Ironman Florida is Saturday in Panama City Beach, here is the traffic information you need

Ironman Florida 2016 is Saturday November 5, 2016 in Panama City Beach.

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP)-- The first weekend of November means Ironman Florida time in Panama City Beach. The 18th annual event brings athletes from all over the world to compete in a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run.

That 140.6 mile journey will impact traffic in and around Panama City Beach and northern Bay County.

According to the Ironman Florida website, "The IRONMAN Team would like to thank you in advance for your display of hospitality during the weekend of the 2016 IRONMAN Florida. There will be more than 3,000 athletes from around the globe visiting your city and taking part in the 18th annual event. Over the course of 17 hours, on Saturday, November 5, athletes ranging in age from 18 to 70+ years of age will be racing throughout our community. We ask for your cooperation and under- standing as you travel around town. The routes were chosen to highlight the various areas that we feel fully showcase the beautiful setting of Panama City Beach and Bay County."

Here are the expected delay areas and times for the bike course:
South Thomas Drive to Front Beach Road 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Peak delays--7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Front Beach Road to Middle Beach Road 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Peak delays--7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Front Beach Road to Middle Beach Road 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Peak delays--12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Front Beach Road to South Thomas Drive 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Peak delays--12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Front Beach Road to Highway 79 7 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Peak delays--7:45 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Highway 79 to Back Beach Road 7 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Peak delays--7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Highway 79 South to Back Beach Road 7 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Peak delays--12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Highway 79 South to Front Beach Road 7 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Peak delays--12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Highway 79 North to County Road 388 West 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Peak delays--8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Highway 79 North to Highway 20 East 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. Peak delays--8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Highway 20 West to Highway 79 Intersection 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. Peak delays--11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Highway 77 South to County Road 388 East 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Peak delays--9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Highway 20 East to Highway 77 Intersection 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Peak delays--9a..m.-11 a.m.
Highway 20 West to Highway 77 Intersection 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Peak delays--10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
County Road 388 East to County Road 2301 Intersection 8:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Peak delays--9:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
County Road 388 East at Turnaround 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Peak delays--9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
County Road 388 East (West Bound) Blue Springs Road 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Peak delays--10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Blue Springs Road to Highway 20 West 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Peak delays--10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Highway 79 South to Pine Log Road 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Peak delays--11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Highway 79 South to Steelfield Road 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Peak delays--11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Here are the expected delay areas and times for the run course:
Joan Avenue to South Thomas Drive 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Peak delays--12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Surf Drive 0:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Utes Street to Thomas Drive (crossing intersection) 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 12:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
South Lagoon Drive (local traffic only) 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
South Lagoon Drive to Mystic Avenue 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Mystic Avenue to Hilltop Drive 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Hilltop Drive to Treasure Circle 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Treasure Circle to Beach Drive 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Beach Drive to Irwin Avenue 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Irwin Avenue to Thomas Drive (crossing intersection) 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Thomas Drive to Spyglass Drive 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 1:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Spyglass Drive to Lookout Drive 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 2 p.m.-9 p.m.
Lookout Drive to Thomas Drive 11:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 2 p.m.-9 p.m.
St. Andrews Street Park Entrance (one lane only) 12 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 2 p.m.-9 p.m.
St. Andrews Street Park 12 p.m.- 10:30 p.m. Peak delays-- 2 p.m.-9:30 p.m.