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Hagerstown Duathlon #1
           

Status:    On-line Registration is now closed but you can still register at Mercury Endurance Cycles on Friday evening, from 5pm to 7pm, or at the race venue on Saturday morning, from 6:30am to 8:00am.


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Event: 7th Annual Hagerstown Duathlon #1
Time: 9:30am
Date: Saturday- April  12, 2014
Place: Halfway Park- Hagerstown, MD
Type: Sprint
Distance: 2 Mile Run, 10 Mile Bike,
 3.1 Mile Run
                                         
  





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Welcome to the official site of the 7th Annual Hagerstown Duathlon #1.  Please see our Youth Races
and Running pages for details on the 7th Annual Youth Duathlon and the Hagerstown 5K Run #1 held on the same day as this race.
  

 

    
    

 

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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 chip timed!  We will be providing race day results immediately as you finish using our results kiosk.

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The Hagerstown Duathlon Series races will benefit the Cedar Ridge Children's Home which provides quality residential care for abused, abandoned, neglected, adjudicated and emotionally challenged boys between the ages of 6 and 14. www.cedarridge.org 

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This is not a USAT sanctioned event so there are no additional sanction charges for this race.

Early Registration
Age Group Participant: $55.00
2 Person Relay Team:     $80.00
3 Person Relay Team:     $120.00

Regular Registration- beginning January 15
Age Group Participant: $65.00
2 person Relay Team:     $100.00
3 Person Relay Team:     $140.00

Late Registration- beginning March 15
Age Group Participant:     $70.00
2 Person Relay Team:     $110.00
3 Person Relay Team:     $150.00

Race Day- includes packet pickup on Friday
Age Group Participant: $75.00
2 Person Relay Team: $120.00
3 Person Relay Team: $165.00

There are no refunds for this race.  If you are unable to race you can automatically cancel your registration on imATHLETE.com and receive a coupon to use towards another Racine MutliSports race within 12 months.  The coupon value is determined below.   

Coupon rules:
  1. Races not sold out, you will receive a 75% coupon credit until 7 days prior to the event.
  2. Races sold out or within 7 days of the event, there is no coupon offer for cancellations.
  3. Coupons do not cover any registration fees that are higher than the value of the coupon.

             
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Top three Overall Male and Female
First place Masters Overall Male and Female (40+)
Top three 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!

First place Relay Teams
-2 Person Team division
-3 Person Team division

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.

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Race Site:
Halfway Park
17901 Halfway Boulevard 
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Saturday:
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.)

  

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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.

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Hotel options within 3 miles of race site include:

Country Inn & Suites 
Spring Hill Suites
Courtyard Marriott
Ramada Plaza
Holiday Inn Express
Homewood Suites


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Want to have some fun and get a t-shirt?  Become a volunteer for this event!  As with all multi-sport events the volunteers are a critical part to make the race enjoyable for the athletes.  Please contact us at Ken@RacineMultiSports.com if you are available to help us with this event.

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See the Results page for full race results.

Previous Winners:           
      Male                        Female 
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
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Male                       
Lucas McCollum 0:53:10 (2014 October)

Female
Aimee Taylor 1:01.50 (2011 April)



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