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Schedule

The following timeline provides a brief overview of the weekend's events at the HITS Triathlon Series – Naples, Florida. All times are subject to change.

Friday, January 9, 2015 – Race Site at Vanderbilt Beach

• 2 – 7 pm: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for all distances*
• 2 – 7 pm: HITS Fitness Expo
• 3 – 4 pm: Athlete Meeting for Half and Full distance athletes
• 4 – 5 pm: Bike Drop-Off for Half and Full athletes

*It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that Half and Full athletes pick up their packets on Friday

Saturday, January 10, 2015 – Race Site at Vanderbilt Beach

• 5 - 6 am: Additional Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Half and Full athletes
• 5 - 6:30 am: Bike and Gear Drop-Off for Half and Full distance athletes
• 6 am - 8 pm: HITS Fitness Expo
• 6:40 am: Transition area closed to Half and Full distance athletes
• 7 am: Half and Full races start
• 2 pm: Half Awards Ceremony**
• 2 - 8 pm: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Sprint, Olympic and Open athletes*
• 3 pm - Midnight: Athlete Dinner
• Midnight: Transition area closed and clear of all bikes

**PLEASE NOTE: Athletes MUST be present at their Awards Ceremony to receive an award.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 – Race Site at Vanderbilt Beach

• 5 – 6 am: Additional Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Sprint and Olympic athletes
• 5 – 6:30 am: Bike and Gear Drop-Off for Sprint and Olympic athletes
• 6 am – 3 pm: HITS Fitness Expo
• 6:40 am: Transition area closed to Sprint athletes
• 6:50 am: Athlete Meeting for Sprint athletes at beach
• 7 am: Sprint male wave starts
• 7:03 am: Sprint female wave starts
• 7:05 am: Transition area closed to Olympic athletes
• 7:30 am: Athlete Meeting for Olympic athletes at beach
• 7:40 am: Olympic male wave starts
• 7:43 am: Olympic female wave starts
• 9:15 am: Sprint Awards Ceremony**
• 10 am: Full Awards Ceremony**
• 10 am – 11 am: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Open athletes
• 11 am – 12 pm: Bike and Gear Drop-Off for Open athletes
• 11:15 am: Olympic Awards Ceremony**
• 12 pm: MANDATORY Athlete Meeting for Open distance athletes
• 12:30 pm: Open race starts
• 1:30 pm: Open Awards Ceremony**
• 3 pm: Transition area closed and clear of all bikes

*It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all athletes pick up their packets on Friday.

**PLEASE NOTE: Athletes MUST be present at their Awards Ceremony to receive an award. Unclaimed awards may be shipped if request is made within two weeks after the event. Athlete is responsible for a $10 shipping and handling fee.


Important Addresses

• Race Site - Vanderbilt Beach
239 Vanderbilt Beach Rd
Naples, Florida 34108

• Official Bike Shop - Naples Cyclery
813 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, Florida 34108

Questions? Call 845.247.7275 prior to race weekend or 518.821.1180 during race weekend ONLY.