Triathlon Training with Team Z

Team Z, Your source for triathlon training & education

Team Z is an adult triathlon training program in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland for people of all experience and fitness levels. Team Z offers one of the most inclusive, social, and organized triathlon training environments in the country. We are committed to giving our members the individual attention, training, and educational opportunities that they deserve in a fun and nurturing environment and at an affordable price.

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Founder & Triathlon Teacher

Ed Zerkle

Ed has taught people to swim and participate in triathlon for more than 25 years and has helped adults of all backgrounds to achieve personal goals that exceeded their wildest expectations. Ed teaches triathlon by building a sense of community and focusing on fun. Ed believes it’s important to work hard to achieve goals AND have fun spending time with teammates along the way. Ed has  proven time and time again that you CAN be a successful and serious athlete and enjoy yourself at the same time.

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Triathlon Team Training for DC, MD and VA

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Weekend Group training events

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Weekday Swim Practices

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Weekend Clinics & Guest Speakers

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Coordinated Social Activities

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General Smallwood Staged out of beautiful General Smallwood State Park, this park and area are ideally situated for a triathlon with rolling courses and low traffic roads. The swim takes place in the Mattawoman Bay, known across the Nation as a prime example of what a fully restored Chesapeake Bay tributary looks like! After a quick run to…

General Smallwood International

Race Website:  Rock Hall International

Rock Hall International

Race Website:  Rock Hall Sprint

Rock Hall Sprint

Swim Fest Luray is a Swim Competition that offers three race distances. Modeled after the popular Swim Fest Fort Ritchie this swim competition features a fun and competitive open water swimming opportunity. You can combine distances as they will not overlap. You will be eligible for podium awards for each race you enter. Combining all three races…

Luray Swim Fest

IRONMAN 70.3 Musselman is the perfect race for athletes who want to experience an urban, upstate adventure. You’ll start your race with a swim in Seneca Lake followed by a bike course that takes you into the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes Region, boasting incredible views of both Seneca and Cayuga Lakes. The run…

Mussleman Half Iron Distance Triathlon

Set in the bucolic riverside town of Colonial Beach, VA this race is fast and fun. Easy to get to from Richmond, Baltimore and DC Colonial Beach is a great race-cation destination! After a river swim athletes will be treated to stunning seaside and farmland views on well paved roads. Upon return to the beach,…

Colonial Beach International

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