This area is where participants rack their bikes, helmets and other gear until it is time for the bike “leg” of the race.

Transition Area Open-- 5:30 a.m.-6:45 a.m.


  • After you are cleared to enter the transition area at 5:30am, locate the bike rack that corresponds to your wave. Keep your bike and gear at your designated spot. While we make every attempt to keep the transition area secure, we are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • Bikes must be racked by 6:45 a.m.
  • ​After the race, racers will be allowed to enter from the NE gate (not the race entry/exit points) to retrieve their gear. Please do not linger int he transition area and do not interfere with racers who are still racing. Race bib and bike number will be matched for security upon exit. Do not remove the bike number.
  • The transition area for individual duathlon participants will have assigned racks according to waves.
  • There are 8 bikes assigned per rack. They need to be racked by the seat and in alternating directions – the handlebars for the bikes on either side of yours should be next to your rear tire.
  • No one except registered participants, official volunteers and approved media personnel will be allowed in the transition area. Family or friends are not allowed inside the transition area at any time during the race.
  • You will be given 2 race numbers.

        o Body number - To be worn on the Front of body – Attached with the 4 pins provided
        o Bike number – To be placed on seat post  
        o When you arrive at the race site, make sure your numbers are visible and attached to your bike and body.


  • You may not ride your bicycle in the transition area. Observe the mandatory mounting and dismounting area when exiting and entering the transition area with your bike. Riding in the transition area will result in a disqualification.
  • Glass containers of any kind are not allowed in the transition area.




Transition Area

Minnesota Duathlon                       July 30, 2017