Howard Park Beach, Howard Park Causeway
Fred Howard Park
Tarpon Springs, FL US 34689
The TRIATHLON race begins with a quarter mile swim at 7:30 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 5Km run/10 mile bike, 5K run
The 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.
AWARDSAwards are presented 5 deep in standard for both male and female in the age groups and for each special category. 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 f 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.