Horn Harbor Duathlon

Horn Harbor biathlon route

Horn Harbor duathlon route

This annual event combines a 4.75 mile run and 0.85 mile open water swim, and is also known as “Beat The Jellies.”  It is timed strategically in June or early July:  before the jellyfish arrive in Chesapeake Bay making the swim portion no fun! This event starts & finishes at the Johnson’s house (272 Brush Neck Rd, Port Haywood) with the transition at Horn Harbor Marina.

2018 Date selected!! Sunday, June 10th at 7:30am – the event date & time are selected to coincide with high tide. There is no cost to participate and you do not need to be a VTTR club member to participate. Just email us (vttrunners@gmail.com) so we know you’re coming. Stick around for the post-event coffee & munchies and meet the VTTR club members.

2017 results can be viewed here.

Places to Stay in Mathews

2015 Horn Harbor Biathlon was held on Sunday June14th at 9:30am. The Running Leg started to coincide the swim start together at 10:30am.  Charlotte Hollings was the 2015 champ – full results and pictures can be viewed here.  Our first year was 2014 with only two competitors:  Doug Paredes and Christine Johnson – click here for a quick review of the inaugural event.  spread

Don’t miss it & the post-race delicious breakfast – email vttrunners@gmail.com if interested or have questions.

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