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  • Marnie reacts to seeing her club friends during Ironman Chattanooga
  • Tuesday Night Group Ride 2014
  • Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon - June 29, 2014
  • Derek swims in the TN river during IM Chattanooga
  • Buster Britton, 2013.
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  • The best club volunteers around!

Upcoming Events

Sunrise Speedplay

Thu Apr 27 @ 6:00AM - 08:00AM

Capital of Dreams Sprint/Oly

Sat Apr 29 @12:00AM

Group Ride

Tue May 02 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM

Sunrise Speedplay

Thu May 04 @ 6:00AM - 08:00AM

Group Ride

Tue May 09 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Vulcan Triathletes is a not-for-profit organization created to promote the sport of triathlon in Birmingham.
  • Swim Clinics with Karyln Pipes, April 12 & 13th


    How would YOU like to swim faster with less effort?

    The goal of every AQUATIC EDGE swim clinic is to have people say...

    "This stroke makes total sense! After just one session I feel faster and I know I am spending less energy…this is HUGE!"

    Karlyn travels the WORLD hosting clinics and camps yearly. Why not host a clinic at YOUR POOL???


    Karlyn Pipes Faster Freestyle Swim Technique Workshop in Birmingham, AL

    Mountain Brooke YMCA

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 5:30 PM


    Register: http://www.active.com/page/Event_Details.htm?event_id=2146543&assetId=a9163920-eb2b-4697-9cab-17c23fe119bf


    Karlyn Pipes Multi-Stroke Swim Technique Workshop in Birmingham, AL

    Mountain Brooke YMCA

    Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 5:30 PM


    Register: http://www.active.com/page/Event_Details.htm?event_id=2146544&assetId=c8ebd126-a021-43e4-97e7-52e6916c1182

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  • March Clinic: Strength Training For Triathletes

    Join us this Saturday for our March off season clinic. Coach Al Schlosser with be giving a fantastic presentation on Strength Training for Triathletes. Make sure to come prepared for activity as we learn some new ways to build strength and a six pack!

    When: Saturday, March 11

    Where: Trak Shak Homewood

    Time: 9 a.m.

    And don't worry....we'll have a post-workout snack for you!

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  • Adult Swim Clinic with Sherry Colgin

    Back by Popular Demand!

    Over the past several months Sherry Colgin (awesome swim coach!) has been asked by several people to host an Adult Swim Clinic. As some of you may know she has held these clinics in the past with huge success. Informative, fun and hands on training will get you from the lap pool to open water.

    Special Announcement:  For any Vulcan Tri Member to sign up, a portion of your fee will be donated back to the Vulcan Tri CLub by Sherry! So please sign up to support Sherry and the club!

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    Info from Sherry:

    Technique Development in Freestyle and Backstroke: This clinic is open to all levels of swimming ability but especially for beginners and swimmers unaccustomed to swimming for fitness. Taught by Sherry Colgin, former Head Coach of the Paralympic Swim Team, this month long clinic will focus on Improving Technique, Individual Drill Design, and Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. After four group sessions each individual should plan on coming away with improved confidence in the water as well as the tools to further develop individual proficiency in Freestyle and Backstroke and a healthy attitude towards swimming for fitness!

    March 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th
    6-8pm with 30min dry land, 80min pool session, and 10min debriefing
    YMCA Members $160, Non Member $180

    Mountain Brook YMCA

    Zach Hatten, Aquatics Program Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 445-2836
    2401 20th Place South
    Birmingham, AL 35223



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  • February Off Season Clinic

    Join us for the next Clinic!!

    Not sure of the Rules of Triathlon? This clinic is for you! Join us for an in depth discussion on current USAT Triathlon rules and competing safely in your upcoming races. Coach Geoff Gartman will lead a fantastic clinic! As always we'll keep you caffeinated and well fed!

    Date: February 18th

    Time: 9 a.m.

    Location: Bike Link in Hoover (Bike link)

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  • 2017 Volunteer Positions Available!

    We need your help! 

    We are looking for volunteers to bring some new and fresh ideas into the club.

    Who are we looking for? Any club member (regardless of experience in triathlon) who has an interest in the sport and/or has ideas on what they would like to see for the club.

    What would you do? Meet with the Board once a month to help plan club events (socials, training, clinics), propose ideas and discuss various initiatives.

    If this sounds like the right place for you, email Matt Jaeh for more information! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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