COMPLETED: 06 / 23 / 13 – Du It for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Race #1

Sunday, June 23rd

Prince William Forest Park – Prince William, VA

Brief Description
Are you a fan of triathlons, but just dread the swim.  Well, you have to try this duathlon (run, bike, run).  It replaces the swim, with another run segment!  This race will be one for the ages, and it benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, so what better reason du you need to du this event?

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Race Lengths

The race begins with a 5k run, then a 11.5 mile bike around Prince William Forest Park, and the race ends with a 5k run!

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Packet Pickup

Pre-race meetings will begin around 7:45 near the Start/Finish Line. Plan to arrive NO LATER than 7:30am. Packet Pickup will be at Road Runner Sports on Saturday June 22nd, from 3-5pm. Road Runner Sports is located at 1120 West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA 22046. Athletes are expected to pick up their packet at Road Runner Sports. If you cannot make it, let Travis Bishop know at BishopsEvents@yahoo.com

Directions to Parking

Parking Lot is off of the main road into Prince William Forest Park.  It is the Pine Grove parking lot right before the visitor’s center.  The Start/Finish line is right near the Pine Grove parking lot.

Timing

Chip Timing will be done by Race Packet.

Competitors

Ages 10 through 100 can compete in this event. All athletes 17 & under must purchase a YOUTH ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP ($10) at www.usatriathlon.org (and then register for this race as USAT Annual Members).

Awards

Awards will be handed out after the race near the transition area.

Refunds

*No Refunds after May 1, 2013

Sanctioning

USA Triathlon is the national governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, winter triathlon and aquathlon in the United States. Participation in a USAT sanctioned event means the event director has the proper permits in place, liability and athlete excess medical insurance coverage and the event plan has met the standard of organization required. USA Triathlon provides rules, guidance and governance to set the standard for safe and fair multi-sport races. For more information on USA Triathlon and fueling the multi-sport lifestyle, visit our website at http://www.usatriathlon.org.

About The Author

Travis Bishop

Travis Bishop began organizing athletic events as a senior in college. After raising over $2,000 for charity in his first event, he decided to start his own part-time race management company in the fall of 2012. In 2013, Travis expanded his business from 6 events to 20 events and raised $10,000 for charities such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Organization for Autism Research, and Wounded Warrior Project. In 2014, Travis is excited to add the Make-A-Wish Foundation, American Cancer Society, and others to his list of charity benefactors. The 2014 charity donation goal is $25,000; hope to see you out there!

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