Fitness, family and fun under the Captiva sun!
Based at the beautiful South Seas Island Resort, the Galloway Captiva Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 11, is a sprint-length event made up of the following:
- Swim 1/4 mile (440 yards) in the Gulf of Mexico just offshore from northern end of the resort.
- Bike 10 miles along the paved island roads of Captiva (closed to traffic during the race).
- Run 5K along the Gulf, Redfish Pass and the South Seas golf course on a combination hard-sand and paver course.
In addition, we will offer a Kids Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 10, with two age group classifications:
- Ages 6-8: 100 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 0.5 mile run
- Ages 9-10: 100 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 0.5 mile run
- Ages 11-13: 200 yard swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run
To see the adult race courses, click here.
To see the kid's race courses, click here.
For a map of the transition area, click here.
For a complete schedule of activities, click here.
Interested in frequently asked questions? Click here.
Looking for the USA Triathlon rule book? Click here.
NOTE: No refunds, deferments or transfers allowed.
Both events are sanctioned by USA Triathlon; participants will need to be USAT members or obtain a one-day waiver. To review the USAT rules for athletes, click here...or review the most commonly violated rules here. Part of a relay team? Relay rules are available here.
NOTE: All adult bike racers must be aware that emergency-response vehicles will have access to the road course at all times. Bikers should yield right of way to those vehicles as they would normally. Also be aware that. while regular traffic will be blocked from the road course during the bike portion, vehicles may attempt to enter the course. Please be aware at all times, and ride defensively.
South Seas Island Resort is offering a special rate on a limited room block for the race weekend. Rooms are available until sold out or Aug. 8, whichever comes first.
You may make reservations at the group rate either online by calling 1-800-282-3402. The event name to receive the group rate is is Captiva Triathlon.
NOTE: Athletes who are not staying on Captiva the day of the race (Sunday, Sept. 11)... Day-of check-in and body marking starts at 5:15 a.m., and the first wave hits the water at 7:15 a.m. To accommodate the bike portion of the event, Captiva Drive will be closed beginning at 6:45 a.m. so you will need to be at South Seas Island Resort before 6:30 a.m. or you will be unable to come on to the island.