HITS Triathlon Series

The event in Naples, Florida will be the 2016 kick-off to the HITS Triathlon Series. Naples is home to beautiful beaches and flat, fast courses. Naples is quickly becoming one of the most popular races in the HITS series! HITS stands for “Horse shows In The Sun”. HITS is the world’s leader in hunter/jumper horse shows, producing events encompassing over 20,000 horses and riders, while also awarding several million dollars in prize purses. In 2011, HITS started its HITS Triathlon Series, and attracted over 10,000 participants in its first year. With over 20 years of experience producing major athletic participation events, HITS knows how to produce high-quality endurance events with a focus on its participants.


open: 100m swim | 3 mi bike | 1 mi run
sprint: 750m swim | 12.4 mi bike | 3.1 mi run
olympic: 1500m swim | 24.8 mi bike | 6.2 mi run
half: 1.2 mi swim | 56 mi bike | 13.1 mi run
full: 2.4 mi swim | 112 mi bike | 26.2 mi run
Half and Full distance athletes will have two transition areas. T2 and the finish will be at Ava Maria. Athletes will receive a run bag to put their gear in. The bag should be left with officials in T1 on Saturday morning. Your run gear will be transported to T2 to await your arrival. There will be a shuttle from T2 back to T1 after your finish or friends/family can transport you back to T1.
• Race Site – Vanderbilt Beach
239 Vanderbilt Beach Rd
Naples, Florida 34108

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

• T2 for Half and Full distances on Saturday
Torino Ave
Ave Maria, Florida 34142