Escape From Ft. Desoto

Escape From Ft. Desoto

Details

After discussions with several park officials it has been concluded there's no guarantee that the social distancing rules will allow events of this size to assemble by the May 30th date we had planned. Like you we are ready to race and we want to be safe and act responsibly.

The 35th Annual Escape from Fort Desoto Triathlon, Duathlon, and Aquabike is rescheduled for September 26th, 2020. Top Gun Triathlon will move to December 13th, 2020. Lycra and Lace will likely be postponed until 2021

We are busy working out all the details in making this event happen this year. We will have more specific information early next week and there will be options to transfer to the Top Gun race, or to the 2021 Escape from Fort Desoto Triathlon.

Thank you for patience as we work through this. This is going to be another great race and we look forward to seeing you out at the fort in July.

Welcome new and returning Escape participants! 2020 marks the 35th year for the Escape from Ft. De Soto Triathlon. This year we are again proud to offer one of the best sprint triathlons in Florida, and back again is a duathlon. This year we are proud to announce an AquaBike event as well!

To those of you who have done the event before, welcome back. To those new to the event, you may be interested to know that the park is ranked one of the top-ten beaches in the United States; nine hundred unspoiled acres surround you. First timers, we anticipate that you will have a great first triathlon at Ft. De Soto. To all, we ask that you enjoy the surroundings and please leave the park cleaner than you found it.

The Sprint Distance is a 1/2 Mile Swim, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 5k Run on a marked course

The Duathlon is 1.5 Mile Run, a 10 mile bike, and a 5k Run on a marked course.

The Aqua-Bike is 1/2 Mile Swim and a 10 mile bike.

Packet Pickup

THURSDAY September 24th

12:00PM TO 6:00PM

Outspokin Bicycles -Clearwater

2241 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL, 33765


FRIDAY September 25th

12:00PM TO 7:00PM

Outspokin Bicycles -Clearwater

2241 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL, 33765

Amenities

Pre / post race parties & a T-Shirt to all pre-registered athletes. Finishers medals to all participants who complete either event. Closed course of racing in Ft De Soto.Last Toll booth and Parking morning of race is paid for by Thunderbolt Multisport. USAT Sanctioned event monitored by USAT officials for your safety. Results & finish line by Florida Road Race Management.

    

Refund Policy

The Escape from Ft De Soto Triathlon reserves the right in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the race or move to a later time. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees. However, the USAT fee, if pre-paid, will be refunded.


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Events Results

Date Location
9/26/2020 St Petersburg FL View Results
4/13/2019 Fort DeSoto North Beach, St Petersburg, FL View Results
4/14/2018 Ft Desoto Beach St Petersburg, FL View Results
4/13/2017 Ft Desoto Beach St Petersburg FL View Results