Triathlete’s Best Races For Beginners

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