7 Big-City Triathlons

7 Big-City Triathlons

Enjoy your next race in the shadows of big buildings and urban charm. These seven <a href="http://www.active.com/triathlon">triathlons</a> capture the heart of their town and give you a big-city feel.

Cincinnati Triathlon

Cincinnati, Ohio &ndash; July 22, 2012

The sprint and international distances both feature a downstream swim in the Ohio River. It's followed by a bike and run in downtown Cincinnati, right past the Reds' and Bengals' home stadiums. Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in Cincinnati

Denver Triathlon

Denver, Colorado &ndash; June 10, 2012

Two different distances are offered, both winding through downtown Denver. This triathlon is (slightly) unusual because it has two different transition areas. Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in Denver

Cleveland Triathlon

Cleveland, Ohio &ndash; August 5, 2012

The super sprint, sprint and Olympic distances all take place primarily along the shores of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland. The race finishes near the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in Cleveland

Chicago Triathlon

Chicago, Illinois &ndash; August 24, 2012

One of the largest triathlons in the country takes place in a charming urban setting. A sprint and international distance are offered and more than 8,000 triathletes are expected to race. Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in Chicago

San Diego Triathlon Classic

San Diego, California &ndash; September 8, 2012

The Olympic-distance race features a 1,500-meter swim in San Diego Bay, a 40K bike ride with stunning views of San Diego and Mexico, and a 10K run. Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in San Diego

Las Vegas Triathlon

Las Vegas, Nevada &ndash; September 23, 2012

The 14th annual race offers sprint, international and half-Iron distances. The event is located at Lake Mead, not far from the famous Las Vegas Strip.
Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Triathlon

Los Angeles, California -- September 30, 2012

The point-to-point tri starts in historic Venice Beach and finishes in downtown Los Angeles, going through Koreatown, L.A. Live and more. (Sprint and Olympic-distance races are offered.) Register for This Race.

Upcoming Triathlons in Los Angeles

DON'T MISS: Vacation Destination Triathlons

Schedule your next vacation around your next triathlon. These eight events double as an excuse to visit a beautiful locale frequented by thousands of tourists every year. Learn More

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