Sarasota FIT Triathlon — May 4, 2014 at Benderson Park
I will be out there vounteering at the Finish Line, so make sure to say Hello when you finish STRONG!!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where and when is packet pickup?
A: Packet pick up is on Saturday from 2:00-6:00 pm at race site.
Q: What time does transition open?
A: Transition will open at 5:00 am race morning and close at 6:45am so plan accordingly. Parking will be ON SITE beginning at 5:15 am.
Q: Can I pick up my race packet race morning?
A: Yes. starting at 5:00 am
Q: Will there be an aid station for the bike?
A: NO… Please bring your own hydration/nutrition for the bike. There is not a water station on the bike route, but there will be water stops on the run portion of the event.
Q: Can I use a mountain bike?
A: Sure! Party on…. Except there is no “fat tire” division so you’ll be racing against others who might have a more aerodynamic machine… but don’t worry you’re a much better runner so you’ll smoke ’em on the final run!!!!
Q: Can I wear my wetsuit?
A: Probably not. Race officials will make final determination on race morning but we’ve never had a wetsuit legal race…
Q: Can I pick up someone’s race packet for them at the Expo?
A: NO. You must pick up your own packet as you have to sign the waiver. No exceptions! All participants MUST have a Valid USAT ID… You can purchase a one day or annual membership at the Expo or on race morning… THIS INCLUDES ALL MEMBERS OF RELAYS!!!!!!
Q: Will I get a medal?
A: Depends…There is a very cool finisher’s medal for everyone who completes the International Triathlon (but not the Sprint Triathlon or Sprint Duathlon). This is in tradition with premier races throughout the country. And there are very cool awards for: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place age-group winners in both the International Triathlon and the Sprint Triathlon; 1st place overall relay winners; and of course, special recognition to the male and female overall winners for all three events.
Q: Will I get a T-shirt?
A: YES! (Guaranteed for the first 700 REGISTRANTS)