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8th Annual Trisutto Vernon, BC Training Camp

July 16 - 21, 2024

Coaches Michelle Barnes
                      Gary Barnes 


Reserve your place for our 8th Annual Trisutto Vernon, BC Training Camp. Join long time Trisutto / Team Barnes Multisport Coaches Michelle and Gary Barnes for individual advice on your swim, bike and run in Okanagans best kept secret.


16 - 21 July, 2024


$499 USD (Discount for Team Barnes Multisport Athletes)

Camp Location  

Vernon, BC, Canada


Athletes book their own accommodation; plenty of lodging in Vernon (Air bnb, hotels, motels). Camp starts from 7911 Brooks Lane, Vernon most days so for convienance accomodation close to this address will be easiest.

What's Included

All swim (pool and open water), bike and run coaching (max 6:1 athlete/coach ratio), running singlet, swim cap, pool fees and some nutrition/snacks.

First 4 sign ups will receive a remedial/ sports MASSAGE from Michelle.

Tentative Schedule 

(flexible due to weather/ athletes level of fitness)

Tues July 16 : Bike Day - Am hill reps, afternoon open water swim, second bike off swim.


Wed July 17: Run Day - Am track/ hill reps  workout, lunch open water swim, run off swim.


Thurs July 18: Am pool swim, choice of Silverstar or Armstrong ride (3 hrs).  


Friday July 19: Am long 3.8 km Ironman training swim at Kal lake (shorter option available), optional additional ride / run.

Trisutto swim, bike, run, fuelling and race strategy seminar with Q & A.


Saturday July 20: Carpool with bikes to Across the Lake swim in Kelowna, ride back to Vernon for 1/2 (90 km) or full lake loop (150km).


Sunday July 21: Long run along flat packed gravel Okanagan rail trail (varying duration depending on athlete), group breakfast then recovery swim at Juniper Bay.


Aspects that are covered during the week long training:

  • Training philosophy –  learn principles of periodisation, the training mix, psychology + physiology, athlete development and the use of races within these considerations.

  • Swim training – techniques for the individual athlete, use of swim tools, stroke correction.

  • Bike training – positioning, technique for the individual athlete, bicycle and component selection, skills, tools.

  • Run training - technique for the individual athlete, use of run tools (hills, track, treadmill, road).

  • Triathlon – integration of swim, bike and run into the one training approach.

  • Injuries – prevention, treatment, athlete mentality and training around or through them.

  • Race execution – strategy for the individual athlete and season goals.

  • The camp program will be sent to the athletes a week before the camps starts.

Contact for additional questions and bookings.

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