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August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maine Huts & Trails Backwoods Duathlon – 15K Mountain Bike + 10K Trail Run
For the second summer in a row, Baxter Outdoors and Maine Huts & Trails partner to host a classic backcountry race!
This year’s race, the Backwoods Duathlon, will take place on Saturday, August 1st in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. The two-discipline, multi-sport race will include a 10K trail run and a 15K mountain bike leg to be completed either solo or as a relay team. The mountain bike leg will feature a descent on the newly cut Oak Knoll Trail near the Stratton Brook Hut.
Participants may choose to enter solo or as a relay team of 2, race fees are as follows:
$35/$40 —– 25km Duathlon (Solo): Early Bird/Normal
$55/$65 —– 25km Duathlon (Team): Early Bird/Normal
Maine Huts & Trails is also offering a lodging discount to racers for Friday and Saturday nights. Racers who choose to stay at our Stratton Brook Hut on the night of July 31st and/or the night of August 1st will receive 20% off their stay. On Saturday, August 1st we will be holding our first-ever Brews & Views Beer Pairing Dinner at our Stratton Brook Hut which will feature the culinary talents of local chef, Jarod Frigon, paired with beers by Baxter Brewing. For more information and pricing for this event, please visit our Brews & Views page.
Baxter Outdoors has also partnered with Carrabassett Coffee Co. as the sponsor for this race and the Carrabassett Region of the New England Mountain Bike Association (CR NEMBA) as the race’s beneficiary. CR NEMBA will receive a donation of $0.50 per mile covered in this race.
Entry will be capped. More information is available at: www.baxteroutdoors.com/events/2015_summer1.html