The 2014 United Way of Portage County Run, Bike, Unite Duathlon will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, in Stevens Point in parking lot "Q" near the Allen Center on Illinois Avenue at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
****NEW FOR 2014****
Register for all three Central Duathlon Triple Crown events for just $99. See below for more information and to register.
The Full Duathlon -- Saturday, Aug. 23, at 8:30 a.m.
- Chip-timed event
- Event starts in parking lot "Q" near the Allen Center off Illinois Avenue at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
- Consists of a two-mile run, a 16-mile bike and another two-mile run to the finish
- Flat bike course through scenic rural areas
- Two run courses
- First run course is on paved streets through the UWSP Campus
- Second run course is a shaded trail run through beautiful Schmeeckle Reserve on the Green Circle Trail
- Packet pick-up will be Friday, August 22, from 4 – 7 p.m. or Saturday, Aug. 23, from 6:30 - 8 a.m. in parking lot "Q" at UWSP
- Mandatory pre-race meeting: 8:15 a.m.
Kids' Duathlon -- Friday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m.
- Event will take place at in parking lot "Q" at UWSP.
- Participants will receive event T-shirt
- Classes: 7 to 9 year olds -- 1/4-mile run, two-mile bike, and 1/4-mile run; and 10 to 12 year olds -- 1/2-mile run, four-mile bike, and 1/2-mile run.
For more information, call Race Director Michelle Peariso of Adventure 212 at 715-343-0212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Helmets are mandatory on bike course – participants exiting transition without helmet will be pulled and disqualified from the event
- No outside assistance is allowed except by race staff
- No MP3 players, iPODs, radios or headphones allowed due to traffic concerns
- Complimentary on-site massages, pre-race bike safety checks and on-course bike repairs will be provided
Central Wisconsin Duathlon Triple Crown
Are you up for the challenge of competing in 3 races featured throughout Central WI this summer? Then sign up for the Triple Crown Duathlon Challenge! United Way’s Run, Bike, Unite Duathlon will be the final race of the challenge. The first will be held June 14 at the Woodson YMCA/Badger State Games Duathlon in Wausau and the second will be held July 26 at the Hub City Days Duathlon in Marshfield. Now through June 12, register for all three events for just $99 here:
People who participate in all three events individually will complete the Triple Crown challenge. Come to the Run, Bike, Unite Duathlon on Aug. 23 to find out who will be successful and who may win the Triple Crown title.
Need a place to stay?
Holiday Inn is offering a special "UW Duathlon" rate of $89. Use the code "DUA" when reserving a room to get the rate.
A special thanks to our event sponsors.:
Thanks to everyone who came out to the 2013 United Way Run, Bike, Unite Duathlon held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Sentry Insurance. We hope to see you in August!