XTERRA Kunming

Kunming, China

September 22, 2019

OVERVIEW

ABOUT

XTERRA Kunming sits at an average altitude of 2,000 meters. The main event combines a 1.5-kilometer lake swim, followed by a 30-kilometer, two-loop MTB and a 10-kilometer, two-lap run along beautiful lakefront trails. 

Athletes will enjoy a typical XTERRA outdoor adventure by biking through the dramatic mountain terrain, traversing the sea of purple sage flowers as well as enjoying a bird's-eye view of the beautiful azure Yangzong Lake and the centuries-old Yunnan-Vietnam Railway.

XTERRA Kunming offers an elite prize purse of $25,000 USD and 51 2019 XTERRA World Championship qualifier slots for amateurs.

XTERRA Kunming will also offer a shorter distance Sprint race - 750-meter for the swim, 15km mountain bike and a 5km trail run. 

You can also create a three-person relay team to conquer the full distance race.

Runners will enjoy the 5/10/21km trail runs on Saturday. 

Mountain Bike riders can compete in the 30km mountain biking event. 

RACES

XTERRA Kunming Off-Road Triathlon:

Full: 1.5-kilometer lake swim, 30-kilometer, two-loop mountain bike and 10-kilometer, two-lap trail run. 
Sprint: 750 meter lake swim, 15-kilometer mountain bike and 5-kilometer trail run.
Relay: teams of three people race in the full distance event. 

XTERRA Kunming Trail Run: 5/10/21km

XTERRA Kunming Mountain Bike: 30km

CONTACT

Contact Email: xterra.china [at] xterraglobal.com

Note: Please do not contact xterraplanet.com for questions about this specific race.  Use the email address provided here.

RACE INFO

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

07:00 XTERRA Trail Run 21km Start
07:10 XTERRA Trail Run 10km Start
07:20 XTERRA Trail Run 5km Start
14:00 XTERRA MTB 30km Start

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

09:00 XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Start
09:05 XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Relay Start
10:00 XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Sprint Start

*Schedule subject to change.

TRAVEL

LOCATION

Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) Yangzong Lake Resort, Kunming 

Known as "Spring City", OCT Yangzong Lake Resort located in Kunming boasts Spring-like weather all year round. It's a favorable ecotourism spot surrounded by the Yangzong Lake, lush forests as well as a valley of blooming flowers and diverse cultures.

The region is well-known for its mountains, lakes, forests, grasslands and caves. These abundant natural environments provide a uniquely favorable location for all kinds of outdoor sports and activities. It's a truly world-class "base camp" for outdoor sports enthusiasts.

The hospitality, beautiful singing, dancing, and simple way-of-life of the 26 ethnic groups in the area is to be admired. Their distinct ethnic characteristics can be seen in their colorful customs, unique diet, gorgeous clothing and stunning architecture. 

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TRANSPORTATION

1. Airport:Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG)
2. Railway Station:Kunming South Railway Station
3. Shuttle Bus service will be provided from KMG Airport & Kunming South Railway Station to Yunnan OCT Yangzong Lake Resort. Details will be coming soon. 


HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS

1. Yunnan OCT QunYinghui Resort Hotel
 - Address: Yunnan OCT, Yangzong Lake Scenic Spot Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China
 - Tel: +86-871-68389111 ext 222
 - Fax: +86-871-68389112
 - Web: www.ynoct.com

2. Bolian Resorts & SPA
 - Address: Yangzong Lake Scenic Spot Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China
 - Tel: +86-871-68884999
 - Fax: +86-871-67673666
 - Web: www.bolianresorts.com

3. Spring City Golf & Lake Resort
 - Address: Yangzong Lake Scenic Spot Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China
 - Tel: +86-871-67671188
 - Fax: +86-871-67671185
 - Web: www.springcityresort.com

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