The race will take place at USA Baseball National Training Complex (NTC) off Green Hope School Road which is also home to USA Baseball.
The long course run will be 2.5 miles out and back completed twice with small rolling hills through the park and local communities. The second segment of the run will mirror the first run with aid stations right outside the transition area and at the 2nd run turnaround. The short course will be out and back 2.5 miles.
The bike course will ride along many familiar roads to local cyclists including a favorite “Big Woods Road”. The ride will feature fast, flat, rolling and climbing sections and multiple views of Lake Jordan. The short course bike will take a right turn at Farrington Road and then a another right on Martha's Chapel Road on the original long course.
The race course revolves around a transition area located within NTC . The same transition area will be used for all phases. The transition area will open at 5:30am; ALL bikes need to be placed in position before the transition area closes at 6:45am.
There aren't any qualification standards to race at the USA Triathlon Long Course Duathlon National Championships. All skill levels are welcome. This is the only opportunity to qualify for Long Course World Championships.
Team USA Qualification
Location: Zofingen, Switzerland
Date: September 6-7, 2014
- 2014 Long Course Duathlon National Championship
Qualification: Top 18 in each age group rolling down to 25th place
All athletes eligible to represent the United States must:
- Be a U.S. citizen OR
- Be a U.S. national – someone who has resided in the US for three consecutive years and has not competed for their country of citizenship in the prior year.
Team USA eligible athletes must not have competed for their country of citizenship in the prior year. Athletes who choose to be recognized as nationals who have competed for their country of citizenship in the last year may get dispensation by obtaining a letter from the National Federation of their home country allowing competition as a USA athlete.
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