Ironman CozumelCozumel, Mexico - December 1, 2013 1 of 7
One of Ironman's more tropical events, take a 2.4-mile swim amidst colorful fish in the Carribean Sea, while the three-loop bike ride and three-loop run explore the town of San Miguel de Cozumel and its picturesque coastline.
HITS ChampionshipPalm Springs, California - December 7-8, 2013 2 of 7
The crown jewel of the HITS Triathlon Series in Palm Springs, where you can enjoy beautiful desert vistas and a dry, sunny climate before, during and after your race. The event offers five distances, including sprint, Olympic, half and full distances.
Tinsel TriathlonHemet, California - December 8, 2013 3 of 7
This is billed "the largest reverse sprint triathlon" because it does the legs in reverse—a 5K run ,followed by a 12-mile bike ride and then a quick 150-yard swim in an Olympic-size pool at West Valley High School. This race is in its 28th year.
Nutcracker TriathlonRio Rancho, New Mexico - December 8, 2013 4 of 7
Benefiting prostate cancer awareness and juvenile diabetes awareness, this sprint triathlon has a 400-yard pool swim, a 20K bike ride and a 5K run.
Anthem Holiday Classic TriathlonAnthem, Arizona - December 14, 2013 5 of 7
The final triathlon of the year in Arizona, the Holiday Classic is a sprint distance with a 400-yard swim in a heated pool, a 20K bike ride and a 5K run that explores the Phoenix suburb.
Beach Blast TriathlonSan Diego, California - December 15, 2013 6 of 7
Taking place on a small, flat island in Mission Bay, this sprint and super-sprint race has an open water swim in the bay and bike and run loops around the perimeter of the island, which is closed to traffic for the race.