OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRAINING PLANS

BEGINNER

An olympic distance event consists of a 1500m swim, 40k bike, 10km run.

This distance shows strength endurance. The sessions are longer than the sprint triathlon plans, but still have the same building process.

You get to decide to gauge effort off of  power/ feel/ or heart rate. 

To start this plan you should be able to:
Swim: 800m with rests
Bike: 40 minutes
Run: 3km

INTERMEDIATE

This is for an athlete who has competed in an olympic distance race before or who has completed multiple sprint distance triathlons.

Ideal for a more seasoned triathlete wanting to get a bit more race structure in the program to achieve their personal bests.

To start this plan you should be able to:
Swim: 800m non stop
Bike: 90 minutes
Run: 8km

ADVANCED

A seasoned triathlete who wants to excel in their next olympic distance race.

For this program you should be well accustomed to triathlon races. It will give you that boost you need to perform at the top level in your age group or amongst elites.


To start this plan you should be able to :
Swim: 3km
Bike: 2.5 hours
Run: 15km