August 5th 2017

As seen on TV

Welcome to XTERRA Norway the 5th of August 2017!

We are excited to introduce in collaboration with Norefjell Ski & Spa a premium off-road triathlon, duathlon and trail run race in Noresund. It’s going to be a fun and challenging off-road event in the wild, Norwegian nature. XTERRA is the world’s most popular off-road triathlon series and is known for high quality races and high service. At XTERRA Norway there will be 4 different disciplines which gives everyone a chance to race on the nature’s terms. With the location at Oslos nearest mountain the race gives you the opportunity to try your strength with lots of altitudes, fun courses and beautiful nature. It will be an eventful day where you can test yourself in a growing sport.

Diciplines

At XTERRA Norway you can participate in the following distances:

  • XTERRA Norway – 1500 meter swin - 30 kilometer MTB - 10 kilometer trail run
  • XTERRA Duathlon – 1 kilometer trail run - 30 kilometer MTB - 10 kilometer trail run
  • XTERRA Kids Triathlon – 150 meter swim - 5 kilometer cycling - 2 kilometer run
  • XTERRA Norway Trail Run – 10 kilometer trail run

Courses:

The swim will take place in the inlet Krøderen and will be 2 x 750 meters with Australian exit. 

The MTB course will go through woodland and have many hills when it goes up the mountain. It will definitely give you sweat on your brow and test your legs. Everybody regardless of level can participate but everyone will also be challenged. 

The Trail Run course goes from Norefjell Ski & Spa and will have some great views of the beautiful Norwegian nature. At the same time, the course will pull out the last energy from the legs so you are exhausted before crossing the finish line. 

The course for the Kids Triathlon takes place in the area around Norefjell Ski & Spa. The swim will take place in the little lake next to the resort which makes it possible for the parents to watch the race closely.

Registration and price:

The registration takes place through SPORTSTIMING and there is an entry fee on 6 %.

Prices

Up to and including 1st of April 2nd of April to 1st of June 2nd of June to 5th of August
XTERRA Norway 899 NOK 1099 NOK 1299 NOK
Duathlon 699 NOK 899 NOK 1099 NOK
Trail Run 249 NOK 299 NOK 349 NOK
Kids 149 NOK 199 NOK 249 NOK

CANCELLATION & CHANGES

Participants are kindly requested to read the conditions for registration before signing up. Upon registration you accept these conditions. If you have any questions concerning registration and so on, you are always welcome to contact us.

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Event area

The event area is located in connection with the transition zone and is central in relation to all routes. Here you will find registration/information, expo, food and drinks, message, merchandise sale, first aid, bike wash and much more. Possibilities for parking are good all the way up to the event area.

FINISHER ZONE:

After crossing the finish line and entering the finishing zone all participants are provided with food and drinks.

RedBull are providing refreshing energy drinks while their DJ is playing music putting you in a good mood.

There will be delicious food for every participant, while spectators have the opportunity to buy food and drinks during and after the race.

The XTERRA team and the spectators will be sure to provide an excellent XTERRA atmosphere.

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TRANSITION ZONE:

The transition zone is sealed off and access is limited to participants only. In order to enter you must be able to show a valid participant number. The transition zone will be supervised during the entire event. There will be bikeracks for all participants and a large luggage bag. There is a zone for each transition. T1 is placed in Noresund directly at landing after the swim. T2 is placed at Norefjell Ski & Spa and will be the transition from MTB to trail running.

RACE BRIEFING

It is obligatory for all participants to attend in the race briefing. Among other things, the briefing draws you attention to the most important rules, weather reports and the routs and trails are explained.

TIMING

Registration, timing and handling of results are carried out by SPORTSTIMING. All participants will be supplied with a starting package with chip, participant number and much more. The timing is carried out with professional equipment and there will be a LIVE-coverage of all participants online. After the race, times from all three routes will be available as will transition times from both T1 and T2. Please return the chip when you cross the finish line.

QUALIFICATION SLOTS

There will be 26 age-group slots for the world championships on Maui, Hawaii. The exact number for each category will be published soon. Slots need to be claimed within two weeks after the race.

PRO's

XTERRA Norway is offering a total of $7,500 in Prize Money to pro male & female category

According to XTERRA European Tour Rules and the latest Euro/USD Exchange Rate the prize money in Euros for both men & women at the pro Category will be allocated as following:

Pos Prize Money
1 $1,200
2 $900
3 $700
4 $550
5 $400

Norefjell Ski & Spa

Surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery this exciting resort is located only 1,5 hours drive from Oslo and Gardermoen. Norefjell Ski & Spa opened in the spring of 2009 and has won several awards among others the hotel is awarded Norwegians best spa resort and the best ski resort and they have won several awards for its beautiful design.

Norefjell Ski & Spa offers recreation and spa experiences in an atmosphere you’ve never experienced before. Their visual identity is based on details from Norefjells nature and wildlife. The area consists of 244 hotel rooms of which 121 are double rooms and 123 suites and 161 apartments in the village. The hotel is placed central to XTERRA and you will find beautiful scenery outside the hotel door. If you want more challenges you can try the hotels 16 metres high climbing wall.

A hard day ends in the hotels fantastic spa area overlooking the mountains, with both indoor and outdoor areas to relax.

A stay in Norefjell Ski & Spa is the perfect way to make XTERRA Norway a memorable day!

Accommodation

Apartment (min. 2 nights) Weekend Extra day
4 bed apartment 2990,- 500,-
6 (8) bed apartment 4990,- 1000,-
Linens pr. pers. 75,-
Room incl. Breakfast 1 night 2 nights 3 nights
Single room 1 pers. 1010,- 2020,- 3030,-
Double room 2 pers. 1410,- 2820,- 4230,-
Executive Suite 3 pers. 2310,- 4620,- 6930,-
Executive Suite 4 pers. 2610,- 5220,- 7830,-

*Register before: 30th of June

*Booking code: XTERRA (external res.nr)

*All BB prises are BAR15.