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.
The Playtri Desert Triathlon offers two distances and four different race categories:
- 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