"Du the Polar Bear" Duathlon in Houston, Texas located at Bear Creek Park in west Houston! This 2 mile run, 15 mile bike, 2 mile run is a premier event among Duathlons in the greater Houston area. This duathlon is co-produced by Outloud! Productions and Bicycle World & Fitness. The start time for the race is set for 8:00 am.
RACE LOCATION & COURSE
This duathlon will take place at Bear Creek Pioneers Park, located off Bear Creek Drive between Clay Road and Patterson Road. The start and finish will be at Pavilion #6. The start time for the race is at 8:00 am!
Entry fees and categories are listed below:
- Individuals $45 through December 31st, 2012, $55 from January 1-31, 2013, and $65 from February 1 through packet pickup
- Relays (Per Person) $35 through December 31st, 2012, $45 from January 1-31, 2013, and $50 from February 1 through packet pickup
- Youth (age 17 and below) $25 through January 31, 2013, $35 after that.
Please note that relay prices are per person not per team!!!
USAT membership is a separate registration-if not an annual member, you will sign up for a one day membership at packet pickup. The one day membership is now $12 and is only available at packet pickup.
Packet Pickup will be on the following days:
Thursday, February 7th from noon to 6 pm at Bicycle World & Fitness, 14536 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 (281-556-0923)
Friday, February 8th from noon to 6pm at Bicycle World & Fitness West University (2519 Rice Blvd., (713-529-0140)
Saturday, February 9th from noon to 6 pm at Bicycle World & Fitness 14536 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079, 281-556-0923)
THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP. YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR OWN PACKET.
Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners, overall master's male and females, and the top 3 in each age group and relay categories. These awards, as always, include plaques and product prizes. Other door prizes will be raffled off by random race numbers during the awards ceremony!
POST RACE PARTY
Bicycle World and Fitness will again be sponsoring an awesome post race party with great food and drinks, fantastic give-aways, and super awards! We'll have some great music playing and have a good time under the pavilion!
This will be a computer chip timed event that will include splits for run/transition/bike/transition/run. Chips will be picked up on race morning.
Race Shots will be taking photos at Du the Polar Bear. Check their website at http://www.raceshots.net/
Major sponsors include Bicycle World & Fitness, Memorial Athletic Club, Momentum BMW, Giant Bicycles, Hammer Gel, and Muscle Milk. Others to be named later.
Goodie Bags will include your race numbers, official dry-fit race t-shirt, water bottle, hammer gel samples, and surprises!
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT