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Race


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Race


Eat+Run, Eat+'Swim', Eat+Bike!

Do you have what it takes to join the ranks of those brave athletes, competitive eaters, and costumed teams who have conquered The DOUGHMAN? Are you ready to chow down on gastronomical challenges from some of Durham's most beloved restaurants before taking a brisk sprint through the beautiful Bull City? Is your stomach growling as you read this? If you've answered yes to any of these questions it's time for you to step up to the challenge that is Durham's legendary gastronomical quadrathlon: The DOUGHMAN! 

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Rules


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Rules


The Rules

  • Four team members are required to start the race.
  • All racers MUST be age 18 or older.
  • The race consists of eating from a local restaurant (Vegan, Vegetarian, and/or Ominivore) followed by either a bike ride, a run, and/or an aquatic activity.
  • Each team is required to supply its own bike.
  • All riders MUST have a helmet.
  • No aero bars or time trial bikes are allowed.
  • Obey all traffic laws.
  • "Swim" participants must remove shoes and wristbands before entering the pool.
  • Vomiting is strictly discouraged (and can earn you a DQ).
  • Costumes are encouraged.

Please NOTE: As each meal is created in a working restaurant kitchen that uses a variety of ingredients, including nuts, soy and gluten-based products, we cannot make any accommodations or guarantees for food allergies or sensitivities. 

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Raves


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Raves


 
As Seen In....

The News & Observer, Durham Magazine, The Herald Sun, GO: Inflight Magazine of AirTran, The Durham News, Indy Week, TWC News, News 14 Carolina, ABC 11, Man v. Food, NBC17, The Monti, Yelp!, Bri Gaal's Blog, Johnstone's Vin Blanc, Bull City Rising, Mouthful, SYNCStudio, Durham Official Visitor Center, OK Great, Urban Durham Realty Blog, Powered by Racephan, Blinkingline, MyNC, The Sports Culture, DEADSPIN, My Magic Bean, Carpe Durham, Mama Marathon, Duke Community Service Center Blog, Get Out! Get Fit!, Trifuel, Bull City Cycling, and Chow
 

Awards

Flywheel Design, sponsor of DOUGHMAN 2009 won a Gold 2010 Triangle ADDY® Award in the Specialty Advertising category for their awesome T-Shirt design. They also won a Bronze for the 2009 race poster.

 

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Results


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Results


Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 DOUGHMAN 8: SmellStrong in 1st place, Duke Cycling taking 2nd, and Bull Kitty Track Club in a close 3rd! Thank you to all of our teams, volunteers, and sponsors! We're all winners (according to our mom's, the finish line is a little more judgmental).