The Dirty Duathlon
Trail Run + Bike + Trail Run
PACKET PICK-UP AND CHECK-IN IS RACE DAY ONLY AT EVENT SITE STARTING AT 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM. SEE SCHEDULE AT BOTTOM OF EVENT PAGE FOR START TIMES AND OTHER EVENT DAY TIMES.
** Due to Trail Flooding on the lower trail run course has been modified to an out-n-back course on the upper trail. Additionally, the long run distance has been changed to 3.1 miles (5K). See revised run map and transition area below. **
The Dirty Duathlon is back! The Dirty Duathlon is a cool trail run + road bike + trail run event that place at the scenic Alum Creek Reservoir in Delaware County.
The event format consists of multiple duathlon distances to choose:
Dirty: 1.2 mile trail run+12 mile bike+1.2 mile trail run
Dirtier: 1.2 mile trail run+12 mile bike+3.65 mile trail run
Dirtiest: 3.65 mile trail run+ 12 mile bike+ 3.65 mile run
Note: Bike course is a road course around the Alum Creek Reservoir. All types of bikes permitted except recumbent bikes and tandems.
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 the items at the event and deliver to LSS on behalf of the Dirty Duathlon participants.
(1.2 mi trail run + 12 mi bike + 1.2 mi trail run)
(1.2 mi trail run + 12 mi bike + 3.4 mi trail run)
(3.4 mi trail run + 12 mi bike + 3.4 mi trail run)
2 person relay: 3.4 mi trail run + 12 mi bike + 3.4 mi trail run
Age divisions: Male & Female:
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. Top relay team for each distance will receive a commemorative award.
Winners must be present. No awards will be mailed.
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Participants must wear assigned bib number on the front of your shirt or shorts at all times Your number must be visible to checkpoint recorders at all times. The timing tag is attached to your ankle so failure to wear your assigned bib and device will result in your event not being scored.
Bike Helmets are mandatory for the biking portion. 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.
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
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.
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 about 1 mile to Africa Rd. Take Africa Rd approximately 5 miles to the Alum Creek Boat Ramp - Galena. Turn RIGHT into park.
From Toledo to host venue - Take SR 23 South to Lewis Center Rd - Turn LEFT and take Lewis Center Rd about 5 miles to Africa Rd. Turn LEFT and take Africa Rd approximately 2 miles to Alum Creek Boat Ramp - Galena. Turn Left into park.
From Columbus 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 Lewis Center Rd. Turn RIGHT. Take Lewis Center Rd approximately 5 miles to Africa Rd. Turn LEFT. Take Africa Rd approximately 2 miles to Alum Creek Boat Ramp - Galena. Turn Left into park.
ADDRESS: Alum Creek Boat Ramp - Galena/Alum Creek Multipurpose Trail is located on Africa Rd, Galena, OH 43021
May 18 7:00 AM EDT - Transition Opens/Check-In Begins
May 18 8:20 AM EDT - Transition Closes
May 18 8:20 AM EDT - Event Formation Begins
May 18 8:30 AM EDT - Duathlon START - Dirtiest
May 18 8:35 AM EDT - Duathlon START - Dirtier
May 18 8:45 AM EDT - Duathlon Start - Dirty
May 18 10:15 AM EDT - Award Ceremony (Approx)
May 18 10:30 AM EDT - Bike Course Closing
May 18 11:00 AM EDT - Run Course Closing