Racecation Spotlight: 5 Beach Trip Triathlons

When it’s summer, a beach triathlon kills two birds with one stones – getting in a race and taking a family vacation. When the kids are begging to go to the beach, you can pack up your gear and grant their wish!

If you’re training for a Half Ironman or and Ironman later in the season, doing a sprint race will let you get in some actual event training and serve as a great training workout for that day.

Beach Triathlons

 

East Coast

Dewey Beach Triathlon
http://www.deweybeachtriathlon.com/
September 17, 2016

The Dewey Beach Triathlon offers several different events including the following:

  • TRIATHLON: As always the feature event will be the triathlon, a 1/2 mile ocean swim, 16 mile bike and 3.45 mile run.
  • TRIATHLON RELAY
  • AQUABIKE: For those looking to race and not wanting to run you can elect to race in the Aquabike division which features a 1/2 mile swim and a 16 mile bike.
  • DUATHLON: Athletes will now have the option to race a duathlon as a 1/2 mile beach run, 16 mile bike and 3.45 mile run.

Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon

The Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon. ½ mile swim, 16 mile bike and 3.5 mile run.

 

Bethany Beach First Responders Triathlon-Duathlon-Aquabike
http://www.bethanybeachtri.com/
September 18, 2016

The Bethany Beach event offers:

  • Triathlon – 1000 meter Ocean Swim (.62 miles), 30k Bike (18.5 miles), and 7k Run (4.35 miles)
  • Duathlon – 1000 meter Hard Sand Beach Run (.62 miles), 30k Bike (18.5 miles), and 7k Run (4.35 miles)
  • Aquabike – 1000 meter Ocean Swim (.62 miles), 30k Bike (18.5 miles). Less than a 1/4 mile run to the Finish.

Bethany Beach Delaware Triathlon | Bethany Beach First Responders Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike

The Bethany Beach First Responders Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquabike features a Swim/Beach Run, 30k Bike and 7k Run. Swim Bethany Beach’s beautiful and clean ocean waters, bike along one of the most tranquil and scenic areas of Coastal Delaware and run through area towns along the coastline.

 

West Coast

Long Beach Triathlon
http://thelongbeachtriathlon.com/
September 18

Sprint, SuperSprint, Relay and Youth.

Long Beach Triathlon | September 18, 2016

The Long Beach Triathlon is back on September 18, 2016, one of the most scenic races on the pacific coast!

 

South

South Beach Triathlon
http://www.southbeachtriathlon.com/
April 2, 2017

Registration Now OPEN

South Beach Triathlon

Experience the incredible scenery that the South Beach Triathlon has to offer. Don’t let its beauty fool you, it’s a challenge for athletes of all levels.

 

Northeast

New England Triathlon Tour
http://www.newenglandtritour.com/

Streamline Events offers a number of triathlons in the Northeast. Check out these upcoming events for 2016.

Hyannis II Triathlon September 10 Sprint
Wallis Sands Triathlon September 18 Sprint
Nantasket Beach Triathlon September 18 Sprint

 

Do you have a favorite beach triathlon that you do every year?

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Cassandra Burke is a Forensic Scientist by day, and a Group Fitness Instructor, Swim Team Coordinator and Travel Agent by night. A Breast Cancer Survivor since 2010, she writes about her journey as well as her struggles – training for triathlons and races, struggling to get back her health, and balancing family life all while building her brand and finding her purpose after cancer. Subscribe to Cassandra’s newsletter for updates and follow @poweredbybling on social media! For endurance sport race travel and custom family vacation travel, visit her at pbbtravel.com.

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