2017 BFAST Triathlon Season

BEACHES FINE ARTS SERIES is proud to return to Mickler’s Landing Beach Park for its 31st season as North Florida’s original annual triathlon event.  The 2017 BFAST includes one sprint distance and one olympic distance triathlon. The event will be held on Saturday, July 8th at 7am.

All BFAST Triathlons are sanctioned by USA Triathlon, insuring a safe, competitive and enjoyable experience for every usat10sanctionedevent-transparentparticipant. Our sprint triathlon is a shorter distance Swim, Bike & Run race for participants 12 and older as of 12/31/2017. The BFAST Olympic Triathlon is a longer distance Swim, Bike & Run race for participants 16 and older as of 12/31/2017.


Sprint – .25 mile swim/16.4 mile bike/3.1 mile run

Olympic – .93 mile swim/27.2 mile bike/6 mile run



We will have the Bird Legs Bicycle sponsored raffle in 2017  and will have more information on that prize soon! Please check back with us.  The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on race day.  

Winner must be present to win.



Packet Pickup – Bird Legs Bike, 1313 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach

Thursday, July 6th – 12PM – 6PM

Friday, July 7th – 12PM – 6PM

Race Day 

Saturday, July 8, 2017

5:30-6:45AM -Transition open/Chip Distribution/Body Markings

6:30AM – Race Director Meeting on the beach

7:00AM – Olympic Start – 2 Waves – Males & Females,   Sprint Start to follow – 5 Waves/3 Minute Intervals

Refund Policy

Please consider your entry fee a contribution to our 501(c) (3) non-profit organization if the race is not held due to weather or you do not participate, as there are no refunds, rain dates or transfers.

Competing in this race allows Beaches Fine Arts Series to bring top-quality artists from all over the world who perform FREE concerts in North Florida and who provide FREE educational outreach programs with FREE BUSING to thousands of elementary, middle and high school students in our area.