XTERRA West Championship & Lake Las Vegas Sprint

LAKE LAS VEGAS, NV

APRIL 13, 2014

XTERRA West Championship

XTERRA returns to Lake Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2014 XTERRA West Championship.

Located just 17 miles from the famous Las Vegas Strip, this is your chance to spend a weekend racing and take in some fabulous entertainment at the beautiful MonteLago Village at Lake Las Vegas Resort.

XTERRA West Championship events include a full-length XTERRA championship race, a shorter distance XTERRA Sprint race as well as 5/10/21km runs.


COURSE DESCRIPTION

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This terrain is challenging but fun. The climbs are long and steep, the descent’s are fast and rocky. It is extremely hardpacked but rocky. There is no significant, loose, deep or prolonged sand on this course.

XTERRA West Championship
1.5k swim / 28.2k mountain bike / 10k trail run

XTERRA Sprint
750m swim / 14k mountain bike / 5k trail run

*Course routes are subject to change.

Course Maps

XTERRA West Championship Swim Course 

West Championship Bike Map 2014 XTERRA West Championship Run Map


Swim Update

West Championship Swim Update from XTERRA TV on Vimeo.

Bike Shipping and Bike Tech

McGhie'sMcGhie’s Bike and Board has partnered with XTERRA to serve as our bike tech as well as shipper and receiver of bikes for the XTERRA West Championship. They also have a limited number of rental bikes available and will be on-site for 2 days prior to the event stocked with all the gear, parts and last minute wrenching services you need.

On-Site Hours:

Fri 12-6:30pm
Sat 9-2:30pm
Sun 6:30-9am

McGhie’s East
19 South Stephanie Street
Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: 702-800-3636

*New Henderson location closer to the event.

Email sales@mcghies.com with the subject header “XTERRA shipping”. State the level of work in the body of the text with name and contact number, a description of the bike, and your fit measurements if you know them. If you do not know them please mark with tape, seatpost height, and bar/stem orientation.

Locations

McGhie’s East (closest to venue)
19 South Stephanie Street
Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: 702-800-3636

Main Store
4035 South Fort Apache
Las Vegas, NV 89147
702 252 8077 – ask for Shawn or Erik

Blue Diamond Location
16 Cottonwood, #B
Blue Diamond, NV 89004
702-875-4820

http://mcghies.com

Wetsuit Policy

XTERRA follows the Swimming Conduct rules for Wetsuit Use established by the International Triathlon Union (ITU) at all Championship Races (Vegas, Pelham, Richmond, Beaver Creek), 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:

  • Wetsuits are mandatory for Age Group athletes if the water temperature is BELOW 57 degrees Fahrenheit (14 degrees C)
  • Wetsuits are permitted for Age Group athletes if the water temperature is AT or BELOW 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees C)
  • Wetsuits are forbidden for Age Group athletes if the water temperature is ABOVE 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees C)
  • Wetsuits are mandatory for Professional athletes if the water temperature is BELOW 57 degrees Fahrenheit (14 degrees C)
  • Wetsuits are permitted for Professional athletes if the water temperature is AT or BELOW 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degrees C).
  • Wetsuits are forbidden for Professional athletes if the water temperature is ABOVE 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degrees C)

Rent a Wetsuit

XTERRA WetsuitsYou can rent the fastest and most flexible triathlon wetsuit on the market. XTERRA Wetsuits is offering full or sleeveless wetsuit rentals. Extended rental periods are available.

Check them out at http://www.xterrawetsuits.com/store/index.php/products/wetsuit-rentals.

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, April 11:

3-6:30pm               Registration and packet pick for XTERRA Tri and Trail Runs
Packet pickup will be at the Aston Montelago Lake Las Vegas resort. Just look for all the XTERRA signs when you get there.

