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
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.
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