2014 Up the Crooked River Duathlon
This is an event with a magnificent RUN-BIKE-RUN course and a WALK-BIKE-WALK course in Prineville, OR. The bike course takes you out and back along the beautiful Crooked River.
The two events will be run simultaneously. They are designed for everyone - all ages and abilities. Participants will need to be in average physical condition.
The user friendly race courses will be clearly marked and staffed by volunteers to keep you going in the right direction.
All finishers will be awarded a Finisher's Medal. Awards will be given for First, Second, and Third place winners in each age group/male and female and each team. The awards will be presented after the race at Pioneer Park.
The event supports the Prineville Band of Brothers - "Veterans Helping Veterans".
(No refunds on pre-paid entry fees.)
Sunday, April 27, 2014
The run/walk events start at the historic Pioneer Park in downtown Prineville and takes you through residential neighborhoods, past the Prineville High School and out to Crooked River Park (Les Schwab Ball Fields) where you will transition to the bike. The bike portion will take you south (paved highway) toward Prineville Reservoir beside the lush meadows and beautiful Crooked River. The bike portion, beginning at the Crooked River Park is a 20K out & back for the runners and a 5 mile out & back for the walkers, transition back at Crooked River Park to the final run/walk ending at Pioneer Park for food and awards.
The course is flat and fast with a few rollers.
Race packets will be available for pre-registered participants on Saturday, April 26th at Norm's Xtreme Fitness between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Pre-registration packets may also be picked up on Race Day.
First aid support will be available.
NON-PARTICIPANT SUPPORT/ASSISTANCE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED DURING THE RACE.
FOR SAFETY, NO IPODS, ETC WILL BE ALLOWED DURING THE BIKE PORTION.
Traffic will be on the roads. Run facing on-coming traffic.
Participant must maintain a
"walking" pace. No jogging or running will be allowed as awards
will be given as a "walker's" event.
The bike transition area will be fully secured. Identification will be required to pickup a bike after the event. Non-participants will not be allowed into the transition area during drop off. With participant's permission and identification, they will be allowed to pickup bikes after the event.
Bikes of any type will be permitted, but they are to be in good operating condition.
Helmets are required.
Although the highway used for the bike portion will be open to traffic, we request that participant's support staff stay off the route to increase participant's safety.
PRIMARY SPONSOR/ADDITIONAL CONTACT
Printer friendly version here.
Map of the course is here.
Entry Form is here.