2014 XTERRA Grand Rapids Off Road Triathlon & Duathlon:
Welcome to XTERRA Grand Rapids. This is the premier "off road" triathlon in Western Michigan that is a part of the XTERRA America Tour. Athletes that participate in this event will have opportunity to earn points towards the 2015 XTERRA National Champioship, held in Utah.
Save the date, Sunday October 05, 2014 and train for this epic event.
Yankee Springs State Park, regionally renowned for its mountain bike and running trails, is the site welcoming all levels of triathletes. XTERRA Grand Rapids is one of the first races on the calendar to qualify for the XTERRA National Champioship. Athletes, from newbie to elite, will love the venue and course.
In order to mirror the National Championship, this event will consist of a 1500 meter swim, 15 mile mountain bike and an 11 - K trail run. We are working with members of the West Michigan Mountain Bike Association to ensure the event distances will be accurate for the 2014 event.
Off Road Triathlon: 1500 meter swim, 15 mile mountain bike and an 11K trail run.
Off Road Duathlon: 5K trail run, 15K mountain bike and another 5K trail run.