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Triathlete’s Best Races For Beginners

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Feb 21, 2014
Two Jack Lake. Photo: Wing-Chi Poon/Wikimedia Commons


Event Name: Subaru Banff Triathlon
Date: Sept. 6, 2014
Distance: Super-sprint, sprint and Olympic distances, relay option for all
Website: Triseries.ca/banff
RACE IT: If you want a race-cation

Part of the Subaru Western Triathlon Series, the Banff race is touted as Canada’s premier triathlon, with options to race a super-sprint, sprint, Olympic or relay. The spectacularly scenic course tours Banff National Park and finishes to cheering crowds in downtown Banff, made famous by its annual film fest. Multisport set against the backdrop of a stunning, culture-rich mountain getaway? Sign us up.

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a senior editor at Triathlete magazine, a three-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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