New River Duathlon / August 2, 2014 at 9:00 am

4th Annual New River Trail Duathlon

  • Saturday August 2, 2014: 9:00 am
  • Town of Fries Park New River Trail

5K Run – 21 Mile Bike Ride – 5K Run

Masterpiece Fitness will be hosting the 4th Annual New River Duathlon on August 2, 2013 along the New River Trail in Fries.

Race Specifics

The New River Duathlon will be a challenge for athletes of all abilities including the serious athlete.

The race has three (3) parts to be run in sequence and consists of :

  1. Running 3.1 miles (5K)
  2. Biking 21 miles
  3. Running 3.1miles (5K)

Participants meet in Fries at The New River Trail Parking lot. This will also be the transition area. We will begin the run there and proceed through the charming town of Fries. The course will be marked by orange arrows. It finishes once again in parking lot. The bike ride begins on beautiful scenic New River Trail with breathtaking scenery. Ending, once again in the parking lot, where we repeat the 5K for the finish.

Directions To Race Headquarters

From I-77, take exit 14 to Galax. Go West on US 58 approximately 8 miles. Once you pass Wal -Mart on the right, go approximately half mile and turn right onto Hanes Road. Go 0.03 mile and turn left onto Glendale Road. Go approximately 1 mile, turn right onto Cliffview Road. Go approximately 1.7 miles, turn right onto Fries Rd. (#721). Take 1st left onto Fries Road (#607). Go approximately 3.7 miles, then turn left onto Firehouse Lane. Look for New River Trail parking lot for the Race area.

Starting Times

  • 8:30 am – Mandatory Meeting for all participants.
  • 9:00 am – Start time. Race will begin promptly at 9am 

Registration

All entry forms must be mailed or hand-delivered. Registration deadline July 25, 2014.

Anyone registering after this date WILL NOT receive a t-shirt.  There will be an additional $5 per person for registration after this date.  No race day registrations!  

Click Here for Registration Information

Entry Fee

Adults:

  • Individuals $39.00
  • Teams: $55.00

Students:

  • Individuals: $19.00
  • Team: $35.00

Team members only get student rates if BOTH members are STUDENTS.

Helmets required for biking segment.

Entry includes a T-shirt.

Awards

  • Individuals: Female/Male
  • Age groups are as follows: 19 & under;
  • 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69 and 70 & over.
  • Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall male and female winners.
  • Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group.
  • Teams: Female/Male/Mixed
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall winners.