These Multisport Races Are Way More Fun than Triathlons

Let’s say you’ve done the typical triathlon—swim, bike, run—and now you’re looking for something different: a high-endurance race that crosses diverse terrain or a less rigorous event in which you can include family and friends of different skill levels. Or maybe you want to try a multisport event, but the thought of swimming in open water is more of a challenge than you’d like. Across the country, organizers have taken note, creating annual events that combine all of a locale’s adventure offerings into one race. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites (many of which don’t require donning a Speedo), and some are right around the corner this fall, so you can still sign up.

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