8 Adventure Triathlons in 2015
METAvivor Adventure RaceAnnapolis, Maryland - May 16, 2015 1 of 9
The run (5K) and bike (15.1 miles) are traditional legs of this triathlon, but the swim is replaced with a 2-mile kayak. One hundred percent of the donations for this event will go toward breast cancer research.
White Deer TriathlonBoulder Junction, Wisconsin - May 16, 2015 2 of 9
Participants can choose to canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard for 3K to start this adventure triathlon. The 23K bike leg will take place along the rustic roads around Boulder Junction and will be followed with a 6.5K run course on wooded trails.
Pumice Man Double TriathlonTygh Valley, Oregon - June 7, 2015 3 of 9
Each leg of the Pumice Man is sprint distance, but you'll have to do each leg twice to complete the race. To reward your efforts, every finisher will receive a unique handcrafted medal.
Captain Thurmond's New River Gorge Challenge 2015Fayetteville, West Virginia - August 1, 2015 4 of 9
This triathlon adventure race can be done solo, as a relay team or as a raft team. The 28.5-mile New River Gorge course features extreme mountain biking and white water rating consisting of three class-5 rapids, so do be prepared.
The Kirsta Griesacker Memorial Adventure RaceKempton, Pennsylvania - August 1, 2015 5 of 9
Teams of two or three racers will go up against a series of challenges on Hawk Mountain, including rugged trekking and orienteering, mountain biking, rappelling and paddling. This 50-mile, 12-hour race isn't for beginners.
2015 Rochester Eco Tri Adventure RacesZumbro Falls, Minnesota - August 9, 2015 6 of 9
This 4.5-mile kayak, 7-mile mountain bike race, and 5K-trail run can be done as an individual or as a relay team. The majority of the race will take place around beautiful Lake Sumbro, 10 minutes north of Rochester, Minnesota.
Jailbreak TriathlonColumbia, Tennessee - September 26, 2015 7 of 9
This course starts near the Maury County Jail on the Duck River. Start with a 3.5-mile canoe paddle to Chickasaw Trace Park, where you'll then attempt an 8-mile mountain bike ride. The race finishes with a 2.5-mile run.
The Edge Adventure Race 2015Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - October 18, 2015 8 of 9
Suitable for beginner and experienced racers, the Edge Adventure Race consists of a 5-mile trek/orienteering, 10 miles of mountain biking, and 5 miles of canoe paddling that includes multiple team challenges. Participants will be given six hours to finish the race.