The Organizing committee of XTERRA Greece, is pleased to announce the 2nd XTERRA GREECE Championship event which will take place at Lake Plastira, Karditsa on the 21st June 2014.
The 2013 inaugural event attracted top professional and amateur athletes from 25 countries, marking a record number of participants in Greece in the sport of triathlon. The organization and the racing experience was world class, left the best impressions on athletes and spectators of the race and set the basis for the establishment and development of XTERRA races in Greece.
XTERRA is the world’s premier off-road multisport event. An extreme competition, the XTERRA format combines swimming with mountain biking and trail running. It has been described as one part triathlon, one part mountain bike race, and one part “survival of the fittest”.
1,5km Swim-30km mountain bike-10km trail run
The typical distances are a 1.5k swim, 30k mountain bike, and 10k trail run. Courses are designed to have top pros finish in roughly two-and-a-half hours. Generally the swim comprises 10% of the total race time, the mountain bike 65%, and the run 25%.
TEAM Unlimited LLC, a Hawaii-based television events and marketing company, created the sport back in 1996. It started in Maui with a single race and evolved into the XTERRA World Tour with more than 100 races in 23 countries.
Beyond the competition, XTERRA is about community, camaraderie, adventure, and promoting the healthy, active, outdoors lifestyle among people of all ages. Click and check out the schedule of events.
See the contact details at the right.
Looking forward to welcome you all in Greece.