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January 6, 2018 (Saturday)
January 7, 2018 (Sunday)
Swim 750 Meters, Bike 12.4 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Swim 100 Meters, Bike 3 Miles, Run 1 Miles
Iron Distance
Half Iron Distance
Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 40 K, Run 10 K
Vanderbilt Beach
Naples, Florida
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Schedule

The following timeline provides a brief overview of the weekend's events at the HITS Triathlon Series Naples, Florida. All times are subject to change. Half and Full distance athletes will have two transition areas. T2 and the finish will be at Ava Maria. Athletes will receive a run bag to put their gear in. The bag should be left with officials in T1 on Saturday morning. Your run gear will be transported to T2 to await your arrival. There will be a shuttle from T2 back to T1 after your finish or friends/family can transport you back to T1.

Friday, January 5, 2018 Race Site at Vanderbilt Beach

2 6 pm: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for all distances*
2 6 pm: HITS Fitness Expo
3 4 pm: Athlete Meeting for Half and Full distance athletes
4 5 pm: Bike Drop-Off for Half and Full athletes

*It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that Half and Full athletes pick up their packets on Friday

Saturday, January 6, 2018 Race Site at Vanderbilt Beach

5 - 6 am: Additional Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Half and Full athletes
5 - 6:30 am: Bike and Gear Drop-Off for Half and Full distance athletes
6 am - 6 pm: HITS Fitness Expo
6:40 am: Transition area closed to Half and Full distance athletes
7 am: Half and Full races start
12 - 6 pm: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Sprint, Olympic and Open athletes at Vanderbilt Beach
2 pm: Half Awards Ceremony at Ave Maria**
Midnight: Transition area closed and clear of all bikes

**PLEASE NOTE: Athletes MUST be present at their Awards Ceremony to receive an award.
Sunday, January 7, 2018 Race Site at Vanderbilt Beach

5 6 am: Additional Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Sprint and Olympic athletes
5 6:30 am: Bike and Gear Drop-Off for Sprint and Olympic athletes
6 am 3 pm: HITS Fitness Expo
6:40 am: Transition area closed to Sprint athletes
6:50 am: Athlete Meeting for Sprint athletes at beach
7 am: Sprint male wave starts
7:03 am: Sprint female wave starts
7:05 am: Transition area closed to Olympic athletes
7:30 am: Athlete Meeting for Olympic athletes at beach
7:40 am: Olympic male wave starts
7:43 am: Olympic female wave starts
9:15 am: Sprint Awards Ceremony**
10:15 am: Full Awards Ceremony**
10 am 11 am: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Open athletes
11 am 12 pm: Bike and Gear Drop-Off for Open athletes
11:15 am: Olympic Awards Ceremony**
12 pm: MANDATORY Athlete Meeting for Open distance athletes
12:30 pm: Open race starts
1:30 pm: Open Awards Ceremony**
3 pm: Transition area closed and clear of all bikes

*It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all athletes pick up their packets on Friday.

**PLEASE NOTE: Athletes MUST be present at their Awards Ceremony to receive an award. Unclaimed awards may be shipped if request is made within two weeks after the event. Athlete is responsible for a $10 shipping and handling fee.

Important Addresses

Race Site - Vanderbilt Beach
239 Vanderbilt Beach Rd
Naples, Florida 34108

Official Bike Shop - Naples Cyclery
813 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, Florida 34108

T2 for Half and Full distances on Saturday
Torino Ave
Ave Maria, Florida 34142

Questions? Call 845.247.7275 or e-mail info@hitsendurance.com.

Event Start Location
Vanderbilt Beach
239 Vanderbilt Beach Rd
Naples, Florida 34108

Course Description
Gulf swim, fast bike and a flat run.

Awards
Each athlete who finishes the race will receive a finisher's medal. Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each distance. Age group awards will be given to the top three male and female winners of each five-year age group or special category.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Vanderbilt Beach
239 Vanderbilt Beach Rd
Naples, Florida 34108

Timing / Results
http://hitstriathlonseries.com/naples-fl/naples-fl-results
 
 

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