Key West is hosting its 1st Annual Triathlon this Sunday, December 5th! Participants will kick off the event at the Marriott Beachside Resort located at The Overseas Highway and Roosevelt Boulevard with a swim in the warm Gulf of Mexico and then transition to the biking porting heading North on the scenic Overseas Highway. Cyclers head onto the Naval Air Station Key West at Boca Chica, complete two loops, and head South back to Key West. The event then concludes with a run along the Atlantic Ocean offering breathtaking views and finishing back at The Marriott Beachside Resort. The Olympic Distance event will cover a 1.5km Swim, 40km Bike and 10km Run competition with a shorter 750me Swim, 20km Bike and 5km Run for the Sprint race.
The weekend of events kicks off on Saturday, December 4th with a two-day Expo featuring local, regional and national companies and is coupled with a pre-triathlon dinner Saturday evening. Please visit TRIKW for complete race details, registration information, and event schedules.
Come out and help cheer on our neighbors and friends as we make this the Triathlon of the Year!
Photo courtesy of TRIKW on Facebook.