Seven Late-Season Half-Distance Triathlons
Toughman NY ChampionshipSunday, September 13, 2015, in Croton Point Park, NY 1 of 8
New York winters can be brutal, so before you succumb to the indoor bike trainer and treadmill, finish your last race along the Hudson. This is the Toughman championship race, and a $4,500 purse is up-for-grabs for age-groupers. The swim takes place at Croton Point Park Beach, the bike is two loops along the shores of the Hudson and the run is an out-and-back course that features a fast downhill finish.
IRONMAN 70.3 MiamiSunday, October 25, 2015, in Miami 2 of 8
Finish your final race of the season and celebrate at one of the country's most popular style and nightlife destinations. The swim takes place in the tropical waters of protected Biscayne Bay, the flat bike course heads toward the everglades and the run follows the warm coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
HITS Triathlon Series, Lake Havasu CitySaturday, November 7, 2015, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. 3 of 8
One of the latest stops on the HITS circuit, this half-distance course features views throughout the desert community along the eastern shores of Lake Havasu. The swim takes place in Lake Havasu's warm waters, the bike follows the water's edge and the run takes place on the lake's island.
IRONMAN 70.3 AustinSunday, November 8, 2015, in Austin, Texas 4 of 8
Known for popular music festivals like Austin City Limits and as a popular tourist destination, this half-distance triathlon in Austin has a lot to offer both spectators and participants. Athletes will swim in Decker Lake, bike through Texas farmlands and run on a spectator-friendly three-loop course. The finish takes place inside Luedecke Arena—one of the only indoor finishes for half-distance triathlons.
Surf City TriathlonSunday, November 8, 2015, in Santa Cruz, Calif. 5 of 8
Santa Cruz is one of the world's most iconic surf towns, known mostly for large swells, scenic Pacific views and a laid-back surf culture vibe. The Surf City Triathlon pairs triathlon with the California lifestyle by featuring a swim that takes place in the Municipal Wharf, a bike course that heads up the iconic Highway One and a run course that follows the famous Steamer Lane.
Mack Cycle Miami Man Zoo Edition Half Iron TriathlonSunday, November 15, 2015, in Miami 6 of 8
Miami Man and Zoo Miami have partnered to create a triathlon unique to Miami. Not only will you swim in clear water and bike through flat farmlands, but the run course goes through the Miami Zoo—where participants will be flanked by exhibits featuring animals from around the globe.
HITS Triathlon Series Championship, Palm SpringsSaturday, December 5, 2015, in Palm Springs, Calif. 7 of 8
The final stop of the HITS triathlon series takes place in sunny Palm Springs, an area known for it's scenic vistas in the Coachella Valley. The warm water swim will feature two-loops in Lake Cahuilla and will be followed by a two-loop out-and-back bike course and two-lap run course before finishing at Lake Cahuilla Park.