- Swim: 600 yards in the Gulf of Mexico. The course will be configured to take advantage of the currents. If the conditions are not safe in the Gulf, the swim will be located across the street in the Santa Rosa Sound.
- Bike: 18 miles, flat, fast course. Ride nine miles east on Via De Luna into the National Seashore and then nine miles back to the Transition Area.
- Run: 3.1 miles down Via de Luna into the scenic gulf-side neighborhoods, finishing back on Casino Beach Road by The Pavilion.