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Great Floridian Triathlon 140.6

October 22, 2016

When:
Saturday, October 22, 2016. 7:30am Start!

Where:
Clermont Waterfront Park, Clermont, Florida. Clermont is centrally located just 22 miles west of Orlando at the junction of US 27 and SR 50. Major Orlando tourist attractions are only 30 minutes away and the ocean beaches are just an hour away. Orlando International Airport is 40 minutes southeast of Clermont.

Courses:

  • Swim Course: A 2.4 mile swim in picturesque Lake Minneola, designated as “Outstanding Waters” by the State of Florida. Athletes swim three laps of a .8 mile course. Projected water temperature: 72-80. Swim cut-off is 2 hours and 30 minutes after the start. Participants still swimming after the cut-off time will not be allowed to continue.
  • Bike Course: A 3 lap course covering 112 miles along the scenic rural country roads of South Lake County. Expect numerous rolling hills and a steep but short climb up legendary Sugarloaf Mountain. Technical support teams will travel the course and support/aid stations will be located aproximately 10-12 miles apart. The official bike course cut-off is at 6:30 pm. All participants still on the course at that time will not be allowed to continue and will be removed from the course.
  • There is also an intermediate cut-off time associated with the 112 mile bike course. The cutoff point is at the the second special needs station at the end of lap 2. All cyclists must reach this location by 4:15 pm or they will not be allowed to continue on the bike course.
  • Run Course: The 26.2 mile run is a 3 lap course utilizing the South Lake Trail. Support/aid stations will be located approximately one mile apart. Each support station is equipped with water, thirst quencher, ice, sponges, cola (defizzed), fruit and assorted foods. The run course officially closes at 1:00am.

Eligibility:

Open to individuals 18 years of age or older on race day and two or three person relay teams. The Great Floridian Triathlon is an event designed for experienced triathletes only. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. Please be aware that there are several cut-off times during the event that all participants must adhere to. Failure to meet cut-off times will result in disqualification and removal from the course.

Events:

With three Triathlon distances, three Aqua Bike distances, multiple Relay Team Options, and three Open Water Swims, the GFT offers athletes of all abilities a chance to compete!

 

Entry Fees:

Category By Dec. 31, 2015 By May 31, 2016 By Sept. 30, 2016 Late Registration
INDIVIDUAL 140.6: $300 $375 $450 $525
2/3 PERSON RELAY: $400 $500 $595 $695
9 PERSON RELAY: $595 $650 $750 $850
AQUA BIKE 114.4: $225 $300 $375 $425
2.4 SWIM: $50 $50 $65 $75

 

Support:
More than 400 volunteers from numerous Central Florida civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.

Awards:
INDIVIDUALS – Attractive awards presented to the top five overall finishers, top five active military, top masters finishers, top five finishers in each age group, and the top five Clydesdale/Athena finishers (Men 220 lbs., Women 165 lbs.) ages 18-39 and 40 & over.

RELAY TEAMS – Attractive awards presented to the top three teams in each division: male, female, co-ed, and masters (all members aged 40 & over).

Amenities:

Participant t-shirt, commemorative item, race packet, free post-race massage, Pasta Dinner, Awards Brunch, swim cap, post-race refreshments, complete race results and other goodies. Official individual finishers will receive a Great Floridian finisher’s medal and T-shirt.

Details

Date:
October 22, 2016
Website:
http://www.greatfloridian.com

Organizer

Sommer Sports
Phone:
352-394-1320
Email:
info@SommerSports.com
Website:
http://www.sommersports.com

Venue

Clermont’s Waterfront Park
330 3rd St.
Clermont, FL United States
Website:
http://www.clermontfl.gov/departments/parks-recreation/parks.stml