2020 Triathlon Race Calendar

Open Water Events

April 5, 2020     

IRONMAN 70.3 Texas

Galveston, Texas

Everything is Bigger in Texas! Enjoy a day at the beach in Texas. Athletes begin their day with a protected, saltwater swim, a 56-mile journey on a one-loop bike course along the Texas Gulf Coast and a spectator-friendly, three-loop run that is fast and flat. You’ll love these beaches so much you’ll want to bring your family and stay as long as you can to relax after the race. The 2020 Memorial Hermann IRONMAN 70.3 Texas will offer 40 qualifying slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō, New Zealand.

April 5, 2020     

NAPA VALLEY Tri

Napa Valley, CA

This is a one-of-a-kind location! Napa Valley is one of the treasures of the United States and the historic Indian Springs Resort and Spa is California's oldest continuously operating pool and spa facility. Lake Berryessa is breathtakingly beautiful. This rugged, yet majestic natural setting is home to varied and beautiful Northern California wildlife such as swans, bald eagles, fox and whitetail deer. This location is one of THE premier triathlon venues on the planet. The course through Napa Valley will twist and turn alongside beautiful vistas and finish in a lovely open valley dotted with vineyards.

May 9, 2020     

IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast

Panama City Beach, FL

Athletes looking for a flat and fast early season race that will ease you towards a PR can look no further than Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast. You will be in awe of the "World's Most Beautiful Beaches" as you swim, bike and run your way through Panama City Beach. Bring your friends and family to this spectator-friendly course and make your trip into the perfect race-cation! The 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast will offer 40 qualifying slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō, New Zealand.

June 4, 2020     

OZARK VALLEY Tri

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Two triathlon distances (international and sprint), plus an aquabike category for individuals, a team category for the international distance and a sprint duathlon...all of which are held at Lake Wedington Recreation Park.The park is located 13 miles west of Fayetteville and is one of the most natural settings for a triathlon in the region. Both spectators and participants can enjoy the natural beauty of the area and combined with unique finisher medals, post-race food, awards and prizes all make this race one that people do not want to miss.

USAT Sprint State Championship Race

July 12, 2020     

TRiWACO Triathlon

Waco, Texas

The 12th Annual TriWaco Triathlon, a Waco Chamber event, will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2020. The race starts with a 1500-meter open water swim in the Brazos River followed by a mostly flat and fast 40K bike ride on country roads north and west of Waco. The race finishes out with a hilly 10-kilometer run along the Brazos River that led to the oldest suspension bridge in Texas. The Sprint distance event includes a 400-meter swim in the Brazos River, a 20K bike ride along the same country roads and a 3.5-mile run finishing on the suspension bridge

USAT South Central Olympic-Distance Regional Championship Race

August 6, 2020     

RIVER CITIES Tri

Benton, Louisana

The 40th Annual River Cities Triathlon takes place at Cypress Black Bayou. Registration is currently closed and will officially open on April 1st, 2020 at 6:00 am. This event will sell out, so early registration is mandatory. Most years, this event has sold out on the same day registration opened. Athletes come from across the country to compete at this event, which has anywhere between 800 to 1200 participants. Course distances are 1/2 mile swim, 18.2 mile bike, 5k run. 

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September 13, 2020     

DeGRAY LAKE Tri Arkadephia, Arkansas 

One of the original multisport festivals in Arkansas...the 2020 DeGray Lake Triathlon will feature three triathlon distances (olympic, sprint and super sprint), a duathlon (sprint), aquabike (olympic) and an open water swim (olympic). There will be a team category for the olympic triathlon. DeGray Lake is a reservoir on the Caddo River in Arkansas. This beautiful lake and surrounding Ouachita mountains near Hot Springs and Little Rock is an Arkansas resort state park.

September 13, 2020     

ROSE CITY Triathlon

Tyler, Texas 

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System has partnered with East Texas Triathletes to present the Rose City Triathlon. The 12th annual Rose City Triathlon sprint triathlon (650 meter open water swim, 13 mile bike, 3.1 mile run) will take place at a specially designed Lake Tyler course. This event is known for a beautiful course around Lake Tyler and its trend of attracting new participants from across East Texas and beyond each year. Each year members of USAT vote on their favorite small, medium, and large triathlon. Over the past few years the South Midwest Region has voted the Rose City Triathlon favorite small (2008) and medium (2009 & 2012) triathlon, as well as championship venue for 2011 and 2013.
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September 19, 2020     

REDMAN Triathlon

Oklahoma City, OK

OKLAHOMA is a word that was coined by the native American missionary Allen Wright. He combined two Choctaw words, "ukla" meaning man and "humá" meaning red to form the word that first appears in an 1866 Choctaw treaty. Oklahoma means REDMAN and REDMAN means a challenging swim, a "rolling hills" yet fast bike course, and a closed, flat run course, combined with service and support that will exceed the expectations of the seasoned Full distance or the newbie Half distance triathlete alike.

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October 13, 2020     

IRONMAN 70.3 Waco 

Waco, Texas 

Athletes looking for a beginner-friendly and fast course should look no further than Bicycle World Texas IRONMAN 70.3 Waco. This beautiful Central Texas race takes athletes on a down-river swim, a gentle bike course with a fast descent that leads to an iconic and scenic run course that ends with one of the most picturesque IRONMAN 70.3 finish lines in North America. The 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 Waco will offer 40 qualifying slots to the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in St.George, Utah, USA.

November 1, 2020     

OIL MAN TEXAS Tri

Montgomery, Texas 

The 17th Annual Oil Man Texas Triathlon is the premier Long Distance Triathlon in southeast Texas. Our field limit will be 900 participants. The 1.2 mile swim in Lake Conroe, the 56 mile  bike in scenic Montgomery County, and the 13.1 mile run will take place from the beautiful and newly opened Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe. Lodging is recommended at the Margaritaville Lake Resort located on Lake Conroe 1 hour north of Houston, in Montgomery, TX.

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