Come one, come all


Each participant(s) will fall into one of the below categories and be asked to enter the appropriate division on their application for appropriate award presentation.

Age Groups (male and female)

• 19 & Under
• 20-24
• 25-29
• 30-34
• 35-39
• 40-44
• 45-49
• 50-54
• 55-59
• 60-64
• 65-69
• 70-74
• 75-79
• 80-84
• 85 & Over

Premier Division – International Distance Only
Athletes wishing to compete in the Premier Division must have competed in an international-distance triathlon within the last 12 months and with overall times of 2 hr 15 minutes for men and 2 hr 30 minutes for women. Athletes in the Premier Division removes them from being eligible for age group awards.

Military / First Responders Division 
The First Responders Division is open to all active and retired public safety personal (FD/PD/EMS/MILITARY/ETC). Proof of status must be provided and will be verified.

Clydesdale / Athena Division 
Participants who meet certain minimum weight requirements (165 females, 220 males) are able to compete in this separate division. Weigh-in will be required at packet pickup. If you do not meet the weight requirements at pickup, you will be placed in your age group.

Buddy Wave 
If you want to complete the race with another participant who is not in your age group (mom, brother, friend, etc.), the Buddy Wave is for you. This will be the last wave of the race. Buddy Wave participants will not be eligible for awards or age group placements but will receive a finisher’s medal and an official time.

First Timers 
If you’re new to the sport and want to start with our other first-time triathletes, join us in our brand new First Timer Wave. This will be the second to last wave. First Timer Wave participants will not be eligible for awards or age group placement but will receive a finisher’s medal and an official time.

Relay Teams
Participants have the option to enter the international or sprint distance relay team, consisting of 2–3 people. You can choose which person will complete each specific discipline. Team members share a single timing chip, which is passed from one team member to another in transition.

Paratriathlon Division is available to athletes with a medically verified physical, visual, or neurological impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

Three classification categories include:

  • Ambulatory
  • Wheelchair
  • Visually Impaired

USAT Collegiate Info

USAT Collegiate Conference FloridaThe Mack Cycle Escape to Miami Triathlon presented by Voler is proud to kick off the USAT Collegiate Florida Conference racing season for a third consecutive year. Eleven Florida teams will Escape to Miami in an effort to earn points toward the Conference title and bragging rights amongst their top rivals. Teams include:

  • University of Florida
  • University of Miami
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • University of Central Florida
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • University of South Florida
  • University of North Florida
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Eckerd College and Florida Institute of Technology

Fans, friends, family and alumni, put your school colors on and get ready to cheer. Collegiate athletes, we welcome you to Miami! Let the race to escape begin!

If you are a Collegiate Team looking to be a part of Mack Cycle Escape to Miami please contact Scott Hutmacher at shutmacher@lifetimefitness.com.