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May 28, 2017  - 7:00am

Tigua Recreation &  Wellness Center

5K run – 20K bike – 5K  run
 

Mission Valley Duathlon begins with a 5K run in the beautiful Ysleta del Sur Pueblo neighborhood. The first run is followed by a 20K bike on the historical Mission Trail/Socorro Road and the second run takes participants back through the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo neighborhood. The entire course is flat and fast!

Mission Valley Duathlon is the 2017 USA Triathlon
Rocky Mountain Region Duathlon Championship and a
2017
USA Triathlon Duathlon Race Series event!

Each athlete must pick up his or her own race packet and show photo ID.  
USA Triathlon annual members must show USA Triathlon membership card.

RELAYS: Each member of a relay team must attend packet pick-up and show photo ID; please plan accordingly. 
If a relay team is unable to attend packet pick-up together, race numbers will be released only after all members of a team have presented photo ID.


REGISTRATION

Individuals
$60 through February 28
$70 March 1 - April 31
$80 May 1 - May 27

2-Person Relays
$45 per person through February 28
$50 per person March 1 - April 31
$55 per person May 1 - May 27

3-Person Relays
$40 per person through February 28
$45 per person March 1 - April 31
$50 per person May 1 - May 27

Entry fees are non-refundable and may not be transferred to another person. Participant may defer fee and apply it to another Race El Paso event within the same calendar year.  Contact Race Director by email at gg@raceelpaso.com to request deferral.

Military Discount - Active Military & Reserves
$5 off registration (Coupon code:  USA17)
MUST SHOW MILITARY ID AT PACKET PICK-UP. May not be used with any other discount.

 

FUNDRAISING FOR RACE EL PASO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Mission Valley Duathlon supports a scholarship fund at El Paso Community Foundation for El Paso-area students.  Participants may sign up to raise funds.  Participants who meet the goal of raising $500 will receive a refund of their race registration fee.  All fundraising will be online through RunSignUp, and registrants who sign up to raise funds will be able to direct others to their fundraising link.

 

USAT MEMBERSHIP 

Mission Valley Duathlon is USAT-sanctioned; USAT rules apply.
 
All athletes must be members of USA Triathlon to compete. If you do not have an annual membership, you may purchase a one-day pass for $15 during registration. 

 

MINIMUM AGE

Athletes must be 12 years old or older to compete in the individual category. Children under 12 may participate as runners on relay teams, but they may NOT compete in the cycling portion of the duathlon. 

 

PACKET PICK-UP

Friday, May 26 / 4-7pm @ Crazy Cat Cyclery Kern (2800 N. Stanton
Saturday, May 27 / 1-4pm @ Tigua Recreation & Wellness Center (11200 Santos Sanchez)

Every athlete must pick up his or her own race packet. On-site packet pick-up will require photo proof of identity (driver’s license, passport, etc) or USA Triathlon membership cards (for annual USA Triathlon members only).

RELAYS: Each member of a relay team must attend packet pick-up; please plan accordingly. If a relay team is unable to attend packet pick-up together, race numbers will be released only after all members of a team have presented photo ID.

 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Sunday, May 28, 2015
5:30am – Transition Area Opens
6:45am – Opening Ceremony & Mandatory Athlete Meeting
7:00am – RACE BEGINS

No race day registration or packet pick-up.

 

AWARDS

Awards go to the Top Male Overall and Top Female Overall. First through third place winners will be awarded to males and females in each of the following categories: 14 & Under, 15-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+. First through third place will also be awarded to Clydesdales (Males 220+ lbs) Under 40, Clydesdales 40+, Athenas (Females 165+ lbs) Under 40, Athenas 40+, and Relay.

 

CHIP TIMING & RESULTS

Chip timing by DoMore Race Services.

2013 Results
2014 Results
2015 Results

2016 Results

 

TRAVEL

If you are traveling from out of town, a block of rooms is available at a discounted rate at our host hotel ($79/night for standard rooms and $99/night for suites). You may make your reservation by clicking the links below, or by calling the hotel directly and mentioning Mission Valley Duathlon.

Hampton Inn & Suites El Paso-Airport - use group code MVD

 

PARKING

Please enter the Tigua Reservation neighborhood on Tiwa Blvd. (off Socorro Rd.) on race morning and park in the large dirt lot across from the Tigua Recreation & Wellness Center and Socorro Entertainment Center. NO PARKING ON ANY RACE COURSE STREETS. Athletes are encouraged to plan ahead, arrive early, and bring family members/spectators in their cars.

For additional information on carpooling and how to race green, check out these suggestions.

 

BIKE RENTALS

Road bike rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis at three Crazy Cat Cyclery locations (Airport - 915.772.9666, Kern - 915.532.9666, Redd Rock - 915.585.9666), The Bicycle Company (915.544.2453), and Atom Cyclist (915.225.0011). Reserve early!

 

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS

All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registrants may defer their registration to another Race El Paso event within the same calendar year.  Email gg@raceelpaso.com to make request.

Registered athletes seeking to change their registration from Individual to Relay or vice-versa may do so by logging into their RunSignUp account.  CLICK HERE for instructions on how to change from one distance to another

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Most Commonly Violated USAT Rules

Mission Valley Duathlon 2017 Sponsors


Mission Valley Duathlon in the News

 

Second Annual Mission Valley Duathlon a Success  - Newspaper Tree

Historic Mission Trail to Host Mission Valley Duathlon - What’s Up Sports