Current Weekly Practices

Dare2tri offers FREE practice opportunities to all athletes throughout the year on a weekly basis.


Outdoor Cycling and Run Practice

May 21 - August 22

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6 p.m.

On the last Thursday of each month, practice will run longer until 7:30 p.m.

August 27 - September 19 (Adjusted hours from 2:30-5 p.m.)

Practice Location: 600 W. Wilson Ave, Wilson Parking Lot East of Lakeshore Drive

No practice on the following dates due to camps/events: June 6 and 20, July 2 and 4, August 15

In the spring and summer months, Dare2tri hosts weekly outdoor practices with a focus on cycling and running/wheelchair pushing.  Dare2tri coaches and volunteers are on hand to instruct, assist with equipment fitting and adjustments, transfers and lead practices for athletes.  Sighted guides, tandem pilots, and other volunteers are also able to assist athletes and train with them as needed.  Dare2tri provides a variety of adaptive equipment on site for athletes to try and use during practice times. 


Open water swim practice

June 11 - August 20

Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.

Ohio Street Beach, 600 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Join Dare2tri on Tuesday evenings at Ohio Street Beach for practice swimming in the open water! Dare2tri staff and coaches are on hand to assist athletes with transfers, watch gear, and provide swim instruction to all who attend. 


Indoor Racing Chair Roller practice

Starting September 16

Mondays, 7:15 p.m.

Jesse White Community Center: 412 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL

Join us for indoor racing chair practice, on rollers. We have a limited number of rollers and equipment, so if you plan to attend please email Dan Tun.


Indoor functional strength & Swim Practice

Starting September 17, 2019

Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.

Hour 1: Functional Strength (6-7 p.m.)

Hour 2: Swim Practice (7-8 p.m.)

Fosco Park: 1312 S. Racine, Chicago, IL

During the Spring, Fall, and Winter, Dare2tri hosts a weekly, indoor functional strength & swim practice. The first hour consists of a circuit training session, which incorporates cardiovascular activity, weights, strength training, and flexibility.  For the second hour, athletes head to the pool, where there are opportunities for both new and experienced swimmers to get instruction on technique and be led through a coached workout.


additional swim practice

Starting September 19, 2019

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Ellis Park Pool: 3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL

In the pool, both new and experienced athletes have opportunities to get instruction on technique and be lead through a coached swim workout.


Practices Not Currently in Session

ambulatory run clinics (INDOORS)

Saturdays, 10:00-11:15am

University of Illinois at Chicago - Student Recreation Center at the indoor track: 737 S. Halsted St. in Chicago

Limited spots available, Athletes and Volunteers can register below.

These ambulatory run clinics will focus on running technique and mobility.  Coaches will lead participants through running drills and interval workouts during this 1.5 hour session.  


Track ruNNING clinics

Montrose Lakefront Track, 4546 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60640

Open to ambulatory and wheelchair athletes. Volunteers will be available to assist participants. 

2019 Dare2tri supported race & camp/clinic schedule

Dare2tri supports several races throughout the season. A club supported race means that Dare2tri will provide transportation (if needed), provide equipment, coordinate volunteers/guides/handlers for athletes, and have on-site coaching. If you plan to race in any of the below events, please contact Dan Tun.


February 9: Play for All @ Chicago Children's Museum in Chicago, IL

February 15-17: Elite & Development Team Camp* @ Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, AL

March 2: Multisport Clinic @ Highland Park, IL

March 24: Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K @ Chicago, IL

April 28: Start the Season @ On Tour Brewing in Chicago, IL

May 30-Jun 2: Injured Military Camp @ Hammond, IN

June 2: Leon's Triathlon @ Hammond, IN

June 7-9: Learn2Tri Training Camp @ Pleasant Prairie, WI

June 21-23: Train2Race Training Camp @ Pleasant Prairie, WI

June 23: Pleasant Prairie Triathlon @ Pleasant Prairie, WI

July 20: Paratriathlon Nationals @ Long Beach, CA

July 21: Wauconda Triathlon @ Wauconda, IL

July 23-24: Kids Paratriathlon Training Camp @ 63rd Street Beach in Chicago, IL

August 24-25: Chicago Triathlon @ Chicago, IL

September 29: Chicago Half Marathon & 5K @ Chicago, IL

 October 13: Bank of America Chicago Marathon @ Chicago, IL

November 1: Evening2Inspire @ Chicago, IL