Off-Road Duathlon race returns to Laurel Hill County Park

Register for the run-bike-run event in Mount Pleasant.

Participants run four miles in the Off-Road Duathlon

Participants tackle a total of 11 miles of running and biking in this race.

Photo by Charleston County Park + Recreation Commission

Tighten those laces and grease those bearings. It’s time to get ready for the Off-Road Duathlon.

Registration for the run-bike-run event is $55 per person and is open through Wednesday, Jan. 10. On-site registration will not be available.

The three-part race takes place on the trails of Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 8:30 a.m. It features a two-mile run followed by a seven-mile bike ride and finishes with another two-mile run. Pro tip: The bike leg of the event is best suited for knobby, wide-tired bikes.

The race is open to ages 14 and up, and an adult chaperone must accompany individuals who are 14 and 15 years old. Helmets are required, and personal water bottles are recommended. Earbuds, pets, and strollers will not be allowed on the course.