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Desert Triathlon

March 01, 2020 · La Quinta, CA

Distance: (tri)500 M, 14 bike, 14 mile, 3 mile (duathlon)1 mile run, 3 run

The Playtri Desert Triathlon celebrates its 21st year as the unofficial kickoff of the triathlon season (hey, we’re legal now!). Desert Triathlon is the perfect race for both the new or beginner triathlete, and the experienced triathlete looking to shake off their winter rust. We’re situated on the calendar as the perfect warmup to several longer distance races, including the 70.3 in Oceanside.

  • Sprint Triathlon – 500 meter swim, 14 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
  • Sprint Duathlon – 1 mile run, 14 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
  • Olympic Triathlon – 1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike, 10 kilometer run
  • Olympic Aquabike – 1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike

The Tri Club Championship returns to the Playtri Desert Triathlon in 2020. As always, tri teams from around the country and world will compete for the overall team win. For information on the Tri Club Championship and tri club discount information, go to the Registration Information page.

Click here for registration information
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