Sandestin, FL-- Everyone in the area is hoping the weather will hold up this weekend, and you can certainly count the people at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort among that group.
The resort getting set to host the 26th Sandestin Triathlon Saturday morning on the beach at Sandestin.
This is a half mile swim, with the racers hitting the Gulf just a little west of Finz restaurant at 6:30 a.m.
Then it's north through the resort, on to 98 and eastward to 30-A and back as part of a 20 mile bike.
It winds up with a 4 mile run that winds through the north side of the resort and back to the beach.
The race has been sold out for weeks now.
Some 850 racers from all across Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Maryland and beyond are taking part.
The event benefits the Sacred Heart Foundation.