Cincinnati TriathlonCincinnati, Ohio -- July 21, 2013 1 of 10
This tri features a swim in the Ohio River (with the current) before biking through the closed-off downtown streets and passing several of the city's urban landmarks. Finish your day with a shaded run along the banks of the Ohio River.
Honolulu Tinman TriathlonHonolulu, Hawaii - July 28, 2013 2 of 10
Starting and finishing at Kapiolani Park in the shadow of Diamond Head, this course as a 750-meter ocean swim followed by a 40K bike ride along the south shore of Oahu. It finishes with a 10K run around Diamond Head. Truly one of the most beautiful triathlons you will take part in.
Cleveland TriathlonCleveland, Ohio - August 4, 2013 3 of 10
Swim in the protected waters of Lake Erie before biking and running through downtown Cleveland, passing such landmarks as the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the home stadium of the NFL's Cleveland Browns.
Chicago TriathlonChicago, Illinois - August 25, 2013 4 of 10
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 9,000 triathletes are expected to race.
Denver TriathlonDenver, Colorado -- September 22, 2013 5 of 10
Photo: Thomas Turner
Denver's lone urban triathlon, this race goes for a swim at Sloan's Lake west of downtown, then bikes toward downtown (and past the Denver Broncos' home stadium) to a second transition area, where you them embark on a run along the South Platte River Trail and the Cherry Creek River Trail.
Las Vegas TriathlonLas Vegas, Nevada-- September 22, 2013 6 of 10
The 16th annual race offers sprint and international distances. The event is located at Lake Mead, not far from the famous Las Vegas Strip.
Herbalife Triathlon Los AngelesLos Angeles, California - October 13, 2013 7 of 10
Start your day in Venice Beach with a swim in the Pacific Ocean before getting on your bike and traveling down Venice Boulevard toward downtown Los Angeles. At T2, dismount and take off on a run through the heart of the city, finishing at L.A. Live adjacent to the Staples Center. Sprint and Olympic distances are offered.
Ironman 70.3 MiamiMiami, Florida - October 27, 2013 8 of 10
Take on the protected waters of the Atlantic Ocean in downtown Miami before biking inland to the edge of the Everglades and running along the shoreline of the city. Truly a beautiful course.
Brooklyn TriathlonBrooklyn, New York - November 10, 2013 9 of 10
This inaugural event takes place at Coney Island. It starts with an ocean swim, bikes through Brooklyn and runs along the famous boardwalk before finishing at MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team. Sprint and Olympic-distance races are offered.