THE 20 BEST TRIATHLONS IN AMERICA
From races with jaw-dropping backdrops to courses with hellacious hills, these are the country’s top endurance events
By Andrew Daniels
Deep Creak Lake State Park, Maryland
Distance: Half Ironman (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run)
Registration: Open registration
Named the hardest race on Earth by Triathlete Magazine, Savageman is a diabolical, 5,800-foot ascent up the mountains of Western Maryland. It’s caused some of the world’s best cyclists to grasp for lower gears while gasping for air at a snail’s pace of 2 miles per hour. At the end of the 70.3-mile trek, there’s little money to be made—but plenty of pride to be earned—from finishing in one piece. And if you love hard workouts, we dare you to try the 15-minute muscle shredders in our 15-Minute Abs, Arms, and Chest Workout DVD.
Read more at Men’s Health: http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/20-best-triathlons#ixzz207wPZm6N
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