This event is traditionally known as the JALC Tri-Festa triathlon, however, due to the circumstances surrounding Covid-19 and in person gathering restrictions the 2021 event will look a lot different.

2021 we present the Duathlon Road/Trail Event. This will be a self-times duathlon (run, bike, run) event. Using the webscorer app and scanning QR Codes at start and finish.

The event consists of two options;

Option 1: Push your limits on the scenic multipurpose trails at Touch of Nature for a 5K run, 8 mile mountain bike, and 5K run.

Option 2: For all the road racers with need for speed! A course will be mapped out at Crab Orchard Refuge for a 5k run, 14 mile bike, and 5K run.

Dates: On your own any time between May 12-June 12th. Must be done sequentially on whatever day you want.

Awards: Top three and Overall best time for male and female for each course option trail and road.

T-Shirt included for all participants!


  • 9-14yrs
  • 15-19yrs
  • 20-24yrs
  • 25-29yrs,
  • 30-34yrs
  • 35-39yrs
  • 40-44yrs
  • 45-49yrs,
  • 50-54yrs
  • 55-59yrs
  • 60-64yrs
  • 65-69yrs
  • 70+

Cost: Individual $60

Online Registration

Additional Location  Information: Participants MUST have a valid Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge sticker to participate for the road option. Day passes can be purchased for $2 from the Crab Orchard Visitor’s Center