Welcome Triathlon Race Fans, to the 2018 Hammerhead Olympic & Sprint Distance Triathlon AND Olympic Aquabike! The HOT event is held at the beautiful Camp Blanding Military Reservation, which is about 30 miles Southwest of Jacksonville.
RACE LOCATION: Camp Blanding 5629 State Road 16 West Bldg 2300, Avenue A Starke, FL 32091
PRE-RACE PACKET PICKUP: Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm TBD Saturday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ Race Site at Camp Blanding
RACE DAY SCHEDULE: 6:00am - 7:00am Packet Pickup 7:30am - First Wave Start
The swim will be in Kingsley Lake which is one of the state’s pristine waterways (no salt water and no sharks!) and usually very smooth for a fast race. The bike course will be entirely within Camp Blanding with little, if any, traffic, but with a few rolling hills (two loops – one loop for the Sprint distance). The run will be a flat out and back (with little shade) but with plenty of aid stations.
Course Cut-Off Times: (Apply to Olympic Start only) • Swim (1 hour and 10 minutes from last Olympic wave start time) • Bike ( 3 hours and 10 minutes from last Olympic wave start time) • Finish ( 4 hours and 30 minutes from last Olympic wave start time)
ENTRY TO CAMP BLANDING PROCEDURES: All athletes will check in at the front gate. You will receive a "Gate Pass" that will be included with your athlete packet, which will be sent to you the Thursday prior to the race. Present this pass to speed the entry process. Your name will be on the Triathlon Roster. You will need a non-expired Photo ID. Any family or friends that would like to come on base to watch MUST go to the website, www.HammerheadOlympicTriathlon.com, click the "Register" button and complete the VISITOR/GUEST PASS REQUEST by midnight on Wednesday, August 22nd. Their name will then be on the roster at the front gate, they'll present their photo ID and they will be allowed access to the race. Family and friends will not be required to sign a race waiver. AGAIN....FAMILY & FRIENDS WISHING TO ATTEND THE EVENT MUST REGISTER AT THE WEBSITE BY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22nd, so their name(s) will be on the roster. If they do not, they will be allowed access to Camp Blanding. NO EXCEPTIONS can be made.
Overall Male and Female Overall Master Male and Female
Awards are three (3) Deep in ALL Categories including 5-Year Age Groups.
SPECIAL CASH PRIZE: For the Triathlon Club with the MOST Participation!!!