IRONMAN Maryland Training Camp and Race Experience

1 Somerset Ave
Cambridge, MD 21613


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Event Description

You've got the fitness, now get the experience and knowledge necessary to race at your best!

Train on the IRONMAN Maryland course and learn everything you need to know to maximize your IRONMAN Maryland race experience!

Each day will offer on-course training opportunities as well as sessions covering race preparation and logistics, transitions and change tents, gear and personal needs bags, nutrition, hydration, and cooling protocols and everything else you'll need between now and the time you cross the finish line! 

Detailed agenda and camp guide will be provided several weeks prior with a full schedule as well as tips to get the most from camp.

Tentative agenda and FAQs are below.

Tentative agenda

Thursday 7/27
4:00- Intro session
Meet the coaches and your fellow participants.  Review the schedule and set the tone for an amazing camp experience!  Collect the coolest camp swag ever!
5:00- Shake out run
6:30- Happy hour/Dinner

Friday 7/28
7:00- Breakfast 
8:00- On-course bike ride
11:00- Gear bag and transition discussion
12:30- Lunch/personal time
3:00- Q&A with Angie Hengst, Ironman Maryland race director
4:00- Open water swim discussion/OWS 
6:30- Happy hour/Dinner

Saturday 7/29
7:00- Breakfast
8:00- On-course run
10:00- Nutrition, hydration, and cooling protocol discussion
11:30- Lunch/personal time
2:00- IRONMAN logistics/race sim discussion
3:00- Active recovery ride
6:00- Dinner

Sunday 7/29
6:00- Race simulation 
11:00- Camp recap/race sim debrief
12:00- Lunch/camp concludes


Is there a payment plan?
Yes!  Register prior to 5/31 and you can split your payments!  Register in May with the "split payment" option and pay half now and half in June.

Who can attend?
Anyone- all ability levels are welcome and will be catered to.

Can I come by myself?
Yes!  Most campers will be coming by themselves.  We will have a welcoming environment that encourages networking.  You’ll leave with new friends and training partners!

How much training will be done daily?
The intent of camp is provide you with familiarity on the race course and teach you how to execute your race as well as finish out your training strong.  There will be several hours of training each day, but you will leave energized and excited to resume your training as soon as you return home.

What do I need to bring?
A guide will be shared in the weeks leading into camp with a list of suggested items to bring.  Use this as an opportunity to practice packing for race day!

What equipment is required?
All of your gear that you’ll be using on race day.  Front and rear lights are required during all bike sessions. 

Is lodging provided?
Lodging is not provided.  Holiday Inn Cambridge will serve as our base camp, but you are free to stay anywhere you would like.  There is a luxurious and family friendly Hyatt resort or there are more budget options available as well.

Discounted accommodations are available at the Cambridge Holiday Inn.  Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 410.221.9900 and requesting the TRIbe Triathlon rate or using this link Holiday Inn Express Cambridge Reservations.

Can you find me a roommate?
Yes!  We will be happy to help facilitate based on your preferences.

Is transportation provided?
You will need to provide your own transportation to Cambridge and to the activity locations.

Are meals provided?
Meals are not provided, but the Holiday Inn does include breakfast.  We will have open space midday for lunch and allow you some down time.  

Lunch and dinner locations will be shared and everyone is welcome to join or you are free to do your own thing.  Some may want to have dinner with their family, cook on their own, or just try something else.  It’s totally up to you!

What if there is inclement weather?
Safety is always paramount.  If there is inclement weather we will modify the schedule as necessary.  

What about jellyfish?
Jellyfish are an unfortunate reality at IMMD.  If there are excessive jellyfish in the river, we will not be swimming there.  Again, safety is paramount!

What is the refund policy?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds or deferrals, however, you can transfer your registration to someone else.


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