Tampa Bay Biathlon and 5k

Saturday March 9, 2019 - 8:00AM

This event has been canceled for 2019. Refunds were issued to all registered participants in early February.

Get the 2019 season kicked off with the Inaugural Tampa Bay Biathlon on March 9th at beautiful Fort Desoto Park. The race is a run-bike event, beginning at Shelter 5 with a 3.1 mile run along the Gulf. Athletes will then mount their bikes for a fast and flat closed course 10 mile race through the park. Don’t let up and cross the Finish Line @ full speed on your bike to receive your finisher medal!

5k participants will run the same 5k course as the Biathlon.

Awesome awards and plenty of post-race food and fun for everyone!

We will not be a USAT sanctioned event.

We will enforce our rules of a safe and fair event for all Biathletes. There will be drafting marshals on the course. A set of rules will be enforced by appointed staff.

All athletes will receive a Inaugural Tampa Bay Biathlon T-shirt and Awesome Finisher Medal. The event is chip-timed and athletes will receive splits for each segment of the race.


  • Overall Male/Female (3 Deep)
  • Standard 5 year Age Groups (3 Deep)

Packet Pickup:


Refund Policy:

The Tampa Bay Biathlon reserves the right in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the race or move to a later time. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees.