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Mt Rainier Duathlon Long and Short Courses
Sunday - May 01, 2022
Start Time:
Enumclaw Expo Center

 COVID-Safety Protocol

***This protocol is still in place for 2022 at this time. Should we need to adjust it, we will. ***

Prior to coming to packet pick up or to the event, we are asking the following of everyone, participating/spectating/volunteering/working/picking up thier packet: Monitor your Covid symptoms and vulnerability; and out of an abundance of caution, ALL participants (and ALL spectators) should wear mask at all times when near other people, which means at ALL times when in the Transition Area, except while participating (please carry a mask with you for when you finish). If you have any symptoms or have been around anyone who does, please email Deanna@BuDuRacing.com and we will defer or refund (as appropriate).  

PLEASE mask for packet pick up and at any time before and after the event. This is not something that we will be debating with you. If you have a spectator with you, he/she will need to be masked during the event.

Packet Pick Up week of event

  • We will be offering packet pick up in different ways. 
    1. At BuDu Headquarters by appointment only (email Deanna@BuDuRacing.com to schedule)
    2. Wednesday: 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Corpore Sano PT (parking lot)
    3. Thursday: 4:00pm to 7:00pm at BuDu Headquarters (this is a neighborhood, so please park appropriately)
    4. Saturday: 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Enumclaw Expo Center
      Only as needed - Sunday: 6:30am to 7:30am at Enumclaw Expo Center
      • It is requested that you pick up prior to Saturday morning, unless you emailed a request to pick up at this time

Transition Area

  • You will be required to wear a mask at all times before and after the event, you can remove it prior to leaving transition for the start of the swim after the pre-race meeting (which will be in the transition area-different from years past). You will need a mask as you tear down your equipment after you finish
  • We are not staging the bib numbers by gender and age, as we have always done. This should make the transition from swim to bike less crowded. We are not requiring a mask during the event, but if you feel you want or need to, please do so.
  • We will have hand sanitizer at the entry points of the transition area


  • If needed, we would have the ability to have a time trial start, but it does just create people standing in line. We are planning to have the waves as normal at this time.
  • It is vitally important that as you exit the swim, and per USAT you must refrain from blowing 'snot rockets' out of your nose. Please use your towel.


  • You will be required to carry your own hydration and nutrition


  • Bring your mask with you on the run to put on after you finish

Finish Line

  • It may be easier if you remove your timing chip yourself, but we will have people to help
  • Wear a mask after you finish

Post Race Food

  • In order to minimize contact, we are not providing our normal spread of delicious food at the end of the event, but we will have options for you to pick up


  • We will provide a podium and announce the winners, for those comfortable doing so. If do not want to do this, we can give you your award


  • Hand sanitizer will be available around our race venue as a courtesy. Cleaning of common venue areas will be enhanced
  • Staff/Volunteers will be wearing a face covering as appropriate
  • Athletes should come with their own face coverings at packet pick-up and wear a face covering around our event venue. If someone does not have a mask we will make one available. We are adhering to the recommendations of the CDC, not wanting to debate this


Enumclaw Expo Center, Highway 410 and 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw, WA. 98022. Use State Highways 164, 169, and 410. Approximate mileage: - Seattle 38mi - SeaTac 24mi - Tacoma 21mi For online maps use the following address: 45224 284th Ave Se, Enumclaw, WA 98022

 BuDu Racing, LLC Charity of Choice: JDRF!

JDRF BuDu Racing, LLC is proud to pledge a portion of the registration fees to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly, and can be fatal. Until a cure is found, people with type 1 diabetes have to test their blood sugar and give themselves insulin, every day of their lives. And even with that intensive care, insulin is not a cure for diabetes, nor does it prevent its eventual and devastating complications, which may include kidney failure, blindness, heart disease, stroke, and amputation. 

 Registration Information

Online Registration:

For more event information and online registration, please go to the following link: RunSignUp
USAT Sanctioned Event

This is a USA Triathlon

Sanctioned Event.

Multiple Event Discount

To learn more about the Multiple Event Discount and the BuDu Championship please go to: Multiple Event Discount

 Registration Prices

For NON-USA Triathlon Members: A fee will be added to registration costs, to cover the cost of a one-day USA Triathlon license for every participant. The fee for Adults (persons aged 18 in the current year) will pay $15. Youth, ages 17 and under (in the current year) are offered the annual license at a cost of $10.

Early Bird Pricing (ends on December 31)

Regular Pricing (starts January 1) Make sure and get this great price!

Last Chance Pricing (2 weeks prior to event) goes into effect at 12:10am on April 17, 2022

Online registration will close at 8:00am on April 30, 2022

  • Registration may be available after this date, please check closer to event date for more information.
  • An additional fee will be charged for onsite registration.

Registration Prices


Early Bird Pricing until 12/31/21

Regular Pricing Begins
Last Chance Pricing Begins 4/17/22 Onsite Registration
Short Course-Age Group or Clydesdale/Athena  $70 $75 $85 $95
Short Course-Relay (2 Person)  $90 $95 $105 $115
Short Course-Relay (3 Person) $110 $115 $125 $135
Long Course-Age Group or Clydesdale/Athena $80 $85 $95 $105
Long CourseRelay (2 Person) $100 $105 $115 $125
Long Course-Relay (3 Person) $120 $125 $135 $145

This is the base price and does not include the USA Triathlon fee (if applicable), or the online registration fee.

