The 21st Annual Desert Classic Duathlon consists of 2 off-road runs of 3.17 miles and a 24 mile road bike course
3.17 miles off-road • 24 mile road bike • 3.17 miles off-road
NOTE: There will be no mountain-bike version in 2017.
2017 Desert Classic Duathlon features a new, rugged 5k run course that is entirely off-road, and a fast road bike course with beautiful views of Fountain Hills and Rio Verde’s acclaimed “9 Mile Hill.”
Over the past 21 years DCD has attracted Ironman & Xterra World Champs, Olympic Triathlon & Cycling Gold Medalists, and thousands of athletes from all over the southwest including AZ, CA, & NV multisport clubs. We’re proudly continuing that prestigious position as the official multisport season kickoff, and are committed to delivering a challenging and exciting duathlon to kick the southwest into gear for years to come!