Register on-line for the Dirty Du or Dirty Bit Trail Run
Time to get Hardcore Dirty! Two Events: Dirty Duathlon & Dirty Bit Trail Run Both separately scored
The 2014 Dirty Duathlon Solo & Tag-Team off-road duathlon and Dirty Bit Trail Run kick off at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, New York once again this year promising another wild day of racing action on resort trails. A 4.2 mile lap-style course featuring challenging climbs, single track, rock gardens and white-knuckle descents promise one of the most demanding and fun days of competition of the season. The Dirty Du & Dirty Bit are trail and mountain bike races exclusively. There are no gimmicks, man-made features or obstacles-just Mother Earth's trails that will pull every ounce of energy and stamina from today's athlete. Labor-Day weekend this year is filled with nothing but action as athletes compete for awards and prizes in one of the most hard-core events in Western New York in a demanding landscape of beautiful off-road East-Coast style single trail and mountain trails. This Dirty weekend takes places at the Holiday Valley Mountain Sports Center on Holiday Valley Road. Race-day registration and # pickup takes place from 8:00am at the Holiday Valley Mountian sports Center. A fun, challenging and wild day of racing is promised on the hilly, challenging courses of Holiday Valley featuring single track, challenging climbs, descents and rock-garden style east-coast trails. Helmets mandatory for all cyclists. Mountain bikes required for this is a 630' elevation, intermediate level course. T-shirts to the first 200 entrants and as they last on race-day. Race-day rates increase so be sure to pre-register! The trails are open year-round so give it a whirl and enjoy the features of beautiful Ellicottville, the shops and eateries in town, golf and many other attractions. To register for either event click the link for on-line registration above at Runreg or download amail-in entry form here.
Dirty Duathlon: Run/Bike format starts with a 4.2-mile 1-lap trail run. Water station at the top of the mountain. At the transition/start/finish area athletes proceed through the timing area and switch to mountian bikes to complete two similar laps (Run/Bike format). Transition area contains racks where bikes/gear is stored during the race. Helmets mandatory for mountain bikers. 10:00am start. Bikes in the racks for 9:45 pre-race meeting. Pit-area is where teammates await the tag after the run lap or where solo competitors change over to the bikes. Dirty Bit Trail Run: A separately scored run-only starts with the Dirty Du athletes and competes on the same 4.2 mile course at 10:00am. Ultra challenging run-only for any trail running enthusiast. Water station at the 1.5-mile mark/top of the mountian. Both events are chip timed. Chips are collected at the end of each event.
Awards: Dirty Duathlon Overall Male/Female and Overall Team Top 3 teams in Male, Female & Co-Ed categories Solo: U19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+ Dirty Bit Trail Run: Overall Male, Female & Masters M/F, Super Seniors 60+ Top 3 U19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
A wild post-race party, lunch and amazing door prizes round out the race.
Congratulations 2013 class champions:
Dirty Bit 4-Mile Trail Run: Overall Male John Masiewicz 29:54 Overall Female Amanda Janosky 35:36 Masters Male Jim Figler 30:47 Masters Female Sabrina Baskerville 39:51
Dirty Duathlon: Overall Male: Jeff Walker Run: 32:14, Bike 1:21 Overall Team: Steve White/David Less Run 29:39, Bike 1:22:31 Overall Female April Depriest Run 36:59, Bike 2:00:04
-The Dirty Duathlon continues to help support HEART Animal Shelter of WNY-