This Sprint 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. This is a great course for the beginner or the experienced triathlete who wants to go fast! We will host the Hagerstown Youth Duathlon #1 and Hagerstown 5K Run #1 during this weekend. See those pages for details.
Race Limit: 300 participants
Start: We will use a mass start for this event.
Run Course #1: The first run will be a 2 mile loop held entirely in the park on the park road and paved path. The course is not hilly but has some slight elevation.
Bike Course: The bike course is a loop on public roads. The course is slightly rolling with no major climbs and has wide shoulders for most of the loop.
Run Course #2: The second run is entirely in the park using the path and park road. We are redesigning the course this year to do an out and back. There is some elevation but is not hilly.
Transition Area: There is only one transition area 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.
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+
Added for 2014!
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 division you will not be eligible for your 5 year age group. You will compete in this division. Please be aware you will be discretely weighed at the event.
Your race age is based on your age on December 31, 2014.....same ruling as USAT.
Medals and Awards will be handed out at the awards ceremony following the race. No award or medal will be mailed automatically. For a fee of $10 we will mail your medal or award upon your request.
17901 Halfway Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Packet Pickup 6:30 - 8:30am
Transition Area Open 6:30 - 8:30am
Youth Race 8:30am
Pre-Race Meeting 9:15am
Race Start 9:30am
Awards Ceremony 11:00am (approx.)
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. 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. Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic. No outside assistance is allowed and no one other than the athletes are permitted in the transition area.
Hotel options within 3 miles of race site include:
Country Inn & Suites
Spring Hill Suites
Holiday Inn Express
Want to have some fun and receive a Race Crew t-shirt? Become a volunteer for this event! As with all major events the volunteers are a critical part of making the race safe and enjoyable for the athletes. Please press the register button below to sign up. If you have questions please contact Ken at Ken@RacineMultiSports.com.
See the Results page for full race results.
2014 Lucas McCollum 0:53:10 Lisa Reichmann 1:03:45
2013 Jack Smith 0:55:12 Alyssa Kasher 1:13:45
2012 Kevin Kendro 0:55:59 Lisa Reichmann 1:04:04
2011 Matthew Petrarca 0:55:22 Aimee Taylor 1:01:50
2010 Paul Fritzsche 0:55:32 Lynne Oliver 1:07:56
2009 Kristopher Auer 0:56:05 Tammy Carr 1:06:35
2008 Kristopher Auer 0:56:34 Lauren Manero 1:04:37
Course Record Holders:
Lucas McCollum 0:53:10 (2014 October)
Aimee Taylor 1:01.50 (2011 April)