The Great Floridian Triathlon's unique three lap format allows for a 1/3 and 2/3 distance triathlon in addition to the full 140.6 distance. 

The 51.1 mile One-Third GFT is rapidly growing in participation as triathletes find it more challenging than the Olympic Distance, yet not nearly as gruelling as 70.3.  This distance also makes the 1/3 GFT a great training event for other late season endurance events.





One-Third Distance GFT Registration Details

Saturday, October 23, 2021


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 1/3 Distance:

An .8 mile swim, 42 mile bike, and a 8.3 mile run.

Aqua Bike:

The Aqua Bike event is a swim-bike race that has a .8 mile swim followed by the 42 mile bike. Aqua Bike events are great for athletes who want to avoid running and also make great training events. 

Relay Teams:

A relay team division is available for the 1/3 GFT distance with teams of two or three athletes competing in all male, all female, or mixed divisions. 

Long Distance Duathlon:

A long distance duathlon (run-bike-run) is also available within the 1/3 GFT.  Duathletes will substitute a 3.1 mile run for the .8 mile swim. The duathlon features a 3.1 mile run, 42 mile bike, and an 8.3 mile run.

*All courses and distances subject to change.


All GFT events share the same courses.  The one-third distance triatletes complete one lap of the swim, the first lap of the bike course, and the first lap 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,  All 1/3 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 and Duathlon events, awards will be presented to the top five 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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Entry Fees:

EVENT By 10/31/20 By 12/31/20 By 6/30/21 By 9/30/21 By 10/15/21 
Ultra - Individual  $395 $450 $495 $575 $625
Ultra - Aqua Bike $295 $350 $395 $475 $525
Ultra - Relay $450 $550 $595 $695 $750
2/3 - Individual $225 $295 $395 $450 $495
2/3 - Aqua Bike $195 $250 $325 $395 $450
1/3 - Individual $125 $150 $175 $225 $250
1/3 - Aqua Bike $100 $125 $150 $195 $225
1/3 - Relay $195 $225 $250 $295 $350
2.4 Swim $50 $50 $50 $50 $65
Sprint Triathlon $75 $89 $99 $110 $125
Duathlon $125 $150 $175 $225 $250

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