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GGTC is proud to list our valued sponsors along with their club discount offerings. To view the details of each sponsor offering, please login and visit the Sponsor Deals page.  This page includes information about our 2016 club sponsors. You can find the discount codes (where appropriate) in the members only sponsors deals page.    

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities with the GGTC, contact Carmen Goff, the Director Of Sponsorship for more information.





A Runner's Mind is a local and family owned running store that focuses on  the complete runner as an individual. Above all, we understand that all who run, walk, and participate in sports or an exercise regiment are winners who share our values and contribute to our lives and our communities. While running with the right shoes elevates your running experience, it’s your heart, your history; your drive, your endurance, and your will that enables you to finish strong and which comprise A Runner’s Mind.


Trifiniti provides coaching services for individuals and groups of all levels. In the past six years, Trifiniti has helped hundreds of athletes become Ironman finishers as the official Ironman group training program for the GGTC. In addition to offering coaching, Trifiniti also conducts triathlon camps and cycling tours in Tuscany and France. Trifiniti founder, Coach Duane Franks is one of our original GGTC founding members with over thirty years of experience. Coach Duane and Dorette Franks was the GGTC track coach from 2007-2014. Read more about Trifiniti coaching at


Providing coaching for GGTC's HIT Programs, purplepatch fitness provides personalized multi sport coaching. In addition to triathlon training for individuals, clubs and teams, purplepatches wide array of services include personal training, group training camps, swim analysis, and bike fitting. Whether training for your first event or your 100th, purplepatch fitness will help you achieve your race goals. For more information check out:

Coach John Dahlz is an experienced coach and decorate professional triathlete with a number of podiums to his credit. John Dahlz is the former Head Coach of the University of California Berkeley Triathlon Team, leading the team to a number of triathlon championships. John Dahlz coaches GGTC's swimming and track programs as well as individual athletes of all levels.
Helming Athletics is the official strength & conditioning provider for the Golden Gate Triathlon Club, offering CrossFit classes specific to the endurance athlete locally at San Francisco CrossFit. Helming Athletics operates in both the endurance and CrossFit communities. Gaining insight from both communities, HA blends best practices towards performance, training, and program design for triathletes, runners, cyclists, and CrossFitters alike. 


As the largest CompuTrainer facility on the West Coast, SHIFT offers unique, fun and energizing 90 minute cycling classes. Our classes are led by professional athletes, and we thrive on a culture of education in technique, form and efficiency to help you translate what you learn in class to outdoor riding skills. We also  offer strength and conditioning training with experts in the field of sports performance. At SHIFT, we are all about Cycling, Strength Training and Community. Come join us at


Dr. Hal Rosenberg is a member of the USA Triathlon medical staff and has served Sports Medicine rotations at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. He is a former certified coach for USA Cycling. As a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP), Dr. Rosenberg specializes in the treatment of athletes. He has a diverse clinical approach by combining chiropractic, exercise rehabilitation, functional performance enhancement, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Graston Technique (GT) soft tissue therapy, and functional kinesiology athletic taping. Dr. Rosenberg is a former instructor of Active Release Techniques (ART) soft tissue therapy. GGTC members receive a 10% discount on all non-insurance services and a significant discount on a Gait Analysis session 



Swim faster. It's what we've always wanted to do. At ROKA, we're dedicated to empowering triathletes and swimmers with products that make them faster — faster than they were yesterday, faster than they were last season, faster than their competition. Faster takes hard work, but when you find resonance in the water with your training and equipment there's nothing like it. We call it "easy speed" and it feels AWESOME. Lost it? Never had it? No worries. We're here to help. See Sponsor Deals for discount codes.


Pacific Bicycle is SF's largest Pro Shop. Cervelo, Scott, Orbea, Look, Giant, and more in stock. Women's Specific bikes & clothing; Pacific rents TRAVEL CASES, DEMO Zipp Wheels, Carbon road bike rentals. Tri Fit Experts.


San Francisco based P-fits has been fitting bikes since 2005. From beginners to top Pro Athletes, Pedro has seen it all. It really does start at P-fits, sprint triathlons to full Ironmans, 0 to 100 mile bike rides-he will get you there! GGTCers enjoy a 10% discount on services. Website

"I am not just a cycling fit guru- while I am certified in several different fit methodologies, I also have years of experience competing in road races and triathlons. I draw from all of this to provide you with a unique bike fitting experience. I listen to your needs and what you are trying to accomplish in order to help you maximize your goals, enhance your performance, and enjoy your time on your bike."


SOS is a fast-acting electrolyte replacement and hydration drink that helps combat dehydration caused by active lifestyles and physical performance.


