8 Sprint Triathlons to Kick Start Your Season

8 Sprint Triathlons for Summer Fun

Whether you're new to tri or want to add a short event to your season of racing, sprint triathlons are the best way to get your feet wet, work out your training kinks, and help you prepare for longer races.

Cooperstown Sprint Triathlon

Cooperstown, New York – May 27, 2012

Kick off your summer with a Memorial Day event. Local attractions and museums, including the Baseball Hall of Fame, make this a great race for the whole family. Read More

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Pine Hollow Tri

Wamic, Oregon – June 3, 2012

Set in Pine Hollow Campground just east of Mount Hood, the Pine Hollow Tri offers two race options: sprinters do the course once while Pumice Man participants dive back into the water for a second round. Read More

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Try the Tri Sprint Triathlon

Decatur, Texas - June 16, 2012

Part of the Fit-N-Wise Tri Series, Try the Tri is limited to 100 participants giving beginner athletes plenty of room to breathe. Read More

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Big Fish Triathlon and Duathlon

Ortonville, Michigan – June 10, 2012

This popular Midwest event sells out fast and often has a waiting list. Athletes love the fast, rolling course and surrounding farmland views. Read More

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Golden Gate Triathlon

San Francisco, California – June 24, 2012

Soak in San Francisco this summer at a sprint triathlon. Swim off the shores of Chrissy Field, bike through the Presidio, and run across the Golden Gate Bridge. Read More

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Mountain Man Sprint Triathlon

Flagstaff, Arizona – July 15, 2012

One of the oldest triathlons in the Southwest offers a sprint and super-sprint races with attainable distances and beautiful scenery for first-timers. Learn More

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Tri-for-Life Triathlon

Genesee Otter Lake, Michigan – July 15, 2012

A small town, lake swim and rural biking and running roads make this a comfortable race for beginners. Read More

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2012 California Sprint Triathlon

Pleasanton, California - Saturday, July 28, 2012

Set right in mid-summer and in the heart of the Bay Area, this triathlon will get you ready for our upcoming Folsom Triathlon Festival and add to the Tri Club Challenge Series that clubs will be vying for at the Championship in August. Read More

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Looking for the right race to start your triathlon career? These events are perfect for those new to triathlon who are looking for a positive debut in the sport.
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