My Visual Journal

Escape to Miami triathlon

Miami, Florida. September 26, 2010. Racers run out of the water toward the transition area in the 2010 Escape to Miami Triathlon. The triathlon begins with a ferry to Escape Island off of Margaret Pace Park. The 1,200 Olympic-length triathletes swam from Escape island across Biscayne Bay back to Margaret Pace Park to the transition area, where they prepared for the biking section of the race. The biking course crosses the Julia Tuttle Causeway eight times. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

Miami, Florida. September 26, 2010. The 6th annual Escape to Miami Triathlon sold out with 1,200 athletes competing in the Olympic-length event. The Olympic-distance triathlon consists of a .9 mile swim, 24.8 mile bike-ride and 6.2 mile run. The swim across Biscayne Bay cross the Intra Coastal Waterway and many racers do not make the cut-off time for the swim. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

Miami, Florida. September 26, 2010. Family and friends wait for athletes to emerge from the .9 mile swim of the 6th annual Escape to Miami Triathlon. Spectators wait at Margaret Pace Park in Miami, Florida, for the 1,200 athletes who competed in the sold out Olympic distance triathlon. Photos by Lindsay Brown.

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