Site: Pioneers Park
Event Details: The course varies from hard surfaces to trails, and travels over the park's rolling hills.
The event begins with a 2-mile hard surface and "new improved" concrete trail run. The bike portion then is a 12-mile ride on an asphalt roadway (3 laps). Another duplicate 2-mile hard surface and duplicate concrete trail run completes the contest.
The race begins at Pinewood Bowl. Use the Van Dorn entrance to the park (1/2 mile west of Coddington St). Directions to Pioneer Park are posted on the Tiger Coaching Website: www.tigercoaching.com under "Tiger Events", Facebook: Memorial Lincoln Duathlon.
Points Based Team Competition: Participants may enter as two-person teams: open, male, female, mixed, corporate, non-profit, schools, sanctioned clubs or military service teams. Two age groups per team event, total of two ages (59 & under, 60 & over). Each team member will compete in the full race and points will be added together from each racer. Each team member must sign a waiver form and pay individual entry and insurance fees. Prizes will be given to the winners in each team category.
Individual Age Groups and Awards: The overall male and female will both receive a gift certificate from the Lincoln Running Company. Overall Masters female & male winner will win 3 one-on-one free sessions from Tiger Coaching. Per USAT rules, age is determined as of 12/31/2019.
Awards will also be awarded for individual age groups: 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.
Relay Team Competition: Participants may enter as teams: male, female, or mixed teams. Two per team (1) runner and (1) cyclist. Each team member must sign a waiver form and pay individual entry and insurance fees. Awards will be given to the winners in each team category.
Junior (13-15 and 16-19) Division: Must be within the age group on race day. The Junior Divisions will compete at the same time on the same course as the Age Group competition.
Memorial Day Remembrance: When you enter you have the option to list someone you are racing in remembrance of. We will have a sign printed with their name and post it at the race site.
T-shirt option: For a $7.50 extra fee, the name of this indivual will be printed on the sleeve of your shirt with an "In Remembrance Of".
Flags will line the transition area and other special things will be scheduled.
Race Requirements: Current USAT rules apply. A copy of the USAT rule book will be available. Certified bike helmets required NO EXCEPTIONS! No drafting on the the bike course! USAT Officials will be on the course. For the safety of the athletes, the Race Director reserves the right to delay, modify or cancel the race without refund.