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Sundance duathlon - Sunday, september 8th 2019 - Cheyenne Mtn State Park - Colorado Springs

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Join us for a fun day of trail running and mountain biking!

Challenge yourself to race the entire course solo or as a two person relay and help raise money for Kids on Bikes.

First starting waves will be at 9:00 am

 

11 mile race

2m run - 6.5m mtn bike - 2m run

  • Compete solo or as a two person relay

  • 2 - person teams can compete in following order:

    • Person 1 runs 2 miles - Bikes 3.2 miles then Person 2 Bikes 3.2 miles and runs 2 miles OR

    • Person 1 runs 2 miles - Person 2 bikes 6.5 miles - Person 1 runs 2 miles

course description - Same course as 2018!

  • The out-and-back running course climbs 200 ft up Talon trail for 1 mile before returning to the transition area

  • The beginner friendly mountain bike course is two laps clockwise on the fun and flowy Sundance loop that gains 300 ft of elevation per lap

  • The second run is the same out-and-back course as the first run.

  • The Aid station at the start finish / transition area will provide water, sports drink, and snacks

  • See course map below

 

18 mile race

3.2m run - 11.4m mtn bike - 3.2m run

  • Compete solo or as a two person team

  • 2 - person teams can compete in the following order:

    • Person 1 runs 3.2 miles - Bikes 5.7 miles then Person 2 bikes 5.7 miles and runs 3.2 miles OR

    • Person 1 runs 3.2 miles - Person 2 Bikes 11.4 miles - Person 1 runs 3.2 miles

  • $40.00 for solo - $35.00 per person for team

Course description:

  • The first run is 1.6 miles out and back on Talon trail gaining 300 ft of elevation

  • The mountain bike portion is 2 laps in a figure 8 pattern on fun flowy trails including Sundance loop, 1 mile climb on paved road, portions of Boulder run, Blackmer and Zook's trail and climbs 700 ft per lap (1400 ft total) see course map below.

  • The mountain bike course is mostly beginner friendly with the exception of the Blackmer section where intermediate skills are recommended.

  • The course provides plenty of passing opportunities

  • The Aid station at the start finish / transition area will provide water, sports drinks, and snacks

  • The second run is 1 lap around Sundance loop (3.2 miles) gaining 300 ft of elevation

 

Course Map 

11 mile short course  and 18 mile long course

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LOCATION:

Cheyenne Mountain State Park:
410 JL Ranch Heights Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80926

The Start/Finish area is in the main parking lot (Limekin Trailhead Equestrian Parking) - Drive past the Visitor Center to the gate. Let the park ranger know that you are participating in the Sundance Duathlon and they will give you a free day parking pass. Continue driving and make your first left. 
 

An Aid Station, Bike Mechanic, Snacks, Food, Water will be available at the Start/Finish transition area, but please bring your own desired race fuel.

RULES & REGULations:

- All racers must sign a waiver before the race.

- For safety reasons, no ear buds/head phones are allowed.

- Helmets are required!

- Use courtesy when passing and let the racer ahead know when you are about to do so.

 

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If you have questions please e-mail us at keith@kineofit.com