8 Late-Season Tris to Finish Your Year
By Ryan Wood
Looking to fit one more triathlon into your schedule? These eight late-season tris will give you a final challenge before the winter hits.
Panama City Beach, Florida — October 15
This is the second of two White Sand tris (the other is in the spring). The race is a 600-meter Gulf of Mexico swim, a 16-mile bike ride along the coast and a 5K run. Learn More ?
Emerald Isle, North Carolina — October 15
This race features a 750-meter ocean swim, a 19.3K bike ride and a 5K run along the coast. The event is put on for the eighth straight year by the Emerald Isle Parks and Rec department. Learn More ?
Miami, Florida — October 30
This is one of the fall's top destination races. The average temperature for both air and water in Miami is 78 degrees during October. Learn More ?
Lanai City, Hawaii — October 29
The off-road sprint tri gives you breathtaking scenery on Lanai, one of Hawaii's smaller islands. Learn More ?
Henderson, Nevada — October 2
Hit all of Henderson's best spots when you swim at Lake Las Vegas Resort, bike through Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and run the lake Las Vegas Loews resort area. Learn More ?
Parker, Arizona — November 6
Taking place at the Blue Water Resort and Casino, the race offers a long course and a sprint course for individuals and relays. Learn More ?
San Dimas, California — November 27
Burn off the Thanksgiving feast! This event, east of Los Angeles, awards finishers with a medal and a tech T-shirt. Learn More ?
Hemet, California — December 11
Give a reverse tri a try before ringing in 2012. A 5K run is followed by a 12-mile bike ride and finishes with a quick 150-meter swim in a heated pool. Learn More ?