Annual duathalon brings road closures to Bloomington

Streets in west Bloomington will be closed Sunday morning for the annual Iron Girl Duathalon.

Expected to draw approximately 1,400 participants, the running and bicycling race begins 7:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Normandale Lake Park, 8500 Normandale Lake Blvd.

The following roads will be closed during the event:

• Chalet Road between West 84th Street and Mount Norman Drive

• Northbound West Bush Lake Road from Veness Road to 78th Street

Road closures are scheduled 7-11 a.m.

There are also detours along the course. If residents need to cross the course, detours may cause delays in their destination arrival time.  Bloomington police and reserve officers will be posted along the course to assist motorists.

A map of the route is available online at