Please note this a preliminary schedule of events for 2016.
Thursday, October 19th:
2:00pm - 6:00pm Athlete Registration
2:00pm - 6:00pm GFT Expo
4:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception - Downton Clermont
Friday, October 20th:
8:00am - 10:00am Open Water Swim Practice
8:00am - 10:30am Champions Breakfast at Waterfront Park
12:00pm - 8:00pm Athlete Registration
12:00pm - 6:00pm GFT Expo
12:00pm - 9:00pm Athlete gear & bike check-in, Clermont Waterfront Park
1:00pm, 3:00pm, 6:00pm Pre-race meeting and final instructions, Waterfront Park
Saturday, October 21st:
6:00am - Check-in and body marking begins
6:30am - 8:00am Late Packet Pick-up – Sprint, 1/3, 2/3 DISTANCE GFT & OPEN WATER SWIMS ONLY.
7:20am - Opening Ceremony
7:30am - GREAT FLORIDIAN TRIATHLON START!
7:45am - ULTRA RELAY, AQUA BIKE, 2.4 OPEN SWIM START!
8:20am - First ULTRA Course swimmer exits the water
8:30am - GFT 2/3 DISTANCE TRIATHLON START!
9:00am - GFT 1/3 DISTANCE TRIATHLON START!
9:30am - GFT SPRINT DISTANCE TRIATHLON START!
10:15am - GREAT FLORIDIAN SWIM CUT-OFF
10:15am - First ULTRA COURSE Cyclist finishes lap #1.
10:55am - First GFT 1/3 DISTANCE COURSE cyclist finishes bike
11:45am - First Finisher of GFT 1/3 DISTANCE COURSE
1:20pm - First cyclist finishes the 112-mile bike course
3:00pm - GFT 1/3 DISTANCE AWARDS at finish line area
4:00pm - ULTRA Course Bike cut-off time (to finish first 2 laps)
4:45pm - 5:15pm Approximate time of first GREAT FLORIDIAN finisher
6:30pm - GREAT FLORIDIAN bike course closes
5:30pm - 1:30am GFT Athletes reclaim bicycles and gear
Sunday, October 22nd:
1:00am - GREAT FLORIDIAN run course closes
11:00am - 1:00pm GFT 140.6 Awards Brunch
12:00pm - GFT 140.6 Awards Ceremony