Meetup schedule

This year meetups for both the in-person Reston Sprint Tri and the virtual RST will be held on Zoom. The series kicked off on Monday, March 1st and will continue until August. We encourage all triathletes to attend the monthly meetups for race updates as well as tips and tricks to training.

Registered 2021 RST athletes (for either in-person or virtual events) are welcome to join the monthly meetups. Space is limited to the first 100 attendees. Zoom invitation and meetup details can be found in your RST update emails or by reaching out to

Future meetups schedule is listed below. Click on each date to pre-register.

  • May 24th
    • Joe O’Gorman, Triathlete Coach will provide an overview of the RST run segment
    • Message from Reston Association
    • Virtual RST Q&A

Past Meetups in Review

Race Ready: Return to / Start racing: USAT Certified Coach, Sharon Adams of Rising Sun Fitness provided guidance to both returning and first-time triathletes on creating a training routine that sets goals for successful summer racing. REVIEW the REPLAY and slide deck HERE

Training for the Tri: Craig Hoffman, Explosive Performance Coach and Elite Personal Trainer, at OneLife Fitness in Reston, shared strategies for working out safely at the gym during the pandemic along with specific training tips for biking and running. REVIEW the REPLAY and slide deck HERE. Be sure to view the deck to see Craig’s mystery slides that went dark during the first three and a half minutes PLUS bonus slide #10 with links to the resources shared in chat by Craig.

Bike Training, Endurance & Maintenance: A must-see for all RST event participants. Anne Mader, owner of The Bike Lane presented great bike safety and training tips for the Reston Sprint Tri. Dennis Arndt, RST athlete, discussed the RST bike segment from an athlete’s perspective. Dave Conover, USAT Official of the Year for 2020 presented USA Triathlon Competitive Rules. Bunny Bonnes, USAT Race Director Level 2 and RST Board member discussed bike lane details for the RST in-person event. REVIEW the REPLAY and slide deck HERE. Be sure to view the deck to review the complete version of the USAT Competitive Rules.