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Long Course Training Camp April 2013
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Camp Mattatuck Long Course 

Triathlon Training Course

Lake Kenosha at Camp Mattatuck
Get ready to pack your car with your wetsuit, bike and sneakers. Get Out N Play is rolling out a half iron and iron distance training camp in an convenient location, ideally suited for training and race preparation. Join the Get Out N Play team on June 22-24 at Camp Mattatuck in Plymouth CT for a weekend camp where your only worry is did you climb up that hill fast enough. Arrive on Friday and stay through Sunday, and train, eat and recover. 
What you get
  • Train on scenic, rural roads
  • Swimming in the private and pristine Lake Kenosha
  • Economical local, training option
  • Fantastic preparation for your long course (half or full distance) race
  • Camp coached by Ironman finishers and certified coaches
  • Great individual attention
  • Bike mechanic on staff
  • Supported swims, rides and runs
  • Six home-cooked meals (two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners)
  • Accommodations in spacious bunkhouse lodge
  • Top notch training weekend coached by Aubrey Schulz, Amy D'Anna and Bill Honeck

Camp Requirements:

Due to the nature of this camp it is necessary that you are able to cover the distance. If you have concerns about your fitness level, please contact me so we can discuss it. 

Open water swim: 40 minutes

Bike: 60 miles

Run: 13 miles


SPECIAL EARLY BIRD RATE: $200! Price increases to $250 on Monday, April 22nd.

Sign up now! Space is limited!

Register here.  

Partial Packing List
Here is a list of the basics, you'll need:
  • Wetsuit
  • Cap
  • Goggles
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Cycling Shoes
  • Tools and knowledge to fix a flat
  • Your preferred training and recovery nutrition
  • Water bottles- labeled with your name
  • Running shoes
  • Training clothing
  • Cell Phone
  • ID
  • Insurance information
  • Linens
  • Towels and toiletries
Friday June 22
1:00 - 2:30 PM Arrival and Check In
3:00 PM Swim (1.2 or 2.4 miles)
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Overview and expectations of the weekend

Saturday June 23
6:00 AM Breakfast
7:30 AM Bike (56 or 112 miles)
Afternoon T-run (aka brick) 30 minutes around the camp
Optional 20-30 min swim
Post ride snack
6:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Workshop: Tips for Long Course Success

Sunday June 24
6:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Run (10 or 20 miles) 
Post run meal and Q&A
1:00 PM Checkout
What is Camp Mattatuck?
Camp Mattatuck is a 500 acre Boy Scout camp situated among the majestic pines and on a pristine, private lake.

Where is Camp Mattatuck?
Camp Mattatuck is conveniently located off Route 8 in Plymouth, CT. It is about a 40 minute drive from Hartford, CT, 10 minutes from Waterbury and 20 minutes from Torrington

Are all meals provided?
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be prepared on-site by the team. Breakfast will be a buffet of options to fuel you for the day's workouts. Lunch will consist of foods to speed your recovery after a long day of training. You will need to bring your own nutrition for the workouts. If you tend to consume a lot of calories throughout the day, packing some extra food is advisable. 

Will I be sharing a room? 
Yes, the camp has a few large bedrooms with multiple bunk beds. The bathrooms and showers are down the hall. 

Will my fitness be good enough to handle this camp?
You need to be able to swim for 40 minutes, bike 60 miles and run 13 miles. This camp is geared to individuals preparing for July-September half or full iron distance triathlon. 

Is there electricity, showers and running water?
Yep. You will need to provide your own towels and toiletries. 

Do I need to bring my own sheets?
Yes, you need to bring your own sheets (or sleeping bag) and pillow.  
Thank you for spending the time learning to nourish your health.

Aubrey Schulz
Get Out N Play

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