7 Early-Season Triathlons
Oahu, Hawaii - March 2, 2013 1 of 8
Triathletes begin with a 500-meter swim inside the safety of Puaena Point, followed by a 12-mile bike ride through Haleiwa town and finally a 3-mile beach run, yes, a beach run, in soft sand. This race promises to be a leg burner.
Springs Back Triathlon
Fulshear, Texas - March 10, 2013 2 of 8
This former duathlon has added a swimming leg in a lake this year and two race distances. Triathletes can choose the sprint or Olympic distance course, which takes them along country roads and over rolling hills.
2013 Havasu Triathlon
Lake Havasu City, Arizona - March 23, 2013 3 of 8
Swim in Lake Havasu, take on a challenging bike course with two steep, but mericfully short, hill and finish with a flat, fast run at the Havasu Triathlon, home of the Mountain Collegiate Triathlon Conference Championships. A sprint distance race will be held the same day.
Pocatello, Idaho - April 26 to April 27, 2013 4 of 8
This triathlon, which is broken up over two days, is the perfect race for tirathletes who want to ease into the season or for beginners. This sprint triathlon begins with a 700-yard indoor swim on Friday and picks up the following day with the bike and run.
Silicon Valley International Triathlon
Morgan Hill, California - April 20 to April 21, 2013 5 of 8
Swim, bike and run in any one of three races over this triathlon-tastic weekend. The festivities kick off Saturday with the Silicon Valley Sprint Triathlon and the Silicon Valley Long Course Triathlon. The action picks back up the next day with the Silicon Valley International Triathlon, followed by an epic expo and party.
St. Anthony's Triathlon
St. Petersburg, Florida - April 28, 2013 6 of 8
Race against some of the world's top professional triathletes as they compete for a $65,000 prize purse. Triathletes will swim 1.5K, bike 40K and finish with a 10K run. The event doesn't end until after the party. Not feeling ready for the distance? The day before the big race,is the Meek and Mighty Triathlon, which includes a time trial pool swim, bike and run.
2013 Mad Triathlon
Warren, Vermont - May 13, 2013 7 of 8
This springtime race, which has four legs, is a perennial favorite. Competitors start with a 7.2-mile road run, then head to the river, where they'll paddle six miles to the bike start. After finishing the 10-mile bike ride, the triathletes hit an on-mountain trail, which should be muddy, for the final three-mile stretch.