Desert Tri - International Distance

Desert Triathlon is the unofficial kickoff to triathlon season. Heading into its 18th year, Desert Triathlon is the perfect race for both the new or beginner triathlon, 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. Our event includes two distances and three 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 The Tri Club Championship returns to Desert Triathlon in 2018. As always, tri teams from around the country and world will compete for the overall team win. For information on the Tri Club Championship and tri club discount information, go to the Registration Information page.

Come join us for this world-renown event at beautiful Lake Cahuilla in La Quinta. Nestled against the awesome Santa Rosa Mountains and only 30 minutes from Palm Springs