USA Triathlon Reveals Second Annual Duathlon Race Series

March 18th, 2014

Series features top run-bike-run events in each of USA Triathlon’s 10 Regions

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced the 11 events that will comprise the second annual 2014 USA Triathlon Duathlon Race Series, created in 2013 to meet the needs of the growing multisport discipline of duathlon.

With one event in each of USA Triathlon’s 10 Regions, athletes from across the country will have the opportunity to compete for points in top-flight run-bike-run events. USA Triathlon’s Duathlon National Championships, set for July 19 in St. Paul, Minn., has also been included in the series, encouraging athletes nationwide to compete in this prestigious event. More information on Duathlon Nationals is available at usatriathlon.org/du14.

Awards will be presented to the winners of each event, as well as winners of the series. Athletes must complete at least two events to be eligible for a series score. Each event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and will count toward the popular end-of-year Duathlon National Rankings for USA Triathlon annual members.

The first event of the series — the Double Oak Duathlon — is scheduled for April 12 in Birmingham, Ala., and series races will continue through Oct. 19. Eight of the 10 events from the 2013 Duathlon Race Series are part of the series again in 2014. Visit usatriathlon.org/duseries for more information on the USA Triathlon Duathlon Race Series.

2014 USA Triathlon Duathlon Race Series

Southeast Region

Event: Double Oak Duathlon

Location: Birmingham, Ala.

Date: April 12

Distances: Standard: 10k run, 40k bike, 5k run;

Sprint: 5k run, 20k bike, 2.5k run

Website: team-magic.com/events/3

Contact: races@team-magic.com

Pacific Northwest Region

Event: Mt. Rainier Duathlon

Location: Enumclaw, Wash.

Date: April 27

Distances: Standard: 5.12-mile run, 28.88-mile bike, 3.79-mile run;

Sprint: 1.64-mile run, 14.44-mile bike, 3.79-mile run

Website: buduracing.com/events_detail.php?e=1052

Contact: info@buduracing.com

Rocky Mountain Region

Event: Barkin’ Dog Duathlon

Location: Denver, Colo.

Date: May 10

Distances: Standard: 5k run, 34k bike, 5k run;

Sprint: 1.2-mile run, 18k bike, 5k run

Website: racingunderground.com/milehighduseries/barkindogdu/

Contact: darrin@racingunderground.com

Mid-Atlantic Region

Event: Cary Duathlon

Location: Cary, N.C.

Date: May 17

Distances: Standard: 5-mile run, 32-mile bike,

5-mile run; Sprint: 2.5-mile run, 18-mile bike, 2.5-mile run

Website: fsseries.com/?action=event&event_id=49

Contact: info@fsseries.com

Northeast Region Event: Shamrock Duathlon

Location: Glastonbury, Conn.

Date: May 18

Distance: 5k run, 26k bike, 5k run

Website: hartfordmarathon.com/Events/Ten_Penny_Ale_Shamrock_Duathlon___3_3.htm

Contact: info@hartfordmarathon.com

Midwest Region

Event: Sartell Apple Duathlon

Location: Sartell, Minn.

Date: May 24

Distance: 5k run, 33k bike, 5k run

Website: appleduathlon.com

Contact: appleduathlon.com/contact/

Southwest Region

Event: Orange County Duathlon

Location: Mission Viejo, Calif.

Date:  June 1

Distance: 2k run, 37k bike, 10k run

Website: pacificcoasttriathlon.com/ocduathlon.html

Contact: pelicanpromotions@gmail.com

Nationwide Event: USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships

Location: St. Paul, Minn.

Date: July 19

Distances: Standard: 5k run, 34.5k bike, 5k run;

Sprint: 3.25k run, 23k bike, 3.25k run

Website: usatriathlon.org/events/usat/2014/07/duathlon-national-championships.aspx

Contact: nationalevents@usatriathlon.org

Mideast Region

Event: Tri Indy Duathlon

Location: Indianapolis, Ind.

Date: August 3

Distance: 2-mile run, 20k bike, 5k run

Website: tuxbro.com/entry-info/TRIINDY/TriIndy-Home.php

Contact: tuxbro@indy.rr.com

Florida Region

Event: Longboat Key Duathlon

Location: Longboat Key, Fla.

Date: Oct. 19

Standard: 2-mile run, 20-mile bike, 5-mile run;

Sprint: 1-mile run, 10-mile bike, 2.5-mile run

Website: lbktriseries.com

Contact: lbktriseries.com/Contact-Us.html

South Midwest Region

Event: Fall Classic Duathlon

Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Date: Oct. 19

Distance: Standard: 2-mile run, 10-mile bike, 2-mile run, 10-mile bike, 2-mile run; Sprint: 2-mile run, 10-mile bike, 2-mile run

Website: signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/96415

Contact: rt66rd@hotmail.com

About USA Triathlon

Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships,  Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

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USA Triathlon Reveals Second Annual Duathlon Race Series

Contact Info

Lindsay Wyskowski
719-955-2828
lindsayw@usatriathlon.org
http://www.usatriathlon.org/

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