HP3 – Duathlon, 10K, & 5K HP3 hosts a duathlon, 5K, and 10K in beautiful Heritage
Park. Heritage Park has been the site for this event for 25+ years
and allows athletes to choose from a duathlon, 5K or 10K event,
all starting at the HP Marina parking lot in a mass start format.
The duathlon is open to individuals and teams comprised of athletes
age 16 and older at the end of the current year. Early registration
Kansas Duathlon Series
The Kansas Duathlon Series is for all athletes participating in
the following events: HP3 Duathlon, Open Options Shawnee Mission
Duathlon, and Prairie Punisher Duathlon. The duathlon series event
highlights our partnership with the City of Gardner Parks and
Recreation. Duathletes must compete in at least two of the three
events to have the opportunity to be recognized as a Kansas Duathlon
Series winner. This series is separate and distinct from the USAT
regional and national rankings. Athletes competing in these Kansas
Duathlon Series events will automatically be placed in the Series
Standings by the Points Series Committee.
HP3 - Duathlon Information
The duathlon consists of a 3.1 mile (5K) run, followed by a 15.33
mile (4 laps) bike ride, and a 3.1 mile (5K) run. The run portions
are conducted inside Heritage Park, closed off from outside traffic.
The bicycle portion is a partially hilly 4 lap course held both
within and outside the park boundaries. Individual duathletes
must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding
to the athlete’s age on December 31st of this year (2016).
Duathlon teams will be comprised of three or two individuals executing
the three legs of the race in relay fashion. This is a USAT Sanctioned
HP3 – 10K & 5K Information
The 10K & 5K athletes will start with the duathletes in a
mass start format on the park road on the dam, close to the marina
parking lot. All races will run the first 5K on the same course
leading back into the transition area. Once in the transition
area, the duathletes will be directed to their bikes, the 5K runners
will be directed to the finish line, and the 10K runners will
be directed onto the last half of their race.
Awards will be presented to the top three male, female, and
team overall finishers in all of the courses. Individual awards
will be presented to the winners of each registration category
in accordance to the number of individuals registered in that
Men & Female Age Groups
Athena & Clydesdales Age Groups
Under 40 & 40 and Older
6-10 entries (2 awards)
16-20 entries (4 awards)
21+ entries (5 awards)
5K &10K Race Awards & Results
Individual awards will be presented to the top three males and
female overall finishers for each race.
Volunteers are needed with or without experience! All volunteers
receive a t-shirt and pancake breakfast. If interested, please
call Kyle Blackburn at Mill Creek Activity Center, (913) 826-2964
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your company would like to sponsor this family friendly event
please call Kyle Blackburn at Mill Creek Activity Center, (913)
826-2964 or email email@example.com.