Marin County TriathlonSan Rafael, California - November 1, 2014 1 of 9
The Marin County Triathlon isn't just an endurance event, it's part of a series of races that believes in sustainability, health and giving back to the community. They have the highest designation of sustainability from the Council for Responsible Sport, and 100 percent of their net proceeds go to charity. If that's not reason enough to sign up maybe this will sway you: Triathlete magazine named the Marin Triathlon one of the 100 best triathlons on Earth.
Desert Grande Triathlon/DuathlonCoolidge, Arizona - November 1, 2014 2 of 9
Touted as one of the best triathlons in Arizona, this race is perfect for those looking to make a splash in the sport of triathlon. The short course consists of a 400-meter swim, a 10.2-mile bike, and a 5K run.
Pinnacle Indoor TriathlonFitchberg, Wisconsin - November 7, 2014 3 of 9
Looking for something different? The Pinnacle Indoor Triathlon names a winner based on distance covered, not time. The event features a 10-minute swim, a 20-minute bike, and a 10-minute run, which means the race is as challenging as you're willing to make it.
UCLA IronBruinLos Angeles, California - November 9, 2014 4 of 9
For this unique event, a draft legal triathlon for high school and collegiate athletes will compete on November 8. On November 9, The IronBruin Classic will take place, which is open to the public. Adding to the intrigue, racers will start at five-second intervals. The pool start is 500 meters and is followed by an 11-mile bike course and a 5K run.
Ultimate TriSaints Johns, Florida - November 9, 2014 5 of 9
Swimmers will start at 15-second intervals for the 300-yard pool swim, which will be followed with a 12-mile bike and a 5K run. This is a great event for beginners, as the race will be capped at 120 participants. A t-shirt, finisher's medal and a post-race massage are included in the entry fees.
Ironman ArizonaTempe, Arizona - November 16, 2014 6 of 9
Ironman Arizona begins with a deep water start in Tempe Town Lake, takes racers on a three-loop bike course through the Sonoran desert and, ends with a spectator-friendly run. This race is known to sell out quickly. Make sure to check back and sign up for the 2015 right after the 2014 race ends.
Del Mar TriathlonSan Diego, California - November 23, 2014 7 of 9
This reverse format triathlon starts with a 5K run through the scenic Cathedral Catholic High School. The 15K bike course is on the 56-freeway bike path, which will have little to no traffic. You'll finish with the fast course with a 200-meter swim in the school's heated pool.
Turkey TriathlonSan Dimas, California - November 23, 2014 8 of 9
Burn a few calories before your turkey-day dinner with this half-mile swim, 14-mile bike, and 4.5-mile run. You can also bring the family for a kid's duathlon, which consists of a half-mile run, a 2-mile bike, and another half-mile run.