Inverurie Duathlon description

View the detailed description of each section of the route and maps.

Transition area

The transition area is set up in the car park on your left hand side as you enter.

Run section 

The first run and the 2nd run follow the same route. 

All competitors should do 2 laps of the black and red route shown on the run route map (pdf 299KB) and follow the directions:

Start on the grass, you will then run in a clockwise direction around the park following the dimple cones which you should keep on your right hand side. You will then exit the park and turn left onto Kellands Road and then left into Selbie Drive. Follow Selbie Drive to the end where you will again turn left on to Anderson Walk, run up to the roundabout where you will follow the pavement again to the left.

From here you will run down Upperboat Road until you reach the hospital grounds where you will turn left for about 10m and then left again when you reach the gate into Kellands Park. You will then turn left and do the route again for a second lap.

Upon reaching the gate into Kellands Park for the second time, you will the proceed straight ahead passing the cricket pavilion on your right to the transition area.

Cycle section

Once you have completed both laps of the run section, pick up your bike at the transition area do one lap of the red route shown on the cycle route map (pdf 267KB) and follow the directions:  

Run with your bike to the baffles where you will need to push or carry your bike through these, then mount your bike.   

Follow Manse Road until it reaches St James's Place where you will turn right, continue straight ahead following the yellow arrows until you come to Polinair Dam where you will turn right, continue along this road until you reach Dubston Post where you will turn left. Keep going along this road which is an uphill section and you will come to a sweeping right hand corner with a fast decent to Balquhan Mains. At this T Junction, turn left and follow this road into Chapel of Garioch where you will bear left.

After approx 1.9km turn left heading for Burnhervie, stay on this road for the next 4.6km when you will turn left heading back towards Polinar Dam and Inverurie. Once you reach Polinar Dam follow the road round to the right heading back into Inverurie the same way as you left. Upon reaching Inverurie, cycle down St James's Place until you reach Manse Road where you will turn left, cycle up Manse Road until you reach the baffles where you will dismount and push your bike back to the transition area.

You can also view a map of transition area entry and exit (pdf 123KB).

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