Chicago Tri Club

Swim. Bike. Run. Play. 


Meet Our Sponsors

Our sponsors go above and beyond for the club. In addition to providing discounts to our members, the club relies on these businesses for its general programming. These sponsors actively promote the club and help keep our members informed by speaking at monthly meetings, hosting clinics for the Newbie Program, and/or providing significant CTC discounts on their general programs! Thank them for all the support they give the club by paying them a visit!

Chicago Blue Dolphins

CBD 2010 logoChicago Blue Dolphins (CBD) is an aquatic fitness business delivering state-of-the-art swim instruction and training programs. Since our founding in 2003, providing swim-leg support for triathletes has been at the center of our business; our support comes in the form of instruction and group swim training programs.  For those looking to improve their general swimming and open water swim technique, CBD offers private and semi-private lessons, small group, larger group, and CTC-exclusive group clinics. We use such tools as underwater video analysis, mirrors, in-water coaching, and creative pool toys to get the skills across to you quickly and easily.

For those looking for structured group training, CBD offers large group swims throughout the week: our Fast Forward and Masters swimming programs. The Fast Forward program provided technology-enhanced, accelerated learning to triathletes with a desire to transform their swimming and crush old swim splits. Fast Forward includes coach-intensive group swims, individualized technique-improvement plans, periodic video taping, and tri-distance specific practices for you to do on your own. The Masters program is targeted to more advanced swimmers who are looking for a more competitive swimming approach — interval sets, four-stroke practices, sprint sets, etc. And, for those of you with children, we offer child lessons from ages 6 months and up to get your li’l triathlete swimming early and often!

CTC members receive a 10% discount off all instruction at the CBD swim studio and a 10% discount off all session memberships for CBD Fast Forward or Masters group practices. CTC members who join the CBD Masters swim team get an additional 10% off all services offered at the CBD swim studio. CBD will also be offering two CTC members only small group clinics through the Newbie Program.  For more information, call our office at 773.342.7250, email us at, or visit:

TriHarder Multisports

TriHarderTriHarder Multisports LLC offers personalized coaching to triathletes, cyclists, and runners of all abilities using science based principles. Coach Matt holds a doctoral and master’s degree in Exercise Physiology with a specialization in sports science and nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin. Coach Lauren earned a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Cornell University.Matt and Lauren hold advanced USA Triathlon coaching certifications and have over 20 years of combined coaching experience. They are also avid athletes and have competed in triathlons, cycling, and running races at the local through World Championship level. Contact Matt ( or Lauren ( and find how they can help you reach your goals.

TriHarder offers the following discounts to CTC members: 25% off initial consultations for individualized coaching & 15% off performance testing


Well-Fit, Inc

Well-Fit, Inc. is owned by Sharone Aharon who has been involved in sports and fitness for the nearly two decades. In more recent years, he has competed in more than 30 triathlon races around the world, three of them at the World Triathlon Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Currently, Sharone coaches athletes of all ability levels. His philosophy: Delivering understandable, easy to follow program that is based on scientific research and real life experience. Testing and gathering athlete’s information is the basis for program development. Motivation and measurement of results are necessary for program adjustment and progression. All tailored around the athlete goals, lifestyle and attitude.

CTC members receive a 15% discount for all Well-Fit training and classes except Ironman programs.  Prices are reflected directly on their website.  Well-Fit also provides the training plan and coach for the CTC Newbie Program, in addition to several additional clinics for our newbies. 

For an additional special CTC-only limited time offer from Well-Fit, please see the Special Offers page.

For more information, visit:

Personal Nutrition Designs, LLC

Personal Nutrition Designs, LLC was founded in 1992 by Monique Ryan, MS, RDN,  LDN, CSSD, who has a long history of working with all types of endurance athletes including  triathletes, runners, and cyclists ranging from first time competitors to professional athletes. She offers personalized sports nutrition programs designed to optimize training and recovery and pre-race and race day nutrition guidelines based on cutting edge research and practices. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. Monique is also Certified Leap Therapist (CLT) for a unique food sensitivity test and is a functional and integrative nutritionist.

Monique currently contributes articles for and was a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Ironman University and their coaching certification program. She is the author of Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, 3rd edition (VeloPress) and has written for VeloNews, Inside Triathlon, Outside, Runner’s World, and Oxygen. She has also consulted for the Timex Multisport Team, the Saturn Cycling Team, and Team Type 1. Monique was a member for the performance enhancement team for USA Triathlon and USA Cycling for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

CTC members receive a 10% discount off an initial nutrition consultation. Learn more about her services at

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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