Long Course Triathlon & Aquabike National Championships

Miami, Florida

Nov. 12, 2017 7 a.m. (ET)

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The 2017 USA Triathlon Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike National Championships will take place on November 12 as part of the Miami Man Triathlon in Miami, Florida.

*No qualification is necessary to compete in this event.*

Click here for more information and to register today!

Distances: Long Course: Swim: 1.2 Miles, Bike: 56 Miles, Run: 13.1 Miles. Aquabike: Swim 1.2 Miles, Bike: 56 Miles.

Hurricane Update: Many homes and businesses suffered damage and power loss due to high winds and the storm’s intensity. The race venue was minimally impacted by the storm and all necessary repairs and cleanup will be completed in time for the event.  Please rest assured that we are confident that this will have no effect on the upcoming races.  

Eligible Age Groups and Awards

Participants have the opportunity to qualify for the 2018 ITU Aquabike and Long-Distance Triathlon World Championships through the 2017 USA Triathlon Aquabike and Long-Course Triathlon National Championships. It is the policy of USA Triathlon to provide awards only for those age groups which qualify for this level of competition. Age groups will begin with 17-19 and continue in 5-year increments through 80-84. The minimum ages to compete are based on the ITU Competition Rules (appendix A, page 75). 

  • For the 2017 USAT Aquabike and Long-Course Triathlon National Championships, athletes must be 17 by December 31st, 2017.
  • For the 2018 ITU Aquabike and Long-Distance Triathlon World Championships, athletes must be 18 by December 31st, 2018.

Please note that this event may have additional categories other than what is listed here. USA Triathlon will only provide National Championship awards for the listed age groups. If you are wishing to compete at this event, but do not meet the minimum age requirement, we encourage you to participate in one of our youth events. For a chart of recommended distances for youth multisport athletes, please click here.

Note: This event may allow athletes under 17 to participate. In coordination with ITU rules, they will not be eligible for USA Triathlon National Championship awards.

Team USA Information

Team USA

The 2017 USA Triathlon Long Course Triathlon and Aquabiike National Championships in Miami, Florida will qualify athletes for the 2018 Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike World Championships. At the Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike National Championships, the top 18 in each age group in each event, rolling down to 25th place after applying the age-up rule, will qualify for the World Championship.

The top 20 triathletes per age group in each discipline in the USA Triathlon annual rankings as of 12/31 will qualify for the World Championship. The top two are offered a spot rolling down to 20th.

Note: All spots offered via the rankings system are subject to spots being available on the roster.

Note: Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike are completely separate event categories.

Finishers of this event do not need to do anything at the event to claim their spot on Team USA. All athletes will receive an email stating their qualification status from TeamUSA@usatriathlon.org in the weeks following the event.

Racing in Both Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike National Championships

Athletes will be permitted to race in both the Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike National Championships which are set to occur concurrently. Athletes who wish to race both events must pay the respective entry fee for each race. When a participant of both events finishes the bike portion of the event, their Aquabike finish time will be recorded at the bike-in timing mat. Athletes should continue as normal into transition area and out on to the run course. The participant’s Long Course Triathlon final time will register at the finish line.

Please note: If an athlete qualifies for Team USA (2018 ITU World Championships) in both Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike races, they must choose one to participate in. Athletes cannot participate in both Long Course Triathlon and Aquabike events at the 2018 ITU Multisport Festival.


USA Triathlon Sportsmanship Creed

As competitive athletes and members of the triathlon community, you know there is no better feeling than succeeding in your endeavors in sport. As a competitor at USA Triathlon events, you have a responsibility to demonstrate the highest standards of sportsmanship per the USA Triathlon Rulebook (Article III, Sections 3.3 and 3.4, Line b.), and as such, should always show respect for the sport, your fellow athletes, race staff, officials, volunteers and spectators. Each individual athlete shares this responsibility, which includes refraining from the use of improper language and conduct detrimental to the community at large. This rule will be strictly enforced and disrespectful language or conduct will not be tolerated.

For more information on USA Triathlon rules and sportsmanship, please reference the USAT Competitive Rules.  


2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Long Course Triathlon Results

2015 Aquabike Results

2014 Long Course Triathlon Results

2014 Aquabike Results

Flight Information 

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Please log in to the membership portal to access this great offer. 

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