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Hagerstown Duathlon #1 – Details

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018 • 9:30am
Location: Halfway Park, Hagerstown, MD
Type: Sprint
Distance: 1.9 Mile Run, 10 Mile Bike, 3.1 Mile Run
Status:  Thanks for a great 2017. Race registration opens Nov 1 for 2018

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Race Limit: 300 participants

Start: We will use a mass start for this event.

Timing: This event will be professionally chip timed!  We will be providing race day results at our results kiosk immediately after you finish your race.  We will also provide a web link to results that you can share with your family and friends so they can follow your race on their web devices.

Event Rules: All athletes must have an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened before exiting bike transition.  Your local bike shop can provide you with assistance to ensure your helmet meets approval.  Drafting is prohibited on the bike course.  You must keep 4 bike lengths from the cyclist in front of you.  Bikers and runners must obey all traffic rules/laws and race official instructions.  Roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic. You must use caution when on the bike course and yield to vehicles on the road. Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic but will not be stopping vehicles.  No outside assistance is allowed and no one other than the athletes and race staff are permitted in the transition area.

Schedule:

5:30pm – 7:00pm (Friday) Packet Pickup- at Mercury Endurance Cycles
6:30am – 8:15am (Saturday) Packet Pickup- at Race Venue
6:30am – 9:30am Transition Area Open
9:20am Duathlon Race Briefing
9:30am Duathlon Race Start
11:00am (approx.) Duathlon Awards Ceremony

Swag: Here is the 2017 Swag. 2018 swag will be updated soon. Click on images below to enlarge.

Categories:

Individuals- will complete the entire race course themselves and must choose from the categories below.

  • Age Group- this is the general category individuals will race in unless they select one of the other categories below. Age Group participants will compete for overall, masters and age group awards.
  • Clydesdale- this is an optional category for men 220 pounds or higher. If you select this category you will only be eligible for Clydesdale awards.
  • Athena- this is an optional category for women 165 pounds or higher. If you select this category you will only be eligible for Athena awards.

Relay Teams- teams are either 2 or 3 people who will each complete separate leg(s) of the race. One member will do the first run and then hand off the timing ankle chip to their biker and then the biker will hand off to the final runner. Both hand offs must be done inside the bike transition area. The ankle chip must be worn on the ankle and not carried. The ankle chip must be attached to the ankle before leaving the bike transition area. Relay teams compete for Relay awards only.

Awards:

Top 3 Overall Male and Female

Top Masters Overall Male and Female (40+)

Top 3 in each Age Group Male and Female: 16 and under, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Top Relay Team: 2 Person Team division and 3 Person Team division

Top Athena (women 165 lbs+) / Clydesdale (men 220 lbs+): (39 and under) and (40 and over).  If you choose these divisions you will not be eligible for your 5 year age group. Please be aware you will be discretely weighed at the event.

Your race age is based on your age on December 31, 2018, per  USAT rules.

Awards will be handed out at the awards ceremony following the race.  No award will be mailed automatically.  For a fee of $10 we will mail your award upon your request.

DIRECTIONS

Halfway Park
17901 Halfway Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Directions