The 40th Annual Great Clermont Triathlon, Florida's traditional season opener featuring an international (Olympic) distance triathlon with a 1.5K Swim, 40K Bike, and a 10K Run. Other events include a run-bike-run Duathlon along with relay team competition. The Great Clermont Triathlon is held in conjunction with the Florida Challenge - Intimidator Triathlon which takes place the following day on Sunday, March 12. The Florida Challange features the Intimidator, a 70.3, half-iron distance triathlon, a Sprint Triathlon, long course Aquabike, Relaays, and a 1.2 mile Open Water Swim.
March 11, 2023
Clermont Waterfront Park, 330 Third Street, Clermont, FL, 34711
International Triathlon: 1.5K Swim, 40K Bike, 10K Run
International Duathlon: 5K Run, 40K Bike, 10K Run
Sprint Triathlon: .25 mile Swim, 8 mile Bike, 3.1 mile Run
Duathlon: 5K Run, 42K Bike, 10K Run
SWIM - The 1500 meter swim course is a triangular shaped course in Lake Minneola. Swimmers will swim counter-clockwise, keeping all buoys on their left. Swimmers will complete one lap of the course. The projected water temperature is expected to be 68-78. Wetsuit use is in accordance with USAT rules.
BIKE - The 40K bike course starts by traveling clockwise around Lake Minneola, before heading out towards Montverde/Ferndale. This portion of the course has a few small hills, but does not travel up Sugarloaf Mountain.
RUN - The 10K run course is an out and back loop course on the South Lake Trail.
Course maps can be found on our Downloads Page.
Double Triathlon Challenge:
Race a Great Clermont multisport event on Saturday and complete a Florida Challenge multisport event on Sunday and you'll earn some cool swag! Finishing select two-day combos will earn you a cool bonus medal! Watch for more details soon.
Finisher medal, colorful event shirt, accurately measured and well monitored course. Post race food tent. Registering by March 1 ensures proper t-shirt size. Awards: Intimidator Triathlon - Top three overall, top masters, and the top three in each division, male and female. Sprint Triathlon - Top three overall, top masters, and the top three in each division, male and female. Relay Teams - Top three teams in each of the following categories: All Male, All Female, and Mixed Aqua Bike - Top three finishers overall, male and female. Open Water Swim - Top five Male and Female.
Be part of all the excitement at one of Sommer Sport's events. Whether you have just a couple of hours to spare, or the entire day, your help will make a difference. Grab a bunch of friends, family or co-workers and create a team to staff one of the water stations located along the course. Positions are available to fit any schedule. Click here to learn more!
* Subject to Change
Friday, March 10, 2023
2:00pm - 6:00pm Packet Pick-up & Late Registration- Waterfront Park at the Highlander Building- 330 3rd Street, Clermont FL 3471
Saturday, March 11, 2023
5:45am - 7:15am Packet Pick-up
7:30am Transition Area Closes
7:30am Great Clermont Triathlon START!
7:35am Great Clermont Duathlon START!
7:55am Great Clermont Sprint Start
8:45am Swim Course Cut-off – all events
11:30am Bike Course Support Ends
1:00pm Run Course Support Ends