USA Triathlon unveils 2023 Gravel Triathlon Series

Gravel bike (Picture: Triathlon Today)

National governing body USA Triathlon has announced nine gravel triathlon events that make up the 2023 USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series.

“Gravel triathlon is an exciting way for athletes to test their skills and try a unique race experience, and not surprisingly it has taken off in popularity,” said Victoria Brumfield, USA Triathlon CEO.

“It’s such a fun and accessible way to be a part of the multisport lifestyle, and a discipline I am very passionate about. Most weekends, and even some weekdays, you can find me on my gravel bike around Colorado.

“We are thrilled to again partner with local USA Triathlon race directors across the country to offer the second year of the USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series and help expose more people to gravel.”

Held in conjunction with the second annual USA Triathlon Gravel National Championships to be held on June 2 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the 2023 USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series offers endurance sports enthusiasts a new way to experience multisport racing at gravel events in each region of the United States.

Qualification is not required to participate in the USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series or the USA Triathlon Gravel National Championships.

The USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series spans the multisport season from May through October and features events across the US, with races in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey and Texas.

Each event in the 2023 series receives increased marketing and communications support to drive registration, including promotion on USA Triathlon’s website and social media pages. Gravel Triathlon Race Series Race Directors are also eligible to apply for USA Triathlon’s Gatorade Endurance Race Director Program, which provides Gatorade Endurance formula to select USA Triathlon Sanctioned events.

2023 USA Triathlon Gravel Series

  1. May 7, 2023: XTERRA New Jersey – Vernon, New Jersey
  2. Jun 2, 2023: Gravel Triathlon and Duathlon National Championships – Fayetteville, Arkansas
  3. Jul 22, 2023: The Forge Off-Road Triathlon – Lemont, Illinois
  4. Jul 23, 2023: Ugly Dog Gravel Tri – Grass Lake, Michigan
  5. Aug 6, 2023: Stagecoach Gravel Triathlon – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  6. Aug 12, 2023: GoodLife Gravel Triathlon – Raymond, Nebraska
  7. Sep 9, 2023: The Gravel X Triathlon – Granite Bay, California
  8. Sep 24, 2023: The Dirty Mitten – Middleville, Michigan
  9. Oct 22, 2023: Brick House Triathlon and Duathlon – Navasota, Texas