OFF ROAD TRIATHLON’S BIGGEST DAY
XTERRA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – OCTOBER 29, 2017
The world’s premier off-road triathlon, combining a 1.5-kilometer (1-mile) rough water swim, a 30.4-kilometer (18.89-miles) mountain bike and a 9.5-kilometer (5.9 miles) trail run best described as a tropical roller-coaster ride through pineapple fields and forests.
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.\
HOW TO QUALIFY TO RACE IN MAUI
The XTERRA World Championship is maxed out at 800 qualified and “at large” competitors.
Pro athletes who wish to compete in Maui should mail their credentials to XTERRA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must race in one rule: In NON-OLYMPIC years it will be mandatory for professional athletes wishing to race at the XTERRA World Championship to compete in at least one XTERRA event during the course of the season.
The Double: Best combined time from Ironman and XTERRA World Championship. Awards a total of$5,000 to the top male and female finishers ($2,500 each).
European Athletes can qualify for the World Championship four different ways:
1. Finish in one of 47 qualifying spots at any top-tier level XTERRA European Tour Championship race.
2. Finish in one of the 15 qualifying spots at any second-tier level XTERRA European Tour race.
3. Be selected via the at-large pool by your national race organizer.
4. Qualify at one of the XTERRA World Tour stops.
2015 XTERRA World Championship
2014 XTERRA World Championship
2013 World Championship