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Friday, February 23, 2018

The 34th Annual Intimidator - Florida Challenge Triathlon at the World Triathlon Destination, Clermont, FL

The 34th Annual Intimidator - Florida Challenge Triathlon at the World Triathlon Destination, Clermont, FL. The Intimidator features both a sprint and a 70.3, half-iron distance triathlon. Individual, relay team, and aqua bike (long course only) available.


34th Annual Florida Challenge Triathlon - The Intimidator!

Florida's Premier Endurance Event - Half Distance (70.3), Aqua Bike, Sprint Tri, & Open Water Swim!


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When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 

Start Time: 7:30AM 

Race Venue: Clermont's Waterfront Park, 330 3rd. Street - "World Triathlon Destination" 

Directions: Clermont is located 20 minutes west of Orlando at the intersection of US HWY 27 and State Road 50. From State Road 50 in Clermont, take East Avenue north one mile to Palm Avenue and the entrance to Waterfront Park. Waterfront Park is on the southern shores of Lake Minneola. 

Intimidator Triathlon: 1.2 mile Swim, 56 mile Bike, 13.1 mile Run
Long Distance Aqua Bike: 1.2 mile Swim, 56 mile Bike
Sprint Triathlon: .25 mile Swim, 8 mile Bike, 3.1 mile Run
Open Water Swim: 1.2 mile Swim 

NOTE: Click here for info on Sunday's International Distance Great Clermont Triathlon.


SWIM - The 1.2 mile swim course is a triangular shaped course in Lake Minneola. Swimmers will swim counter-clockwise, keeping all buoys on their left. Swimmers will complete one lap of the course. The projected water temperature is expected to be 68-78.  Wetsuit use is in accordance with USAT rules. 2017 Swim Course & Waves

BIKE - The 56 mile loop bike course (NEW COURSE FOR 2018) takes place on the scenic, rural roads of Lake County. The course includes rolling hills and a short, yet challenging climb up Sugarloaf Mountain.  The 8 mile sprint bike course is relatively flat and travels around Lake Minneola.  Click here to view the 2018 56 mile bike course on MapMyRun.

RUN - The run course is an out and back loop course on the South Lake Trail. 

Downloads: All maps and related downloads for this event can be found on our Downloads Page.

Amenities: Finisher medal, colorful event shirt, accurately measured and well monitored course. Post race food tent. Registering by March 10th ensures proper t-shirt size.

Awards: Intimidator Triathlon - Top three overall, top masters, and the top three in each division, male and female. 
Sprint Triathlon - Top three overall, top masters, and the top three in each division, male and female.
Relay Teams - Top three teams in each of the following categories: All Male, All Female, and Mixed
Aqua Bike - Top three finishers overall, male and female.
Open Water Swim - No Awards

Entry Fees*:


EVENT By 6/30/17 By 9/30/17 By 12/31/17 By 3/11/18 By3/17/18 Race Day
Intimidator Half $100 $125 $175 $225 $250 $275
Aquabike $100 $125 $150 $195 $225 $250
Relay Team - Long $225 $225 $250 $295 $325 $350
1.2 mile Swim $35 $35 $35 $45 $50 $55
Sprint Triathlon $75 $85 $85 $95 $110 $120
Relay Team - Sprint $120 $120 $150 $175 $195 $220


* All participants in all events must be a USA Triathlon Member on race day or purchase a one-day or annual USAT License when registering. The entry fees posted above do not included USA Triathlon membership fees.


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Club and Group Discounts: Sommer Sports offers a great discounted race entry program for clubs, groups, and active military organizations. Click here for info.

Volunteers: Be part of all the excitement at one of Sommer Sport's events. Whether you have just a couple of hours to spare, or the entire day, your help will make a difference. Grab a bunch of friends, family or co-workers and create a team to staff one of the water stations located along the course. Positions are available to fit any schedule. Click here to learn more!

Event Timetable*:

* Subject to Change

 Friday, March 16, 2018

2:00pm - 6:00pm

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration


 Highlander Pavilion, 330 3rd St. Clermont, Fl 34711



Saturday, March 17, 2018

 5:45am - 7:30am

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration


 Intimidator Transition Area Closes


 Intimidator Start


 Florida Challenge Sprint Transition Area Closes


 Florida Challenge Sprint Start


 Florida Challenge Sprint Awards Ceremony


 Intimidator Awards Ceremony


 Intimidator Course Closes





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