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Rotary Pineapple Man Triathlon ~ Results

Race Details

Pineapple Man Sprint Triathlon

: Swim 0.34 Mile, Bike 15.4 Miles, Run 3.4 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Entry Fee: $80
Location: The Town of Melbourne Beach
Address: 509 Ocean Avenue
City/State/Zip: Melbourne, Florida 32951
Country: USA

2014 Rotary Pineapple Man Triathlon (MULTIRACE TIMED EVENT)

Twenty-Eight years ago members of the Melbourne Beach Rotary Club put together the first triathlon in this part of Florida. The race 0.34 mile swim, 15.4 miles bike and 3.4 miles run put Central Florida on the triathlon map.

What began as an innovative idea for charitable fund raising has become a tradition in our community. Hundreds of endurance athletes from around the state and across the nation look forward to racing on our courses each year. We are expecting a record 750 registrations in 2014.

This charity fund raising event is the oldest continually run sprint triathlon in Florida and supports community projects and humanitarian projects locally, nationally and internationally.

One of the many international projects Polio Plus was started in 1985 with the goal of wiping polio from the face of the earth. And, the good news is that there two countries still at risk. The World is very close to being polio-free.

Race proceeds also allow Rotary to contribute significantly to national programs and our local community by supporting various programs that make a difference such as Odyssey of the Mind teams, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Melbourne Beach town projects, Gemini Elementary School and Friends of Melbourne Beach Library.

Year after year, the Rotary Pineapple Man Triathlon makes a difference in our world.

EVENT DATE: June 1, 2014
Online Registration List:
Wait List Registration EMAIL: [email protected]
Race Website:

Race Day Schedule:

 Packet Pickup {Arriving after 6:30 a.m. may cause you to miss the race}
Body Marking: In front of Historic Ryckman House next to TRANSITION AREA entry
Timing Chip Pickup: Between Body Marking Area and TRANSITION AREA entry

5:05 AM Transition Area Opens: Race Number & Body Marked REQUIRED for Transition Area entry
7:00 AM First Wave Starts: 3 minute intervals between waves
8:30 AM Free Breakfast: Community Center Racers & Volunteers Only
Prizes and Giveaways begin when all Tri-athletes have finished.
Awards presentation immediately after results have been finalized.
Course Information:

Swim - 0.34 milesBike - 15.4 miles / Run - 3.4 miles

  • The 0.34 mile swim takes place in the Indian River Lagoon at the historic Melbourne Beach Pier next to Ryckman Park on Ocean Avenue.
  • Athletes will enter the water in waves, and from a standing start, swim the triangle course around the end of the pier.
  • Participants will then advance from the pier to the transition area in Ryckman Park.
  • Swim Course Map

  • The 15.4 mile bike course begins as participants exit the east end of the transition area and proceed through the neighboring residential area to a 5.5 mile long, straight, flat, and fast out and back segment south on A1A along ocean-side parks, nature preserves and the beach where Europeans first set foot on the place they would call "La Florida".
  • Riders will u-turn (police supervised) at the southern end point, Indian Landings, and retrace the course north returning to the Ryckman Park transition area.
  • Bike Course Map

  • The 3.4 mile run begins with exiting the west end of the transition area to start the course which takes runners north beside the Indian River Lagoon and then loops through quiet, residential neighborhoods.
  • Run Course Map

  • The finish is on Ocean Avenue, Melbourne Beach in front of the transition area and the historic Ryckman House.

  • Directions:

    Melbourne Beach, Florida is on Highway A1A - (east coast of Central Florida)
    Southeast of Orlando
    South of Cocoa Beach
    North of Vero Beach.

    Take I-95 to 192 exit (Melbourne). Go East across Indian River to Hwy. A1A. 
    Turn south and go several blocks to the next stop light where you will turn right, west on Ocean Avenue. 
    The transition area will be in Ryckman Park next to the Indian River Lagoon just west of the Melbourne Beach Town Complex Community Center at 509 Ocean Avenue. 

     Map & Directions 

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