XTERRA Oak Mountain - SprintWhere: Pelham, AL
When: May 19, 2012
The XTERRA Sprint race packs all the thrills of an XTERRA into a shorter distance race. The 500-meter swim, 10k mountain bike and 5k trail run is perfect for first-timers or for those seeking a less-demanding XTERRA challenge.
Oak Mountain Sprint online registration is closed but you can still register at packet pickup Thursday and Friday from 1:00-5:00pm at Oak Mountain State Park (photo ID required).
SORRY, NO REFUNDS
Registration fee includes an event T-shirt and post-race refreshments.
A USA Triathlon license is required. Single-day licenses are available for $12 through XTERRA registration.
Note: You must be present to receive your award. Awards will not be mailed after the event.
500 meter swim / 10k mountain bike / 5k trail run
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Our dedicated team of volunteers across the US and abroad has been key to bringing the XTERRA experience to more people in more places. As the sport grows the need for volunteers increases. This year we need people to help with pre-race and race-day activities. Please e-mail our volunteer coordinator. Tell us what you're interested in doing and what you're availability is. We'll try to find a place for you at XTERRA. We hope you can join us at this year's XTERRA Southeast Championship.
ITU Shelby County Cross Tri Worlds / XTERRA Southeast Championship
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has selected TEAM Unlimited/XTERRA to produce the 2012 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama, on May 19.
XTERRA Oak Mountain 5/10/21/42km Trail Runs
Celebrate the healthy, active, outdoors lifestyle with XTERRA while enjoying the great nature trails at Oak Mountain State Park. Take a stroll in the XTERRA 5km run/walk or lace 'em up for the 10/21km or 42km trail runs.
Get ready to XTERRA with the sport's best. XTERRA University, presented by Paul Mitchell, offers competitors a chance to take in last-minute advice and pointers from the best off-road multisport athletes in the sport.
The FREE sessions target improved swimming, biking and trail running techniques plus dealing with the specifics of the Pelham course. There will be time for Q & A with the pros during each session. All classes will be held at the race compound at Oak Mountain. Hosted by Josiah Middaugh and Melanie McQuaid.
Paul Mitchell Cut-A-Thon
Racing makes you feel good - Paul Mitchell makes you look good! Make a donation to charity and get a professional cut on the spot. No appointment necessary, just come on down! Benefits the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, supporting victims of the Alabama Tornados.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Wednesday, May 16
12:00-5:00pm Age group bike and run course open for inspection
Thursday, May 17
9:00-11:00am Age group bike and run course open for inspection
Friday, May 18
9:00am-3:00pm Swim course open for inspection
Saturday, May 19
6:00am Transition open for set-up and body marking
Sunday, May 20
6:30-7:30am XTERRA Trail Runs/Walk Packet Pickup and Late Registration
XTERRA follows the Swimming Conduct rules for Wetsuit Use established by the International Triathlon Union (ITU) at all Championship Races, the XTERRA USA Championship (Utah), all XTERRA World Tour events, and the XTERRA World Championship. Here are the specifics of the ITU Wetsuit Use Rules:
Rent a Wetsuit
You can rent the fastest and most flexible triathlon wetsuit on the market. XTERRA Wetsuits is offering full or sleeveless wetsuit rentals for just $49 with zero deposit and free ground shipping. Extended rental periods are available for $15/week.
Check them out at http://rentals.xterrawetsuits.com/.
We are happy to announce that Brightroom will be the official event photographer for athlete photos. Photos will be ready three to five days after the event. You can visit Brightroom now and sign up for email notification. They will alert you when the photos are ready for online viewing and ordering.
Holiday Inn Express
260 Cahaba Valley Rd
Hotel has sold out but you can find convenient hotels to the race venue at Shelby County Hotels or book your accommodations throughwww.choicesportstravel.com using the special XTERRA rate ID: 00224890 for a 15% discount.
Official Hotel Partner of XTERRA - Choice Hotels
Choice currently franchises more than 6,100 hotels, representing more than 490,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 countries and territories. Ranging from limited service to full service hotels in the economy, mid-scale and upscale segments, Choice-branded properties provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality, high-value lodging options throughout the United States and internationally.
XTERRA racers receive a 15% discount while staying at participating Choice hotels.*
To make a hotel reservation:
Call the Choice Sports Desk at 877.240.AWAY (2929) or visit www.choicesportstravel.com.
And, if you’re a Choice Privileges® rewards program member you can enjoy earning points toward free nights, Airline Rewards, gift cards for sports apparel and equipment, and more! It’s easy, fast and free to join. For more details and to become a member, visitwww.choiceprivileges.com/signup/XTERRA.
Travel by Air
Closest airport is Birmingham (BMH) or fly into Atlanta (ATL) and drive 2 hours to Pelham.
Dollar Rent A Car Discount for XTERRA Athletes
Dollar Rent A Car is offering special rates for XTERRA Athletes nation-wide. Click here to book your car today.
We are happy to announce that Brightroom will be the official event photographer for athlete photos. Photos will be ready three to five days after the event. You can visit Brightroom now and sign up for email notification. They will alert you when the photos are ready for online viewing and ordering.Find Your Photos from Brightroom
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