Run – The 4 mile run course is on granite paths, single track trails, and a small section on pavement with an aid station at the start of the run and the half way point. The 8 mile run will be two laps on the same course.
Road Bike - The 13 mile road bike is a two-lap course entirely on closed roads within Folsom Lake State Park. The course has several turns and twisting corners winding through the oak forest bordering Folsom Lake. Care should be taken on several sharp turns so as not to exceed safe speed limits. It is recommended to ride or drive the course prior to racing upon the course.
Mountain Bike - The 13 mile mountain bike course has all types of terrain: single track, hills, sand, mud and dirt, combined with beautiful scenery on the trails at Folsom Lake and each athlete will complete the mountain bike course twice for The Dirtiest Duathlon.
Transition Area - The Transition area will be on a first-come basis. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Aid stations will be located in the transition area and at mile one on the run course, serving cold water and Electrolyte beverage.
For the Dirtiest Duathlon there will be 10-year age groups beginning with 19 and under and ending with 70+ for male and female individuals. Awards will be presented three-deep in each 10-year age group, with Overall Special Awards to first M and Female finisher. For Relay Teams there will be first place for each division: male, female, and coed teams.
Spring TRI Club Dash for Cash:
NEW this year is the TBF Racing TRI Club Spring Dash for Cash. We will have seven different Duathlon races with different formats, each one providing finisher points and podium points for TRI Clubs enrolled in our Spring Dash for Cash. Double points are provided for finishers and podium winners at the Dirtiest Duathlon on April 28, where the winners will be announced. The winning team will receive $1,000 in cash – and there will be individual Sponsor Packages provided to the winning team at each individual race.
Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…are not allowed on the run or bike courses. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line.