Get Dirty at the Pagosa Duathlon

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

A fun race anyone can DU!


2017 Duathlon launches us into the next decade with the DU!   This Epic Race is now in it’s 11th year and is just getting better.  We have the same great line up as last year:  something for every level of athlete.   Food, music, and a kids activity area to make it festive and even more family friendly will be around this year again!


1-mile run, 2-mile ride dirt road dash

3-mile trail run, 8-mile mountain bike

6-mile trail run, 14-mile mountain bike

Adult Race Divisions:
Women’s Division
Men’s Division
2-member relay team (1 runner, 1 biker)

Need a Teammate? Call us – we’ll pair you up with someone!

Race routes integrate beginner and intermediate levels of single-track trails, dirt and gravel roads. The venue of the San Juan National Forest is off-road racing at it’s best!


ACVAP operates under a special use permit with the San Juan National Forest and is an equal opportunity provider.


Pre-Packet Pick up

Friday July 7th 4-8 pm

At The Hub Bike Shop

100 Country Center Dr, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

The Hub Logo

The Hub is offering discounts on select items to gear you up for the race during the pre-packet pick up time.  Come out meet other racers and have a much shorter check in on race day!


Dusty Kids Start 7:30 a.m.
Adult Races Start 8:15 a.m.

Dirty Sprint Awards 10:00 a.m.
Dirty Du Awards 11:00 a.m.



DIRTY SPRINT  $30      After June 30th – $40
DIRTY DU  $40              After June 30th – $50

*Early Registration Ends June 3oth.  Adult race prices increase $10 starting July 1st thru race day.
*Race day registration is available.
*Student Discount $10 off any adult race entry fee (School ID Required)  Code: student
*Entry Fee is PER PERSON – Each team member must register and pay entry fee


Click here to view our FAQ sheet.

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ACVAP Fundraiser


Violence is a dirty word!  The Pagosa Duathlon is an annual event held to raise funds for the Archuleta County Victim Assistance Program (ACVAP) in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. All proceeds from the duathlon go towards supporting survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crime. Learn more about ACVAP services and support at

Duathlon News & Updates

  • Gearing UP
    Get ready for the DU - register early and start
    Posted on February 24, 2017

what the racers say

  • ~ What a Success!

    "Thank you!  To all of our Sponsors, volunteers and participants!!!!  We had an amazing event on Saturday all thanks to all of you and your commitment to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. We had 126 people come out and get Dirty and the DU and raised over $7,000 to continue services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in our county.  AMAZING! [gallery size="medium" ids="543,542"]   [gallery ids="549,548"] [gallery ids="546,545,544"]  

  • ~ wide range of ability

    "I like that there were beginners and more experienced participants. There was no pressure to be competitive. Also, the course was very well marked. "

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