Frequently Asked Questions

Longleaf Triathlon
International & Sprint Distance
Sunday, October 15, 2017 • 8am

To contact the race director:


1. What is the race date?
Sunday, October 15, 2017

2. How do I register?

Registration on

3. What is the cost for entry?
Click here to see our rates

4. I can’t race, can I get a refund?
No refunds, no exceptions. You can defer 70% of your entry to 2017 but will charge you for the deferral. See their website for details and the specific amount charged. You must request a deferral by October 14, 2015. No deferrals will be processed beyond this date.

5. Do I need a photo I.D. to pick up my packet?

6. I know someone who cannot race, can I use their number?

7. Do I need a USAT license to participate?
YES. All individuals and relay team members must furnish proof of current USAT membership or you will be required to purchase a one-day USAT license at packet pickup.

8. Can I have someone else pick up my packet for me?
NO. You must pick up your own packet or you will not be allowed to race. No EXCEPTIONS. Packet pick up is Saturday 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 5:30 am. Due to the anticipated size of the event, we STRONGLY encourage you to pick up your packet on Saturday.

9. Can someone else check in my bike for me?
NO. Bike must be checked in by 7:30 am on Sunday. You must have your body marked and bike must be numbered before you will be allowed in transition.

10. What time does transition open on race morning?
5:30 am

11. What time will transition re-open to allow athletes to collect their bikes and belongings?
At approximately 11:30 a.m. We do reserve the right to keep transition closed until the last runner is out.

12. My registration information is wrong, what can I do?
You can edit your information on Email if you need help.

13. Where do I pick up my timing chip?
Chip pick up will be at body marking the morning of the race.

14. What time do the awards start?
We will do our best to start awards at 11 am. However, we cannot begin the awards ceremony until athlete challenges to violations are resolved.

 I don’t own a bike appropriate for triathlons. Is it possible to rent a bike?

Yes, our sponsor, Chainwheel Drive rents bikes. Tri, road, and hybrid bikes are available in various sizes. More info can be obtained at their website, by calling 727-441-2444, or by emailing