Saturday, September 26, 2020

36th Annual Florida Challenge Triathlon - The Intimidator!

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

> Click Here For Info on the 37th Annual Great Clermont Triathlon & Duathlon (International Distance, Aqua Bike, Duathlon, Relay, Open Water Swim) <


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When: Saturday, March 14, 2020  


Start Time: 7:30AM 

Race Venue: Clermont's Victory Pointe, 938 Victory Way, Clermont, FL - "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 8th Street north one mile to Downtown Clermont, then travel west on Minnneola Ave. to the entrance to Victory Pointe.  Distances: 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 

As in 2019, the 2020  Florida Challenge and Great Clermont Triathlons will be held on the same date. Click here for info on the International Distance Great Clermont Triathlon.

Courses: 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: Current maps along with maps from 2019 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 - Top five Male and Female.

Entry Fees*:

EVENT By 6/30/19 By 9/30/19 By 12/31/19 By 2/29/20 By3/14/20 Race Day
Intimidator Half $129 $149 $179 $229 $275 $299
Aquabike $100 $129 $149 $199 $225 $250
Relay Team - Long $225 $225 $250 $295 $350 $375
1.2 mile Swim $35 $35 $35 $45 $45 $55
Sprint Triathlon $79 $89 $99 $109 $119 $129
Relay Team - Sprint $125 $125 $145 $155 $175 $200



* 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 13, 2020

2:00pm - 6:00pm

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration – all events


 Clermont Victory Pointe, 938 Victory Way, Clermont, Fl 34711



Saturday, March 14, 2020

 5:45am - 7:30am

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration


 Intimidator Transition Area Closes


 Intimidator START!


 Great Clermont Transition Area Closes


 Great Clermont Triathlon START!


 Great Clermont Duathlon START!


 Florida Challenge Sprint Transition Area Closes


 Florida Challenge Sprint Start


 Swim Course Cut-off – all events.


 Florida Challenge Sprint Awards Ceremony


 Great Clermont Awards Ceremony


 Bike Course Support Ends


 Intimidator Awards Ceremony


 Run Course Support Ends


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