FitFest 2017 Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in FitFest 2017! FitFest is our most anticipated annual event where students get the chance to sample out a class or two offered here at UCSD Recreation to see what's the best fit for you! Sample classes range from Yoga, Zumba, Bicycle Cycling and more. Watch the video below to see how much everyone who participated enjoyed their FREE Fitness and Yoga classes, food truck, and LIVE DJ!
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Sunrise with Sickie – Run, Swim and Cycle with Masters Sports

Do you run? Do you swim? Do you cycle?
Have you ever thought about combining your love for any of these sports with the agility and strength that comes from the other two? Well, the Masters Sports program is the place to do it! Masters Swim Sickie Started by the Masters Sports Director, Ron ‘Sickie’ Marcikic, in 1983, this program offers an array of running, swimming and cycling workouts available for any fitness level. Anyone, from a freshman on his or her first day of college to a seasoned athlete of 40 years, can join in, swimming with Coach Sickie, running with Coach Terry Martin or the combined Triathlon program, and increase their abilities with great coaching and highly experienced staff.

Masters Swimming For almost 33 years, the UCSD Masters Swimming Program, under the tutelage of Masters Sports Director and Head Coach, Ron ‘Sickie’ Marcikic, has offered quality swim workouts to students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community. Utilizing two 50 meter pools at the Canyonview Aquatic Center, a coaching staff of 13 coaches, with workouts offered 7 days a week, Masters Swimming provides a very affordable, very fun and comprehensive lifetime fitness program for adult athletes.

Masters Running Masters Running offers a unique and professional approach to training for the adult runner. Anyone can run, but if you like to run and want to see some improvement or take on your first Triton 5K, this program is for you! Head Coach Terry Martin, along with Coach Tom Piszkin have trained athletes from casual runners to national caliber elite runners. Grab your shoes and come out to the North Campus Track for some fun…on the run!

Masters Triathlon Centered on routine training in the 3 triathlon sports of swimming, running and cycling, the Masters Triathlon program gets athletes ready for this incredibly challenging event. Our Head Triathlon Coach, Terry Martin, has been competing in triathlons for more than two decades, including 8 Hawaii Ironman finishes. The program supports those interested in participating in their first, short triathlon as well as athletes with ambitions for going the “Ironman” distance. Open to all levels of ability.

Masters Triathlon Workout Schedule


Spanos Training Facility–North Patio


Canyonview Pool


North Campus Track
Bike Turbo Tuesday & Friday 6 – 7:30am Monday thru Friday 6:00am, 7:30am Tuesday & Thursday 6 – 7:30am
PLUS all of the Swimming & Running workouts Monday thru Thursday 6:00pm
Saturday 7:30am
Sunday 9:00am
How do I know if this is the right program for me? These days, fitness is big. In fact, personal fitness should be an important component of everyday life. Being healthy is key to an active lifestyle. We offer a wide range of athletes, fitness opportunities in swimming, running and basic triathlon training, each and every day. The best way to try our program for free, is to contact Sickie ( and ask to try out our program. He will send you a coupon for two free workouts, that you can use to give our program a try. Register for Masters Sports at the RIMAC Sales Desk.  GetRecd Masters
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