Upcoming Triathlon for Triattic

This weekend six athletes will be making there way to Jacksonville, FL to participate in the Jax Tri Series Olympic & Sprint #2 race on July 21, 2012.

The first wave is set to start at 7:30 am at Fernandina Beach.

The Sprint race features a 1/4 mile swim, 16 mile bike, and 3 mile run. The Olympic race has a 1.5 km swim, 40 km bike, and 10 km run.

The swim takes place in the Atlantic Ocean (beach start) with a fresh water shower into transition #1. The bike is flat and fast course along the coastline of scenic Amelia Island on Northeast Florida's beautiful Atlantic Coast. The run is an out and back course with water stations at mile marks. The run course is through tree covered Fort Clinch with plenty of shade.

This race also serves as the 2012 Florida USA Triathlon Paratriathlon Regional Championship and is a Grand Prix race for Gulf Winds Triathletes, Tallahassee's local triathlon club.