XTERRA ROCK HOPPER TRIATHLON
Presented by Tribe Multisport

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XTERRA Off Road Triathlon

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New this year, for the first-time ever, XTERRA Regional Champions will earn a qualifying spot into the XTERRA World Championship in Maui. And, if you can’t make it this year, you have an opportunity to defer your spot until 2018 to allow more time to get faster, fundraise, and plan your trip.

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XTERRA Rockhopper

INTRODUCTION
It’s time to grab your mountain bike and tear up the trails in Papago Park at XTERRA Rock Hopper, a truly urban triathlon in Tempe Town Lake. This 1000m swim, 13 mile bike and 3.5 mile trail run will offer a challenge to all levels of triathlete. Athletes that participate in this event will have opportunity to earn points towards the 2017 XTERRA National Championship. This is the only XTERRA in Phoenix.

DISTANCES
TRIATHLON
1000m Swim (1 loop)
13 mile mt bike (2 loops)
3.5 trail run (2 loops)

COURSE
Starting and finishing at The North Event Boat Ramp located on the north side of Tempe Town Lake between Mill and Rural.

Swim (1 loop)
Rectangular course in Tempe Town Lake

Swim

Mt. Bike (2 loops)
Papago Park
Must dismount and push bike through the tunnel under Curry
Must dismount and push bike over the bridge at McDowell

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CLICK HERE for bike route on Strava

Run (2 loops)
Papago Park

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CLICK HERE for run route on Strava

Bike and run routes marked and monitored by AZ Trail Race. CLICK HERE for more information on their XTERRA trail series

TRIATHLON COST
INDIVIDUAL
$69 until 11:59 p.m. August 31
$79 until 11:59 p.m September 25
$89 until 6:00 p.m. October 8
$100 on race day

RELAY
$100 until midnight September 25
$125 until 6:00 p.m. October 8
$150 on race day

Racer amenities:
Race shirts guaranteed for all pre-registered participants
Goodie bag
Post-race refreshments
Vendors
WannaTri
Renewal by Anderson
Dr. Brian Luedke DC
Crave Beef Jerky

SCHEDULE
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Packet pick up and late registration at Tribe Multisport Scottsdale
7624 E Indian School Rd #101
Scottsdale AZ 85251

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
6:00 a.m. Packet and timing chip pick up at The North Event Boat Ramp
7:30 a.m. The Rock Hopper Triathlon begins
10:00 a.m. Awards ceremony

WANNATRI SWIM CLINIC
Join the expert coaches of WannaTri at 6:50am for a dryland clinic including the parts of your freestyle technique most important in open water, sighting, the differences between swimming with and without a wetsuit, and methods to get settled in and relaxed during a race.

CUT OFF TIMES
8:30 a.m. Swim cut off
9:15 a.m. Must have begun second loop of the bike
10:00 a.m. Bike cut off
10:45 a.m. Must be on second loop of the run

TRIATHLON AWARDS
As this event is part of the 2017 XTERRA Series ages will be calculated as of 12/31/2017.

Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers, top three male and female challenged athletes and top 3 relays. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers per the following age groups:
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60+
Clydesdale
Athena

RACE TIMING
This event will be chip timed by 4 Peaks Racing using triathlon chips that need to be returned. Results will be available live at the results kiosk on a big screen TV.

WATER TEMP
CLICK HERE for Tempe Town Lake weather and water temperature

PARKING
XTERRA Rock Hopper will be held at the Special Event Ramp, on the north side of the lake between Mill and Rural. Parking is available at Tempe Town Lake Marina and limited parking is available at Lake View Dr under the 202.

S&D location

USA TRIATHLON
XTERRA Rock Hopper is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT), the governing body of multisport in North America. One of the many roles played by USAT is that of insurance provider for this race. As such USAT requires that every participant be either (1) an annual member and provide proof of membership at packet pick up, or (2) purchase a one day membership at packet pick up. Please visit www.usatriathlon.org for more information.

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VOLUNTEERS
If you are interested in volunteering for this or any other event please contact volunteer@4peaksracing.com

SPONSORSHIP
For information on sponsorship and having a booth at this event please contact sponsorship@4peaksracing.com

SPONSOR LINKS
Powerbar
Paul Mitchell
Gatorade
Champion System
XTERRA Wetsuits
Optic Nerve
XTERRA Boards

October 09 2016

Details

Date: October 9, 2016
Time: 7:30 am
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Venue

Tempe Town Lake

North Event Boat Ramp
Tempe, AZ United States