XTERRA Global, LLC, owners and producers of the XTERRA World Tour and XTERRA Australia, today announced the inaugural XTERRA Australia off-road triathlon and sports festival scheduled for March 14, 2021 in Lorne, Victoria has been postponed to 2022.
"XTERRA Australia will be a major event on the XTERRA World Tour, and require the work and attendance of our key staff, based outside of the country, along with elite and amateur participants from throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Due to government travel restrictions, travel into Australia is not currently available, and there is no indication the restrictions will ease anytime soon, thus necessitating the push to 2022,” said XTERRA President Janet Clark.
Australian-based operating team Rapid Ascent will continue to serve as the local liaison for the 2022 event, which will include an XTERRA championship distance triathlon with $25,000 USD in prize money for elites and World Championship slots for age groupers, a half distance off-road triathlon, trail runs, a kids event, camps, clinics, and social gatherings.
For further information contact:
J-D Cousens, XTERRA Asia-Pacific Marketing Director, at jd.cousens [at] xterraplanet.com.
About Rapid Ascent
Regarded as Australia’s leading adventure sports event management company, Rapid Ascent organizes off-road, adventure and niche sports events across Australia ranging from mass participation adventure races (the world’s largest!) to boutique mountain bike festivals and unique trail running events. Rapid Ascent conceive and host their own events and also offer other organizations and brands custom event management services. Learn more at https://www.rapidascent.com.au/
XTERRA® is a global lifestyle brand and off-road race series. What started in 1996 as the world’s first off-road triathlon in Maui, Hawaii, is now an endurance sports lifestyle with a racing presence in over 30 countries worldwide and expanding. XTERRA® cultivates a passionate and dedicated community, celebrated by intrepid triathletes, trail runners and outdoor adventurists around the globe.