XTERRA Saipan includes a swim in the beautiful, crystal blue ocean waters of Garapan, the grueling off-road climbs up Navy Hill and Mt. Tapotchau, and an unforgettable trail run through dense tropical jungle and World War II era caves. The Championship course features a 1.5km open water swim, a 30km mountain bike course and a 12km trail run. The Sprint course has a 750m open water swim, a 20km mountain bike course and a 5km trail run. Winners of this triathlon can earn slots to the XTERRA World Championship in Maui and for the professional triathlete, there is a prize purse of $10,000 up for grabs.