Just four days away from USA Triathlon Florida Region – Long Course Regional Championship held at Rev 3 Triathlon out of Venice, FL. Rev 3 will close up the season on the weekend of November 8 – 9, 2014. Rev3 will take over Venice Beach, Florida. The regional championship will comprise a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 run. However, if the half distance is more than what you can handle, you are more welcome to participated in the international course a .9 mile swim, 25 mile bike and 6.2 mile run.
Known for its beautiful coastline and white sands, the swim will take place in the crystal blue waters of Venice Beach at the world Famous Sharky’s On the Pier. A short run from the swim finish will take athletes to the transition area. From there, athletes will start on the one loop bike course, which will take athletes through both Sarasota and Charlotte county while passing through the worlds famous Manasota Key. The run course is a two loop out and back course that takes you past the beach before heading onto the Venetian Waterway trail. After that, athletes will cross the finish line adjacent to Sharky’s On the Pier.
Venice Beach is located on the Southwest coast of Florida and is famous for being the prehistoric shark tooth capital of the world. Venice is a year round destination for families and hosts numerous arts, culture and music festivals. Relax on the white sand beaches or visit any of the local art museums, shopping districts or some of the best preserved natural lands in Florida at the Myakka River State Park.
Come and join us on this festive weekend in Venci CA. Looking forward on seeing everyone this weekend.
Hector L Torres
USAT Elite, USAC Lv 2, USAS and USATF & MS
USA Triathlon Florida Region Chair
Florida Paratriathlon Development Coordinator
617 Virginia Dr.
Orlando, FL 32801