Sartell Apple Duathlon 2017

Registration opens January 1, 2017, and closes at midnight on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Race Day Info CLICK HERE
 
The Sartell Apple Duathlon wants YOU to ROCK.THE.CORE. and race with us in our 35th year as the oldest multisport in Minnesota on Saturday, May 27, 2017!
 
REGISTER EARLY and SAVE BIG!
 
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To ensure that each individual signs our event waiver, all relay members must register individually. Click to register under the 2 or 3 person relay. The first member of your relay creates a team name. When other members of your relay register, they must select your TEAM NAME from a list during their registration.
 
Shirts are ONLY guaranteed for those who register by April 25th.
 
Want to share your love of the Apple? This year we continue to offer a 3 Person Fun Relay! It's a great opportunity to to get your friends and family to take a bite out of the Apple!
 
If interested in helping during the kids' or adults' race, please contact us at volunteer@appleduathlon.com.
 
This is a standard short course duathlon: 5k run – 33k bike – 5k run. The race starts at Sartell Middle School then heads north through St. Stephen and back on River Road (County Road 1) along the Mississippi River.
 
As a local and state favorite, the Apple has a strong history of hosting top athletes and sent many qualifiers to World competition in 2013. In addition to having a very solid athlete group, we also pride our race on the course and volunteers that make it run smoothly. The course is challenging but well-marked, organized and scenic. Our volunteer base consists of many local athletes and families that have been a part of the race for years. We appreciate the local support from the City of Sartell, Sartell Police, Sartell Police Reserves, local public works, schools and businesses. Together we work closely to ensure a safe race. 
 
Rules
The Sartell Apple Duathlon is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT) and requires each participant to purchase his or her own one-day license or hold an annual membership in order to participate in the race. During registration, you will be directed to the USAT modal to enter your annual membership number or purchase a one-day or annual membership. For more information, please visit the USA Triathlon site. All USA Triathlon/Duathlon competitive rules will be enforced.

Age
Minimum race age is 16 years old as of race day. 
 
Timing
Timing is conducted by JMS Racing Services. The event will be chip timed and full split results will be posted on the results page as well as on JMS Racing Services.
 
Waves and Start Times

8:30AM start time
Official wave numbers will be announced at packet pick-up and race morning.

8:30 Wave One: Elites and 60+ Males and Females
(Elites are not eligible for age group awards because they are competing for cash)
8:33 Wave Two: 30 – 39 Males
8:36 Wave Three: 29 and under Males
8:39 Wave Four: 40 – 59 Males
8:42 Wave Five: 59 and under Females
8:45 Wave Six: All Relay Teams
 
Awards
All age group and elite wave participants are eligible for door prizes. The Apple is popular for the quality of door prizes given. Athletes MUST be present to win a door prize!
 
PLEASE NOTE: All athletes who wish to compete for prize money need to be registered as elite athletes.  Elite participants will NOT be eligible for age group awards. Granite Apples are awards to top 3 males and females from each age group and top 3 2-person relay teams from each category. If you have questions, please email us at info@appleduathlon.com.
Please note cash prizes are only available to Elite participants.  Anyone can register as an Elite athlete!! 3 Person Fun Relay Teams will not be competing for apples or prize money.  

Cash prize breakdown as follows:
MEN/WOMEN
1st Place Elite $400/$400
2nd Place Elite $300/$300
3rd Place Elite $200/$200
 
Bike Services
If you are flying to MSP and would like to ship your bike separately, we recommend you call the trusted experts at Revolution Cycle and Ski (320.251.BIKE).