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Emeryville's 8th Annual Shortest Duathlon Ever --- Saturday, April 12, 2014 (8:00am Race Start Time!)
Pre-Register Today - We Need You to Challenge Yourself and Be Healthy!
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Racers about to begin the most
exciting race in the Bay Area!

Due to construction of the Emeryville Swimming Pool, the Sprint Triathlon had been changed to a Sprint Duathlon.

What is the the Shortest Duathlon Ever?

1 mile fun run past the Emeryville Pool
2.5 mile bike ride (flat ride through Emeryville)
2.1 mile run (fun course through Bay Street)

A "sprint" duathlon...basically a very short version of a regular duathlon.

Awards, giveaways, health and fitness fair, and outdoor breakfast following the race!


Race Registration Fees (includes an event t-shirt and post-race refreshments!):

Adults: $55 pre-registration ($60 day-of-race, $5 discount for residents)
Youth: $40 pre-registration ($45 day-of-race, $5 discount for residents)


Registration is open...sign up today!  
To register online right now, please follow the link below:


Note:  Pre-registration is open through April 7th...so don't delay, register today!

All proceeds benefit the Emery Unified School District Health & Wellness Programs...help Emeryville's Kids get fit and learn lifelong sports skills!

Who can compete in a "sprint" duathlon? What is the course like?
Mother and son running
This race is so short – anyone can do it!
Join the fun today and help out a good cause.

Duathlon first-timers, long-timers and few-timers are all invited to participate in the 7th Annual Shortest Duathlon Ever, held in the shortest city ever. This is a perfect event for everyone to knock out their first triathlon of the year or the first triathlon of their life and pick up tips about practicing a healthier lifestyle. 

Who can do a Short Duathlon?

  • The whole family (all ages)!  Any fitness level is encouraged to try their first duathlon! 
  • Use this to test your fitness level or set this event as a goal to get healthy!
  • Seasoned triathletes...use this event to warm up for the triathlon season and have fun doing it! 
  • Can you beat the ‘unofficial’ world record of 15 minutes and 9 seconds for this course?

What is the Shortest Duathlon Ever course like?

What are the Schedule of Events?

6:30am -- Pre-Race Registration at City Hall
  • Registration and check-in opens at Emeryville's City Hall, 1333 Park Avenue
  • Racers can leave anything they need for the run/post-race at the bike racks in front of City Hall as race staff will be guarding items.

8:00am -- Race Starts at City Hall!
  • Race will start with the 1 mile run...please be on-time and ready to run, the race will start on time!
  • Racers can leave any gear in labeled bags at the bike racks outside City Hall.  Race staff will guard gear for racers to pick-up after finishing the race.

8:30am -- Post-Race Festivities at City Hall
  • Outdoor breakfast, racing/health/fitness industry companies, and sports massages from National Holistic Institute provided to racers.
  • Award presentation following last heat of racers to finish event (usually around 10:00am).

City of Emeryville, 1333 Park Avenue  Emeryville, California 94608 • Ph: (510) 596-4300 • Fx: (510) 658-8095