XTERRA Whitewater Triathlon

Race Information

Date: July 7, 2018
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Drafting rules:? Non-drafting
Kids Race? *NOT* a kids' race
Course: 1 kilometers swim, 23 kilometers bike, 6.5 kilometers run
Start: 8:00 AM
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Address: 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway
Contact: 7043913900    |    racedirector@usnwc.org
Individual Price: 77
Team Price: 0
Date: July 7, 2018
Course: 1 kilometers swim, 23 kilometers bike, 6.5 kilometers run
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Address: 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway

General Information

Registration fees included or disclosed up front?: Yes, all registration/convenience fees are included in price or disclosed up front.
Course Info: XTERRA returns to the USNWC for the 9th annual XTERRA Whitewater Triathlon. This USA Triathlon sanctioned event will test your swimming, mountain biking and trail running skills in a rugged off-road environment. The race begins with a 1K flatwater swim through the Catawba River, followed by 23K on mountain bike across all difficulty levels of the USNWC trail system, and concluding with an 6.5K trail run to cross the finish line.

Date ? Saturday, July 7, 2018
USA Triathlon Sanctioned Event #248730
Distance ? 1K swim, 23K bike, 6.5K run
Time ? 8:00 a.m.
Course closes at 12:00 p.m. (Athletes may finish but official times may not be recorded)
The XTERRA Whitewater Transition Clinic is for both the novice and experienced triathlete. Transition is the fourth element of triathlons, yet carries a lot of importance in the race. This clinic will cover the basics and also provide tips/tricks to make your transitions quick and easy. Join XTERRA Ambassador, Marcus Barton, to learn some simple steps to make your transition faster and more effective. The clinic takes place at the transition zone on Friday, July 6th at 6:30pm and will also include a Q&A of the following day?s XTERRA Whitewater Triathlon with the Race Director.

Topics covered:

Why transitions are important
What you need in transition and what you don?t
Strategies to make your transitions faster
Both road and off-road triathlons, how transitions differ
Wetsuits and speed suits do not have to cost you time
Pre-Registration ? Must register by July 5
Race-Day Registration ? if available
USA Triathlon Membership is required to participate in this race
*Note: Registrations will be capped at 175 and will be on a first come first serve basis
*Note: Recover Brands race shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register by July 1

Friday, July 6

5:00pm ? 7:00pm ? Early Packet Pick-up at USNWC
*Note: We encourage pre-registered runners to participate in the early packet pick-up to decrease race day lines
*Note: ?Race Day Registration? will be available during packet pick-up
*Note: Early packet pick-up is optional. Typical parking fees apply
6:30pm ? XTERRA Whitewater Transition Clinic
Saturday, July 7

6:30am ? Race day registration and packet pick-up begins
6:30am ? Transition Zone opens (first come first serve for transition spots)
7:30am ? Race day registration and packet pick-up ends
8:00am ? XTERRA Whitewater Triathlon begins (Water Start)
Time TBD ? Awards ceremony
12:00pm ? Course closes (athletes may finish the course however official times may not be recorded)

Directions: 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214

Register: Click here
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