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Sat, May 10, 2014
About This Activity
HP3 – Duathlon, 10K, & 5K
HP3 hosts a duathlon, 5K, and 10K in beautiful Heritage Park. Heritage Park has been the site for this event for 25+ years and allows athletes to choose from a duathlon, 5K or 10K event all starting at the HP Marina parking lot in a mass start format. Open to individuals and teams compromised of athletes age 15 and older at the end of the current year (12/31/2015). Early registration is encouraged because the event is limited to 500 entries. HP3 uses Mtec Chip Timing-System will be used for accurate timing results. Aid stations will be placed at the run course and at the finish line.
Kansas Duathlon Series
The Kansas Duathlon Series is for all athletes participating in the following events: HP3 Duathlon, Open Options Shawnee Mission Duathlon, Prairie Punisher Duathlon, and Dog Daze Duathlon. The duathlon event highlights our partnership with two other park and recreation agencies; Gardner Parks and Recreation and Leavenworth Parks and Recreation to form the Kansas Duathlon Series. Duathletes who compete in one or all of the four duathlon events have the opportunity to be recognized as a Kansas Duathlon Series winner. This series is separate and distinct from the USAT regional and national rankings. Athletes competing in these Kansas Duathlon Series events will automatically be placed in the Series Standings by the Points Series Committee.
Event details and schedule
HP3 – Duathlon Information
The duathlon consists of a 3.1 mile (5K) run, followed by a 15.33 mile (4 laps) bike ride, and then another 3.1 mile (5K) run. The run portions are conducted inside Heritage Park and is completed closed off from outside public traffic. The cycling portion is a partially hilly, 4 lap course, held both within and outside the park boundaries. Individual duathletes must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31st of this year (2015). Age group awards for individual duathletes will be broken down into five year increments for both male and female divisions. Duathlon teams will be compromised of three or two individuals executing the three legs of the race in relay fashion. This is a USAT Sanctioned Duathlon.
HP3 – 10K & 5K Information
The 10K & 5K athletes will start together with the duathletes in a mass start format on the park road on the dam, close to the marina parking lot. All races will run the first 5K on the same course leading back into the transition area. Once in the transition area, the duathletes will be directed to their bikes, the 5K runners will be directed to the finish line, and the 10K runners will be directed onto the last half of their race. Individual’s awards will be presented to the top three male and female overall finishers.
Friday, May 8th (3pm to 6pm) – Elite Cycling, 10673 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS
Saturday, May 9th (5:30am to 7:15am) – Heritage Park Marina Parking Lot, 16050 Pflumn Rd., Olathe, KS
Park maintenance gates open to sponsors, vendors, 5K & 10K participants, and spectators. This parking area will be the only place that vehicles will be allowed to leave prior to the completion of the bike portion of the duathlon (approx. 10am).
Heritage Park Sports Complex gates open to duathletes and spectators.
Transition area closes.
Heritage Park Sports Complex gates close.
Race begins, mass start for all races. You will need to line up according to your mile running pace.
Awards ceremony begins
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