Saturday, October 20, 2012, 7:45am Start
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.
Course Maps are HERE.
A 2.4 mile swim in picturesque Lake Minneola, designated as "Outstanding Waters" by the State of Florida. 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.
A 112 mile course along rural country roads. No major elevation changes, but expect numerous rolling hills and a steep but short climb up 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 60 mile mark special needs station. All cyclists must reach this location by 2:30 pm or they will not be allowed to continue on the bike course.
The 26.2 mile course is criterion style, and will be 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.
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.
More than 400 volunteers from numerous Central Florida civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.
Attractive awards presented to the top three teams in the following divisions: male, female, and co-ed.
Participant t-shirt, race packet, 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.