Central Park Duathlon

New York, NY, USA
06 Oct, 2024 (Sun)

Duathlon

0.7 mi, 2.2 mi, 2.2 mi, 10 mi

About the event

Race Start Time and Location:

We are extremely excited to bring you the most unique race in NYC, our Team Boat Relay/Duathlon! Not only will you get to run and bike across iconic Central Park, but with a teammate you’ll each row a boat through the Lake — passing Bethesda Fountain, Bow Bridge & more ! We’d like to thank the Central Park Boat House as well as the Central Park Conservatory for making the Boat Relay Race possible. 

Here is what you can expect on race day: You may sign up as a solo competitor and compete the run/bike/run by yourself OR sign up with a teammate and one person will run, the other will bike, and then you BOTH row boats through the Lake. 

At 7:30am the race will start by the Central Park Boat House parking lot. Both Run #1 and #2 are 2.2 miles each, an out/back format (only solo duathletes complete 2nd run) You will run along the east side and make a turn around point by 96th St. No significant elevation gain other than at the very start of the race, running up Cat Hill.  

The bike route consists of riding 2 loops around the Central Park Loop. *As a result of the current construction in north section of the park we will NOT hit Harlem Hill*. Instead, riders will loop around and to the west side through the 102nd Street Transverse. You are riding 5 miles per loop, 10 miles in total. The total elevation gain is about 250ft per loop with rolling hills to challenge riders throughout the park.  

For athletes competing in the Team Boat Relay race, after you have completed the bike segment of the race, you and your partner will head to the Central Park Boat House dock, behind transition area. The Central Park Boat House staff will assist you boarding the boat. You will row through the Central Park Lake one loop and back to the far end of the boat dock crossing the yellow finishing buoys where your race will officially end (you and your partner do not have to sprint back to transition area).

Central Park Solo Fall Duathlon distance:

Run distance is 2.2 miles.
Bike distance is 10 miles (2 loops).
Run distance is 2.2 miles.

Central Park Team Boat Relay distance:

Run distance is 2.2 miles.
Bike distance is 10 miles (2 loops).
Row boat distance is .7 miles.

Volunteers:


You are needed from 5:00 am to 11 am. Our races start at 7:30am unless stated the otherwise. Once you arrived, report to our Race Directors (George or Hunter). They will go over your race duty as well as where you need to be. Don’t leave until the race is finished. You have to sign out to earn your race credit for your next race. Free race credit can be transferred to your friend.

The Central Park Solo Fall Duathlon/Team Boat Relay is not USAT certified or sanctioned. USAT racing license isn’t required to compete in our race.

Races offered by this event

You have 16 weeks to prepare

Duathlon (Individual)

06 Oct, 2024 (Sun) - 07:30
Duathlon
Solo
On site
  • Running
    2.2 mi
    Road
    Out & back
  • Cycling
    10 mi
    5 mi per loop
    250 ft of elevation gain
    Road
    Rolling
    Multiple loops
  • Running
    2.2 mi
    Road
    Out & back

Row Boat Relay (2-person team)

06 Oct, 2024 (Sun) - 07:30
Duathlon
Relay (2)
On site
  • Running
    2.2 mi
    Road
    Out & back
  • Cycling
    10 mi
    5 mi per loop
    250 ft of elevation gain
    Road
    Rolling
    Multiple loops
  • Running
    0.7 mi
    Road
    Out & back

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