The Great Floridian Triathlon is the oldest independent 140.6 distance triathlon in the country! Its multi-lap format also allows for a 1/2 distance triathlon to take place at the same time and makes the event very spectator friendly.  Are you tough enough?!



140.6 Distance GFT Registration Details

Saturday, October 22, 2022


Waterfront Park, Clermont, Florida. Clermont is centrally located just 22 miles west of Orlando at the junction of US 27 and SR 50. Major Orlando tourist attractions are only 30 minutes away and the ocean beaches are just an hour away. Orlando International Airport is 40 minutes southeast of Clermont.


GFT Full 140.6 Distance:

An 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and a 26.2 mile run.

Aqua Bike:

The Aqua Bike event is a swim-bike race that has a 2.4 mile swim followed by the 112 mile bike. Aqua Bike events are great for athletes who want to avoid running and also make great training events. 

Relay Teams:

A standard relay team division is available for the 140.6 GFT distance with teams of two or three athletes competitng in all male, all female, or mixed divisions. Please note for the standard relay you cannot switch out members for the individual laps.  The same team member must complete all three laps of their segment. If you wish to switch team members during each segment, you will need to register for the GFT Team Challenge.

GFT Team Challenge:

In addition to the 2-3 person standard relay, the full distance GFT also features the GFT Team Challenge event. In this relay event you can have 3-6 team members with a single member completing each lap of the race.  With two laps in the swim, two laps in the bike, and four laps in the run, there are 8 opportunities to participate. Consider this the Ragnar event for triathlon!  Awards will be presented to the top three teams in each division; Open, Club/Team, and Corporate.

*All courses and distances subject to change.


All GFT events share the same courses.  The ultra distance triathletes complete two laps of the swim, two laps of the bike course, and four laps of the run course.  Please click here for additional course information and maps.   


A well executed event with great support and volunteers, chip timing with tracking, participant shirt, Friday morning Breakfast of Champions, and great post race food, and s Sunday Awards BBQ,  All Full GFT finishers will also receive a finisher shirt and super cool commemorative finisher medal.  


Custom Awards will be presented to the top three overall finishers, top masters finishers, and the top three finishers in each five year division, male and female. In the Aqua Bike event, awards will be presented to the top three finishers, male and female. 


The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. Please be aware that there are several cut-off times during the event that all participants must adhere to. Failure to meet cut-off times may result in disqualification. 


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The Great Floridian Triathlon is the people's race...where athletes always come first! Now in it's 32nd year, the GFT is the nation's longest running independent full distance triathlon!

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