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2017 Heels & Wheels Duathlon

Post Date:09/11/2017 10:03 AM

The City of Abilene Recreation Division Heels & Wheels Duathlon is fast approaching!  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 23 at Nelson Park, with the race starting at 8:30 A.M. 

This duathalon is run-bike-run which features a 2 mile run, followed by a 12 mile bike ride, followed by another 2 mile run.  It is family friendly, great for a beginner, and challenging for the advanced.  You can do this by yourself or with a partner (one participant has to do all the cycling, and the other has to do all the running).  

Cost is $25 for individuals and $40 for a team.  An additional $5 will be charged for day of registration.  The first 100 registered will receive a free T-shirt and prizes will be awarded for various divisions for individuals and teams.  Register online at

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