The USAT Off-Road National Championship is being held in conjunction with XTERRA Cameron Park.
Cameron Park is the ultimate destination when it comes to outdoor adventure in the Heart of Texas. The course will take your breath away as you go up and down climb after climb, in and out of cedar breaks and into dark bamboo forests. "There is nothing else like this anywhere in the country," according to Bike Magazine. The trails can be screaming fast as you swoop down the berms on Vortex or they can have you gasping for air as you slowly climb Highlander and Erect. Rocks, roots, limestone ledges, tight twisty turns, short power climbs, narrow bridges, fast descents, this course has got it all!
XTERRA Cameron Park is the third of five races in the 2018 Pure Austin Texas XTERRA Series.
Saturday, 6/9 at 8:00 am
Cameron Park, Redwood Shelter, Emmons Cliff Drive, Waco, TX 76708
Individual Aged-Based Category:
2 and 3 person relays are not eligible for National Championship Awards.
All participants will receive an event t-shirt*, sponsor swag, and aid stations stocked with water, Gatorade and snacks. Food and drinks will be available to racers post-race with the beer provided by NXNW Austin. *Entries received by 5/30 are guaranteed an event shirt in the requested size. If you register after the deadline, limited supplies will be available, while supplies last. Please register early if an event shirt is important to you.
Race capped at 300 participants.
Event will be held rain or shine, no refunds. Registration insurance can be purchased when registering on active.com.
1500m swim/30K mountain bike/10K trail run. The course is mostly single track with areas that are wide enough to pass. Rocks, roots, limestone ledges, tight twisty turns, short power climbs, narrow bridges, fast descents - this course has it all!
National Championship Eligible Age Groups and Awards
Participants have the opportunity to qualify for the 2019 Cross Triathlon World Championship (at the 2019 ITU Multisport Festival) through the 2018 USA Triathlon Off-Road Triathlon National Championship. It is the policy of USA Triathlon to provide awards only for those age groups which qualify for this level of competition. Age groups will begin with 17-19 and continue in 5-year increments through 80-84. The minimum ages to compete are based on the ITU Competition Rules (appendix A, page 75).
For the 2018 USA Triathlon Off-Road Triathlon National Championship, athletes must be 17 by December 31st, 2018.
For the 2019 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship, athletes must be 18 by December 31st, 2019.
The USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championship will also recognize and award Elite and PC Open categories. Please note that this event may have additional categories other than what is listed here. USA Triathlon will only provide National Championship awards for the above categories. If you are wishing to compete at this event, but do not meet the minimum age requirement, we encourage you to participate in one of our youth events. For a chart of recommended distances for youth multisport athletes, please click here.
Note: this event may allow athletes under 17 to participate. In coordination with ITU rules, they will not be eligible for USA Triathlon National Championship awards.
The 2018 USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championships in Waco, Texas, will qualify athletes for the 2019 ITU Cross World Championships. At the Off-Road National Championships, the top 18 in each age group, rolling down to 25th place after applying the age-up rule, will qualify for the World Championships.
The top-20 off-road triathletes per age group in the USA Triathlon off-road triathlon annual rankings as of 12/31/18 will also qualify for the world championship. The top 2 are offered a spot rolling down to 20th.
Note: To be eligible for Team USA Qualification, athletes must be either a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.
Note: All spots offered via the rankings system are subject to spots being available on the roster.
Cameron Park medals will be handed out to participants not eligible for the USAT Off-Road National Championship.
Joel Grimmett at email@example.com