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St Petersburg, FL US 33715
Welcome new and returning Escape participants! 2024 marks the 38th year for the Escape from Ft. De Soto Triathlon.
To those of you who have done the event before, welcome back! To those new to the event, you may be interested to know that the park is ranked one of the top-ten beaches in the United States; nine hundred unspoiled acres surround you. First timers, we anticipate that you will have a great first triathlon at Ft. De Soto. To all, we ask that you enjoy the surroundings and please leave the park cleaner than you found it. The Run portion of this event is 3.4 miles.
The Triathlon Distance is a 1/2 Mile Swim, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 3.1 mile Run on a marked course
The Duathlon Distance is a 1.5 Mile Run, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 5K Run on a marked course. Top 3 male/female awards.
The Aquabike is a 1/2 Mile Swim followed by a 10 mile bike
A custom Escape from Fort Desoto Aerobottle will be given to the first 300 registered athletes (T Shirts can be purchased for $10 if desired)
Age group awards 3 deep in ages 15-19 up to 80 and over
Closed course of racing in Ft De Soto
USAT Sanctioned event
Results & finish line by Florida Road Race Management.
2241 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33765
THURSDAY April 4th from 4:00PM TO 6:00PM
FRIDAY April 5th from 2:00PM TO 6:00PM
Race Morning April 6th
5:45 AM - 6:45AM at Shelter 11 (the Fort)
PACKET PICKUP IS AVAILABLE RACE MORNING BUT WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO PICK UP YOUR PACKETS THURSDAY OR FRIDAY AT OUTSPOKIN BICYCLES IN CLEARWATER
You must furnish a photo ID and proof of current USAT membership. If you do not have USAT membership you will be required to purchase a one-day license. Per our sanction agreements you can only pick up and sign the waiver for yourself. You are not able to pick up someone else's packet.
All relay team members must be present at the same time to pick up your packet. Substitution of a relay team member will not be permitted.
The Escape from Ft De Soto Triathlon reserves the right in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the race or move to a later time. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees. However, the USAT fee, if pre-paid, will be refunded.
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