Horses Wild Joker Run & Duathlon

Join us for this new Rocky Road Adventures event, the 2nd Annual Horses Wild Joker Run & Duathlon.  The event is a run or duathlon on the newly developed mountain bike trails at Barnes Canyon just a few miles outside of Caliente, Nv, held September 25th, 2021. 

This event will be 2 laps total held on single-track mountain bike trails.  The duathlon will be a 30k (approx 18.85 miles) and the run a 28k (approx 17.5 miles.  Each lap will be approximately 1,100+ elevation gain,challenging, and scenic. 


Barnes Canyon Trailhead – 6 miles out of Caliente, Nv

Saturday, September 26th, 2020 – 8am Start

30k Trail Duathlon – Lap 1, Bike 16k – Lap 2, Run 14k
28k Trail Run – Run 14k each lap
Enter as Solo (individual) or a Team Relay (2 person teams only).

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Standard Registration

  • 30k Trail Duathlon or 28k Run Solo $65
  • 30k Trail Duathlon or 28k Run Relay $40 – per entrant (2 person team)*

*Team members will sign up individually but must enter the same team name during registration.

    • Online registration closes 9/24/20 at midnight
    • Race Day registration 5:30-7am, $70 Solo, Relay $45 per entrant**

Register by Sept 1st to guarantee a custom race hat!

**Race Day registration will be available one hour prior to race start only, entry will increase by $5 and no guarantee of race event hat.

REFUNDS: There will be no refunds for this race.

TRANSFERS: Please see Race Guideline Below for Race Transfers.

∴Strollers will not be allowed on the course during the time the event is taking place.  Dogs:  If dogs are present in parking lot, they must be on a leash at all times and Rocky Road Adventures will not be liable to for any mishaps regarding any dogs present at this event.

For Updates On Event and If In Need for a Teammate for the Relay, Follow on Facebook and Instagram! 

Facebook Link:  Horses Wild Joker Run/Duathlon Facebook Event

Instagram Link:  Rocky Road Adventures Instagram

The 30k duathlon will be mountain bike the first lap, 10.1 miles (16k), then run the second lap, 8.75 miles (14k).  Participants can enter the 30k Trail Duathlon as an individual, compete in it solo, or with a teammate, relay. Maximum number of participants for each team is 2.  *Sign up individually but must fill in the same team name!

For the 28k Trail Run, the running course is again slightly different then the bike course and will also be 2 laps, each lap approximately 8.75 miles (14k x 2 = 28k). 

As pictured in the course image; the blue is running and biking course, the red is biking course only, and the green is the running course only.




There could possibly be 2 or 3 small Aid Stations, due to the lack of road accessibility on this course, aid stations might be small but will have some first aid, some snacks, and little bit of water.

Participants are encouraged and recommended to bring their own water and food while on course.

At each Aid Station, participants coming in and leaving will be required to check in with aid station volunteer. Must check in, please be sure to do so. All Bibs must be visible.


Each participant will receive: 

  • A Custom Race Event Trucker Hat
    • *Register by Sept 4th to guarantee a custom race hat!
  • A Custom Race Event Finishers Medal
  • Food and Drinks before, throughout, and after race.
  •  Awards to the Top 3 Overall Finishers in each category
    • 30k Trail Duathlon Solo
    • 30k Trail Duathlon Relay
    • 28k Trail Run Solo
    • 28k Trail run Relay.
  • Bib Number placed in Raffle Can for a chance at some Raffle Prizes.
  • *Poker Run

*The course will have designated spots to collect poker chips for your Poker enjoyment.  Collect 5 different colored poker chips allow each course (bike and runners course) and each lap for your hand at winning the Poker Run challenge, no additional fee, just something fun added to the event. An example would be, if you compete as a solo, then you collect 5 poker chips for lap 1 for poker hand #1, then collect 5 again for hand #2. Two chances at winning!  If competing as a relay, each teammate will collect their own poker chips for their own poker hand.

Winning hands for each category, will win Custom Race Event Playing Cards!  Also, for purchase during registration, $20 a deck.


Horses Wild Joker Run Duathlon Guide

Horses Wild Joker Run Duathlon Waiver


Directions from St George Ut to Caliente/Trailhead

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Directions from Elko Nv to Caliente/Trailhead

Directions from the Town of Caliente Nv to Barnes Canyon Mntn Bike Trailhead

Directions from Reno Nv to Caliente Nv

Direction from Salt Lake City Ut to Caliente Nv

Directions from Phoenix Az to Caliente Nv


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