Welcome new and returning Escape participants! 2021 marks the 35th year for the Escape from Ft. De Soto Triathlon.
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 Run portion of this event is 3.4 miles.
The Triathlon Distance is a 1/2 Mile Swim, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 3.4 mile Run on a marked course
The Duathlon Distance is a 1.5 Mile Run, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 5K Run on a marked course. Top 5 male/female awards.
The Aquabike is a 1/2 Mile Swim followed by a 10 mile bike
Amenities Age group awards 3 deep in ages 15-19 up to 80 and over Finishers medals to all participants who complete either event Closed course of racing in Ft De Soto Last Toll booth paid for by Thunderbolt Multisport Parking fee in the park paid by Thunderbolt Multisport USAT Sanctioned event
Results & finish line by Florida Road Race Management.
Packet Pickup Information
You must furnish a photo ID and proof of current USAT membership. If you do not have USAT membership you will be required to purchase a one-day license. Per our sanction agreements you can only pick up and sign the waiver for yourself. You are not able to pick up someone else's packet.
All relay team members must be present at the same time to pick up your packet. Substitution of a relay team member will not be permitted.
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.