2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Please note this a preliminary schedule of events for 2016.

Thursday, October 19th:

 

  2:00pm       -    6:00pm      Athlete Registration

  2:00pm       -    6:00pm      GFT Expo

  4:00pm       -    8:00pm      Welcome Reception @ Lilly's on the Lake

 

 

Friday, October 20th:

 

  8:00am       -  10:00am      Open Water Swim Practice

  8:00am       -  10:30am      Champions Breakfast at Waterfront Park

12:00pm       -    8:00pm      Athlete Registration

12:00pm       -    6:00pm      GFT Expo

12:00pm       -    9:00pm      Athlete gear & bike check-in, Clermont Waterfront Park

1:00pm, 3:00pm, 6:00pm    Pre-race meeting and final instructions, Waterfront Park

 

Saturday, October 21st:

 

  6:00am       -                     Check-in and body marking begins

  6:30am       -    8:00am     Late Packet Pick-up – 1/3, 2/3 DISTANCE GFT & OPEN WATER SWIMS ONLY.

  7:20am       -                     Opening Ceremony

  7:30am       -                     GREAT FLORIDIAN TRIATHLON START!

  7:45am       -                     ULTRA RELAY, AQUA BIKE, 2.4 OPEN SWIM START!

  8:20am       -                     First ULTRA Course swimmer exits the water  

  8:30am       -                     GFT 2/3 DISTANCE TRIATHLON START!

  9:00am       -                     GFT 1/3 DISTANCE TRIATHLON START!

10:15am       -                     GREAT FLORIDIAN SWIM CUT-OFF

10:15am       -                     First ULTRA COURSE Cyclist finishes lap #1.

10:55am       -                     First GFT 1/3 DISTANCE COURSE cyclist finishes bike

11:45am       -                     First Finisher of GFT 1/3 DISTANCE COURSE

  1:20pm       -                     First cyclist finishes the 112-mile bike course

  3:00pm       -                     GFT 1/3 DISTANCE AWARDS at finish line area

  4:00pm       -                     ULTRA Course Bike cut-off time (to finish first 2 laps)

  4:45pm       -     5:15pm    Approximate time of first GREAT FLORIDIAN finisher

  6:30pm       -                     GREAT FLORIDIAN bike course closes

  5:30pm       -     1:30am     GFT Athletes reclaim bicycles and gear

 

Sunday, October 22nd:

  1:00am       -                     GREAT FLORIDIAN run course closes

  11:00am     -    1:00pm     GFT 140.6 PARTY

  12:00pm     -                     GFT 140.6 Awards Ceremony