4pm                         Training and Racing Nutrition Clinic with Chris Legh

SATURDAY, April 12:

6:30-8:00am          Late Trail Run Packet Pickup

9:00-2:00pm          Registration and Packet Pickup for XTERRA Championship and Sprint races

8:30am-2:00pm      Expo Open

8:30am                  21K Lake Las Vegas Trail Run Race Start

8:35am                  10K Lake Las Vegas Trail Run Start

8:40am                  5K Lake Las Vegas Run/Walk Start

9am-2pm               Paul Mitchell Cut-a-thon, a benefit for the Challenged Athlete Foundation

10:30am                    XTERRA Trail Run Awards Ceremony, finish line area

11:45am                   Bike Course Open for Practice

12:00pm                XTERRA University and Race Briefing, presented by Paul Mitchell. Hosted by Josiah Middaugh and Shonny Vanlandingham.

1:00pm                   Meet Josiah Middaugh one-on-one at the Optic Nerve XTERRA Sunglasses booth and win free gear.

1pm-3pm               Swim Course Open for Practice.

2:00pm                  Expo closed

SUNDAY, April 13:

6:30am                   Transition and Body Marking open

6:30am-7:45am      Late Triathlon Packet Pickup (no new registration) at XTERRA Village

8:30am-2pm           Expo Open

8:00am                  Start XTERRA West Championship PRO (1.5K swim, 30K MTB, 10K trail run)

8:15am                  Start XTERRA Sprint (750m swim, 15K MTB, 5K trail run)

8:45am                  Start XTERRA West Championship AGE GROUP (1.5K swim, 30K MTB, 10K trail run)

9:30am                   First place XTERRA Sprint expected

9:30am-2:00pm    Paul Mitchell Cut-a-thon, a benefit for the Challenged Athlete Foundation

10:30am                 First place XTERRA West Champs pro expected

11:00am                 XTERRA Sprint Awards Ceremony

12:00pm                XTERRA Championship Awards Ceremony

12:30pm                T2 Cut-off.  Athletes arriving at transition after 12:30pm will not be permitted to continue

XTERRA After Party – Location TBD

EVENT VENUE/PARKING
Enter the resort on Lake Las Vegas Parkway. Turn right on Montelago Blvd and follow the road for about ¾ of mile. The XTERRA venue is in front of the Reflection Bay Golf Club located at 75 Montelago Blvd, Henderson, NV 89011. Follow signs to XTERRA Parking – there is limited parking at the Westin. Once that fills, you will be directed to the public parking lot in Montelago Village.

PRIZE MONEY AND AWARDS

PRIZE MONEY AND AWARDS

  • Pros race for a $15,000 pro purse
  • Age groupers battle for slots to the World Championship (see chart below)
  • Top amateur finishers earn points toward their standings in the XTERRA America Tour

Top finishers at West Championship race are awarded slots to the XTERRA World Championship in Kapalua, Maui based on the following age group allocations.

AGE GROUP QUALIFYING SLOTS MALE QUALIFYING SLOTS FEMALE
(15 – 19) 1 1
(20 – 24) 1 1
(25 – 29) 2 2
(30 – 34) 3 2
(35 – 39) 3 2
(40 – 44) 3 2
(45 – 49) 2 2
(50 – 54) 2 2
(55 – 59) 2 2
(60-64) 1 1
(65+) 1
(65-69) 1
(70-74) 1
(75+) 1
Challenged 3 3
EVENTS

EVENTS

XTERRA Sprint Race

Distance: 750 meter swim / 14k mountain bike / 5k trail run

REGISTER ONLINE

The XTERRA Sprint race is a half-distance race run on the same course and day as the championship race. The race is a great opportunity for new competitors, or for those who want a less-demanding XTERRA experience.

XTERRA Lake Las Vegas 5/10/21km Runs

REGISTER ONLINE | LEARN MORE

The XTERRA Runs at Lake Las Vegas are adventurous and fun. From a casual 5k run/walk around Lake Las Vegas to a grueling 21k half-marathon – XTERRA has a challenge just for you.

