The 12th annual Prospect Park Duathlon takes place on a scenic loop course during the beginning of spring. It starts on the south end of Prospect Park, between the Ice Skating Lefrak Center and Park Circle. The Classic and International Distance run and bike the main 3.35 mile loop. Runners do the same loop one or twice depending on their distance. There is a gradual inclines and breathtaking views of the park. Start, transition area and finish line are located right in front of the Greek Shelter by the lake. The event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. Annual or one-day membership is required. As part of your packet you will receive a commemorative t-shirt and a personalized bib number for those who signed up at least 4 weeks before race day. Finishers medal for those who cross the finish line. Awards the top 3 male and female overall in every category. Awards medals for top 3 male and female in age groups of 10 in every category. Packet pick-up in Manhattan will be host by the Asics Store in Times Square the week of the event. Packet ick-up in Brooklyn will be announced shortly. Post-race celebration includes an Award Ceremony along with the famous Brooklyn bagels and flavored cream cheese spreads. There is a limit of 300 participants.