Duaman Duathlon 2017 | Start List | Race Info

Duaman Duathlon 2017 | Start List | Race Info

We are 1,500 strong on race day, Duamans! This is the BIGGEST duathlon event in Philippine history! Read on below for the start list, course maps, and race reminders!

The Duaman Duathlon is the second leg of the SBR.ph Tri Series 2017 Powered By Go For Gold!

Duaman Duathlon

  • May 28, 2017
  • FULL : 6km Run, 20km Bike, 3km Run
  • LITE : 3km Run, 15km Bike, 3km Run
  • Nuvali, Sta. Rosa
  • MP3 players and other music devices are strictly prohibited on the bike but allowed on the run.
  • The race is draft legal.
  • Absolutely no helmet, no ride.


*subject to change without prior notice.

Make sure you arrive early for a hassle free registration!


10:00 am : Race kit claiming at the SBR.ph HQ.
– race kits must be claimed personally by the athlete / relay team (complete line up).
– valid ID is required.
7:00 pm : Registration close.

Address : #2 Kamagong St. Violago Homes III. Visayas Avenue, Q.C.

MAY 28. 2017 – RACE DAY (NUVALI)

3:00 am : Race packet claiming in Nuvali
– race kits must be claimed personally by the athlete / relay team (complete line up).
– valid ID is required.
5:45 am : Race briefing
6:00 am : Gun start (FULL Distance / RELAY)
6:10 am : Gun start (LITE Distance)
10:00 am : Awarding
11:00 am : Race end

* For safety and security purposes, participants will ONLY BE ALLOWED to get their bikes after the LAST BIKER leaves the transition area for run #2. 


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Race Kit Info

When can I claim my race kit? 

All race kits will be available on race day. We will announce if we will have race kit claiming on Saturday.

Ack! I lost my registration slip! How can I claim my kit?

Please bring a valid government id with picture.

What’s inside my race kit? Your race kit will contain the following :

  • 1 Race Bib (Your race number)
  • 1 Bike Stickers
  • 1 Helmet Sticker
  • 4 Safety Pins
  • 1 Wrist Band


For the relay, your race kit will contain the same except it will have 12 safety pins and 2 or 3 race bibs and wrist bands. (Depending on the number of athlete’s per team)

For a faster transition, and if you don’t want to ruin your expensive tri suit, we will have race belts available at the SBR.ph booth.

How come there are so many stickers?! What will I do with the wrist strap?

Wrist straps should be worn at all times during the race.

What about the timing chip?

The timing chip claimed after the registration at the timing booth.

Extra Security!

Your (and your bike) security is our #1 concern. So as an extra security measure, please be reminded of the following :

  • No one will be allowed to enter the transition area except for participants with the official wrist tag.
  • After the race, no one will be allowed to get their bikes UNTIL THE LAST BIKER leaves transition for his/her final run.
  • The number on your bike MUST MATCH with the number on your wrist tag, race bib, helmet sticker, and body marking.
  • What if I lose my wrist tag? You will NOT BE ALLOWED to exit the transition area with your bike unless you can show proper identification.




Course Maps

Run 1 / Run 2 (6km and 3km)

The run will be an easy 2 loop 6km run (3km per loop) and then a 1 loop 3k run after the bike (this is your run 2). We made it loops so that it would be easy for everyone (especially the newbies!) to pace themselves throughout the run. There will be PLENTY of aid stations throughout the run course so make sure to stay hydrated!


Bike Course / 20kms

The bike will be a 1 loop – 20k  ride. Do note that NUVALI will be implementing it’s SHARE A ROAD policy for all bikers. So just stay in one lane and you will be safe! Please make sure to take PLENTY OF HYDRATION with you. There will be NO WATER STATIONS on the bike course.



Upon entering Nuvali, go past the guard house and just go straight. The event proper will be on your left (other side of the road).

Registration area will be at the BLUE LINE (run route map). It’s easy to spot as it’s right beside the start arch.

The green stars (bike route map) are the exclusive parking slots reserved for DUAMAN participants. Just mention “Duaman Duathlon” to the guard and they will let you in. The one on the left is the EVO LIVING 3 PARKING and the one on the right is the GRAVEL PARKING lot along SOLENAD 3. You may also park at SOLAR PARKING area.

If you’re having trouble finding the event, the best way is to ask the guard for the directions to the parking lots and take it from there. Nuvali guards will be there to assist you.


(If you have any questions or clarifications about the start list, kindly email us asap at registration@swimbikerun.ph along with your info (where you registered, email you used to send your reg form (if online), etc so we can double check asap!)

Note : do NOT inform us via pm, sms, or via facebook.


VIEW THE START LIST (will take you to a different page)


Hydration/Refilling Stations: There are 4 hydration stations along the run course and no hydration station along the bike course, racers must provide their own water bottle/hydration bags on the bike.

Support Crew/Family Members/Spectators: Non-racers are not allowed to go or roam inside the race course. Giving of food, water or any kind of support is allowed only in the activity area. Only race officials, marshals, official photographers and the media are allowed inside the race course.


Run Conduct
• Participants may run or walk.
• No bare torso racing is allowed.

Cycling Conduct
• Equipment: Only Road bikes, TT/Tri bikes, Mountain bikes, Cyclo-cross, Folding bikes are legal for competition, fixie bikes are not allowed.
• Helmet sticker must be placed on the front of the helmet and the bike stickers on the seat post where the number is clearly visible from both sides.
• Helmets must be worn and clipped at all times on the bike course. Participants are required to clip on their helmets before unracking the bike in transition one and unclip only after racking the bike in transition two.
• This is a DRAFT LEGAL RACE. Extra precaution must be taken when riding in groups, especially when using the aerobars.
• Participants are not allowed to make any forward progress without the bike. In case of irreparable mechanical malfunction, participants will have to push their bikes in order to continue with the race.
• No riding permitted within the transition area. Designated mount and dismount areas are located just outside of the transition area.
• Participants should follow all traffic laws while on the bike course. This means cyclists should ride on the far right hand side of the road, unless making a pass, which is done on the left. Also, racers should never cross the yellow line in the middle of on the road. Any violation of this rule results in disqualification or time penalty as determined by the race official.
• Personal Audio/Music Devices: MP3 players and other music devices are strictly prohibited on the bike but allowed on the run.

Transition Area
• No riding permitted within the transition area. Designated mount and dismount areas are located just outside of the transition area.
• Non-racers are not allowed into the transition area at any time. Racers must personally check in and pull out their equipment. All bib, stickers and wrist numbers will be inspected, and must therefore be complete. Proof of ownership of equipment must be presented if there are missing numbers.
• Equipment must be placed in the properly designated and individually assigned bike corral. Bikes must also be returned to an upright position in its designated corral. You cannot interfere with another participant’s equipment or impede the progress of another participant. All bar ends must be solidly plugged. And you cannot bring any glass containers into the transition area or in the race course, for that matter.
Penalty: Time penalty.

Relay Exchange
• The relay exchange from one team member to another will take place inside the “Relay Exchange Zone”, which is beside their designated bike rack inside the transition area.
• The relay exchange is completed by the in-coming athlete passing on their timing tag to the out-going athlete.
• All relay exchange must be done inside the Relay Exchanged Zone only. If the contact occurs outside the relay exchange zone, both athletes must return to the relay exchange zone and complete the exchange properly. If the exchange is not completed inside the relay exchange zone, the team will be disqualified.

It is the competitor’s duty to know the course. Follow the prescribed course and stay within all coned lanes. Going outside of the course for safety reasons is allowed, but failing to re-enter at the point of departure will result in disqualification. All applicable traffic laws must be obeyed at all times.
In races with more than one loop, it is the racer’s duty to keep track of the number of their laps.
Penalty: Race official’s discretion: time penalty or disqualification. Incomplete number of laps will result in disqualification.

Race Starts
Racers may be released in either Mass Start or in Age Group Waves depending on the race director. If released by Waves, participants must start in and with the appropriate waves.

Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Foul, harsh, argumentative or abusive language or other unsportsmanlike conduct directed at race officials, volunteers, spectators or fellow athletes are forbidden.
Penalty: Disqualification.

All of your personal equipment and belongings taken out onto the course must stay on your person or bike the entire time. No garbage, water bottle, clothing, etc. is ever allowed to be thrown on the course. Keeping debris off the course not only makes it easier for cleanup but, more importantly, makes it safer for everyone else.
Penalty: Time penalty.

Withdrawal from the Race
Should a participant voluntarily or involuntarily withdraw from the race, s/he must inform the nearest marshal and surrender the timing chip, if used during the race.

A Warning, either verbal or by sounding a whistle, is given to call attention to a possible violation. It may not necessarily precede the issuing of a more serious penalty. Participants must follow the Race Official’s instructions.

If given a Time Penalty, whether on the bike or run, the competitor will be asked to stop in a safe manner, dismount completely if on the bike, and step outside of the course to serve out the time penalty, after which the competitor will be allowed to continue in a safe manner.

Disqualification will be assessed by sounding a whistle and verbal orders to stop. A disqualified competitor may still finish the race and appeal the decision, except in the case of a judgment call.

Penalty: Time penalty for missing or altered number; disqualification for transferring a number without the race director’s permission.


As a bonus, we even have additional tips for you


We are expecting over 1450 participants for the Duaman Duathlon. All race kit will be claimed on race day. Please bring your registration stub or if you registered online or via bank deposit, bring a valid government id.


Gun start time is set at exactly 6:00 am for the LITE Distance and 6:05 am for the LITE Distance. ALL OF YOU will be released in one go (wave). If this is your first time to join a duathlon, it is recommended that you stay at the back and let the fast ones (and those planning to set a p.r. ) go ahead in front.


There will literally be ZERO shade on the race course so expect it to be really HOT. Don’t forget to keep on hydrating at the aid stations or pour water over your head. Take your time at the aid stations and drink/pour as many as you like. WE HAVE ENOUGH so make sure to drink and hydrate A LOT.


We worked really hard with Nuvali to ensure security at the parking lot and all throughout the event. However, we still strongly advice that you don’t leave any valuables in car your. If it be helped, leave it in the trunk where it is safe from prying eyes.

When in doubt, just ask any of the roving guards on duty. Designated parking areas are indicated above.


Although there is basically nothing more that we can advice you that will make you GO FASTER on race, we do offer the following tips from Coach Andy Leuterio of Alpha Training Systems

Tip #1: Pace conservatively. The 1st run should be enjoyable and let you speak in short sentences. Use it as a “hard” warmup to get you into the rhythm. Ride the bike at a constant cadence, shifting gears as necessary. Keep intensity around 7-8/10 on Rate of Perceived Exertion. Spin easy for the last 5″ to prepare for the final run. On the 2nd run, go for broke as soon as you get your legs back.

Tip #2: Douse your head liberally. It’s effin’ hot.

Tip #3: Practice your transition at least once this week. Do you go “head to toe” (Helmet on, then change shoes?) or “toe to head” (change shoes, then helmet?). Have 2 small bottles of water to douse with in T1 and T2.

Tip #3: Memorize your spot in transition. Don’t be That Guy wandering all over the place looking for his bike. And keep your spot TIDY.

Tip #4: Pay attention on the bike! Stay right except to pass. Even though you think you’re going pretty fast, always assume there’s someone faster coming behind who needs some room on your left.

Tip #5: Make sure you know how to fix a flat. Don’t let this end your race. Sayang naman.

Tip #6: Zip up your suit if there are cameras around. Keep your hands into loose fists, elbows close to the chest, near 90 degrees. Looks much better for the camera, very “Pro”. and don’t slouch on the run. Upright torso, slight forward lean, relaxed shoulders, smile. Don’t grimace. Smiling looks better for the Facebook and instagram photos.

Tip #7: Give a little energy, to get more of the same. Cheer on your fellow racers, thank the volunteers. Loosen up and enjoy the day!


If you trained properly, don’t worry! YOU WILL FINISH THE RACE. Remember that there is no cut off time. Although, like what we always say, wag lang sana abutan ng lunch time. 🙂

Have fun, live every moment, and enjoy the unique Duaman Duathlon experience.




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