XTERRA Tahiti includes different sports challenges scheduled over two days in Tahiti and Moorea. Among these, the Nature Triathlon, integrated to the XTERRA Asia-Pacific circuit, is a qualifying stage for the XTERRA World Championship in Maui. At the origin of this beautiful story and also included in the race, is the Run & Bike (1 mountain bike for 2 runners).
It will therefore be at forefront for the 10th anniversary. The XTERRA Trail will allow the best runners to compete on the crossing of the island to earn entries for the Championship of the World XTERRA Trail Championship in Oahu. Finally, races with more accessible distances are on the program :Fun Tri, Fun Run and Fun Kids.
Through the heart of the island of Moorea, Saturday May 6th 2017
Through the heart of the island Tahiti, Sunday 7th May 2017
XTERRA, which started in the United States in 1996, entails a combination of mountain biking, a triathlon and trail running. After having made its marks in the USA, XTERRA spread onto the world stage with a qualifying circuit for the World Championships, held every October on the island of Maui in Hawaii (October 29th 2017). Amateurs are divided by age groups (every 5 years). Each group winner earns a qualifying slot to the World Championships in Maui.
A FEW NUMBERS
On the Asia-Pacific circuit :5 000 participants
Average number of participants in XTERRA competitions : 190 000 people
Average age is : between 25 and 49
Dispatch : Men = 70% Women = 30%