Sunday, July 9, 2023
Big Creek State Park Marina – Beach (MAP)
8550 NW 142nd
Polk City, IA 50226
Sunday, July 9: 6:00 am – 7:30 am – Big Creek State Park Marina (at beach)*
*Race packets will be located in the transition at the participant’s bike spot. No formal check in will take place.
Transition area: Open from 6:00 – 7:30 am on Sunday morning.
Mandatory pre-race meeting: At the swim start area at 7:45 am.
Competition: Begins at 8:00 am
This is an open course event, meaning that participants must share the road with traffic. For safety, helmets must be worn during the cycling portion of the competition and no headphones/iPods will be allowed on any part of the course. Participants should leave their running shoes in the transition area.
Course will consist of the following:
Run – 5K
Bike – 20K
Run – 5K
Triathlon Federation USA Rules will be followed, with the right to make exceptions. This is not a sanctioned race. Note: Helmets must be worn during the cycling portion of the competition. For safety reasons, no headphones/iPods etc. will be allowed on any part of the course.
December 31, 2023
Bike and Run course maps will be posted here once available.
Click Here for the Parking Map
True Time Racing Service will chip time the event. Disposable chips will be distributed with packets.
The race will be timed live through True Time Racing. Please follow the link below to follow the race and to see post-race results. Please send any questions about your times to firstname.lastname@example.org
This event would not be possible without volunteers. If you would like to be part of the action, numerous volunteers are needed for this event.
For more information on volunteering, click “Volunteer Opportunities” in the drop down menu. Please contact Tre Stanton, email@example.com, to learn more about volunteering or if you have questions.
Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in each age division. Medals will not be given out until everyone has finished and results are compiled.
Athletes will receive a dri-fit shirt with their entry fee. The shirt will be in your race packet.
15 & Under
16 – 19
20 – 24
25 – 29
30 – 34
35 – 39
40 – 44
45 – 49
50 – 54
55 – 59
60 – 64
65 – 69
70 – 74
75 – 79
80 – 84
85 & Over
Clydesdale – Men at least 220 pounds
Athena – Women at least 165 pounds
The Iowa Games Duathlon would not be possible without our volunteers. To volunteer, click HERE. Volunteer Registration opens March 1.
Location information can be found on the General Information tab. Parking is free.
All volunteers will receive a volunteer shirt.
Volunteers will check-in at the packet pick-up shelter where you’ll receive your shirt and further instructions.
If you have questions about volunteering, contact Tre Stanton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-777-8881 ext 706.
Sunday, July 9 (all at Big Creek)
Check-in / Information / Refreshments | 5:45 – 11:00 am
Job duties: Hand t-shirts to participants as they come to redeem their tickets, help set up refreshments and monitor refreshment area.
Body Marking / Swim Exit Counter | 6:00 – 10:00 am
Job duties: Mark athletes with a Sharpie and count swimmers as they exit the water to make sure all are accounted for.
Course Support | 7:00 – 11:00 am
Job duties: help direct participants and assist with other needs along the course.
$65 if registered by May 1
$75 if registered between May 2 – June 5
$85 if registered between June 6 – July 6 (noon)
$135/team if registered by May 1
$145/team if registered between May 2 – June 5
$160/team if registered between June 6 – July 6 (noon)
On-site registrations will be accepted but are limited so pre-registration is highly encouraged.
On-site registration fees:
$90 for Individual
$170 for team
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