Saturday, October 20, 2018. 9:00am Start!
Clermont Waterfront Park, Clermont, Florida. Clermont is centrally located just 22 miles west of Orlando at the junction of US 27 and SR 50. Major Orlando tourist attractions are only 30 minutes away and the ocean beaches are just an hour away. Orlando International Airport is 40 minutes southeast of Clermont.
Run Course #1:
The first run is a 5K, 2 lap course utilizing the South Lake Trail.
Duathletes will bike the first 42 mile loop of the 112 mile Full GFT bike course. The bike course utilizes the scenic rural country roads of South Lake County. Expect numerous rolling hills and a steep but short climb up legendary Sugarloaf Mountain. Technical support teams will travel the course and support/aid stations will be located aproximately 10-12 miles apart.
Run Course #2:
The second run is a loop course utilizing the South Lake Trail. Runners will complete one 8.7 mile lap of the 3-lap full distance Great Floridian run course. Support/aid stations will be located approximately one mile apart. Each support station is equipped with water, thirst quencher, ice, sponges, cola (defizzed), fruit and assorted foods.
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The GFT Duathlon is open to individuals 16 years of age or older on race day. The Great Floridian Triathlon is an event designed for experienced triathletes only. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved.
With three Triathlon distances, three Aqua Bike distances, multiple Relay Team Options, and a 2.4 mile Open Water Swim, the GFT offers athletes of all abilities a chance to compete! Click here to view all event Options.
More than 400 volunteers from numerous Central Florida civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.
INDIVIDUALS - Attractive awards presented to the top three overall finishers, top masters finishers, top three finishers in each age group.
Participant t-shirt, commemorative item, race packet, free post-race massage, Awards BBQ, swim cap, post-race refreshments, complete race results and other goodies. Official individual finishers will receive a Great Floridian finisher's medal and T-shirt.
Average temperature on race day: Low 65 - high 85.
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