Sports Basement is a Bay Area mainstay for sporting goods and outdoor gear with a strong commitment to knowledgeable, helpful service and prices 30%-60% below MSRP. Our dedicated triathlon department carries an extensive selection of wetsuits by Orca, Blue Seventy, TYR & Zoot while the full-service bike shop offers bicycles by: BMC, Cannondale, Felt, Fuji & Jamis, as well as top-notch repair and professional bike fittings for road and tri bikes. Come check out our shoe department for your running needs and get a free gait analysis to make sure that you’re in the right shoes for you. Sports Basement offers GGTC exclusive clinics, meeting space and parties. Members always receive a 10% discount at all of our Sports Basement locations (just show your card at the register) - San Francisco, Walnut Creek & Sunnyvale. Best Brands. Basement Prices

RACE SPONSORS - go to SPONSOR DEALS page for discount codes


Our events are located in amazingly beautiful parks and recreation areas along Coastal California and Oregon. We are known for our well-marked courses, accurately measured distances, immediate race results, quality shirt designs, and low-key, friendly atmosphere.


Triathlon - Running - Biking - Swimming - Adventure Racing - SUP - Travel

Join us for a 5K run on an epic single track trail or a 36 hour challenge covering 80 miles in the Sierra. Whatever event you choose, you can be certain of a quality experience. Get out for a Big Blue Adventure of your own! GGTC gets 20% off events when using the discount code found on our Sponsor Deals page.
 Envirosports ENVIRO-SPORTS

GGTC members get a 10% discount on all Enviro-Sports sponsored events, including trail and road races such as Hark the Herald Angels Half Marathon and 10K and the Napa Valley Harvest Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Alcatraz Escape and Sharkfest Swims. More info and registration here. See Sponsor Deals page for discount code. 

 finishline productions FINISH LINE PRODUCTIONS

At Finish Line Productions we are committed to creating events where every athlete can be challenged and have fun. Our events include running, triathlon, duathlon, and training camps. Our events won't be huge, but we hope you will walk away saying that they are some of the best events around. Races include Tri Santa Cruz, Surf City Triathlon and Dip and Dash series. More info and registration here.


GGTC members enjoy $10 off The Giant Race, consisting of a half marathon, 10K and 5K, finishing on the field at the ballpark! More info and registration here. See Sponsor Deals page for discount code.  


Our mission is to produce an exceptional series of triathlons that delivers a challenging multi-sport experience, courses geared to the needs, level of training, endurance capacity and personal goals of each athlete. In addition to providing a product for

the seasoned athlete, we believe it's also important to introduce the sport of triathlon to those who may have never thought that they could compete in or complete a triathlon. Races include Napa, Grand Junction, Lake Hawasu City and Palm Springs. More info and registration here.


 Mendocino 50K MENDOCINO COAST 50K

Mendocino County’s first ultra marathon, the Mendocino Ultra 50K is a breathtaking trail run starting and ending at the Big River State Park just south of Mendocino Village. The race takes runners along the rugged coast, up Russian Gulch and east through the forest, finally delivering them to the home stretch–about 10 miles along the majestic Big River. GGTC members get a 10% off race entry. More info and registration here. See Sponsor Deals page for discount code. 


The San Francisco Marathon’s reputation attracts top endurance athletes from around the country and the globe. The SF Marathon is proud to host over 25,000 runners, and to reward their efforts with unparalleled breathtaking views and a unique course More info and registration here.


 Sasquatch racing SASQUATCH RACING

Our mission is to create fun, quirky, offbeat, and mysterious running events that attract an eclectic mix of runners, revelers, urban legends, and everyone/everything in between. Co-founders ‘Marathon’ Matt Forsman and Alex (The Hammer) Ho have a combined 30+ years of running, racing, and event production experience. Races include Sasquatch Racing Trail, Rattlesnake Ramble, Sasquatch Scramble, Tick Trailblaze and Honey Badger. More info and registration here.


Addresses the need to promote local athletic events that encourage a healthy lifestyle and supports the values of sustainability and giving back to the community. With the Marin County connection to the natural landscape and commitment to sustainability, the Sustainable Sports Foundation continues to foster events that are magnificently scenic, spectator friendly, gentle on the environment and for our community. Events include the Marin County Triathlon and Duathlon and the Marin County Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. More info and registration here. See Sponsor Deals for GGTC discount code.


At Tri-California, our goal is to motivate individuals of all ages and fitness levels towards a healthier lifestyle by providing training and racing opportunities in the sport of triathlon. We aim to engage the everyday athlete by encouraging individuals to “exercise with purpose” and take part in a triathlon event. Races include Wildflower, Alcatraz Challenge, Triathlon at Pacific Grove, Scott Tinley's Triathlon and San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz. More info and registration here.


We pride ourselves on our 100% safety record over our 24 year history and will continue that trend within USA Productions events across Northern California. Recognized for high quality project implementation, world class owned and operated events, program execution and establishing an ongoing relationship with major corporate and state entities. Races include Half Moon Bay, California, Folsom and Oakland. More info and registration here.


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A Professional bicycle fitting is essential for anyone who enjoys riding. When done properly, comfort, power, and control are maximized. 

