Looking to challenge yourself with the ultimate athletic endeavor?
Whether you’re familiar with the world of triathlons or you’re just getting your feet wet, you can find something in Florida to suit your needs. Home to year-round gorgeous weather, Florida’s the perfect place to test your endurance without having to brave the hallmark frigid temperatures of winter.
Here are the top triathlons in South Florida to sign up for in 2018!
City Bikes Las Olas Fort Lauderdale – This race offers three different options: triathlon, duathlon, and Aquabike. Located in Las Olas, the event takes place throughout protected natural areas to give athletes a special glimpse into the flora and fauna of Southern Florida.
Egg Hunt Triathlon and Duathlon – Located in Pembroke Pines, this race is a great choice for those new to the world of triathlons. It features safe and traffic-free biking and running courses and even offers an Easter egg hunt for children.
Treasure Island Half and International Triathlon – Taking place on April 22nd in Jensen Beach, this race offers a half triathlon, international triathlon, half duathlon, and half Aquabike. The race takes place at Jensen Beach Park on Hutchinson Island, offering a range of outdoor activities along with beautiful sandy beaches to enjoy following the event.
Mack Cycle Tri-Miami Race – This race takes place on May 20th in Key Biscayne, Florida. It offers a sprint triathlon, duathlon, Olympic triathlon, and Aquabike. The beautiful Florida Keys offer a relaxing and tranquil backdrop for this sunny spring event.
Mack Cycle Trilogy Series – You’ll have four opportunities throughout the year to check out this event: June 18th, July 16th, August 13th, and October 15th. It offers a sprint triathlon, Olympic triathlon, duathlon, and Aquabike. Also taking place in Key Biscayne, this race event offers a beautiful natural backdrop, a protected ocean swim, and cycling over the marvelous Rickenbacker Causeway bridge.
Singer Island Triathlon and Duathlon – This event will be held in Riviera Beach, Florida, and offers an Atlantic swim. The cycling course covers a variety of natural wildlife habitats, and cyclers looking for an extra challenge may find the Blue Heron bridge appealing.
City Bikes Independence Day Sprint – Located in Coconut Creek, this event offers a lake swim, a traffic-free cycling course, and a sidewalk run. This race is a wonderful choice for new triathletes and takes place on July 1st.
Fort De Soto Series Race – There are three different opportunities to race in the Fort DeSoto Park in Pinellas County, Florida: July 7th, August 18th, and September 15th. This race, set against the beautiful backdrop of the Gulf Coast, offers a sprint triathlon, duathlon, international triathlon, and an Aquabike. It is a great option for intermediate athletes.
Mack Cycle Miami Man – This race takes place on November 11th at the Larry and Penny Thompson Park and Zoo in Miami and offers a half iron, international triathlon, duathlon, and Aquabike. It boasts little traffic and pleasant a lake swim.
Turkey Sprint Triathlon – Another opportunity in Coconut Creek, FL, this race offers both a triathlon and a duathlon. This event, which includes a lake swim, sidewalk run, and a traffic-free bike course, is great for beginners. The Turkey Sprint Triathlon takes place on November 24th.
Mack Cycle Tri Key West – Rounding out the 2018 year, this triathlon takes place on December 1st in Key West. It offers a sprint triathlon, duathlon, an Olympic triathlon, an Aquabike, and an Aquathlon. Key West is well-known for its fun and light-hearted atmosphere, making this race the perfect choice to end the 2018 season.
Winters in South Florida are perfect for pursuing physical activity outdoors! When it gets rainy, be sure to visit PumpFit Club for challenging full-body fitness in Fort Lauderdale. All our classes are indoors and designed to induce some serious sweating! Schedule a free class with us.