The OBXDUO will not be returning in 2024. Due to a deteriorated roadway and increased traffic patterns during the spring vacation season it has now become an unsafe road course. The OBXDUO & 5k a Run Bike Run Event presented by Just For The Beach Rentals Duathlon $80 Individual $160 Relay 8 AM Sunday, April 9, 2023 Click HERE to Register Now
The 10th annual Outer Banks Duathlon a Run Bike Run Event We have a special entry available for you this year in Corolla. We've added an Easter 5k limited to the first 50 entries. Both the 5k and Duathlon start at the same time. We've got a great catered post race party and unique Finisher Awards for all participants. This is an event for ALL ages and skill levels. The run course takes you through the historic villages of Corolla, and is set-up against a challenging and fast double loop 28 mile ride through Northern Corolla which includes the historic Currituck Lighthouse and Whalehead Club. See the posted course maps for more details.
A comprehensive Race Information document is available for download HERE Please take the time to read and digest the information which includes a message from the Head Referee.
All USA Triathlon rules will be followed and strictly enforced. Drafting is not allowed and will be monitored by roving motorcycles. Only helmets approved by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may be used in USAT-sanctioned races. Aerobars and disks are approved. All participants must be at least 15 years old. All riders must stay to the right of their lane at all times other than passing. Please be courteous to the other riders on the course, ride in a straight line and stay right. USAT blocking penalties will be assessed to all riders not obeying this important safety rule. There will not be a water bottle hand off on the bicycle course so athletes should carry their own fluids. While riding to transition before the race, warming up and after the event riding back to the car, your helmet MUST be worn and buckled. Disregard of this rule will result in DISQUALIFICATION!
Please review the following Athlete InformationPRIOR to the race. It is the responsibility of each athlete to be familiar with the rules.
The race director reserves the right to alter or cancel portions of the race as deemed necessary for safety reasons. RAIN DATE. TRANSFERS or DEFERMENTS if offered will be coordinated with the race director via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Water stations will be located near the transition area on the out and back run(s). An aid and water station will be located at the Transition area. Bikers must carry their own water. No water stops on the bike, there will be course safety personnel and Police Emergency services at the Bike turn-around.
Course Time Limits
1st 5k Run - 8am-9am 28 Mile Bike – 11am cutoff 2nd 5k Run - 12pm cutoff
Post Race Activities
The awards ceremony will take place at 10:30 (ish) AM and conclude immediately after the completion of the race. Athletes can relax and enjoy the BBQ cookout. Friends, family and spectators can join the post race party for an additional fee.
Top 3 Overall Male/Female Top 3 Male/Female in the following age categories: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 - 69 & 70 over Top 3 Relays Relays (consist of 1 runner & 1 cyclist) All team members must have valid USAT membership or 1 day pass purchased at packet pick-up or day of event. $15.00 cash only.
Age groups for this year’s OBX Duathlon will be based on age as of 12/31 of 2023, not the age on race day. For a detailed explanation of this rule change please visit https://www.teamusa.org/usa-triathlon. OBX Duathlon reserves the right to add/delete categories and awards prior to race day based on participation.