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Frequently Asked Questions


The Tampa General Hospital Loggerhead Triathlon is produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and is one of the longest enduring triathlons in the state of Florida. Dating back to 1985, triathletes have made the trip to Jupiter year after year to enjoy the magnificent ocean-side setting, the family-friendly atmosphere and the competition. The event has become a “must do” on the southeast race circuit and has spawned some of the top triathletes in the United States.


Saturday, September 9, 2023


Carlin Park in Jupiter, FL.

400 Florida A1A
Jupiter, FL US 33477


5:30am Athletes arrival

6:30am All participants report to the Swim starting location at the south end of the park on the beach and the Duathlons participants begin at the Run Start

7:15am Triathlon begins

7:22am Duathlon begins


The racecourse consists of a 3/8-mile ocean swim, 13-mile bike and flat 3.1-mile run.


County Paramedics will be present along with an ambulance in case of any Emergencies or First Aid assistance. They will be near the Transition area. 


Men and Women Restrooms are located beside the Loggerhead Café including port-o-lets.



Alphabetical by Category
Admission / Hours:
Is there an admission fee for spectators?

No – we encourage patrons to come out and support the athletes while also interacting with our health & fitness sponsors and vendors.

What time does it start?

Saturday @ 7:00 am unless delayed due to inclement weather.

What time can spectators arrive?

5:30 AM

What time does the event end?

If all goes as planned – the Triathlon will end at 9:30 am with an awards ceremony in the Oasis Tent until 10:00 am.

Can I purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at the event?

No. We recommend you bring water in an eco-friendly container. Beer, rum and vodka tastings will be available for consumers 21 year or older.

There will not be any vendors selling beverage at the race.


Participants may bring their bike to the Transition area beginning on the Friday before the race from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. You must pick up your packet prior and install your bike number onto your bike before entering the area.  All competitors mush show corresponding bike and run numbers along with ID to be allowed in the Transition Area Only participants are allowed in the Transition area. Overnight Security will be enforced from 8:00 PM to 5:30 AM. No one will be allowed in the Transition area during the overnight hours.

Chairs & Coolers:

Spectators should bring chairs and coolers as needed. There will be no food or drink for sale at the venue.

If I have a complaint, who do I contact?

Please leave your comment at the Palm Beach North Chamber table in the Oasis Tent.

How do I get to Carlin Park?

From I -95 merge onto FL-706 E/W Indiantown Road

Use the right two lanes to turn right onto US-1 S

Turn left onto Ocean Way Blvd./S State Hwy A1A

Destination will be on the right


This is an option for those who do not want to swim. It entails a 1.2 mile run, 13 mile bike and 3.1 mile run.

First Timers Seminar:

The First Timers Seminar is a mandatory briefing for all athletes registered in the First Timer Division. It will be held at the Jupiter Civic Center at Carlin Park from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Friday during Packet Pickup. We will have a guest speaker along with the Head Referee.

Is there food available?

Yes – the Oasis Tent will offer a lite continental breakfast for the athletes and volunteers. We recommend you bring a lite snack as needed. Once all participants have had a chance to enjoy the breakfast, we will then allow all guest to dine.

There will be no vendors or food trucks at the event to purchase food so please bring what you need and enjoy the race!

Lost Child:

Lost children should be brought to the Palm Beach North Chamber table in the Oasis tent and security will be notified.


All participants will receive a medal at the Finish Line. The 1st, 2nd & 3rd Awards Ceremony will take place at the Oasis Tent beginning at 9:30am concerning each participating wave.


Participant Packet Pick Up is Thursday, August 22nd at the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce from 4-6 PM. Second Packet Pick up is Friday, August 23rd at the Race site (Carlin Park) from 4-6 PM.  All race materials MUST be picked up on Friday BEFORE 6 PM. Per USAT rules, 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.

Where is the closest parking facility to the Event?

There are 3 designated patron parking locations:

Carlin Park on the east side.
Across the Street (west) of Carlin Park is additional parking.NOTE: access to these two parking lots will be available up until 6:30 am.
The Maltz Theatre will also be available for patrons arriving after 6:30 am.Note there is not a shuttle available as this location.

Where can I park my bicycle?

Bike racks are available at Carlin Park for spectators. 

What does it cost to park?

Parking is free. 

Where can I park if I am disabled?

There is handicap parking available in all three lots mentioned above.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, pets are allowed as long as they are on a leash.

Refund Policy:

No refunds or transfers will be provided.


Any participant who cannot compete in the event for ANY reason has the option of a one-time deferment of their registration into the following years race. The deferral request must be made from within the athlete’s profile and must be done at least 7 days prior to the race. There is a $25 fee to defer your event to the following year. The defer option can be found by logging on to RunSignUp, navigating to Profile > Upcoming Events > Manage Registration > Defer Registration. For more assistance, please see:


These will be posted after the race on the race page website under the Results heading. 

Safety or Security Issue:
What if someone reports a safety issue or a security issue?

Contact one of the Team Captains that will be throughout the site wearing a Loggerhead T-shirt or locate one of the Police on Property.

I would like to make a suggestion for future a Loggerhead Triathlon; who do I contact?

Please leave your comment at the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce table located in the Oasis Tent.

How can I volunteer for this event?

Click the link in the heading, Volunteer Opportunities.

Will the Event still be open if it rains?

Yes, the event take place if we experience rain. Thunderstorms or lightning in the area will prolong the start depending on the circumstances. Management will be reviewing all weather conditions prior to starting the race.

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