Definition of duathlon
: a three-part long-distance race typically having a running phase, a bicycling phase, and a final running phase
duathleteplay \dü-ˈath-ˌlēt also dyü-\ noun
Recent Examples of duathlon from the Web
Monday: Litchfield Hills triathlon, duathlon and aquabike race, Brodie Park, West Hill Lake, New Hartford, 7:30 a.m. Olympic distance: 1-mile swim, 25-mile bike course, 10K run.
And moving into duathlon was just the evolution of that.
Schwartz, of Avon, is a former national age group triathlon and duathlon champion.
Of the participants who signed up for the annual event, 553 finished their respective races, which included the triathlon, duathlon, tri-male relay, tri-female relay, tri-coed relay and the charity challenge relay.
There’s also a kids duathlon for children age 5 and under, and the whole thing will benefit Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley, a program for girls in third to eighth grade.
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Origin and Etymology of duathlon
duo- + -athlon (as in triathlon)
First Known Use: 1988See Words from the same year
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