Learn Open Water
Weekly group open water workouts are included, as well as a drill and open water clinic to make sure you’re ready!
Group Cycling Workouts
We have a No-Drop group ride every other week, as well as training specifically on the race route in preparation for the Santa Barbara Sprint Triathlon!
Improve Running Fitness
We’ll make sure you’re “Run-Ready” with group run workouts that are targeted to build your speed and fitness as a runner!
10 Week Sprint Triathlon Training Program
Training Program Details:
Welcome to our 2022 Triathlon Training Program! This program is for all levels, and assumes that you have a minimum of basic swim and cycling skills. We meet weekly on Sundays throughout the program, and each Sunday workout will include an open water swim and either a bike or run workout. Check out our FAQ’s below for more details!
We are training for the Santa Barbara Triathlon Sprint Triathlon which will be held on Sunday, August 28th, 2022. The sprint triathlon distances are 500 yards ocean swim, 6 mile bike and a 2 mile run. (**Note: event registration is not included in the training program fee. Athletes are responsible to register for the event if they desire to compete. Participation in the event is not required.)
Frequently Asked Questions
Meet Your Coaches
Coach Cindy Abrami
UESCA Certified Running Coach | NASM-CPT/CES | Running Technique Specialist
It’s Cindy’s passion and conviction to help others meet their performance and health goals in an effective, life-changing way! A healthy lifestyle is fundamental and with proper support and inspiration, anything is possible! She is an elite masters runner, and multi-sport athlete (2018 and 2019 ITU Sprint Duathlon World Champion), a UESCA Running Coach, group fitness instructor, indoor cycling instructor and certified personal trainer and her biggest passion is to get all types of people outside doing healthy things together, helping them build relationships that matter and last a lifetime. Support, connection, purpose!
Coach Whitney Bruice
Whitney is originally from Berkeley, California, and grew up swimming competitively. At UC Santa Barbara, she played water polo for three years while earning a degree in Psychology and a Coaching Certification. She coached JV and recreational swim teams and competed in biathlons like Nite Moves for several years before getting into triathlons. She loves swimming, biking and running for fitness but also the healthy community that is built around it and the balance it brings to her life. Whitney went to graduate school in Clinical Psychology, working in behavioral health, and became licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in 2004. Currently she works as a counselor at Student Health at UC Santa Barbara. She got involved coaching triathlon and running groups with Moms in Motion starting in 2006. She is passionate about helping people reach goals by training them physically and providing motivation and support.
Coach John Abrami
UESCA Certified Triathlon Coach
John, known as Coach AB, is a Proud Gaucho Alumni and has been a life-long competitive athlete, starting out as a competitive swimmer and runner and now also competes as a multisport athlete. He’s been a professional age group and Masters swim coach for over 40 years and is the Head Coach of Gaucho Masters Swimming at UCSB as well as the Head Coach for the UCSB Triathlon Club. John is a UESCA certified Triathlon coach and spends a lot of time encouraging athletes to try new things. He has helped build a robust swim and multisport culture in his community.
Come Join Us for a Great
Summer of Training
Our first group workout is on Sunday, June 26th at 8:00 AM at Leadbetter Beach. The program runs for 10 weeks and culminates with the Santa Barbara Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, August 28th! Let’s get after it!