XTERRA Victoria is a challenging off road triathlon set at beautiful Durrance Lake in Victoria, B.C. This area is well known internationally as the home of the Mt. Work Mountain Bike Park and Partridge Hills, with great views and amazing trails.
The championship swim is two 750m counter clockwise loops in Durrance Lake, a small, clear mountain lake, for a total of 1500m. The Sprint event swim is one 750m counter-clockwise loop.
The championship bike course is 24k made up of two modified loops of a 12k route primarily in the trails of Mt. Work Park, commonly known as “The Dump”. The course follows a variety of double and single track trails with climbs descents, and lots of fast, flowing trails. Be prepared for a challenge. The Sprint bike course is one loop of the same course.
The championship triathlon run course is two 4.6 K loops following the lake trail and a section of the Partidge Hills trail system. There are some flat sections, some narrow winding sections, some steep uphills and lots of rolling downhills. The Sprint triathlon follows one loop of this course. The Saturday trail run follows three loops of this course.