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Click on one of the groups listed to the right and join the discussion on the upcoming GFT XXV! To contribute you will need to REGISTER and create an account here on GreatFloridian.com. Once registered you will receive a verification email. which you must click on the enclosed link to activate your account. Once you are registered please make sure you update your profile with your GFT accomplishments and photos. Don't delay, join the fun now!

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KARCongrats to all finishers, looks like it was another grueling day, a hard earned finisher medal.. For those who didn't make it, will we see you next year?

2 weeks ago

  • KARBtw, I'm already signed up for next year, really looking forward to the training. This will be my 8th. Next up: running season!! Whoo-hoo!! Enjoy the off-season everyone, you earned it.2 weeks ago

KARGood luck to all participants for the GFT. Training is over, all that's left is to enjoy the day and get to the finish line. Run your race, stay within yourself, and most importantly, stick to your nutrition plan.

1 month ago

    Gene MitchellComing out of Lake Mineola in the mid 90's

    3/13/2017

    • KARHey Gene, Was this a GFT swim? No wetsuit? Hat tip!!3/21/2017

    • Gene MitchellYep, it was a gft3/29/2017

    KARKnee surgery Dec 5th, and then on Feb 15th, I was FINALLLY given the OK to resume running, but slowly and easily. I fought off surgery for as long as I could, hoping to find a simpler remedy, but the mri showed otherwise...

    2/28/2017

    • KARFirst tri this year is on Mar 12th, that may be shelved, unless I powerwalk the 10k...or find a relay partner. Hard to believe the GFT Ultra is already at $425. Hmmm...2/28/2017

    KARCongratulations goes out to EnduraDad, for finishing the 2016 GFT! You said you wouldn't let Fred beat you twice, and you were good to your word. Good on ya!

    12/11/2016

      Gene Mitchellgft is the best event, I have "lost my way" and hope to return(smile)

      10/14/2016

        KAROff-season is over for me: 4 obstacle courses, 4 half marathons and 2 10k's. I've deferred my April 3 race til next year. I need to re-coup. Some off-season...next tri: May 15, then IM build begins...

        3/26/2016

          KARWeekend: Friday 30 min swim, Sat 8m run, Sun 20 m bike. First tri is Apr 3rd... Half mar in 1:59 last week, half mar next weekend, then this and that... Hey E-Dad, what hotel were you in last year? What happened to Yakabo?

          2/22/2016

            EnduradadHard to believe we are down to less than 9 months. My training marathon will the KY Derby. I'm also going to do the Ride Across Indiana (RAIN) 160 mi. bike to get GFT ready. Then the Chattanooga River rat 4.5 mi. swim. Fred won't beat me again!

            1/26/2016

              GFT Community Groups

              Welcome to the new Great Floridian Community Center!  This is your community and we encourage you to visit frequently to keep abreast of all the GFT news and happenings. Join the conversation now in one of the community groups listed below.

               

              GFT Cafe

              The place to hang and discuss everything related to the GFT Endurance Festival.

               

              Iron Virgins

              Getting ready for your first Ultra-distance triathlon? This is the place to ask questions and share your experience as you train for the GFT

               

              The Tribe

              Once you finish the GFT Ultra, you are part of tribe. Join veteran GFT finishers here and share your GFT experience and memories.

               

              Volunteer Den

              The GFT volunteers are the best! This is the place for GFT volunteers to hang out.

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