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Membership Benefits

Why Join?

Vulcan Triathletes is a not-for-profit organization created to promote the sport of triathlon in Birmingham by:

  • Promoting physical fitness throughout the membership and the community through systematic training for multi-sport events.
  • Enabling communication among athletes to build a close-knit community where athletes can find training help and others to train with.
  • Promoting positive health habits and safe training.

We are NOT a "team".  We are a club open to anybody interested in swimming, cycling or running -- fast, slow, currently afraid of the water or pro.


  • Locate training partners in your area and at your gym who share common goals
  • Monthly meetings with training and equipment presentations by sponsors, athletes, coaches, medical professionals, etc.
  • Fun social activities to interact with people when you aren't on a sweaty bike ride or wet with chlorine!
  • Opportunity to support our sport by volunteering in area triathlons, cycling races and runs
  • Informational sessions with area experts on a variety of triathlon-related topics
  • Community involvement


  • Organized weekly brick workouts for various distances
  • Training clinics
  • Youth and challenged athlete programs
  • Race-season "for fun" competitions between local teams
  • Off-season "virtual triathlon" competitions between individuals
  • Online forums to plan and post team workouts, plan race & travel logistics, sell equipment, or borrow the wetsuit you need for your next race


  • Connect with other triathletes through members-only features
  • Find group runs, rides and swim workouts
  • Find races and results
  • Exchange race tips and war stories
  • Special offers from sponsors


  • Early registration discounts on Team Magic races
  • Early registration discount on RaceDay Events races
  • 10% off parts and accessories at Cahaba Cycles 
  • 10% off parts and accessories at Bob’s Bikes
  • 10% off parts and accessories at Bike Link
  • 10% off at Trak Shak
  • More to come!​