Registration is now open for 
The 2013 St. Patrick's Day Duathlon & 5K
This year's race will be on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 7:30 a.m.
Registration will open on October 1st, 2012.
We are expecting a large turnout in our 3rd year of the event, so please register early, check the website often, and contact us with any questions / concerns.
And please, tell your friends about us, as we want to have many more wonderful events in your area!!
The Results are posted below.
Thank you to all the athletes who participated this year.  The weather was beautiful,and everyone did great! 
Congratulations to our winners, and everyone who participated!!
Excel Athlete Ashleigh Kocher, winner of the women's 5k
Benjamin Hemler, winner of the men's 5K
Alyssa Godesky, who won the women's Duathlon
& Mark Malott, who was the men's Duathlon champion
Some Pictures from the 2012 race:
            Everybody start your watches!!                                                         Men's overall champion Marc Malott
Female overall champion Alyssa Godesky
Costume contest winner/Duathlete, Jennifer Perkovich
Ageless World Champion Steve Ruckert
             Stroller Joggers welcome!!
     The top fast women.....they're awesome!!
                       A happy medalist.
athlete guide, emailed on 3/4/12
Saturday, March 17, 2012 7:00 a.m.
The St. Patrick's Day Duathlon & 5K
3.1 mile run, 18 mile bike, 2.5 mile run
Registration is now open.
Changes for this years race:
-The opening run will be a 5K, instead of 2.5 miles.
-The bike course has been lengthened (On 12/23 I rode the course at a moderate aerobic pace, completing it in 57:45)
Although it is preferable to register early so we can ensure T- shirts to participants, athletes can register up to midnight, Thursday, March 15th for all events on After that, registration is only in person via cash / check at the YMCA of Carroll County, March 16, 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Thank you to this year's sponsors:
Great pre-season "tune-up"....for the seasoned veteran or first time athlete.
~The bike course is very hilly and challenging, with heart pounding climbs and fast downhills.
~The 5K / opening run has some rollers and an uphill finish.
~The 2nd run is an out and back loop, which finishes at the High School.
Awards and post race "feed" will be in heated school, where bathrooms will be available during race day.
Race Date & Time: Saturday March 17, 2012, 7:00 a.m. North Carroll high School, Hampstead, MD.
Pre-race packet pickup: Friday March 16, 2011 The YMCA of Carroll County, from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Race day packet pick-up available 5:30 to 6:45 a.m.
Race Fees:
*Duathlon is $65 until January 31, 2012, $70 thereafter.
*Duathlon relay is $90until January 31, 2012, $100 thereafter.
*5k is $30 until January 31, 2012, $35.00 thereafter.
*All athletes competing in the Duathlon must hold a current annual USAT license on race day, or must purchase a one day license for $12.00*
Important details:
*Relays are 2 person teams: mixed(1 male and 1 female), all male, or all female.
*Bike prime will only go to an individual who completes the full duathlon (there will be male and female bike primes).
Volunteers needed!!Go to our "contact us" page and help support your loved ones.
Free training plans and schedules available. Contact us and we'll hook you up.
Location of race:
North Carroll High School
1400 Panther Drive
Hampstead, MD 21074
Volunteer of the year, Stanley Miller
MapQuest Terms and Conditions Maps/Directions are informational only. User assumes all risk of use. MapQuest, Vistaprint, and their suppliers make no representations or warranties about content, road conditions, route usability, or speed.