Hagerstown Youth Duathlon
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023 • 8:30am
Location: Halfway Park, 17901 Halfway Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Type: Youth (ages 6 to 13 years old)
Distance: .35 Mile Run, 2 Mile Bike, .75 Mile Run
Contact: Race Director, Ken Racine [email protected] 301-991-0461
Status: Registration is open
Welcome to the official site of the 16th Annual Hagerstown Youth Duathlon, presented by Racine MultiSports.
Description: This Youth distance Duathlon will start and end at Halfway Park in Hagerstown, MD…..just 25 minutes from Frederick, MD and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. The entire Youth race is within the park and is overall an easy course. This is a great event for the kids 6 years to 13 years of age. We will host the Hagerstown Duathlon and Hagerstown 5K Run during this weekend. See those pages for details.
Race Limit: 100 participants
Giving: The Hagerstown Duathlon will benefit the Cedar Ridge Children’s Home. Cedar Ridge provides quality residential care for abused, abandoned, neglected, adjudicated and emotionally challenged boys between the ages of 6 and 14. www.cedarridge.org
What do you get for your entry?
Well organized and professional event, of course!
Free Race Photos. See photo page here of past races.
Race Technical T-Shirt
Custom Finisher Medal
Swag Bag of goodies
Post Race Food
Real-Time Kiosk Results
Satisfaction of finishing a multisport race!
Meeting other athletes and establishing new friends!!!
Run Course #1: The first run is a short .35 mile loop to get the kids warmed up.
Bike Course: The bike course is out and back on the park road with a slight upgrade on the way out and a slight down hill on the way back. Distance is about 2 miles. BIKE COURSE IS NOT CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC.
Run Course #2: The second run is an out and back course on a paved path and is only slightly rolling.
Transition Area: There is only one transition area on pavement for this event.
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.
Course Support: We will have water and sport drink at the water stations on the run as well as at the finish line. There are no water or food stations on the bike course. We will also have food items and beverages at the finish line area for volunteers and participants only.
This race is sanctioned by USAT.
Please note that the entry fees below do not include any USAT fees. During registration you will be required to enter your member number or buy a one day license. During packet pick up you will be required to show a valid photo ID.
Pricing includes cotton/poly blend race long-sleeved shirt, custom race bib, custom finisher medal, food, and free race photos.
|Pricing Tier||Date Range||Individual|
|Early Registration||Nov 1 – Dec 31||$30.00|
|Tier 1 Registration||Jan 1 – Mar 15||$35.00|
|Tier 2 Registration||Mar 16 – Apr 5||$40.00|
|Final||Apr 6- Race Day||$45.00|
Refund Policy: Racine MultiSports does not offer refunds for this race, however race insurance is available for purchase during registration.
17901 Halfway Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
5:30pm – 7:00pm (Friday): Packet Pickup- at Mercury Endurance Cycles
6:30am – 8:00am (Saturday): Packet Pickup- at Race Venue
6:30am – 8:15am: Transition Area Open
8:20am: Youth Duathlon Pre-Race Briefing
8:30am: Youth Duathlon Race Start
There are no awards based on place as this is a non-competitive event designed to encourage youth athletes to become and stay active. All finishers will receive a custom finisher medal.
Race age will be determined based on the athletes age as of December 31, 2023, per USAT rules.
Event Rules: All athletes must have an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened before entering the bike course. Your local bike shop can provide you with assistance to ensure your helmet meets approval. Bikers and runners must obey all traffic rules/laws and race official instructions. Roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic. Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help you know where to turn but will not be stopping vehicle traffic. Parents can accompany their child the entire race but must not assist. Caution must be used to not block other athletes.
FREE Photos – Our Gift to You!
Racine MultiSports would like to show our appreciation to our loyal fans by providing you with free race photos! That’s right…FREE!
We will be providing you with all the digital photos taken by Hypnotic Imagery at our events. You will be able to view, download and share your race photos by visiting the link provided below. You will have to create an account the first time you visit a PASS photo link.
Please realize that with this offer we cannot ensure to capture you in each phase of the race. Additionally we will not be able to separate your photos by bib number. You will have to scroll through the race photos to find your photos. But we feel that is a way better deal than having to pay for race photos.
18300 Peak Circle
Hagerstown, MD 21742
1716 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD 21740