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XTERRA Lake Tahoe

XTERRA Lake Tahoe Off-road TRIATHLON

Sunday August 19, 2018

This is the all time classic off-road triathlon course. Racers start with a 1500 meter swim from a sandy beach in Lake Tahoe, one of the purest and deepest lakes in North America.

The bike section test racers’ climbing and fitness levels. The bike starts up tunnel creek, a somewhat sandy gradual climb. Racers pop out from Tunnel Creek onto the area’s epic Flume Trail, which skirts the mountain side overlooking Lake Tahoe. Riders continue on past Marlette Lake and down a rocky and fast Tahoe Rim Trail. The views are breathtaking! Both the Duathlon and the Sprint will complete the 22 mile bike with approximately 4000 feet of climbing. The 10K trail running course that is relatively flat, fast and scenic with tall pines, aspens, and creek crossings.

Much of the course is in the Spooner Backcountry of the Nevada State Parks.

XTERRA Lake Tahoe By 8/17 Onsite
Solo $161 $176
Senior $145 $160
Relay 2 Person $196 $211
Relay 3 Person $211 $227
XLT Sprint By 8/17 Onsite
Solo $136 $151
Senior $123 $138
Youth $68 $83
XLT Duathlon By 8/17 Onsite
Solo $161 $176
Senior $145 $160
Relay 2 Person $196 $211

Onsite registration, see schedule.

Friday August 17th Item/Function Location
5:00 PM Pre Ride the Bike Course Tunnel Creek Cafe, bottom of Tunnel Creek Road
Saturday August 18th Item/Function Location
5:00-7:00 PM Athlete Registration & Packet Pick-Up Village Green
5:30 PM BOOST Swimming Clinic Free Hyatt Beach
6:00 PM Race Briefing Village Green
Sunday August 19th Item/Function Location
6:00-7:15 AM Athlete Registration & Packet Pick-Up Village Green
6:00-6:45 AM On-Site Registrations Village Green
6:00-7:15 AM Transition Area Open Village Green
7:15 AM Pre Race Q & A Village Green
8:00 AM Race Start XTERRA Lake Tahoe Hyatt Beach
8:10 AM Race Start XTERRA Lake Tahoe Duathlon Just outside of the Transition Area
8:10 AM Race Start XTERRA Lake Tahoe Sprint Hyatt Beach
10:15 AM First Finisher Village Green
11:00—-End Big Blue BBQ Village Green
12:30ish PM Awards Village Green

Free Open Water Swim Clinic Saturday August 18 5:30PM

XTERRA Lake Tahoe

Full Course, points towards the XTERRA National Championship

  • 1500 meter swim
  • 22 mile bike
  • 6 mile run

XTERRA Lake Tahoe Sprint

  • 750 meter swim
  • 22 mile bike
  • 3 mile run

XTERRA Lake Tahoe Duathlon

  • 3 mile run
  • 22 mile bike
  • 3 mile run

Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit. The wetsuit policy for elite athletes shall be determined by the USAT Athletes Advisory Council. The AAC has set the wetsuit maximum temperature for elite athletes at 68 degrees for swim distances less than 3000 meters and 71.6 degrees for distances of 3000 meters or greater. Any swimmer wearing a wetsuit with a thickness measured in any part greater than 5 millimeters shall be disqualified.

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