Triathlete’s Best Races For Beginners

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Feb 21, 2014
  • Updated Mar 29, 2016 at 10:06 AM UTC

Do you participate for the post-race food? Are you scared of the swim? Do you want to feel like a pro? Pick the triathlon that best suits your personality.

Event Name: Lobsterman Triathlon
Date: Sept. 6, 2014
Distance: Olympic, with relay option

RACE IT: If you do it for the food
In the classic New England town of Freeport, Maine, the newbie-friendly Lobsterman Triathlon attracts athletes from across the country who come to reward their swim, bike, run efforts with a full post-race lobster bake ($25 for racers).

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FILED UNDER: Getting Started / Race Tips / Training

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a contributor for Triathlete magazine, a six-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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