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Submit Your Favorite Work Out Song
More Training Opportunities
Training Tips By Athleta
2012 Event Schedule
FAQ's & Resources
Iron Girls, Jump Start Your Training



Athleta and Iron Girl have collaborated to create an easy-to-follow training guide for run and triathlon events.
Iron Girl Training Guide spiralEach training plan features a workout schedule plus we included nutrition recommendations from Iron Girl nutritionist Marni Sumbal, event packing lists and heart rate training guide from Polar.


Simply visit any Athleta Store to pick up your FREE spiral bound guide or download a copy here.  




And did you know that TriColumbia offers training clinics to help you reach your goals? Space is limited so be sure to sign up early.


Train safely, and we'll see YOU at the finish line!


Celebrate Life!

Robert Vigorito, Level 2 Race Director, and The TriColumbia Team   


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Music To Power Your Workout        

What is the music that makes you run faster, pedal hard, lift longer?  Athleta is on a mission to create the Athleta Power to the She Mix Tape to get you pumped up to workout. The most motivating songs. The best beats. All the music for rocking out while working out!

Click HERE to submit your favorite work out song and for the chance to win a $150.00 Athleta Gift Card. 

 More Training Opportunities         

Iron Girl Biker TriColumbia Training offers you the training clinics you need to cross the finish line. From Triathlon Basic Camp to bike and swim clinics and open water swim clinics, TriColumbia can help you reach your goals.

Click here to check out all our clinics.

Training Tips By Athleta - A Total Body Workout for Everyone        

athleta logo Tips for building overall strength and conditioning, from 2010 sponsered athlete and personal trainer Suzie Cooney.

Click HERE to read about Suzie's workout.

Our Sponsors

Athleta   Mix 106.5   EnduraFit   Wegmans 

Lisa Hussman Foundation   The Mall in Columbia   Triton Water Rescue   The Howard Hughes Corporation 

Howard Magazine   Aqua Sphere   Gatorade   Deer Park Natural Spring Water 

Polar USA   Hammer Nutrition   Princeton Sports   Baltimore Sun Media Group 

Howard County Parks & Recreation   Trek Women   Ryka   Rohto Cooling Eye Drops 

Muscle Milk   Sheraton Columbia Town Center   ASI Photo   Howard County General Hospital 

David\'s Natural Market   Fitness-Concepts   Maryland Public Television   Rackjacket 

PNC Bank   

event_schedule2012 Event Schedule
April 29, 2012 - Iron Girl Columbia 1/2 Marathon & Coed 5K - benefiting Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center - Registration is open
In addition to an awesome inaugural medal, Iron Girl 1/2 Marathon finishers will receive a bracelet with a special commemorative sterling silver Iron Girl 13.1 bead.

May 20, 2012 - Columbia Triathlon
Registration is open - only a few slots remain.

June 3, 2012 - Blackwater Duathlon - USAT National Long Course Duathlon Championship - Registration is open  


June 10, 2012 - Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon & AquaVelo  - Registration is closed -  contact charity teams for possible entry opportunities or contact us for a CTA Community Slot.
**The EagleMan 2012 Aqua Velo has been named by the USAT Mid Atlantic Regional Committee as the 2012 Regional Championship.

June 24, 2012 - Celebrating Heroes Triathlon benefiting MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Network. Registration is open

July 22, 2012 - TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon   Registration is open

August 19, 2012 - Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon -
Registration is closed - contact charity teams for possible entry opportunities.  CTA Community Slot are no longer available.

September 29, 2012 - ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival featuring the Ultra Distance Triathlon, Skipjack 75.2 Triathlon, Aquabike & Bugeye Classic (intermediate distance) - Registration is open.

** The ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance Triathlon has been designated as the 2012 USAT Mid Atlantic Championship and was named by Triathlete Magazine as a "Best 140.6"

Columbia Triathlon Association is now on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Please join us on these site for daily updates, special offers, and race reports.

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Frequently Asked Questions & ResourcesFAQ's Question Mark
If you're not sure about some of the rules & regulations for CTA's races or if you're just looking for answers to commonly asked questions, download the FAQ   

Nutrition is a key component to proper training and racing. TriColumbia sponsor, Hammer Nutrition, has an extensive resource page 

If you still have questions about specific races, feel free to email us