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Duathlon Nationals
April 7, 2018
Sprint-Distance (Draft-Legal) 
5k run, 18k bike, 2.85k run
Entry Fee: $99

April 8, 2018
Standard-Distance (Non-Drafting)
8.45k run, 39k bike, 4.5k run 
Entry Fee: $125
Sprint-Distance (Non-Drafting)
5k run, 18.2k bike, 2.85k run
Entry Fee: $99

Location: Greenville, S.C.
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Yeah, That Greenville!

USA Triathlon is heading east to Greenville, S.C. for the 2018 Duathlon National Championships!

USA Triathlon is pleased to offer three races in Greenville. On Saturday, April 7, the Draft-Legal Sprint National Championship will take place and on Sunday, April 8, Non-drafting Sprint and Standard National Championships will be awarded. Details on Team USA qualification for all races can be found here. Whether you are looking for the opportunity to become a national champion or simply participate in the most competitive duathlon in the U.S., this race is for you.

Nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina has combined traditional southern charm, stunning natural beauty and an unexpected contemporary cool to create one of America's hottest emerging destinations and fastest growing cities. Greenville boasts a revitalized, walkable downtown ranked among "America's Ten Best" by Forbes Magazine. With a world-class collection of museums, restaurants, and theaters to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains in the world, Greenville, South Carolina is everything you hear and more. It’s not just any Greenville, it’s Yeah, THAT Greenville!

As in past years, you can race in all three championship events. No qualification is required to participate in any of the three events. 

Event Program

The 2018 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships event program is now available in a digital edition and can be viewed on desktop or mobile devices. The event program features select athlete biographies and key event information, including the schedule of events, course maps and more.

Click here to view.

Pre-Race Webinar

The pre-race webinar is now available to view. All athletes are encouraged to watch the webinar to review everything you need to know for a successful race. 

Click here for the Non-Draft Sprint and Standard Webinar.

Click here for the Draft-Legal Sprint Webinar.

Draft-Legal Rules

For athletes participating in the Draft-Legal National Championship on Saturday, be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules, which have several differences from non-draft racing. Click here to view the draft-legal duathlon rules and equipment requirements. Click here to learn more about draft-legal racing.

Important Draft-Legal Weather Rules Notice

The Lead Official for the 2018 USA Triathlon Draft-Legal Duathlon National Championships in Greenville, S.C. has approved the following equipment for use during competition due to the expected weather conditions on race day, Sat. April 7. 

Per ITU competition rule 2.8 c. (iii), gloves, arm warmers, leg warmers, or long sleeves and tights will be allowed for use during competition. 

Per ITU competition rule 2.8 c. (xii), rain jackets will be allowed for use during competition. It will not be necessary for the jacket to match the athlete’s uniform. 

Athletes should properly apply race tattoos to both arms and both legs under their pants and jackets or long sleeve shirts if they choose to wear them. 

Please remember that there is a bag check tent next to transition that may be utilized for gear that will not be worn or used during the race. 

Cold and rainy weather conditions are currently in the forecast for Saturday. Please stay tuned to the forecast and dress accordingly.

Team USA Qualification

Team USA

Athletes will have the opportunity to qualify for the 2019 ITU Multisport Festival in Pontevedra, Spain (formerly referred to as the ITU World Championships) through the USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships.

Athletes may race in all 3 events in Greenville. Both the Non-Drafting and Draft-Legal Sprint-Distance events in Greenville will qualify for the 2019 Draft-Legal Sprint World Championship.

Athletes must claim their spots at their respective awards ceremonies. Visit this page to learn more on qualification for Standard and Sprint distances.

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