First Timers Info

Is this your first triathlon!? We are so excited that you chose Tri the Gulf as your first!!

Provided are several training links to help get you ready for Tri the Gulf including a few videos to help get you acquainted with Tri the Gulf!!

12 Week training program

11 Week training program

There are lots more free programs to follow online!

Print your triathlon packing list here!

Watch our helpful course videos here!

Please email us your first timer questions!!

Can't swim or feel insecure swimming in Pelican Bay? Please consider participating in a relay team with another triathlete or participate in the cycle-run category


It's Time to Tri - USA Triathlon and IRONMAN recently launched Time to Tri, a campaign to grow our sport at all levels, at all distances, in all parts of the country, and bring 100,000 new participants into triathlon by the end of 2020. We are proud to support this initiative and invite you to be part of this groundbreaking initiative for the sport of triathlon! If this is your FIRST triathlon, you can register as a Novice First Timer.