Racing is back! It’s time to zip up your wetsuit, clip into your bike (not just your quarantine-purchased Peloton), lace up your shoes, and get back to focused training. Sure you’ve seen M-dot-branded tris on the calendar, but we’re happy to report some of the best independently owned and non-Ironman series races of all distances also survived the dumpster fire that was 2020. Of course, they’re slightly different, with COVID-19 protocols put in place (e.g., masks in transition, temperature checks, smaller capacities, very staggered starts), but racing is racing, and sometimes a homegrown race is just what the doctor ordered. Get one of these 14 local tris on your calendar—stat.
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