Featured Races 2020



SEPT 26, 2020



Race Details


Additional race information can be found at https://www.thunderboltmultisport.com/


3500 Pinellas Bayway S.
St Petersburg, FL US 33715


Welcome new and returning Escape participants! 2020 marks the 35th year for the Escape from Ft. De Soto Triathlon.

To those of you who have done the event before, welcome back! To those new to the event, you may be interested to know that the park is ranked one of the top-ten beaches in the United States; nine hundred unspoiled acres surround you. First timers, we anticipate that you will have a great first triathlon at Ft. De Soto. To all, we ask that you enjoy the surroundings and please leave the park cleaner than you found it. The Run portion of this event is 3.4 miles.

The Triathlon Distance is a 1/2 Mile Swim, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 3.4 mile Run on a marked course

The Duathlon Distance is a 1.5 Mile Run, a 10 Mile Bike, and a 5K Run on a marked course. Top 5 male/female awards.

The Aquabike is a 1/2 Mile Swim followed by a 10 mile bike

REGISTER NOW TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS! One Garmin Swim 2, one S-Works Prevail II bike helmet with ANGi, one Crossroads 1.0 Bike, one S-Works Evade bike helmet with ANGi, and one Garmin fēnix 6X - Pro Solar Edition - Titanium with Vented Titanium Bracelet
These are great prizes! To be eligible to win one of these you just need to be registered in the Escape Tri, Du, or Aquabike by March 24th. Winners will be drawn Wednesday night, March 25th, and will be available at the Outspokin Bicycle shop in Clearwater for packet pickup. There will be 5 lucky winners (one of each item) so enter now to get in the drawing!   Visit the race website for more details


Pre/post race parties & entertainment
Age group awards 3 deep in ages 15-19 up to 80 and over. 
Relays 3 deep in each category
Finishers medals to all participants who complete either event

Closed course of racing in Ft De Soto
Last Toll booth paid for by Thunderbolt Multisport
Parking fee in the park paid by Thunderbolt Multisport

USAT Sanctioned event 

Results & finish line by Florida Road Race Management.

Packet Pickup Information

Outspokin Bicycles Clearwater
2241 Gulf to Bay, Clearwater. Fl, 33765

12:00PM -  6:00PM
Outspokin Bicycles Clearwater
2241 Gulf to Bay, Clearwater. Fl, 33765

Race morning 5:15 am packet pick up opens.

You must furnish a photo ID and proof of current USAT membership. If you do not have USAT membership you will be required to purchase a one-day license. Per our sanction agreements you can only pick up and sign the waiver for yourself. You are not able to pick up someone else's packet.

All relay team members must be present at the same time to pick up your packet. Substitution of a relay team member will not be permitted.

Refund Policy
The Escape from Ft De Soto Triathlon reserves the right in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the race or move to a later time. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees. However, the USAT fee, if prepaid, will be refunded.



OCT 18,2020



Race Details

DATE: Saturday Oct 18, 2020


2200 E Lake Rd
Palm Harbor, FL US 34685


Sunday Oct. 18, 2020 5k Start 

We are excited to host the 2nd Annual Lake Tarpon 5k Oct 18, 2020, at John Chestnut Park in Palm Harbor. The course if flat and fast and is USATF certified, this race will be chip timed and we are offering age group awards for our top 3 finishers in each age group. Your entry will include a swag bag filled with goodies from our sponsors and will include a race t-shirt along with a finishers medal to all that come out and complete the 5k! Registration is open and will continue online until 11:59 pm on Friday, Oct17, 2020. There will be race day registration open at the park during packet pickup

Packet pickup will be at John Chestnut Park on Friday, Oct 17, 2020, from 3-7pm and again on race day Oct18, 2020, beginning at 7:30 am.

Did we mention charity? 100% of ALL proceeds are being donated to various causes the Rotary Club of Dunedin North is committed to in helping build a stronger community for us all!

With all this event has to offer and one of the premier locations to race in Tampa Bay how could you miss this event? Register today, we look forward to seeing you out there!


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