Both races will start with a run starting at the Transition Area on Champion Dr.. Both races will cross the Finish line and run up on the south side of the track. At the opposite side of the track there is a path that goes off to the left from the track. Both races will take this path toward the road. At the next intersection is where the races separate. The Short Duathlon will turn right and run parallel to the road but never leaves the park. You will continue down the path and cross a bridge and continue on the path. there will be two paths that goes off to the right you will take the second one before reaching the house. Continue down this path just below the hill. At the second path turn right back toward the track and away from the playground. Continue down the path until you hit the track. You will turn left onto the track and make a complete trip around the track to this intersection and then continue to the finish line. Go through the finish line and enter the Transition Area. This run is approximately 1.3 miles long.
The Long Duathlon run is a 5K (3.16 mile) run. You will again start by going through the finish line and up the south side of the track. You will also take that path that goes off to the left towards the road. You will continue to the road, Bunker Dr., and turn left on the road toward town/interstate. Continue down the road until it end at Mall Dr. where you will reverse your direction and run back up Bunker Dr. until you reach Sagewood St.. There you will turn left and follow Sagewood St. up to the Water Tower access gate and continue all the way up to the tower. At the Water Tower turn around you will follow that same route back down to Sagewood St.. At Bunker Dr. you will turn right to get back the the Vickie Powers Park Trail system. Right after the last house on your left you will pick up the path to get you back to the Vickie Powers Park's track. At the first fork you will take the left path down below the hill until you reach the second intersection where you will take a right instead if continuing straight to the Playground. Continue down the path until you hit the track. You will turn left onto the track and make a complete trip around the track to this intersection and then continue to the finish line. Go through the finish line and enter the Transition Area.