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Athlete Info

Packet Pick Up

Participant Packet Pick Up is Thursday, August 22nd at the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce from 4:30 PM -7:00 PM. Second Packet Pick up is Friday, August 23rd at the Race site (Carlin Park) from 4-6 PM.  ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PRESENT A PHOTO ID IN ORDER TO PICK UP YOUR PACKET. ALL RELAY TEAM MEMBERS MUST BE PRESENT AND HAVE A PHOTO ID IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR PACKET. NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO PICK UP A PACKET ON YOUR BEHALF. This is a USAT rule. We will have packet pickup the morning of the race, but due to the number of participants, we do recommend early packet pickup.

Bike Check In

Athletes have an optional bike check in to avoid the crowds on race morning. Transition Area at Carlin Park will be open for bike check in and rack placement on Friday, August 23rd from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. Athletes must pick up their packet before checking their bike in and will then be able to access the transition area.  Bike numbers must be installed on the bike before entering the area.  All competitors must show corresponding bike and run numbers along with ID to be allowed in the Transition Area. The Transition Area on race morning will open at 5:30am. Security will be onsite during overnight hours. 

First Timers Seminar 

The First Timers Seminar is a mandatory briefing for all athletes registered in the First Timer Division. It will be held on Friday, August 23rd from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at the park pavilion. Our speaker is Linda Neary of Bikes Palm Beach in Juno Beach and Head Referee Steve Waldman.  


On race morning, you will have 2 options to enter Carlin Park:

From Indiantown Road, take a right on A1A and continue to Carlin Park.
From Donald Ross, enter A1A at Marcinski Road and then north to Carlin Park.

Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony will take place immediately following the race, around 9:00/9:30am. Plan to stay after the race and enjoy breakfast along with your Triathletes. 






Transition Area: Transition will open at 5:30am.  The Transition area will be fenced, and bike numbers will be cross referenced to the athlete’s number before any equipment will be permitted or removed at the conclusion of the race.  For reasons of safety and liability, only participating competitors will be allowed in this area with the appropriate credentials.

Timing Chip: Each triathletes chip will be located on the bike rack at their designated bib number location. Once you cross the finish line, we will have volunteers at the finish line to assist you in removing the chip.

Body Marking: Please follow the directions as to where you need to write your bib number on your body. Athlete will still need to body their right calf with their age. This can be done on your own at home or race day morning starting at 5:30 AM.  Please review photos in packet for correct place


Bib Number (Written)
1. Upper Left Arm

2. Upper Right Arm

Age (Written)
Right Calf

If you are a first timer please write a "F" on top of the age.


The swim will be 3/8ths of a mile. Subject to race day conditions, the course is likely to run from South to North, commencing at Beach Access 56 and finishing at Beach Access 62. The race will begin at 7:15 AM on the beach. Athletes must walk up the beach to the start and line up in their appropriate wave.  The race will start in 6 waves with 5 minutes between each wave. Wet Suits will not be allowed.


The bike will be 13 miles.  The course exits Carlin Park and heads south on A1A to Loggerhead Park and returns. THERE ARE 2 LAPS ON THE BIKE COURSE. Turns will be clearly marked, but athletes are responsible for ensuring they complete 2 laps. 

The return into transition will be via the south entrance to Carlin Park. The bike return and the turns on course can be dangerous if taken too fast. Athletes must obey all signs on course and the instructions of event staff.

Helmets must be fastened before leaving the transition area. An ANSI approved bike helmet is mandatory.

Bikes must be walked or run in and out of the transition area – the mount and dismount lines will be clearly marked and staffed by volunteers.

No drafting.  Keep 3 bike lengths away from other riders.  Draft marshals will be on the course and time penalties will be issued for infringements.

J Town Bike will be providing Bike Tune-Ups prior to the race start next to the Transition Area. ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE THE PROPOER HANDLEBAR END PLUGS.  If a bike is found with handlebars that are not solidly plugged, that competitor will be DISQUALIFIED under USAT Rule 5.11(I) and will not be allowed on the bike course.


The run will be 5k.  The course exits Carlin Park and heads north to Jupiter Beach Blvd.  Follow signs to the inlet and cross bridge to DuBois park. Return to Carlin Park and the finish line from the north entrance. 

I-PODS and MP3 Players are not permitted. 

Athletes must stay to the right except to pass.


All relay team members must be body marked.  Please use a black marker to body mark your relay team members. 

Swimmer wears the swim cap.  Runner wears the run race number.  Biker has race number on his/her bike.  Teammates remain at their assigned section of the bike rack marked with their bib number waiting for a team member to pass the timing mat before starting the next leg.


Start time will be 7:21AM. Athletes will begin at the south end of transition, athletes will run out to A1A and head south, turn around at signage and run back to transition. 

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