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31st Annual Florida Challenge Triathlon - The Intimidator!

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

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When: Saturday, March 21, 2015 

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 


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. 

BIKE - The 56 mile loop bike course 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.

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*:







 Long Course Individual






 Long Course Relay






 Sprint Course Individual






 Sprint Course Relay






 Long Course Aqua Bike






 1.2 Mile Open Water Swim






* All participants in all events must show proof of current USA Triathlon Membership or purchase a one-day USAT License at check-in ($12). The entry fees posted above do not included USA Triathlon membership fees.

** Participants entering at the special Collegiate/Military rate must race in either the Collegiate or Military divisions. 

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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 20, 2015

2:00pm - 6:00pm

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration


 Highlander Hut 330 3rd St. Clermont, Fl 34711



Saturday, March 21, 2015 

 5:45am - 7:15am

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration (Florida Challenge Only)


 Intimidator Transition Area Closes


 Intimidator Start


 Florida Challenge Sprint Transition Area Closes


 Florida Challenge Sprint Start


 Florida Challenge Sprint Awards Ceremony

 12:00pm - 4:00pm

 Great Clermont Tri Packet Pick-up & Late Registration


 Intimidator Awards Ceremony


 Intimidator Course Closes



 Sunday, March 22, 2015

 5:45am - 7:15am

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration


 Transition Area Closes




 Awards Ceremony


 Course Closes











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