Friday, November 18, 2016


The Triple D Winter Race is a winter endurance trail event that traverses Dubuque County, Iowa in the dead of winter by bike, foot, or cross country ski.

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Race day: Sunday, January 15th, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Triple D Winter Race now supports TMBR (Tri-State Mountain Bike Riders)!  TMBR's purpose is to enhance the experience of mountain bikers in the tristate area through improved trails, amenities, and social networking.  Learn more about TMBR!.

2017 Race Registration:
Bike racers and runners will both register here at

Online registration will close Thursday, January 12th.

We will accept race day registration (t-shirt & swag not guaranteed for race day registrations).

Race categories:

100k Ultra Endurance Bike: $80, includes t-shirt ($90 race day)
Bike Poker Tour: $60, includes t-shirt ($70 race day)

50k Ultra Marathon Run or Ski: $80, includes t-shirt ($90 race day)
Full Marathon Run or Ski: $75, includes t-shirt ($85 race day)
Half Marathon Run or Ski: $55, includes t-shirt ($65 race day)
5k Run or Ski: $35, includes t-shirt ($45 race day)

Packet Pickup & Sponsor Hotel:

Packet pickup will be on Saturday, January 14th, from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM at our sponsor hotel:
Best Western Plus
3100 Dodge St.
Dubuque, IA 52003
Reservations: 800.336.4392

Best Western has a block of rooms for Triple D racers at a discounted rate (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night).  Just let them know you are a Triple D racer when you book.  These rooms go fast and are only guaranteed through Dec. 28th, so book yours as soon as you register!

Race Day Info:


Please review the RULES link for more race detail.

7:30 AM Race Headquarters opens (Best Western hotel – Symposium room)
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM Biker Check-in & race day registration (Race day packet pickup by request only please)
9:35 AM Mandatory pre-race meeting – Symposium room
10:05 AM Poker Tour Start
10:00 PM Recommended finish cutoff for all racers – if you will not arrive back by then check in by cell phone with race director (Zach Hodge – 563.590.3619)

Runners / X-Country Skiers:

Races will consist of an out and back course on the beautiful Heritage Trail. Trail is relatively flat, and made of hard-packed limestone. It may be snow covered, in which case cross country skiing or snowshoeing are welcome. The race is be self-supported, so make sure to carry all of your fuel!

8:00 AM Start / Finish opens (Durango Depot, 736 Burtons Furnace Rd, Durango, IA 52039)
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM Race day packet pickup (by request) and race day registration (t-shirt & swag not guaranteed)
9:50 AM Pre-race meeting for all racers
10:15 AM 5K START
Estimated Award times (at Durango Depot):
11:15 AM 5k Awards
1:00 PM Half Marathon Awards
3:30 PM Marathon / Ultra Awards

All Triple D Racers:

6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Racer gathering / social at Race Headquarters (Best Western)
9:30 PM Bike 100k Awards Ceremony & Poker Tour Winners

2017 Sponsors: