2017 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 the Finisher's Medal. Ribbons awarded to the First place winners by age group male/female and each team in the Run event and the Walk event. The awards will be presented after the race at Crooked River Park.
This event supports the Prineville Chapter of the Band of Brothers - "Veterans Helping Veterans".
(No refunds on pre-paid entry fees.)
Sunday, April 23, 2017
The run/walk events start at the Crooked River Park. The run will out and back to the Crooked River Park. 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; transitioning again at the Crooked River Park for the final run portion, out and back to the Park.
The Award Ceremony will be after all participants have completed the event. Estimated time of completion is 1:30 PM.
The course is flat and fast and the bike portion has a few rollers.
Race packets will be available for pre-registered participants on Saturday, April 22nd at Norm's Xtreme Fitness between 12 noon 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.
Bikes of any type will be permitted, but they are to be in good operating condition. The Good Bike Company will be available to assist with bikes at the race start.
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.
Entry Form is here.
Map is here.