Life Time Tri Club

TRI with Us

Whether you are a triathlon newbie or simply looking to improve your times or distances a triathlon training plan can be invaluable. In fact, one of the first things any triathlete or person considering one should do is to look for some type of plan to help them structure their training and race season.

So whether you’re looking for specialized 1:1 training, race-specific training plans or simply guidance and camaraderie with fellow triathletes, Life Time Tri Club has you covered.

Review the program information below, fill out the application to get started, and receive program updates on our Facebook Group!

Program Perks

As a Life Time Member, you get complimentary admission to the club including:

  • A 12-week training program to prepare yourself for race day
  • Exclusive Life Time Tri Club jersey (image coming soon!)
  • Access to the Life Time tent on race day, including a private port-o-let!
  • Express Packet Pickup at the Expo
  • Race weekend logistics coordination including accommodations and club activities
  • Team support and camaraderie
  • Virtual info sessions
  • Active social media community 

Meet Your Coach

Coach Mike Thomson
@fastandfitmike / IG

Fitness Trainer
Run/Tri Coach Virtual & In-Person Trainer


Certifications & Niche/specialty  

CSCS (certified strength and conditioning specialist), USAT (USA track and field)

Location:  Overland Park Kansas

Mike Thomson has been coaching since 2005 after getting a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is a Level I USA Track & Field Coach.  Mike is also a Poliquin Biosignature Practitioner.

Mike was a collegiate soccer player (Michigan State University) turned endurance athlete. Some of his accomplishments include the Boston Marathon in 2008 and 2010, a sub-11 hour finish in his first Ironman at Ironman Cozumel 2010, and competing on Team USA in the 2012 Age Group World Triathlon Championships in New Zealand. His most recent accomplishment is a 2:51 finish at the 2013 Chicago Marathon.

Mike is a husband and father of twin boys and is training for the 2022 Chicago Triathlon.

Join Coach Mike and other Life Time Triathletes in this year’s Chicago Triathlon as one of the team! If you sign up with us, we will offer opportunities for training, including master swims, group rides/runs, information sessions and strategy-sharing to help you crush the course and make the Chicago Triathlon the one you will never forget. Come “Tri with Us”!

Life Time members interested in joining the Life Time Tri Club to train for the Life Time Chicago Triathlon should fill out the form below to get started.

After you sign up for the Life Time Tri Club make sure to register for the triathlon itself!

Life Time Tri Club Application

The Chicago Tri welcomes all Life Time Members to be a part of our very own Life Time Tri Club! Fill out the application form below to get started.