akron
The Bicycle Hub - www.thebicyclehubonline.com/ - A full-service shop that sells and services a wide range of bikes, offering tune-ups to fittings, custom wheel-builds to electronically controlled shifting.
Bike Authority – www.bikeauthority.com – Specializes in high performance road and triathlon bikes, equipment, bike shipping, fitting, tune-ups, coaching, and triathlon apparel, including wetsuits, and more.
Bike Ohio – http://bikeoh.com/ - Retailer who specializes in all forms of riding, including mountain, road, comfort, women’s specific, and more. Committed to enhancing and cultivating a bicycle culture in northeast Ohio.
Century Cycles – http://centurycycles.com/ - Define your life. Ride a bike. Serves cyclists of all ages and abilities, offers fittings, rentals, events, advocacy and equipment.
Cleveland Running Company - http://clevelandrunning.com – Your neighborhood store for running and fitness, focused on the natural running philosophy. Offers shoes, apparel, accessories, group runs, nutrition, and more.
Eddy’s Cycling and Fitness – www.eddys.com – Offers a wide range of bicycles for all types of riding such as racing, road, touring, off-road, kids, and casual, as well as indoor trainers and accessories, and women’s specific models.
Fleet Feet Sports Cleveland - http://www.fleetfeetcleveland.com/ - Running specialty retailer provides running shoes, fitness and triathlon apparel, wetsuits, accessories, nutrition, clinics, training plans, group runs, and coaching.
Mountain Road Cycles – http://mtnroadcycles.com/ - Offers bicycles, service, fittings, apparel, accessories and more for racing, road, cyclocross, off-road, touring, casual, and kids.
Ohio CycleWorks & Indoor Cycling - www.ohiocycleworks.net – Cycling specialty retailer provides bikes, accessories, parts, nutrition, clothing, ans shoes for road, racing, triathlon, cyclocross, off-road, commuting, hybrid, BMX, and kids.
Second Sole – http://www.secondsoleohio.com/ - Running specialty retailer offering shoes, apparel, race management, team gear, advice, and more.
Spin - http://www.spinbikeshop.com/ - Retailer of top of the line bicycles, bike parts, accessories, and services such as fittings, repairs, demos/rentals, bike maintenance and service classes.
Vertical Runner - www.verticalrunner.com – Offering expertise in both running-specific products and training for all of your training needs.
Online Triathlon Resources
Active.com – www.active.com – Active.com has resources for running, cycling, triathlon, and fitness athletes, including events registrations, articles, gear, race results, and more.
Beginner Triathlete - http://www.beginnertriathlete.com/ - Great resource for beginner triathletes, includes training plans, articles, training logs, community forum, blogs, and group challenges.
LAVA Magazine - http://lavamagazine.com – articles, gear, racing, training, and more.
Ohio Bicycling Events Calendar - http://ohiocycling.info/ - Calendar of bicycling events, tours, and races.
Ohio Outside.com - http://www.ohiooutside.com/ - Running, cycling, triathlon and adventure races, resources, events and articles.
Slowtwitch – www.slowtwitch.com – News, articles, interviews, product reviews, race calendar, tech, training, and more.
Team In Training Northern Ohio Chapter - http://www.teamintraining.org/noh/northernohiodetails/ - TNT programs offer sports training programs for marathons, half-marathons, triathlons, and century bike rides.
Triathlon.com - http://triathlon.competitor.com – Nutrition, training and plans, gear and tech, videos, news, podcasts, articles, and more.
Triathlon.org – www.triathlon.org – Triathlon’s International Triathlon Union features news, international events for sprint and Olympic distance, ITU athletes, follows triathlon at the Olympics, and more.
TriFind.com – www.trifind.com – TriFind provides a national calendar of triathlon and multisport events by state and distance.
TriNewbies.com - http://www.trinewbies.com/ - TriNewbies provides training guides, bike maintenance 101, articles and information on getting started in triathlon, including a discussion forum and classifieds.
USA Triathlon - www.usatriathlon.org – USA Triathlon is a 550,000 member community of multisport athletes. Membership benefits include a subscription to the quarterly USA Triathlon magazine, discounts from USA Triathlon partners, inclusion in the national rankings, accident insurance at events, training tools, event news, articles, and much more.
YouTube – Triathlete - http://www.youtube.com/user/triathlete - videos, tips, articles, and interviews from Triathlete Magazine featured content.
AJ Baucco - http://baucco.com/ - Pro triathlete develops individualized training plans specifically for an athlete’s goals and abilities.
Tim Edwards – North Coast Endurance Coaching - www.NCEcoaching.com - Coaches all disciplines of endurance sport: triathlon, road cycling, cyclocross, mountain bike, xterra, running, trail running,swimming, and adventure racing.
Sean Gilbert – Train Ready - http://www.coachseangilbert.com – Train Ready is a performance and lifestyle coaching service for endurance athletes.
Liquid Lifestyles - http://www.liquidlifestyles.com/ - Offers local pool and open water swim clinics, online coaching, Liquid N’Durance Masters coached swim training for adults, and more.
Chris Martino – New Level Coaching - http://new-level-coaching.com – Provides coaching, support, and training plans for all levels of athletes.
TriSwimCoach - http://www.triswimcoach.com/about/ - DVD and training logs, online tips for faster swimming.
Cleveland Tri Club