Bucket List TriCollege Station, Texas; April 17, 2016 1 of 13
Get a jumpstart on your tri season with this beginner-friendly Olympic Triathlon. The swim snakes through a middle school natatorium, the bike takes place on closed streets through College Park and the run weaves through running paths in Southwood Park.
Not sure you're ready? Bucket List Triathlon offers free clinics to help get your mind and body prepared.
2016 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National ChampionshipsClemson, SC; April 22, 2016 2 of 13
Are you part of a college triathlon team?
The USAT Collegiate Club National Championships is a great place to test your fitness against other students who have a similar swim, bike and run passion. There's a standard Olympic-distance race, a Draft-Legal race and a relay option available.
2016 Wildflower Olympic TriathlonBradley, Calif.; May 1, 2016 3 of 13
Predominately known for its long course offering, Wildflower's Olympic triathlon is a perfect warm-up for your "A" race later in the year. The course is also famous for its toughness--the 40K bike course is extremely hilly, and the 10K run is generally hot.
Folsom Lake International TriathlonGranite Bay, Calif.; May 7, 2016 4 of 13
The Folsom Lake International triathlon starts on Granite Beach in Folsom Lake, and features a lake swim, single-lap bike course and a trail run on popular nearby trails. After you land your next PR, enjoy the hot, post-race meal and free massage tailored for athletes.
2016 Muncie May Olympic TriSelma, Ind.; May 14, 2016 5 of 13
The super popular Muncie May Olympic triathlon starts on the serene waters of Prairie Creek Reservoir, and the bike and run courses weave through gorgeous scenery among the trees. This wetsuit-legal race has a history of selling out, so act quickly to guarantee a spot.
14th Annual Auburn TriathlonAuburn, Calif.; May 15, 2016 6 of 13
A shortened version of the "World's Toughest Half," the Auburn International triathlon features not only beautiful scenery but also minimal traffic. The run takes place on paved roads and a shaded canal trail that includes several views of the American River.
Honolulu Triathlon 2016Honolulu, Hawaii; May 15, 2016 7 of 13
Not many of us can race in the IRONMAN World Championship, but that doesn't mean you can't still compete on the Big Island. The swim in this event takes place in the Pacific Ocean, the bike will be held on the Makai side of the Ala Mona Blvd. and the run goes through the beautiful Ala Moana Beach Park.
HITS Triathlon Series, Grand JunctionGrand Junction, Colo.; May 21, 2016 8 of 13
Famous for the National Monument, Grand Junction is becoming a popular triathlon city in the United States. Its pristine water, flat and fast bike course and self-described "bumpy" run course draws competitors to race the area time and time again.
Saint Louis TriathlonMaryland Heights, Mo.; May 22, 2016 9 of 13
Self-described as one of the flattest and fastest triathlons in the Midwest area, the Saint Louis Triathlon takes place in beautiful Creve Coeur Park. A spectator-friendly race, the bike and run feature multiple viewing points where your support crew can cheer you to a new PR.
Rev3 Triathlon Series, KnoxvilleKnoxville, Tenn.; May 22, 2016 10 of 13
Taking place at the site of the 1982 World's Fair Park, athletes can expect a family-friendly race that's only a short drive from Atlanta or Nashville. Known for its challenging bike course, scenic run and grassroots feel, Rev3 Knoxville is a perfect early-season opener.
2016 Monte Rio TriathlonMonte Rio, Calif.; May 22, 2016 11 of 13
A race that has grown in popularity over the years, the Monte Rio Triathlon takes place amongst ancient redwoods, with the course running along the lazy Russian River and through Sonoma's coastal river region. Gather the family and plan a "racecation" at this stunning destination race.
Rev3 Triathlon Series, QuassyMiddlebury, Conn.; June 5, 2016 12 of 13
Sitting on the south shore of Lake Quassapaug, this popular Olympic-distance triathlon starts at the Quassy Amusement Park--perfect for a fun, family-oriented experience. The bike and run venture onto the rolling hills of Middlebury, and athletes will be able to soak up the sights of the Connecticut countryside.