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Hagerstown Duathlon #1

Status:    2016 online registration is now closed! You can still register in person with no certainty that you will get a race shirt. Two options for in person registration, on Friday at Mercury Endurance Cycles from 5:30pm to 7:00pm or at the race venue on Saturday from 6:30am to 8:15am sharp! Don't be late or you will not be permitted to race. 

Event: 10th Annual Hagerstown Duathlon #1 
Time: 9:30am
Date: Saturday- April  15, 2017
Place: Halfway Park- Hagerstown, MD
Type: Sprint
Distance: 2 Mile Run, 10 Mile Bike,
 3.1 Mile Run
Here is the 2016 Swag! Click on image above to enlarge.



Welcome to the official site of the 9th Annual Hagerstown Duathlon #1.  Please see our Youth Races
and Running pages for details on the 9th 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, designed for all levels, 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.


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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. 


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This race is sanctioned by USAT.

Please note that the entry fees below do not include the USAT membership fees.  During registration you will be required to buy a one day membership if you are not a current member.  During packet pick up you will be required to show your membership card and a valid photo ID.

Early Registration- opens November 1
Individual: $55.00
2 Person Relay Team:     $80.00
3 Person Relay Team:     $90.00

Tier 1 Registration- begins January 1
Individual: $60.00
2 person Relay Team:     $90.00
3 Person Relay Team:     $100.00

Tier 2 Registration- begins February 16
Individual: $65.00
2 Person Relay Team: $100.00
3 Person Relay Team: $110.00

Late Registration- begins March 16
Individualt: $70.00
2 Person Relay Team:     $110.00
3 Person Relay Team:     $120.00

Race Day- includes packet pickup on Friday
Individual: $75.00
2 Person Relay Team: $120.00
3 Person Relay Team: $130.00

There are no refunds for this race.  If you are unable to race you can automatically cancel your registration on 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 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, 2016, per  USAT rules.


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

Packet Pickup 6:30 - 8:30am
Transition Area Open
6:30 - 8:30am
Youth Race 8:30am
Pre-Race Meeting
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 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
 as a volunteer!


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See the Results page for full race results.

Previous Winners:           
      Male                        Female 
2016 Charles Larsen 0:53:44 Aimee Phillippi-Taylor 0:57:13
2015 Andy Watson 0:54:24 Laura Bergmann 1:07:30
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 April)

Aimee Phillippi-Taylor 0:57:13 (2016 April)

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