After great deliberation, and exhausting all options in search of an alternate weekend, it is with great disappointment that we announce the cancellation of the 2017 Mack Cycle Escape to Miami Triathlon.

The decision to cancel was made in consideration of the continued recovery efforts across Miami, South Florida, and the entire Southeastern United States.

While uncharacteristically resilient, we Miamians are still presented with a variety of challenges, including power outages, school closures, unsafe water conditions, and excessive storm debris. Our team continues to monitor needs of local agencies, and firmly believes that using valuable city services to produce a triathlon is not in the community’s best interest.

Therefore, at this time, Life Time Tri is unable to commit to providing a safe, secure, and premiere racing experience in Miami on September 24. We appreciate your patience, your understanding, and your support of our local community.


Registration Implications
As it relates to currently registered 2017 Mack Cycle Escape to Miami Triathlon participants, we offer the following options in regards to your registration:

  1. Defer your 2017 entry to the 2018 Mack Cycle Escape to Miami Triathlon (date TBD), free of charge.
  2. Transfer your entry to another 2017/2018 Life Time Tri Series events (any distance, individual or relay), free of charge:
    • Life Time Tri San Diego (10/15/17)
    • South Beach Triathlon (4/15/18)
    • Life Time Tri CapTex (5/28/2018)
    • Life Time Tri Minneapolis (7/14/2018)
    • Transamerica Chicago Triathlon (8/26/2018)
    • Life Time Tri Tempe (9/16/2018)
  3. Donate your 2017 registration fee to Save the Children’s Hurricane Irma Relief efforts.

Participants have until Friday, October 20 at 11:59 pm EST to indicate their deferral or donation selection. Click here to log into your Chronotrack account to make your selection.

For deferral or transfer options, login and pick “Defer My Registration For Another Event”. You will then receive an email with a promo code, which you will use to register for the upcoming Life Time Tri event of your choosing. Registration for San Diego is currently available.  All other Life Time Tri Series events will open registration on November 1, 2017.  When you enter your code, your registration cost will be $0.00.

To donate your 2017 Mack Cycle Escape to Miami registration fee to Save the Children’s Hurricane Irma Relief efforts, login and pick “Change to Another Race”. At that time, you will be able to choose the “Donate to Save the Children” option.


Support Miami’s Recovery Efforts
We strongly encourage you to support Life Time Tri’s official charity partner, Save the Children, who has been on the ground in the Miami community since Irma struck. Please click here to learn more about their incredible efforts. For athletes looking to put their training to work, and make those miles matter, consider enrolling in the Save the Children Run for Relief Virtual 10K.


Hurricane Clean-Up Event
Additionally, Join us at Margaret Pace Park this Saturday, September 23 (8 a.m. – 10 a.m.) and help support the local community in a post-hurricane cleanup. You bring the muscle, and we’ll bring plenty of water and Gatorade. Plus, Mack Cycle Escape to Miami volunteer T-shirts will be up for grabs.


Packet Pick Up Opportunity – NEW!
Registered participants will be able to pick-up their t-shirt, goodie bags and race medals at Mack Cycle & Fitness in Miami between Monday, September 25 through Friday, October 6 at Mack Cycle & Fitness:

Mack Cycle & Fitness 
5995 Sunset Drive
Miami, FL 33143

Stop by and receive 25% off* your entire purchase, including sale and non-sale clothing and accessories.
*Must show photo ID and proof of race registration. Offer valid only from Sept. 25 – Oct. 6.


Miami Challenge Implications
Participants who originally registered for the 2017 Escape to Miami Triathlon, and completed the 2017 South Beach Triathlon, will still earn their 2017 Miami Challenge Medals. Qualifiers will be able to pick-up their medals at Mack Cycle on a future date (to be determined, once reopened). For questions regarding the 2017-2018 Perfect Storm Challenge, please check for updates at the Florida Storm Series web site.


Life Time Tri Championship Implications
In consideration of those vying for entry into the new Life Time Tri Championship (July 1, New York City), we will honor the top 6 overall finishers in each competitive, International distance division at the 2018 South Beach Tri (April 15). Click here for more details.

For any other questions, contact us at