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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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

Midway between Baltimore and Philadelphia, this race is staged out of beautiful Perryville Community Park in Perryville, Maryland which is truly a hidden gem, a diamond in the rough. Nestled on forested bluffs overlooking the top of the Chesapeake Bay this park makes for the epicenter of a great race. The swim takes place in the Chesapeake…

Diamond in the Rough Triathlon (Sprint, International Distance)

Augusta is the perfect place to play this summer in this eclectic downtown city along the river. From outdoor activities to culinary delights, visit Maine to experience it all. Maine brings one of the top national parks in the country with Acadia National Park showcasing the rugged and beautiful coastline to many more outdoor activities….

Ironman 70.3 Maine (Augusta – Half Iron Distance)

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Luray Sprint and International Triathlon

Race Website:   Watersman Triathlon Registration

Waterman’s Triathlon – Sprint, Half, Olympic Races

Wilmington, NC has been highly praised for its charming small-town appeal, rich history, beautiful clean beaches, locally caught seafood, and a hip beer scene.  This scenic course starts at Wrightsville Beach and ends across from the city’s most attention-grabbing attraction—the immense Battleship North Carolina. It is the perfect destination for first time athletes and veterans looking to…

Ironman 70.3 North Carolina

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