Named as one of "10 Great Destination Triathlons" by Complete Tri, St. Anthony's Triathlon celebrates with a beautiful St. Petersburg setting, great fan support and tremendous competition.
The three events - St. Anthony's Triathlon, Sprint Triathlon and Meek & Mighty have something for everyone whether you are a highly ranked professional, newbie amateur, youth competitor, volunteer or spectator cheering a friend.
Held each year in downtown St. Petersburg, the events take place in an eclectic, historic, metropolitan area with shops, restaurants, unique architecture and stately residential neighborhoods. The Triathlon and Sprint events begin at North Shore Beach, a picturesque starting point into Tampa Bay. St. Anthony's traditional late April date is conducive to good weather. The average temperature is 83 degrees. Following the event, everyone can enjoy the waterfront awards party with live music, food and refreshments.Then, take in the sights and scenes of St. Petersburg
SWIM START: The swim starts at North Shore Beach, approximately 0.4 miles north of the transition area. View the map. Participants should proceed to North Shore Beach for the start no later than 6:15am. Be sure to listen to announcements and start in your assigned wave. Failure to wear the official swim cap or starting in a wave other than the one you've been assigned will result in your disqualification.