 About this Event

The gateway to Mount Rainier National Park serves as the host for this popular season opening event. This event begins at the Enumclaw Expo Center. The long course goes 5.1 miles using the local roads. Once on your bike, you will ride on rural roads through farm lands (watch for Mount Rainier) riding up Mud Mountain Dam Hill and come to a screaming descent down Highway 410 taking a hard left to the fairgrounds and you get to do this 14.4 mile loop one more time. The final run is again on local roads, actually taking you to the base of Mount Peak completing 3.8 miles.

 USA Triathlon Competive Rules

This is an important link to go to. It is every participants responsiblity to know these rules.

USA Triathlon Competive Rules

 What do I get with my registration fee?

  • Quick results - posted on site!
  • Finisher Certificate you can print at home
  • Finishers Medals for each participant
  • Post event food, which typically consists of:
    • Bimbo Breads and bakery products
    • Meats and cheeses
    • Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Nutella
    • Fresh Fruit
  • Top Finisher, Division and Age Group Awards
  • Lots and lots of great prizes from our sponsors - handed out during the awards ceremony! (Can't win unless present - your name MAY be called!)
  • Last and certainly NOT LEAST: Each participant (who registers at least 1 month in advance of the event) will receive a promotional item, yet to be determined.

 Refund Policy

  • BuDu Racing, LLC will allow a refund up to one month prior to the event minus a $10 processing fee (the online registration fee is nonrefundable).
  • Up to two weeks prior to the event, a transfer to another BuDu Racing, LLC event is allowed, but NO refunds. There will be $20 fee that the participant will be responsible for when transferring to another event.
  • The week of the event, there are NO refunds or transfers.
  • If you need to request a refund or transfer, please email info@BuDuRacing.com

 Course Information


5.12 Miles
(1 hour limit)

28.88 Miles (2 Laps)
(2.5 hour limit)

3.79 Miles
(Closes at noon)

SHORT COURSE 1.64 Miles 14.44 Miles 3.79 Miles
(Closes at noon)


 Event Information

  • Event is USA Triathlon Sanctioned (For information about an annual USAT membership - click here!)
  • Standard USA Triathlon Categories:
    • Age Groups: under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34...65-69, 70 & over
    • Athenas (women >165 lbs.) and Clydesdale (men >220 lbs.)
    • Relays
    • BuDu Racing, LLC reserves the right to adjust age groups, based on attendance.
  • USA Triathlon Rules enforced. This includes wearing a HELMET at ALL times when on your bike. No headsets are allowed on course.

 Event Schedule

Early in the week prior to the event, you should receive a confirmation email that lists your bib number and registration information. With Covid protocol in mind we are requiring packet pick up by Saturday evening, this is to avoid long lines and people congrugating on Sunday morning. Please email me directly (info@BuDuRacing.com) if you have an extenuating circumstance that will keep you from doing this.

Packet Pick Up Prior to Event Date

At BuDu Headquarters by appointment only (email Deanna@BuDuRacing.com to schedule)
Wednesday: 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Corpore Sano PT (parking lot)
Thursday: 4:00pm to 7:00pm at BuDu Headquarters (this is a neighborhood, so please park appropriately)
Saturday: 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Enumclaw Expo Center
Only as needed - Sunday: 6:30am to 7:30am at Enumclaw Expo Center


There is only one transition area, and it will open the morning of the event at 6:30 and be monitored by volunteers at 7:15. 

Start Times:

At 8:00 am for long course, 8:05 for short course (subject to change).

Course Closure:

Course will close at NOON. Course marshalling and official timing will stop at this time. Please sign up for the course you are able to complete.

 USA Triathlon Competitive Rules

This is an important link to go to. It is every participants responsiblity to know these rules.

USA Triathlon Competitive Rules

 Event Shirts

This is the 2021 Shirt, will post the 2022 when colors are decided

Mt Rainier Du Shirt 2021

For sizing information: Womens or Mens

BuDu Racing, LLC is pleased to offer participants the opportunity to purchase a short sleeve tech event shirt. You will need to order the shirt when you register online. Shirts are not available for purchase online after 4/16/2022. A small amount of shirts may be available for purchase at packet pickup, on a first come first serve basis.

 Local Sponsors and Misc

Bicycle Shop:

Northwest Tri & Bike
15423 SE 272nd St. Suite 106.1, Kent, WA
(253) 638-2453


Enumclaw Ski & Mountain Sports
240 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022
(360) 825-6910
(800) SNOWAYS (766-9297)


Rodeway Inn
1334 Roosevelt Avenue East, Enumclaw, WA 98022
(360) 825-1626


Charlie's Cafe
1335 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022
(360) 825-5191
(between S 284th Ave & Commerce St)


The Outpost Coffee & Creamery
1314 Roosevelt Ave. E (Hwy 410), Enumclaw, WA
(360) 825-2474


Johansen Construction Company, Inc.
Buckley, WA
(360) 829-6493

Travel Miscellaneous

Airport: SeaTac Airport
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Please Be Sure To Thank Our Event Sponsors
Amphipod Bimbo Bakeries Blue Steel Sports Central Puget Sound Carpenters Union local 30 Charlie's Cafe Corpore Sano Physical Therapy, LLC Fleet Feet Johansen Construction Company, Inc. Mjolnir Cycles New Wave Swim Buoy Northwest Tri and Bike Peak Performance and Prevention Sea-Mountain Insurance Work Safe Access