Tarpon Springs Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike/5K

Tarpon Springs, Florida

Tarpon Springs, Florida

Sat 21st September 2024

21 races

Organiser's Description

TARPON SPRINGS SPRINT TRI/DU SEPTEMBER 14, 2024
The Sprint TRIATHLON race begins with a quarter mile swim at 8:00 a.m. off of Fred Howard Beach which is a popular swim location for tourists and beach goers. The bike portion of the race is a 10 mile scenic route and paved and closed roads taking you across Fred Howard Causeway and into historic Tarpon Springs. Our bike course is one of our favorite ways to showcase our beautiful town and it is well staff by the Tarpon Police Department and race volunteers. The run ends inside Fred Howard Park with a 5K that takes you back to the finish line right next to transition area.
The DUATHLON is a 5K run/10 mile bike, 5K run
The Sprint AQUABIKE category is the 1/4 mile swim and the 10 mile bike, your finish time is when you cross the timing mat with your bike at transition.  You can then head over to the finish line at your leisure to get your finisher's medal. This is a fantastic category for those who are unable to run due to injury or circumstance but we still would love to have you in attendance.
The Olympic TRIATHLON race begins with a half mile swim at 7:30 a.m. off of Fred Howard Beach which is a popular swim location for tourists and beach goers. The swim will consist of completing the 1/4 Mile Swim, running along the beach into a shute and back out for another 1/4 Mile swim; for a 1/2 Mile swim. The bike portion of the race is a 10 mile scenic route and paved and closed roads taking you across Fred Howard Causeway and into historic Tarpon Springs. Our bike course is one of our favorite ways to showcase our beautiful town and it is well staff by the Tarpon Police Department and race volunteers. Bike course will be done twice with a turnaround for the Olympians, making it a 20 Mile course. The run turns around inside Fred Howard Park with a 5K that you will complete TWICE for a 10K and then head to the finish line right next to transition area.
The Olympic AQUABIKE category is the 1/2 mile swim and the 20 mile bike, your finish time is when you cross the timing mat with your bike at transition.  You can then head over to the finish line at your leisure to get your finisher's medal. This is a fantastic category for those who are unable to run due to injury or circumstance but we still would love to have you in attendance.
Course Cut-Off Times: Swim 8:30am    Bike 9:30am   Run(Finish Line) 10:30am
Now the fun begins and it has made this race famous...the post race party food is out of this world and unique to any race you have ever attended. Rotarians bake dozens of homemade cookies and gather food from some of the best Greek restaurants in the world as Tarpon Springs is the hub for one of the most cultural Greek communities. From wraps, to spanikopita, to baklava, we will satisfy your appetite as you cross the finish line. Wash it all down with an ice cold beer at our Michelob Ultra post race extravaganza.
EARLY PACKET PICKUP & DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION - will be available on Friday evening at Chainwheel Drive Bike Shop, located at 32796 US Highway 19 N Palm Harbor FL 34684 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
DAY OF RACE PACKET PICKUP & DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION will be available at the race start on Saturday starting at 6:00 a.m. until 7:15 a.m. 
USAT EventUSAT athletes must provide a valid USAT# and present their USAT card & photo ID at registration. A $50 Annual license can be purchased at www.usatmembership.com (For athletes under 17 years of age, price is $10 for an annual membership) Non-USAT licensed athletes must purchase the $15 one-day license. This is available during on-line registration.
The USAT Age rule requires that all participants race by birth year rather than their age on race day. This means your race age will be the same for all sanctioned events for an entire calendar year. The age group of a participant will be determined by age on Dec. 31 of the event year, not by age on race day. For example: If you turn 25 years old in July, you will race and be ranked in the 25-29 age group for the entire season.
AWARDS

FINISHER MEDAL to ALL FINISHERS!
TRIATHLON: Top Overall First Place Finishers Male / FemaleTop Overall Masters (40 - 49) Male / FemaleTop Overall Grand Masters (50 - 59) Male / FemaleTop Overall Mega Masters (60 and up) Male / FemaleAwards 3 deep in 5 year Age Groups (14 & under thru 85 & up) , Clydesdale (Men 220+lbs), Athena (Women 165+ lbs), Physically Challenged, Military/LEO/PSO, Novice (Sprint Only), Fat Tire, and Relay Teams.
DUATHLON: Awards for Top 3 Male & Female Duathletes (No Age Groups)
AQUABIKE: Awards for Top 3 Male & Female AquaBike (No Age Groups)

 
An email with your athlete information packet will be sent by the end of day on Thursday prior to the race with arrival instructions, updated information and all the important details needed to be race day ready.  
Packet pick up times and locations can be found on the race website www.TarponSpringsTriathlon.com 
 
Results will be posted race day at www.DRCsports.com with 5 split times gathered.
 
For those of you who visit the park regularly please understand the county is very good about removing the speed bumps on the causeway the evening prior to the race. Due to so many hundreds arriving on the island at one time you are encouraged to arrive early at the venue  Transition opens at 6:00 a.m. and closes at 7:15 a.m. 
 
Additional information can be found at www.TarponSpringsTriathlon.com

Races

  • Sprint Elite

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Age Group

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Athena

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Clydesdale

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Novice

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Adaptive

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Non Competitive

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Relay Team - Male

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Relay Team - Female

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Relay Team - Mixed

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Duathlon

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint Duathlon Relay-Mixed

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Sprint AquaBike

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • 5K Run

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Elite

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Age Group

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Athena

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Relay Mixed

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Clydesdale

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Non Competitive

    Sat 21st September 2024

  • Olympic Aquabike

    Sat 21st September 2024

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