3D Bikefit is dedicated to the science of marrying the mechanics of the bicycle with the physiology of the rider for an unparalleled cycling experience. Our approach leverages the best techniques and knowledge amassed over ten years of studying, analyzing and practicing bicycle fitting and has resulted in a fitting experience that is as unique as every rider we encounter. Every school of thought and technological development must meet the rigors of our fitting standards before being incorporated.

We offer a full range of fit and pricing options to suit all levels of cycling ability and ambition. A precise, thoughtful fitting is the single best investment you can make to maximize your overall enjoyment of everything cycling has to offer.  At 3D Bikefit we view your fit as a biomechanical evolution. We will work to improve your flexibility, enhance your strengths and perfect your mechanics. We are committed to purposefully and progressively helping you achieve your cycling goals step-by-step.

GGTC members receive 15% off all fits, excluding the basic base fit. See Sponsor Deals for discount code.


Enjoy 30% off a 60 or 90 minute Therapeutic Sports Massage with our sponsor Bay Area Body Mechanics.  Alleviate chronic soreness, deep muscle aches, and ongoing discomfort brought on by intensive training, injury, or overuse.  Relax and heal in a session that combines the benefits of several powerful modalities including structural integration, deep tissue therapy, circulatory and sports massage in an individualized session specially tailored to your body’s needs. 

With years of athletic training and experience covering dozens of endurance sports events, two-time Ironman triathlete David Wachtel is no stranger to pain and discomfort.  David came to bodywork through his commitment to athletics.  He began by serving the Los Angeles triathlon community, to become one of the most sought after sports massage therapists in Los Angeles. 


Whether you’re new to the sport of running or a seasoned veteran looking to notch a personal best, Marathon Matt and his team can help you transcend your running goals. Matt offers group running programs in San Francisco, custom personal coaching programs, individual coaching sessions, online coaching, & ‘fitlanthropy’ programs.

GGTC members get $10 off any Run Club program (full time, part time and a la carte). More details and registration here. See Sponsor Deals for discount code.

GGTC members are also invited to join Matt's Sunday morning trail runs for free every 2nd Sunday of the month. See Events for details. 

Presidio Sport & Medicine is the Bay Area’s innovative leader in sports medicine.  We are dedicated to providing the highest quality, customized, one-on-one care possible.  We not only specialize in physical therapy, we also offer an array of health and fitness services.  Whether you are a competitive triathlete, recovering from injury, or just want to lead a healthy life, our integrated approach will help you reach your goals and beyond.  With convenient locations in both the Presidio and Mill Valley, we are here to help you!

Recharge develops strength, accelerates healing and improves performance through recovery.  We offer all the tools you need to aid and accelerate your recovery. It’s for everyone and every body.


Benefits of Recovery: Recovery is an essential component often overlooked in a training program.  Recovery is your body's ability to adapt to stress.  Lack of effective recovery can diminish the benefits of a training program.  During recovery your body works to:

·        Eliminate metabolic waste created by training.

·        Heal injuries and damage that can lead to injury.

·        Repair muscle damage

·        Build more capability at all levels from cellular metabolism to whole-body systems


The road to your next victory is built on recovery! Recharge makes a better recovery program easy, affordable and accessible to everyone.

15% discount on memberships and day passes for GGTC members, visit Sponsor Deals for discount code


The TRX Training Center is not your average gym. We train you like athletes, pushing your limits and challenging you to “the core”. Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the TRX® Suspension Trainer™, a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s body weight to enable hundreds of exercises for every fitness goal. As a local, San Francisco based company, we love where we live and feel privileged to be here. For more information and to register for classes, visit Sponsor Deals for discount code.


GGTC club exclusive 20% discount! Call (415)-655-4797 to contact the training center or reserve classes online.



Inertia Racing Technology(iRT Wheels) believes that bicycle wheel building and designing is an art form. As any rider will attest, precision wheels can dramatically improve your athletic aspirations, making you faster and more confident. We meticulously build each wheel at our Pasadena, California headquarters, and take great pride in our commitment to quality.In 2010, iRT Wheels began with the attitude that such a precision bicycle component could be created and sold at a reasonable price point. In the years since, iRT Wheels has earned a reputation for being a cycling workhorse that produces great quality, hand built carbon racing wheels in the United States.


In the event of an accident, if you can't speak for yourself, your Road ID will. It's not just a piece of gear - it's peace of mind.


Rudy Project designs and manufactures hi-tech sunglasses, goggles and helmets by applying the most advanced science, materials engineering and computer technology. Designed and produced in Italy, Rudy Project has been distributed throughout the United States and Canada since 1998. We are known for providing the absolute best RX solutions for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts around the world. In addition to our unparalleled customer service standards, we pride ourselves on always being on the cutting edge of technological innovations for all of our products. The leader in eyewear and helmets for cycling, triathlon, skiing, golf and tennis, Rudy Project has been a proud sponsor of many organizations including USATriathlon, U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Ski Patrol