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 74.3, half-iron distance triathlon, a Sprint Triathlon, long course Aquabike, Relays, and a 1.2 mile Open Water Swim.
March 11, 2023
Clermont Waterfront Park, 330 Third Street, Clermont, FL, 34711
- International Distance Triathlon
- International Distance Duathlon
- International Distance Aquabike
- International Distance Relay
- 40K Time Trial Bike (NEW!)
- Sprint Triathlon
- Sprint Relay
- 1.5K Open Water Swim
Click here for information on Sunday's Florida Challenge Triathlon - Intimidator
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!
- Great Clermont International Triathlon & Florida Challenge Half/74.3 Distance Triathlon
- Great Clermont Aquabike & Florida Challenge Aquabike
- Great Clermont Duathlon & Florida Challenge Sprint Duathlon
- Great Clermont Sprint Triathlon & Florida Challenge Sprint Triathlon
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 - ALL EVENTS -
PACKET PICK UP OPEN FROM 4PM to 7PM - Waterfront Park at the Highlander Building- 330 3rd Street, Clermont FL 34711
Saturday, March 11, 2023 - Great Clermont Triathlon
5:45 am - 7:15 am Packet Pick-up & Late Registration- Waterfront Park at the Highlander Building- 330 3rd Street, Clermont FL 34711
7:30 am - Transition Area Closes
7:30 am - Great Clermont Triathlon START!
7:35 am - Great Clermont Duathlon START!
7:39 am - Aquabike, Olympic Relay, 1.5K Swim
7:55 am - 40K Time Trial
8:25 am - Great Clermont Sprint Start
9:00 am - Swim Course Cut-off – all events
11:30 am - Bike Course Support Ends
1:00 pm - Run Course Support Ends
Saturday, March 11, 2023 - Florida Challenge Triathlon
12:00pm - 4:00pm Packet Pick-up at the Highlander Building 100 3rd Street, Clermont, FL 34711
Sunday, March 12, 2023 - Florida Challenge Triathlon
5:45am - 7:15am - Packet Pick-up at the Highlander Building 100 3rd Street, Clermont, FL 34711
7:30am - Intimidator Transition Area Closes
7:30am - Intimidator START!
7:41 am - Aquabike / 1.2 Mile Swim/ Long Distance Relay Teams Start
8:00 am - 60 Mile Time Trial Start
8:45 am - Florida Challenge Sprint Start
8:47 am - Sprint Duathlon Start
8:51 am - Aquathalon/ Sprint Relay Start
9:30 am - Swim Course Cut-off – all events.
1:30 pm - Bike Course Support Ends
4:30 pm - Run Course Support Ends