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Welcome to the Golden Gate Triathlon Club!

Join GGTC and get involved with a great group of athletes. We offer coached training programs, weekly track workouts, a strength and conditioning program, lower cost access to high quality coached training options, volunteer led workouts, member meetings, and fantastic social events.  Whether you're looking to complete your first race or get to the next level in your competitions, GGTC is very likely the group for you!
New to GGTC? Try our buddy Buddy Program to kick-start your club experience.
Race Specific Coached Training Programs
GGTC offers its members professionally coached group and individual training programs. For our two group training programs (OLY & HIT) coaches provide a professional training plan and coached group workouts at a fraction of the price of a full-time coach (who don't typically offer coached workouts)
Ironman Training
140.6 distance recommended coaches
Women For Tri Training Program #1
Women specific sprint distance training program
Women For Tri Training Program #2
Women specific sprint distance training program
Coached Workouts
As a part of membership in GGTC, we fund some key coached workouts for our members, while others require additional fees. These workouts are available throughout the calendar year and are for members only.
Wednesday Morning Strength & Conditioning
Wednesday Night Track (Feb-Nov)
Friday Night Swim @ St Ignatius
Monday Night Spin Series @ Shift (additional fee)
Non-Profit Partnership

Part of our program fees for 2015 and 2016 will be donated to GGTC's Non-Profit Partnership 2015-2016 beneficiary, San Francisco Senior Centers.  
Women For Tri

In late 2015, Golden Gate Triathlon Club was awarded a Women for TriClub Grant - the only Tri Club in the State of CA awarded! The purpose of the Women for Tri Triathlon Club Grant Program is to support triathlon clubs in their efforts to increase female membership and engagement. Get involved & learn more »

Trail Running Team and Training Program (All Levels Welcome)

GGTC is setting up it's inaugural trail running training program for you! This professionally coached program by our very own Mario Fraioli and Nate Helming will be a ten-week build leading up to the North Face Endurance Challenge races in early December. Learn more »


Add a Workout or a Race
Use this link to add a workout or race to the GGTC calendar
2016 Major Club Races
Below is a list of races where the GGTC often has a large presence. For about half of these we have negotiated discounts(*) for club members. See our Sponsor's Deal Page for more information
Triathlon Specific Races
  • HITS Napa Valley:* April 9-10
  • Half Moon Bay Triathlon:* April 17
  • Wildflower Triathlons:* April 30 - May 1
  • Ironman Saint George 70.3: May 7
  • Vineman Monte Rio:* May 22
  • Vineman 70.3: July 10
  • Full Vineman July: 30
  • Oakland Triathlon:* July 31
  • San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz: Aug 21
  • Ironman Mont Tremblant: Aug 21 
  • Ironman Santa Cruz 70.3 (AKA Big Kahuna): Sept. 11
  • Santa Cruz Olympic:* Sept. 25
  • Marin Triathlon: Oct 22-23
Key Single Sport Events
  • Kaiser Half & 5K: Feb 14
  • Bay to Breakers: May 15
  • Trans-Tahoe Relay: July 16
  • SF Marathon & Half Marathon: July 31
  • Marin Century: Aug 6
  • The North Face Endurance Challenge: Dec 2016
  • Lake Merced Christmas Relays: Dec 2016
Upcoming Events
10 Day forecast of GGTC events
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
GGTC's Ironman TriClub Team 
Racing an Ironman event (70.3 or 140.6) in the near future? Be sure to register to sign up for an account so that you can help earn points for Golden Gate Triathlon Club. Be sure to select Golden Gate as your tri club. This allows GGTC to earn point towards events like early access to the Kona broadcast.
Scroll down for the "Create Your Athlete Profile" link

Why Sign up? As an athlete, you'll be able to update your profile, keep track of your race results, access your race photos and plan your future races and earn points for your favorite club (hint: GGTC). As a fan, you’ll gain access to events, where you can follow friends and family members who are racing, track your favorite pros and keep up with all the race-day coverage, such as photos, videos and our live blog.

2015 Tri Club Awards

2014 Tri Club Awards