HITS Lake Havasu, AZ - November 11, 2012

  Pro - Beautiful, only 3 months away

  Con - ~20 racers makes for a lonely race

IM Couer d'Alene, ID - June 23, 2013

  Pro - early season and beautiful

  Con - cold water

Vineman - Winds, California -  July 14, 2013

  Pro - beautiful

  Con -

IM Canada - 8/25/2013?

  Penticton, BC

  Pro - beautiful

  Con - cold water

IM Louisville, KY - 8/25/2013

  Pro - close, stays open a long time

  Con - high DNF rate due to heat and humidity

IMMoo - Madison, WI - 9/15/2013

  Pro - close

  Con -

Rev 3 Cedar Point - second weekend in september

  Pro - close, amusement park only open to race families day before the race

  con -

Bear Lake - Garden City Utah - second weekend in September

  Pro - looks like a cool place to race

  Con -

Grand Columbian - Grand Coulee, Washington - 2nd weekend in September

  Pro - looks like a cool place to race

  Con -

IM Lake Tahoe - 3rd weekend in September

  Pro - beautiful

  Con - sold out of 2013

Beach 2 Battleship - 2nd or 3rd weekend in October - Wilmington, NC

  Pro - swim with the current

  Con -

IM Florida - Panama City Beach, Florida - first weekend in November

  Pro - nice white sandy beach

  Con - Ocean swim sometimes has rough current and waves

IMAZ - Tempe Arizona - third weekend in November

  Pro - flat course

  Con - far

IM Cozumel - last weekend in November

  Pro - stay at a resort

  Con - far

IM Los Cabos, Mexico - 3rd weekend in March

  Pro -

  Con