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Triathlons for Beginners
Rio Grande Triathlon
Albuquerque, New Mexico - April 26, 2014 1 of 9
Part of the USAT Retro Tri Series, the Rio Grande Triathlon encourages "neon everything" and uses '80s music to get you pumped up. Add a fast course and reverse format and this race becomes all sorts of fun, especially for first-timers.
AthletiCare's Try the Tri
Springfield, Illinois - May 4, 2014 2 of 9
The 150-yard pool swim, flat bike course and paved run are ideal for beginners. If you really want to take the pressure off, sign up for the "Just for Fun" team category.
4th Annual Father's Day Weekend Triathlon Festival
Orlando, Florida - June 15, 2014 3 of 9
What better way to dive into multisport than with a celebration. Race categories include sprint, aqua bike, duathlon and "My First Triathlon." A flat, 100 percent shade-covered run is almost reason enough to give this race a try.
Callaway Gardens Triathlon
Pine Mountain, Georgia - August 31, 2014 4 of 9
The flat, fast course at Robin Lake Beach is designed for beginners. The swim hugs the shore around the perimeter of the lake; the bike takes place on gently rolling terrain, and the run is "very fast."
Tri for Fun Sprint and Du Series
Various Dates and Locations 5 of 9
The name of the event says it all. If it's just for fun, you don't have to take yourself too seriously. Sign up and discover the joy of multisport racing.
Des Moines, Iowa - August 31, 2014 6 of 9
Invite your family and friends to cheer you on at this spectator-friendly venue. Challenge yourself with the Olympic-distance race or sign up for the team relay. Either way, Hy-Vee prides itself on providing a fun, family-friendly racing environment.
Bootlegger Super Sprint Triathlon
Dawsonville, Georgia - September 7, 2014 7 of 9
Another family-friendly event, this race has five different categories for kids and three waves for adult. With a cap of 180 participants, the course is never overcrowded.
5150 Galveston & Lonestar Sprint Triathlons
Galveston, Texas - September 21, 2014 8 of 9
Beginner triathletes can choose between the Olympic-distance Galveston Triathlon or the Lonestar Sprint. Both races start in the protected waters off of white-sand Palm Beach—the name alone makes it sound like fun!)—followed by a fast bike course and a flat run. Just be prepared for wind.