LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Walt Disney World Triathlon on Sept. 25 will include a 1.5K swim (1 mile), a 40K bike (23.9 miles) and a 10K run (6.2 miles) around Walt Disney World Resort. During the Walt Disney World Triathlon Expo at Disney's Contemporary Resort on Sept. 23-24, athletes can see the latest state-of-the-art products and talk to triathlon experts.
The triathlon starts at Disney's Contemporary Resort at 7:30 a.m. Participants will encounter a unique and challenging point-to-point format course. The swim will begin at North Beach and dive into Seven Seas Lagoon. The first transition will be staged under the shadows of the monorail beams just outside the theme park. The bike-run transition will be staged at Epcot, with the 10K run taking competitors around World Showcase Lagoon into Future World, past Spaceship Earth and finally outside the Epcot main entrance to the finish line.
Entry fees for the Walt Disney World Triathlon are $115 per individual and $190 per relay team. All participants must be 15 years of age or older on the day of the event and they must have a USA Triathlon card to compete. USA Triathlon memberships can be purchased during the Triathlon Expo on Sept. 23-24 at Disney's Contemporary Resort.
Event information and registration materials are available online at disneyworldsports.com
Aug 27, 2005 /