The Down and Dirty Duathlon has a 2 mile run - 6.5 mile road bike - 2 mile run - 6.5 mile mt bike course. Two Runs - Two Bike legs - with different bikes! The run and bike trails are all beautiful, the road bike course is on roads closed to traffic and scenic. Entry includes tech t-shirt, hot post race meal, athlete goody bag, and raffle prizes.
Run The 2 mile run course is the same for both legs of the race. The course will run on granite paths, single track trails, and a small section on pavement with an aid station at the start of the run and the half way point.
Mountain Bike - The 6.5 mile mountain bike course has all types of terrain: single track, hills, sand, mud and dirt, combined with beautiful scenery on the trails at Folsom Lake.
Road Bike - The 6.5 mile road bike course is entirely on closed roads within Folsom Lake State Park. The course has several turns and twisting corners winding through the oak forest bordering Folsom Lake. Care should be taken on several sharp turns so as not to exceed safe speed limits. It is recommended to ride or drive the course prior to racing upon the course.
Transition Area - The Transition area will be on a first-come basis. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Aid Stations: Aid stations will be located in the transition area and at mile one on the run course, serving cold water and Electrolyte beverage.
From the Bay Area take Interstate 80
east to Douglas Blvd.
From Reno take Interstate 80 west to
State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East
of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the
Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $10 vehicle charge for day-use or $125
for an annual pass.
Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etcare not allowed on the run or bike courses. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line. TBF Racing always needs volunteers to help keep our events organized, safe, and fun. If you or a friend would like to volunteer, please email [email protected] or read more information about our Race for Free Athlete Volunteer program.