Coach Details

Lauren Updyke, MA
BASE Tri Fitness
Columbus, OH
  • Monthly endurance coaching
    • Triathlon/Iron distance triathlon
    • Marathon/ultramarathon
    • Mountain biking
    • Cycling
    • Adventure racing
    • Open water swim racing
  • Endurance consultation
  • Keynote speaking engagements
  • Swim lessons for individuals and adults
  • Strength training for injury prevention

BASE Tri Fitness

BASE Tri Fitness was founded to give age-group endurance athletes a premiere coaching experience.

The BASE Mission:

To provide athlete's with BALANCED training programs that are APPROPRIATE and SPECIFIC to the athlete's abilities, fitness level, and goals to achieve their personal peak ENDURANCE.

Are you ready to Build The Base?

About Coach Lauren Updyke, MA

Education & Certifications

The Ohio State University M.A., Sport Management    

DePaul University B.S.ed, Physical Education    

USA Triathlon Certified Coach Level 1

NASM Certified Personal Trainer    

ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor

Mad Dogg SPINNING Certified Instructor

Academy of Holistic Fitness Specialist


Coach LU has been in the fitness and wellness industry since 2004.  Her first endurance event, The 2005 Chicago Marathon, was her first glimpse into endurance sports and she loved every minute of it. Since then, Coach LU has completed multiple open marathons, half marathons, full Ironman triathlons, half Ironman triathlons as well as multiple-day triathlons.  Coach LU also enjoys Olympic and sprint triathlons as they fit into her racing schedule. 



2012 Ironman Wisconsin 8th Place Age Group

2012 Ironman Muncie 70.3 5th Place Age Group

2012 Ironman Honu 70.3 4th Place Age Group

2011 Marines Ironman World Championships 70.3

2011 Lifetime Chicago Triathlon 1st Place F25-29 Age Group

2011 Racing for Recovery Half Iron  2nd Place Overall Female

2009, 2010 American Triple T Finisher

2010 Racing for Recovery Half Iron  2nd Place F25-29 Age Group

2009 Portage Lakes International 1st Place 25-29 Age Group

2009 Fat Rabbit International 2nd Place Overall Female

2008, 2009, 2010 Ford Ironman Louisville Finisher

2008 Scarlet and Grey Sprint Triathlon 1st Place Overall Female

For more information on Coach LU email [email protected]