One Month to Duathlon Worlds

by ITU Admin on 04 Sep, 2009 12:00

Race preparations continue in North Carolina as the 2009 ITU Duathlon World Championships are just one month away.

Multisport athletes from around the world will be traveling Concord, N.C., September 24-27 for the event hosted by the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau and directed by USA Triathlon.

The weekend will feature more than 750 age group competitors and 150 elites racing on a 10k run, 40k bike, 5k run course in and around Lowe’s Motor Speedway.

The location offers a one-of-a-kind venue for the World Championship, presenting a challenging course that will take the athletes around the same track where NASCAR’s greatest drivers have raced for the finish line.

Transition will be located on the speedway infield adjacent to the car garages. Portions of the bike course will take place on the speedway track, but the majority of the run and bike will be on the neighboring roads outside the speedway.

The track itself is a smoothly paved, 1.5-mile loop that will provide a unique technical aspect to the race unparalleled by any road course in the country. The race will finish along pit row.

Course maps, as well as event schedules and registration information, are now available at the event website:

This marks the second time in the last three years that the United States has hosted an International Triathlon Union World Championship. The ITU Long Distance Duathlon World Championship was held in Richmond, Va., in 2007.

Related Event: 2009 Concord ITU Duathlon World Championships
26 Sep, 2009 • event pageall results
Results: U23 Women
1. Evgenia Sukhoruchenkova RUS 02:09:04
2. Kinga Lauf HUN 02:23:21
Results: U23 Men
1. Alessandro Fabian ITA 01:49:50
2. Antoine Duvivier BEL 01:50:03
3. Tiago Silva POR 01:50:07
4. Bojan Cebin SLO 01:50:08
5. Derek Oskutis USA 01:50:42
6. Masaaki Kurihara JPN 01:50:59
7. Joao Silva POR 01:51:02
8. Andrea Secchiero ITA 01:56:45
9. Alexander Schilling GER 01:57:56
10. Jun Tanaka JPN 01:58:37
Results: Junior Women
1. Sophie Coleman GBR 01:04:30
2. Vicky Graves GBR 01:04:42
3. Marjon Van Der Wansem NED 01:04:49
4. Adriana Barraza MEX 01:05:08
5. Jessica Cecilia Berrones MEX 01:07:32
6. Andrea Barraza MEX 01:07:43
7. Kate Buss USA 01:09:53
8. Katie June USA 01:10:35
9. Katherine Shields USA 01:13:14
10. Emily Shields USA 01:14:44
Results: Junior Men
1. Lukas Verzbicas USA 00:55:29
2. Mario Mola ESP 00:55:38
3. Carlos Chavez MEX 00:55:59
4. Vid Pucelj SLO 00:56:03
5. Nathan Coombes NZL 00:56:04
6. Nick Rennie NZL 00:56:42
7. Oscar Vicente ESP 00:57:37
8. Jorge Naranjo Vichot ESP 00:57:45
9. Taylor Reid CAN 00:57:45
10. Cuahutemoc Martinez MEX 00:57:56
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