Training tips, connections and inspiration

The Kāpiti Women's Tri events are all about inspiring you to the next level.  No matter if you are starting out or a bit more experienced, we want to be there alongside you all the way.

The training sessions below are designed to connect you to like-minded athletes (because you are one now), and share the journey.  Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more training events and tips.

Looking for more - check out our blog packed with insights and learnings from our team of everyday athletes just like you. Alternatively, download our Beginner's Short Distance 6-Week training plan.

Swim Technique Coaching

Training for one of the Kāpiti Women's Tri events? Don't forget our FREE Sunday swim sessions! No matter your swim ability, our coach will give you tips and tricks to hone your technique.

No need to book and you just pay for pool entry.

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, 10 Brett Ambler Way, Paraparaumu

Sunday 6 November

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, 10 Brett Ambler Way, Paraparaumu

9am - 10am

Sunday 13 November

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, 10 Brett Ambler Way, Paraparaumu

9am - 10am

Sunday 20 November

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, 10 Brett Ambler Way, Paraparaumu

9am - 10am

Sunday 4 December

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, 10 Brett Ambler Way, Paraparaumu

9am - 10am

Sunday 11 December

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, 10 Brett Ambler Way, Paraparaumu

9am - 10am

Tri Skills Training

The KWT team has teamed up with the lovely Sierra of Sparkle Fitness to deliver tri-focused training sessions for KWT participants.

Each session is designed to build your skills and confidence so you can have a fantastic day in Feb!  It's a chance to meet other like minded wāhine to enjoy the journey together.

Meet outside the Waterfront Bar. Matatua Road, Raumati Beach.

$5 per session

You can register for training via the event tab on our Facebook page or, if you don't have Facebook, just turn up on the day!

Saturday 14 January

Ocean swim session

Waterfront Bar carpark, Raumati 

9am - 10am

Saturday 21 January

Ocean swim & bike including transition

Waterfront Bar carpark, Raumati   

9am - 10am

Saturday 28 January

Ocean swim session  

Waterfront Bar carpark, Raumati 

9am - 10am

Saturday 4 February

Swim / bike / run with focus on transition                 

Waterfront Bar carpark, Raumati 

9am - 10am

Saturday 11 February

Ocean swim session

Waterfront Bar carpark, Raumati 

9am - 10am

Saturday 18 February

Mini tri

Waterfront Bar carpark, Raumati 

9am - 10am

There are public toilets and changing facilities next to the Waterfront Bar. 
Also try to arrive 10-15min early to get set up and ready to start at 9am

Sierra Ryland of Sparkle Fitness is a top age group triathlete and triathlon coach, and won her age group at the Taupō Ironman 70.3 in December 2023.

Sierra's passion is training women and mums and helping them to discover a love of triathlon - or at the very least the feeling of accomplishment of ticking off a goal!

Sierra also offers personal training and triathlon programming services. If that is something you are interested in you can contact her via email (sparklefitnz@gmail.com) or on 021 258 9445.