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Longboat Key Triathlon & Duathlon ~ Results

Race Details

4th Annual Longboat Key International Triathlon

: Swim ½ Mile, Bike 20 Miles, Run 5 Miles

Longboat Key Duathlon

: Run 2 Miles, Bike 20 Miles, Run 5 Miles

Longboat Key Sprint Triathlon

: Swim ¼ Mile, Bike 10 Miles, Run 2.5 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Location: Longboat Key Club & Resort
Address: 361 Longboat Club Drive
City/State/Zip: Longboat Key, Florida 34228
Country: USA
Race Website:

2013 Longboat Key Triathlon & Duathlon:

  • Located on the majestic and world famous Longboat Key Club and Resort.
  • This races series consists of a Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon on May 5th, 2013.
  • And an International/Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon race on October 20th, 2013.
  • Competitors must compete in both races to earn points for the series awards.
  • Those competitors that earn the top points are eligible to win special prizes from our sponsors.
  • Most important, we promote an event that is extremely high end and treat our competitors with the respect and safety that they deserve.
  • Finally, our after party event has been called the finest in the world!
Course Information:

Olympic Course:
  • Start with a 12 mile open water swim in the calm and pristine waters surrounding south Longboat Key. (or a Run 2 miles (out-and-back) through Longboat Key Club Property for duathletes).
  • Followed by a fast out-and-back oceanside 20 mile bike along Gulf of Mexico Drive.
  • Finish with a 5 mile run through the golf course grounds of the Longboat Key Club with a finish on the greens.

    Course Maps
    Triathlon Course Maps

  • Directions:

    From the Sarasota Airport

    1. Exit the Airport and go west on University Parkway to US 41 (Tamiami Trail).
    2. Left on US 41 approximately 3.5 miles to Gulf Stream Avenue
    3. Right on Gulf Stream Avenue across bridge and causeway to St. Armands Circle.
    4. Turn right and proceed 1/4 of the way around the Circle to North Boulevard of Presidents (follow sign to Longboat Key).
    5. Turn right (north) 1-1/2 miles over the drawbridge to Longboat Key.
    6. Take the first left after the bridge into Longboat Key Club.
    7. Drive to guard gate for directions to Resort Center and Guest Registration.

    Driving time: 15-20 minutes

    Taxi fare is $15-$20 each way.

    From The North or South

    1. Take I-75 to Fruitville Road (exit 210).
    2. Go west to N. Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41).
    3. Turn left and proceed 3/10 mile to Gulf Stream Ave. (first traffic light)
    4. Turn right onto Gulf Stream Ave. (SR 789) and cross bridges to St. Armand's Circle.
    5. Turn right and proceed 1/4 of the way around the Circle to North Boulevard of Presidents.
    6. Bear right (north) 1-1/2 miles over the drawbridge to Longboat Key.
    7. Take the first left after the bridge into Longboat Key Club.
    8. Drive to guard gate for directions to Resort Center and Guest Registration.

    If traveling on U.S. 41 from the North or South

    1. Take U.S. 41 to Gulf Stream Ave., turn west, and follow Steps 4-7 below.

    From Tampa International Airport

    St. Petersburg area over the Skyway Bridge

    1. Take I-275 South to I-75 South to Fruitville Road (exit 210).
    2. Follow driving directions above.

    Driving time: approximately 1.5 hours

    2013 Results:

    2013 Results at coolrunning.com: Olympic / Sprint / Relay / Duathlon (10/20/13)
    Previous Results:

  • 2012 Results at altavistasports.com: Triathlon / Duathlon / pics (10/28/12)
  • 2011 Results at altavistasports.com: Triathlon / Duathlon (10/23/11)
  • 2010 Results at altavistasports.com: Triathlon / Duathlon (10/24/10)-(first annual)

  • Map:
    Race Reviews
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    Posted by ronnie911 on 10/20/2013 9:57:01 AM
    terrible race possibly the worst organization i have ever seen , all the way from the start to the finish, extremely dangerous bike turn around no one slowing traffic no signs warning cars or athletes of a turn around having to cross the road to the other lane with no one slowing / stopping traffic , run was ok , this race series made a big song and dance about series champions then couldnt even get the results out only race i have ever done where they simply didn't do the results despite making the athletes wait around for two hours then they gave up and told every one basically to leave , but at the same time mentioning the great deal if you sign up now for next years race ! this is my local race and its such a shame its being run by people who are interested in $$ rather than putting on a safe and professional event.my advice take a little of your profit and hire a few extra deputies and a timing company that can actually time the race .
    Posted by bigt2002 on 10/20/2013 12:42:17 PM
    poorly run nothing like last year. no mile markers anywhere, no traffic police, very confused race driector
    Posted by bigt2002 on 10/20/2013 12:45:38 PM
    oh yea and no results nice job
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