You asked for it - you got it! By popular demand, the Ohio Duathlon is back with a *new* venue, format, and distances! The Ohio Duathlon takes place on Sunday, May 7 at Concord Township Park in Delaware, Ohio.
The event format consists of multiple duathlon formats to choose:
Short: 1 mile run+10 mile bike+1 mile run
Double: 1 mile run+10 mile bike+1 mile run+10 mile bike+1 mile run
Long: 1 mile run+10 mile bike+ 1 mile run+10 mile bike+1 mile run+10 mile bike+1 mile run
IMPORTANT: We ask all participants to please bring new and unopened personal products (i.e, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, etc) or baby food & products (i.e, diapers) for donation to the Lutheran Social Services Delaware County Food Pantry. We will collect at the event and donate to LSS on behalf of the Ohio Duathlon participants.
Short Duathlon: 2 runs = 2 miles; 1 bike = 10 miles
Double Duathlon: 3 runs = 3 miles. 2 bikes = 20 miles
Triple Duathlon: 4 runs = 4 miles; 3 bikes = 30 miles
IMPT: After completing a 10 mile bike loop, athletes return to transition regardless of duathlon distance.
IMPORTANT - You will be required to acknowledge the policy guideliness during registration.
BIB or RACE ENTRY TRANSFERS
Note: If it is your original intent to Gift someone a registration, please use the Gift Registration feature when you initially register.
INJURY DEFERRAL POLICY
Event divisions available to Ohio Duathlon participants:
Age divisions: Male & Female:
Other: Clydesdale (Over 225 lbs) and Athena (165 lbs or greater). NOTE: There are no relay teams
Note: Reference age-up rules for all age division participants. Your age division and event start wave is based on your age as of December 31 of that year. For example, if you are 39 on the day of the race but will be 40 by December 31st, your age divsion is 40-49. Failure to participate and start in the correct wave will cause your time to be inaccurate and impact division results.
The top 3 overall by gender in each distance will receive a commemorative award. The top gender finisher in each division by distance will receive a commemorative award. Must be present. No awards will be mailed.
Participants must wear assigned bib tag number on the front of your shirt or shorts. Your number must be visible to checkpoint recorders at all times. The timing tag is attached to your bib so failure to wear your assigned bib will result in your event not being scored.
Bike Helmets are mandatory. No exceptions. If Bike Helmet and bike numbers have been assigned, they must be secured to equipment. Once the transition closes you will be required to display assigned race number to enter and exit the transition or remove any equipment.
Non-participants are not permitted in the transition area for any reason.
Transition closes promptly at stated time. No entrance into transition will be permitted after stated time.
Once the event begins, vehicles will not be permitted to leave the park until the last participant has entered the bike course and exited the park.
Save time and stress on event day by picking up your packets and materials in advance! Below is advance packet pick-up schedule:
DATE and TIME
Saturday, May 6 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Note: Packet pick-up and Check-in begins at 7:00 AM on Sunday, May 7 at Concord Park).
Note: Please Bring Drivers license or proper I.D. If a USAT member please bring your USAT membership ID card.
LOCATIONMount Carmel Fitness & Health Center 7241 Graphics Way Lewis Center, OH 43035 (740) 953-4444 NOTE: If use Google Maps for directions, it will take you to vicinity but to the road section prior to the Health Center. The Health Center is located just North of Mennard's on SR 23.
From the Cleveland to host venue - Take Route 71 South Columbus to SR 36/37. Turn RIGHT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware. Take SR 36/37 into Delware to SR 23 South. Take SR 23 South approximately 5 miles to Home Rd. TUrn RIGHT. Take Home Rd approximately 5 miles to Concord Park. Turn LEFT into Park.
From Toledo to host venue - Take SR 23 South to Home Rd - about 5 miles South of Delaware. Turn RIGHT on Home Rd. Take Home Rd approximately 5 miles to Concord Park. Turn Left into Park.
From Cincinnati to host venue - Take Route 71 North to I-270 West. Take I-270 West to SR 23 North. Take SR 23 North approximately 7 miles to Home Rd. Turn LEFT. Take Home Rd approximately 5 miles to Concord Park. Turn LEFT into park.
From Dayton to host venue - Take I-70E toward Columbus to I-270 North via Exit 93B to Cleveland. Take I-270N to SR 23 North. Take SR 23 North about 6 miles to Home Rd. Turn Left. Take Home Rd about 5 miles to Concord Parl. Turn LEFT into park.
ADDRESS: Concord Township Park is located at 6385 Home Rd, Delaware, OH 43015
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on the Greenswell website and on our Facebook so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email as necessary.
The Event Director and Safety Director will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race.
Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 30 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15 minute increments.
If heat is predicted, extra water and hydration stations will be provided to the athletes, both prior to, during and after the event. The medical team will be alerted that athletes may require additional medical attention during and after the event due to the high temperatures. If it is felt that it is unsafe for participants to start the race due to severe heat that race may be suspended or cancelled.
Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race due to inclement weather. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so the race personnel, medical staff, fire or police officers.
May 7 7:00 AM EDT - Transition Opens
May 7 7:00 AM EDT - Multisport Packet pick-up
May 7 7:45 AM EDT - Transition Closes
May 7 7:45 AM EDT - Event Formation Begins
May 7 8:00 AM EDT - Duathlon START
May 7 10:30 AM EDT - Award Ceremony (Approx)
May 7 11:00 AM EDT - Bike Course Closing
May 7 11:30 AM EDT - Run Course Closing