2018 IMFL Long Course Tri Camp - Panama City, FL


September 14 - 16 Panama City Beach, FL IMFL Training Camp




These are the Fitness Levels Required for Camp

Active Athlete: Someone who trains most days during the week for at least a weekly total of 6 hours. Can ride 2 hours and make it through a 4 hour ride, although it will be challenging.
Serious Athlete: Someone who trains almost every day for a weekly total of 10+ hours. Can ride 4 hours and has the ability to add on another session or two.
Groups will be formed to allow EVERYONE to train at their level.


Training Area

CITY -   Panama City Beach, FL, at the Ironman® Florida (IMFL) race site
Airport -   Panama City Beach, FL - ECP
Open Water -  Gulf of Mexico at IMFL race site
Cycling -  Opportunity to ride the IMFL course
Running -  Run on the exact course of the IMFL course
Weather -   Ave Highs 85°-88°, Ave Lows 72°-75°  Humid and Sunny



Training Camp

Are you racing IRONMANtm Florida 2018?  Or maybe you'll be signing up in '18 and racing in '19? Then this camp is for you! 

Team MPI will host its eighth annual IMFL triathlon camp aimed at preparing athletes for the November 4, 2018 race. The camp takes place at the race venue and uses portions of the actual swim, bike and run courses in Panama City Beach, FL. The camp takes place on Friday, September 14th - Sunday, September 16th at the beautiful Host Hotel and Condominiums, The Boardwalk Beach Resort. This is where IRONMANtm Florida has all its events including the expo, welcome dinner, transition, finish line and awards ceremony!

This is a GREAT camp for you if you want to:

 Receive comprehensive Coaching to help you have a great race day

 Fully supported ride of portions of the IMFL Bike Course

 Coached Open Water swims on the IMFL Course

 Comprehensive Review of the IMFL Athlete Guide

 Team MPI Race Week Guide

 Discounted Purchase of a Team MPI Tri Kit

 Detailed walk through of IMFL race day including transitions best practices

 USAT and IRONMAN Certified Coaches

 Coach Hosted Opening Evening Reception


This camp has Team MPI Coaches for ALL Abilities and is a NO DROP Camp.



What the Camp Includes NOT Included Camp Specifics
 Coach Hosted Evening Recep  Airfare Complete IMFL Course Info
 Nutrition/hydration in training  Lodging  2 OW Swims in Gulf
 Supervised OW Swims  Meals  Complete IM Rules Pres
 No Drop rides & runs  Transport to/from Airport  Swim, Bike & Run!
Customized for ALL ABILITIES  Bike Shipping / Rental  1v1 with Coaches
 Team MPI SWAG    
 Sponsor Give-a-ways    
 20% OFF Team MPI Gear    




Our Team MPI Coaches will tailor each session for each athlete and work with you to make the training, SAFE, APPROPRIATE, CHALLENGING and FUN. All Runs, Bikes and Swims will be fully supported including Nutrition, Kayak and SAG support.


Training Schedule




Swim & Bike  1 hour run, Welcome Social

Shake out run with running skills brief
Shower and Check In
Coaches' Reception
  Dinner: YOYO (You're On Your Own)



OW Swim & Bike  4.5 hours 

OW Swim Brief & Wetsuit Instruction
OW Swim
Breakfast (YOYO) and drive to Ride Start
Sagged ride rolls
Sagged ride ends
Ride debrief and return to hotel
Lunch (YOYO) & Downtime
Athlete Guide review, IRONMAN Rules briefing, Q&A
Walk through of Race Day
Drive Run Course to Alvin's Island
Prep for Dinner
Camp Dinner with the Coaches at a nearby restaurant, TBD (YOYO)
  4:30-5:30pm Check in at Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham Las Vegas/Henderson



OW Swim & Run  2.5 hours 

OW Swim Brief for Race Day Practice
OW Swim with Race Day Drills
Breakfast and Change into Running Gear
At Park for Running Session
Camp Debrief and Q&A
Camp Concludes



Recommended Lodging

Boardwalk Beach Resort
9600 S Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Through a special arrangement, MPI has secured rooms at a special rate at the host hotel, The Boardwalk Beach Resort.  These condos are absolutely beautiful and can accommodate one athlete, an athlete and their family or multiple athletes sharing. You can also ask for the condos as well.
Instructions for booking coming soon.



Team MPI Camp Coaches


Mark Turner

Seabrook, TX   


Baldwinsville NY   


Diamondhead MS   

* More Team MPI Coaches will be added depending on registration numbers.


Registration (click here)

Now - December 31st:  $300 SUPER EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION!
January 1 - March 31:  $400 EARLY BIRD
April 1 - August 31:  $450 REGISTRATION
September 1 - Start:  $550 LATE REGISTRATION
Register in a group of 3 or more athletes and get 20% off for each of you during ANY registration period! Email coaches@teamMPI.com with 3 or more emails of participants to receive code.
** Team MPI current =coached athletes receive 15% DISCOUNT
Email coaches@teamMPI.com for discount code
** All participants MUST be a USAT member. Membership is $15 for event or $50 for year


Bike Transport

If you decide to ship your bike, we recommend using BikeFlights.com.
You may contact the local bike shop, (coming soon), to coordinate shipping to them as well as if you'd like them to assemble the bike. 




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Team MPI Endurance MTB Training Camp, Boise ID

June 20-24, 2018, Boise ID. This Mountain Bike Endurance Training Camp will get you a great 3-day training block filled with elevation, skills work, and hours of challenging riding.

2018 IMFL Long Course Tri Camp - Panama City, FL

Sept 14-16, 2018 - Multi-Day Camp in Panama City, FL for IM Florida