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Experience the beauty of Catalina Island and the City of Avalon with the perfect end of the season triathlon. Come for the weekend or for the day and experience all that Catalina has to offer.

Catalina Triathlon, Duathlon & 5K

Avalon, California, US
Catalina Triathlon, Duathlon & 5K

Wildflower is not just another triathlon! Its a 3-day party celebrating multi-sport, music wellness and outdoor adventure. Packed in with a full schedule of races, this iconic weekend triathlon festival boasts three action-packed expo venues featuring top-notch live entertainment, celebration Firestone-Walker beer garden, 15C wine tasting and informative race clinics by top pros and much more

Explore the 350 square miles of Lake San Antonio by paddleboard or kayak. Rentals are available all weekend for the Wildflower watermen.

We said Wildflower is fun for all ages and we meant it! Camp Wildflower is a cool kid-zone complete with playground, art & crafts and interactive games! Where a kid can be a kid!

Wildflower Experience

Bradley, California, US
Wildflower Experience

The Lake Tahoe Triathlon occurs annually at EdZBerg Sugar Pine State Park on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Sugar Pine is truly one of Tahoes special lake side properties. Home of the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion this property features tall pines, a historic pier, beautiful grounds and spectacular beaches.
Sugar Pine State Park is one of the state parks systems most coveted camping destinations. The camp sites are very near the main venue. This is a great way to attend and participate in the Lake Tahoe Triathlon. Make sure to reserve a camping spot early!

Lake Tahoe Triathlon

Tahoma, California, US
1 race
$61$156
Lake Tahoe Triathlon

We are so excited to be able to host our 4th annual end of summer event this coming up Labor Day Weekend. This is a new weekend for this event as we move it up from our October weekend. We will have a full morning of racing going on with Olympic and Sprint distance Triathlons, Aqua Bikes and Duathlons. This event can be completed as a team or as an individual. Also dont forget about the 5k and 10k runs accross to the other side of the straight on Historic Mare island.

Mare Island Bridge to Bridge: End of Summer

Vallejo, California, US
Mare Island Bridge to Bridge: End of Summer

The 24th annual Barbara Schmidt Millar Women's Triathlon is a sprint triathlon exclusively for female athletes age 18 and older. Hosted on the third Sunday in September at Scott's Flat Lake in Nevada City, 100 percent of the proceeds from this event support outreach, diagnosis and breast health care through Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. The triathlon features a half mile swim, 11 mile bike ride and three mile run. Athletes compete either as individuals or as part of 2-3 woman relay teams. Or join us for the 5k run/walk event along the same course. 5k run/walk is open to ladies 13 years and older.

BSM Women’s Triathlon & 5k: Celebrating Life, Empowering Women

Nevada City, California, US
BSM Women’s Triathlon & 5k: Celebrating Life, Empowering Women

Join us Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, for the 36th annual Santa Cruz Triathlon.

The Santa Cruz Triathlon, a scenic Olympic-distance and Sprint race, will be Sept. 23, 2018. With ocean views and a great vibe, the race is a ton of fun. Its also a fundraiser for local youth sports in Santa Cruz County. Formerly the Sentinel Triathlon, the event has been held in Santa Cruz annually for the past three decades.

Santa Cruz Triathlon

Santa Cruz, California, US
Santa Cruz Triathlon

Whether this is your destination triathlon, or a training event for an upcoming 70.3, don't miss Fresno County's longest-running multisport event, Shaver Lake "Mile High" Triathlon. The crisp mountain air is a relief from the hot days of summer. The altitude gives this race an extra challenge as you compete in either the Sprint or Olympic distance. Hurry back, there is food and music waiting for you after the race.

Shaver Lake “Mile High” Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike, 5k & 10k

Shaver Lake, California, US
Shaver Lake “Mile High” Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike, 5k & 10k

Now in its 11th year, the Marin County Triathlon Weekend is continuing its tradition of being one of the most environmentally conscious triathlons, while donating all of the net proceeds to charity. Thank you for joining us this year. We know you will enjoy the gorgeous route along the bay and the natural landscape of McNear's Beach County Park.

Marin County Triathlon & Duathlon

San Rafael, California, US
Marin County Triathlon & Duathlon
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Welcome to the Turkey Tri. Come out and BURN those holiday calories with triathlon distances challenging enough for the seasoned triathlete, yet short enough for the novice triathlete. The event begins with a fun filled mile, calm, lake swim. The bike is a 14 mile (2-loop) road course that is mostly flat with a couple of small hills. The run is 4.5 miles all on paved surfaces around the lake. Everyone gets a piece of Pumpkin Pie at the finish line!

Don't forget the kids! The San Dimas Turkey Tri is fun for the whole family! Come participate in the Turkey Tri and bring the kids for the Pumpkin Pie Kids Duathlon. Keep your kids in the action and promote physical fitness with this 1/2 mile run, 2 mile bike and 1/2 mile run. Good for Ages 4-12 years.

Turkey Tri & Pumpkin Pie Kids Duathlon

San Dimas, California, US
Turkey Tri & Pumpkin Pie Kids Duathlon

The event in Palm Springs, California is the crown jewel of the HITS Triathlon Series and will once again be the home of the 2018 HITS Triathlon Series Championship. The Coachella Valley is a stunning venue that offers beautiful vistas in a dry and sunny climate, perfect for a December triathlon. The course in Palm Springs is fast and awesomely scenic!

HITS Palm Springs

Sanger, California, US
HITS Palm Springs
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The Donner Lake Triathlon is held at West End Beach on Donner Lake in Truckee California.
Truckee is one of those places that if you dont already you want to live. Noted by the editors of National Geographic Adventure as one of the worlds top ski towns Truckee also offers those who love the mountains and outdoors with endless summer adventure opportunities.
Donner Lake is 2.7 miles long and 1/2 mile wide. The water is clear and clean with a maximum depth of 328 feet. West End Beach operated by the Truckee Donner Recreation and Parks District serves as the main venue. A sandy beach with majestic views of the surrounding Sierra await you.

Donner Lake Triathlon

Truckee, California, US
1 race
$46$126
Donner Lake Triathlon

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