10 Sprint Triathlons to Do in 2015
Spa Girl Tri - GrapevineGrapevine, Texas - June 6, 2015 1 of 11
The Spa Girl is a sprint-distance race perfect for beginners, and can be done either as an individual or as a two- or three-person team. After the event there will be plenty of time for relaxation and pampering, which includes a free brunch and mimosa as part of festivities.
Dunedin Sprint Triathlon on Honeymoon IslandDunedin, Florida - June 7, 2015 2 of 11
Rookies and pros alike are attracted to this classic sprint race hosted by the Dunedin Rotary Club. The event is held on Honeymoon Island, which just happens to have one of the most picturesque beaches in the United States.
Tri Raider SprintLubbock, Texas - June 27, 2015 3 of 11
Texas is home to more than just cattle, oil, the Cowboys football team and the Alamo. The Lone Star state also hosts a ton of triathlons. The Tri Raider Sprint, which is held at Buffalo Springs Lake, is one of the classics. Athletes begin in a spring-fed lake, head out for a 17.6-mile out-and-back bike that contains three climbs and finish with a 3.1-mile run on flat, somewhat shaded roads.
San Diego International TriathlonSan Diego, California - June 28, 2015 4 of 11
This competitive triathlon off Harbor Drive in San Diego is scenic and fun. Choose from either the sprint or international distance that you can complete as a team or individual. A pro wave is also featured in this event that brings plenty of spectators.
Mountain Man Sprint TriathlonFlagstaff, Arizona - July 12, 2015 5 of 11
One of the oldest triathlons west of the Mississippi River features a lake swim, an out-and-back bike through rolling, green hills and a run on paved roads along Lake Mary.
Texas Star Tri MontgomeryMontgomery, Texas - July 12, 2015 6 of 11
Start off with a 300 yard pool swim, then jump on the bike for a quick 10-mile stretch along Lone Star Parkway. The final 3-mile run takes place on the local high school cross-country course, and promises to be one of the best in Texas.
SLO TriathlonSan Luis Obispo, California - July 26, 2015 7 of 11
Completion, rather than competition, is the focus of the San Luis Obispo Triathlon. Featuring a half-mile pool swim, a 15-mile bike ride on local roads and a 3.1-mile run, this easy short course tri is perfect for novice triathletes or the experienced athlete looking for a personal best.
Lawrence Sprint TriathlonIndianapolis, Indiana - September 13, 2015 8 of 11
The Lawrence Sprint is the second in the 10-race Triton Brewing Indiana Triathlon Series. You can participate in all 10, or simply take on this one. The sprint includes a 350-yard swim, 20K bike and 5K run that finishes at the brewery.
FKCC Sprint TriathlonKey West, Florida - September 19, 2015 9 of 11
Swim in the Florida Keys Community College lagoon, complete a 10-mile three-loop bike ride and finish with a one-loop 5K run all on the island of Key West. If you're not up for the swim, try the biathlon. There's also a biathlon swim-bike option.
Osprey Sprint TriathlonSnow Hill, Maryland - September 26, 2015 10 of 11
This is one fast race! The half-mile swim is held in the shallow Chinciteague Bay, which has an average water temperature of 68 degrees on race day. Athletes then complete a 15.2-mile bike ride on a flat, circular course and finish with a 3.1-mile flat run through the rural countryside of Worchester County.