Our definition of a triathlon just requires three activities: one on the bike, one on the water, and one on foot. It does not require training, competition, or a registration fee.
It February, we completed the Tamiami Triathlon in the Everglades. This month we completed what we call the OleMilltucknee.
For the first leg we biked from Ft. White to O’Leno State Park, a round trip distance of about 14 miles.
Next, we plunged into the cool waters of Ichetucknee Springs and snorkeled in the crystal clear water.
Finally, we hiked the 220 steps to the bottom of the sink at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park.
The park ranger in the Everglades presented us with a bumper sticker for the completion of the Tamiami Triathlon, but since the OleMilltucknee isn’t sanctioned by the park service, I guess we’ll need to design our own award.