The swim, bike and run Land Rover TriRock Clearwater Triathlon race is set for Sunday, Nov. 11.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jared Leone
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Running, swimming, biking and rocking. Participants and spectators of the Land Rover TriRock Clearwater Triathlon will fill the streets, beach and Gulf of Mexico for the inaugural race Sunday. The race is a musical marathon with live bands along the swim, bike and run courses as well as a post-race party and concert. The race features a beach start and open water swim near Pier 60, a bike ride through the beaches and downtown Clearwater and a run along south beach and over the Memorial Causeway Bridge. It starts at 6:50 a.m. with sprint and intermediate distance events as well as a three-person triathlon relay. The sprint race includes a 500 meter swim, 12 mile bike ride and three mile run. The intermediate course includes a 1,500 meter …
City leaders unanimously approved a contract with Competitor Group Inc., organizers of the Rock and Roll Marathon Series, to bring a triathlon event to Clearwater Nov. 11 through Nov. 13, 2016.
The route is not yet set, but a rocking race is coming to Clearwater. City leaders unanimously approved a contract with Competitor Group Inc., organizers of the Rock and Roll Marathon Series, to bring a triathlon event to Clearwater Nov. 11 through Nov. 13, 2016. The popular race series promoters created the Land Rover TriRock event with competitions also planned for New York, Annapolis, Seattle, Austin and San Diego. The city will offer up $30,000 in support which includes police, traffic operations staff, event security, lifeguards and medical coordination. Additional costs would have to be reimbursed to the city, according to the agreement. The contract can be canceled immediately with written notice within thirty days of the event. …