Reasons to Get Involved in Triathlon

The reasons people want to get involved in triathlon or multisport vary. For some, it is a chance to challenge themselves physically or spiritually. For others, it is the opportunity for healthy competition on race day. And countless others are choosing multisport to enhance their quality of life by partaking in a healthy pastime. Regardless of your reason, USA Triathlon is here to encourage you on that journey.

If you think multisport is for you, there are a variety of ways you can get involved in the sport. Race once and you can call yourself a triathlete. But you may want to take it further by becoming a USAT member, taking part in a USAT National Championship, qualifying for Team USA, volunteering at local events, becoming a coach or an official, or serving on the many USAT volunteer boards, committees, and commissions. The possibilities are endless. The choice is yours.

Grand Rapids Triathlon

Grand Rapids Triathlon

We are the largest independent triathlon and proud host of five USAT National Championships over the course of our nine-year history. While our event brings in some of the best athletes from across the country, we have also been named one of the Top 5 Best Triathlons for Beginners in the country according to Triathlon Business International. This triathlon event is a chance for athletes of all skill levels to compete on a scenic riverside course, perfect for the novice through the seasoned triathlete. Offering Sprint, Olympic, and Half distance Triathlons, Aquabike, Swim and Relay events, this USA Triathlon sanctioned event promises heart-pounding excitement from start to the finish.