XTERRA University

Paul Mitchell

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 Lake Las Vegas course. There will be time for Q & A with the pros during each session. All classes will be held at the race compound at Lake Las Vegas. Hosted by Josiah Middaugh and Shonny Vanlandingham.

TRAVEL

TRAVEL

Host Hotels

Aston Montelago VillageOfficial Host Condominium Resort
Aston MonteLago Village Resort at Lake Las Vegas
30 Strada di Villaggio
Henderson, NV 89011

www.montelagovillage.com

XTERRA Room Rates
*Good through March 24, 2014

Studio Resort View – Viera – $100
Studio Resort View – Luna – $100
Studio Lake View – Luna – $120
One Bedroom Suite – Viera – $130
One Bedroom Resort View Suite - Luna – $130
One Bedroom Lake View Suite - Luna – $140
Two Bedroom Suite – Viera – $150
Two Bedroom Lake View Suite - Viera – $160

Book Your Room Online

*Note – The Aston Montelago Village Resort has sold out Saturday night (4/12).

Room rates do not include applicable taxes and resort fees.

Other Accommodations

Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort and SpaHilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Rates from $125/night plus $11 resort fee and taxes until April 5, 2014.

1610 Lake Las Vegas Parkway
Henderson NV  89011

Book Your Room Online

Car Rental

Dollar Rent A Car and Trifty Car Rental are offering special rates for XTERRA Athletes nation-wide.

Dollar Rent A Car

Thrifty Car Rental

How to Get There

Driving Directions

FROM NORTH

* Take I-15 South to the 515 South (also known as the 93/95 South)
* Continue on the 515 to Lake Mead Parkway
* Take Lake Mead Parkway East (left) and continue approximately 6 miles
* Lake Las Vegas is on the left

FROM LA

* From I-15 North, exit to the 215 East
* Continue on the 215 until it ends; it will become Lake Mead Parkway
* Continue on Lake Mead approximately 7 miles
* Lake Las Vegas is on the left

FROM McCARRAN AIRPORT

* Take I-215 East to Henderson
* Continue on the 215 until it ends; it will become Lake Mead Parkway
* Travel past Boulder Highway, approximately 7 miles
* Lake Las Vegas is on the left

LAS VEGAS STRIP

* Take Las Vegas Boulevard to Tropicana Avenue
* Go East on Tropicana Avenue to US 95 South
* Continue on US 95 South and take Lake Mead Parkway Exit
* Travel East on Lake Mead Drive to Lake Las Vegas Parkway
* Lake Las Vegas is on the left

EVENT VENUE/PARKING
Enter the resort on Lake Las Vegas Parkway. Turn right on Montelago Blvd and follow the road for about ¾ of mile. The XTERRA venue is in front of the Reflection Bay Golf Club located at 75 Montelago Blvd, Henderson, NV 89011. Follow signs to XTERRA Parking – there is limited parking at the Westin. Once that fills, you will be directed to the public parking lot in Montelago Village.

VOLUNTEERS

VOLUNTEERS

Join us for an exciting morning of XTERRA racing at the XTERRA

Please email or call the XTERRA Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@xterraplanet.com.  

PHOTOS

ATHLETE PHOTOS

Rick Kent and his team of photographers from Enduro Photo are the official athlete photographer of the 2014 XTERRA America Tour. Athlete photos will be available shortly after the race.

You can request to be notified when your photos will be ready at www.myxterraphotos.com.

For questions or more information, call toll-free 1-877-751-8880 or email info@xterraplanet.com

SORRY, NO REFUNDS

Registration fee includes an event T-shirt and post-race refreshments. Event t-shirts are guaranteed for all athletes registering by March 30. Walk-ups and registrations after April 1 are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

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.

THANK YOU TO OUR LOCAL SPONSORS

Lake Las Vegas

Aston Montelago Village

Official Host Condominium Resort

Aston MonteLago Village Resort at Lake Las Vegas
30 Strada di Villaggio
Henderson, NV 89011

Book Your Discounted XTERRA Room Online

Aquafina

Aquafina Official Water of the XTERRA West Championship