Sometime in October 2020 Opelousas, LA US 70570 Directions
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The Opelousas Rotary Sunrise Duathlon Has Been Postponed

New Date: Sometime in October 2020

We are truly sorry to have to inform you that the Opelousas Rotary Sunrise Duathlon has been postponed due to the coronavirus situation.

We take the safety and wellness of each and every participant very seriously.   We hope everyone understands this decision was the only viable option at this time.  We will be rescheduling the race as soon as we are given the approval from the local government that it may be scheduled.

This is NOT a cancellation but a postponement and the Duathlon will strive to be taking place in the near future.  

More information will be communicated to you as soon as we receive a new event date. 

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

With this option your registration will be deferred to the 2021 Race Date.  We will send out a coupon code once online registration is ope for the 2021 race so you may register.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Place
3983 I-49 South Service Road
Opelousas, LA US 70570
Description

OPELOUSAS ROTARY SUNRISE DUATHLON

 
Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Opelousas General Hospital-South Campus
3983 I-49 South Service Road, Opelousas, La 
 
 
Welcome to the 24th annual Opelousas Rotary Sunrise Duathlon!! Imagine cycling on 16 miles of newly paved roads with only a few turns...Pooyie!!! The design of the course is perfect for the beginner duathlete yet challenging for even the more seasoned veteran duathletes. So come to historic Opelousas and join us for a day of great duathlon racing! The staging area will be at Opelousas General Hospital-South Campus (the old Doctor's Hospital facility) located at 3983 I-49 South Service Road - just south of Harry Guilbeau Road at Exit 15 off of I-49 on the south side of Opelousas.
...And the post race food and cold beverages will be as good as ever!
So don't delay, tell a friend and come to Opelousas to pass a good time!
Thank you for your ongoing support and may God bless!
 
The 1st Run
The first 2 mile run is an "out and back" which will leave the OGH-South Campus, run south along the service road then turn right onto Flagstation Road. Athletes continue to the turn around at the water station and return to the transition area.
The Bike
The 16-mile bike route will leave the OGH-South Campus; go north along the service road; turn right onto Harry Guilbeau Rd. and go beneath I-49; then turn right on the service road and head south. The bike course will take you along the upper portion of Coteau Ridge which was part of the western bank of the mighty Mississippi River hundreds of years ago and then along the western edge of Historic Grand Coteau, home of the Academy of Sacred Heart, St. Charles Borromeo College and other historic sites. Once past Grand Coteau, cyclists continue on the service road to the turnaround point and will then follow the same route back to the transition area.
The 2nd Run 
The second 2 mile run will follow the same route as the first 2 mile run.  
 
ENTRY FEES
Thru 3/14         $35.00
3/15 – 3/22       $50.00
 
Relay Teams (only 2 members)
Thru 3/14          $60.00
3/15 – 3/22        $75.00
 
RACE DAY EVENTS
Transition area opens 6:00 a.m. Packet Pick-up/Registration opens 6:00 a.m. Packet Pick-up/Registration closes 7:30 a.m. Race Starts 8:00 a.m. Post Race Party 9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony 10:15 a.m.
 
AWARDS
1st, 2nd & 3rd Overall (Male and Female) 1st Masters (Male and Female) 1st Grand Masters (Male and Female) 1st, 2nd & 3rd Relay Team Finishers 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in each age group (Male and Female)
 
AGE GROUP DIVISIONS  19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
 
USAT Sanctioned Event
USA Triathlon is the national governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, winter triathlon and aquathlon in the United States. Participation in a USAT sanctioned event means the event director has the proper permits in place, liability and athlete excess medical insurance coverage and the event plan has met the standard of organization required. USA Triathlon provides rules, guidance and governance to set the standard for safe and fair multi-sport races. For more information on USA Triathlon and fueling the multi-sport lifestyle, visit our website at www.usatriathlon.org.
RULES: This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. Helmets must be worn! All USA Triathlon Rules will be in effect and enforced for the Duathlon.
SORRY NO REFUNDS.ONLY 2 MEMBERS PER RELAY TEAM! NON USA TRIATHLON MEMBERS MUST ADD $15 FOR A ONE-DAY MEMBERSHIP. USA TRIATHLON CARD AND DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE SHOWN AT PACKET PICK-UP.
 
Non-USAT members must add $15 for a one-day membership, including each member of the relay team.  Youth memberships are $10/yr.
 
ALL athletes are required to show photo ID
 
NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS!
 
Youth athletes without an ID must be accompanied by a parent/guardian with a photo ID.  USAT members are required to show their annual membership card.  Others can purchase a one-year membership for $10/yr..
 
Athletes may only pick up their own packets and may not pick up a packet for another person.... Don't forget your helmet!
 
MEMBERSHIP CARD OR BUY A ONE DAY USAT LICENSE FOR $15.
 
ONLY REGISTRANTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PICK UP HIS/HER RESPECTIVE PACKET.
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