A whole new place! A whole new race! A whole new year!
Beaches Fine Arts Series, home of the annual fundraising endeavor known as BFAS Racing, is proud to announce the 2013 triathlons will be held at Naval Station Mayport! We are so excited to be able to present a fantastic bike course with so many things to see and enjoy at the base, while at the same time supporting the wonderful programs of BFAS.
And, if that's not enough, we are also thrilled to announce the addition of an Olympic Distance triathlon at the last race of the triathlon sprint series on July 13th!
All BFAS races are sanctioned by USA Triathlon insuring a safe, competive and enjoyable experience for every participant. The BFAST Olympic Triathlon is a Swim, Bike & Run longer distance race for participants 16 and older as of 12/31/2013.
Enjoy awards provided by the official host bike shop of BFAS Racing, Trek Bicycle Store, and delicious food provided by our official Finish-Line food sponsor, Native Sun.
Beaches Fine Art Series (BFAS) is a non-federal entity. It is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status. Nor is this event officially endorsed by the Department of Defense, the U.S. Navy or Naval Station Mayport.
Competing in this race allows Beaches Fine Arts Series to bring top-quality artists from all over the world who perform FREE concerts in North Florida and who provide FREE educational outreach programs with FREE BUSING to thousands of elementary, middle and high school students in our area.
BFAST OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRIATHLON RACE COURSE
The BFAST Olympic Distance Triathlon encompasses 3 legs: Swim, Bike and Run.
The swim course is a .93 mile point to point swim parallel to the beach with prevailing current or alternative course based on conditions.
The bike course includes 3 loops of 8.4 miles each, totaling 25.2 miles and offers a highly competitive course with exciting views of the base.
The run course is a 6.2 mile loop that allows the participant to explore the pleasant residential and recreational areas of Naval Station Mayport.