Duathlon Course Information and Schedule

Each participant is responsible to know the race course. There will be volunteers and markings, but a little knowledge beforehand will go a long way. A course map is available on this website; no paper maps will be provided. All athletes are strongly advised to attend the pre-race informational meeting on Friday night before race day at 6:00pm at the city park band shell. If you have specific questions regarding the race/course, bring them to the pre-race meeting.

Run Course
5k

Each participant is responsible to know the race course. There will be volunteers and markings, but a little knowledge beforehand will go a long way. A course map is available on the Cd’A Triathlon website; no paper maps will be provided.

All athletes are strongly advised to attend the pre-race informational meeting on Friday night at 6:00pm at the city park band shell. If you have specific questions regarding the race/course, bring them to the pre-race meeting. Make sure you know the course! The course will be well marked.

  • Start at 7am at the finish line near transition.
  • Exit out of city park go clockwise on the Dike Road (Rosenberry Drive), travel east on River Ave. to join the Centennial Trail. (There will be an aid station at River Road where the Centennial Trail meets).
  • Continue on Centennial Trail as it parallels the river.
  • Turn-around will be in front of the University of Idaho/LCSC Harbor Center.
  • Return to City Park transition area to begin bike course

Bike Course
40k

Turn By Turn Directions

  • Leave the City Park – Right on W. Mullan Rd. – Right on Northwest Blvd, continue as the road swings gently to the left, becoming Sherman Ave.
  • Right on 11th – Left on E. Mullan Ave. – Right on 23rd – Left  on Ashton
  • Right on CdA Lake Drive – Go up and over Bennett Bay Hill
  • Turnaround at Higgens Point
  • Go half way up Bennett Bay Hill, and turn right on Yellowstone Trail – Left onto Bonnell Rd.
  • Follow Bonnell to Sunnyside Rd. – Right on E. Mullan Trail Rd.
  • Turnaround at the cul-de-sac on Mullan Trail Rd. – Follow Mullan Trail back to Sunnyside
  • Right on Sunnyside to CdA Lake Drive – this is a very fast descent so be careful!
  • Right on CdA Lake Drive – Left onto Mullan – Right onto 11th
  • Left onto Sherman – Right onto Northwest Blvd – Left onto Mullan – Left into City Park

Bike Course Rules

  • ANSI/Snell helmets must be worn and the chin strap rule will be enforced. There is no bike inspection at the race. Please have your bike inspected before coming to the race.
  • You will not be allowed out of the transition area without your helmet on and straps buckled.
  • Your bike must be properly racked before you are allowed out on the course. For your security, your bike must a have bike race label on it to get in and out of the transition area at the end of the race. You must rack your own bike!
  • Go slow in transition area! This is the most dangerous place on the bike ride. Walk your bike only until you have exited. You do not have to wear your race number (bib) on the bike, but your helmet and bike tag should be visible.
  • The bike course is not closed to vehicle traffic. For your safety, please be careful and obey all traffic rules, volunteers, police, etc. Stay on the right shoulder, DO NOT cut corners on the uphill portion. The shoulder is wide enough most of the way except for passing. You will be disqualified on the spot if you cross out of the right hand lane into the left lane. Do not ride abreast!
  • No aid stations are available on the bike course. Be sure to take enough fluids with you.
  • You are responsible for the condition of your bike. Have it checked before you come to the race. Help will be provided at the transition area for emergency repairs.
  • Don’t draft! Three bike lengths, 15 seconds to pass, you must pass or drop back.
    1) Warning, 2) One minute penalty, 3) Disqualified. DQ will be posted before awards.

Run Course
10k

  • Exit out of city park go clockwise on the Dike Road (Rosenberry Drive), travel east on River Ave. to join the Centennial Trail. (There will be an aid station at River Road where the Centennial Trail meets).
  • Continue on Centennial Trail as it parallels the river.
  • Continue northwest to the turn-around point under the Seltice Way overpass.
  • Return to City Park.

There are three aid stations that you will run through twice: one at the transition, ones near 1.5 and 4.8 miles and ones at 2.5 and 3.6 miles. This run course is entirely on the Centennial Trail, but please be aware of your surroundings and other users of the trail.