Apple Duathlon


The duathlon is a 2-event endurance sport in which athletes compete sequentially in running and cycling. Successful performance is dependent on the ability of an athlete to overcome the specific complications associated with transitioning from cycling to running and is an indication of athlete overall performance.

The Sartell Apple Dauthlon

The Apple Duathlon since 1983 is the host of USAT North Central Regional Duathlon Championships a multi-sport race held in Sartell each year on the end of May. The event has drawn many local and world class competitors. You can choose between 3 courses:

Long Course

This is a standard duathlon run-bike-run short course combination that is sanctioned by USAT (USA Triathlon). 


Short Course

This is a sprint duathlon run-bike-run combination this is a great opportunity for all to give a try or to be a part of the Apple Duathlon.


5K Family Run For Community

5K family run
This run is for kids and adults of all ages. Every 5K entry goes to help support the Sartell All Sports Booster Club.



Every finisher gets a great shirt and swag.

Elite Division 
Awards for the top 3 males and females cash prize for 1st Place $300, 2nd Place $200, and 3rd place $100.
Age Group Divisions  
Awards for the top 3 males and females in each age group beginning with Youth 10-15.


Apple Duathlon is managed and organized by Active Central MN. This nonprofit organization support events that benefit the health, fitness, and overall wellness of our community. Currently support  the Apple Duathlon, Buffalo Triathlon, Graniteman Clearwater, and Graniteman Big Lake. 

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