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XTERRA World Championship Off-Road Triathlon – The Big Show

October 23, 2016

Sunday Oct 23rd

WHAT IS XTERRA:  The world’s premier off-road triathlon, combining a 1.5-kilometer (1-mile) rough water swim, a 32-kilometer (20-miles) mountain bike and a 10.5-kilometer (6.5 miles) trail run best described as a tropical roller-coaster ride through pineapple fields and forests.

WHO RACES IN MAUI:  A capacity field of 800 athletes from 28 countries and 42 U.S. states including professionals and amateurs.

WHEN:  The XTERRA World Championship starts at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 23, 2016.

WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii, USA

WHY:  The XTERRA World Championship race is the last in a series of nearly 100 off-road triathlon races held in 16 countries and 30+ U.S. States.  The concept is to provide a bona-fide off-road world championship for amateur and pro athletes. For pros there is $105,000 in prize money at stake. Amateurs race for the title of XTERRA World Champion. Also, the fastest male and female age group swim time (from start to timing station between beach exit and T1) receive a XTERRA Vortex Full wetsuit.

VOLUNTEERS: Our dedicated team of volunteers across the US and abroad has been key to bringing the XTERRA experience to more people in more places. As the sport grows the need for volunteers increases. This year we need people to help with pre-race and race-day activities. Please e-mail our volunteer coordinator. Tell us what you’re interested in doing and what your availability is. We’ll try to find a place for you at XTERRA. We hope you can join us!

 

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Details

Date:
October 23, 2016
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.xterraplanet.com/maui/worldChamps.html

Organizer

XTERRA Planet
Website:
http://www.xterraplanet.com/

Venue

The Ritz-Carlton
Kapalua, Maui, HI United States + Google Map

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