WHAT: XTERRA Hawai'i Island
WHEN: August 25, 2019
WHERE: The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, 62-100 Kauna'oa Dr, Kohala Coast,HI 96743 (map it)
In the spirit of ALOHA, XTERRA Hawai'i Island is inspired to design an experience bringing together the native, visitor and host. With full respect to both the Island of Hawai'i and its residents, its colorful and deeply rooted culture and language, and the needs of the future for all, XTERRA and its Hawai'i Island Ohana visualize a collaboration that will celebrate sustainabilty, participation, preservation, education and inspiration.
We are offering two events, starting with the XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run, which is a 3.1 mile trail run on Saturday afternoon, August 24th, 2019. The following day, Sunday, August 25th, 2019 we offer the XTERRA Hawai'i Island Off Road Triathlon, with qualifying slots to the XTERRA World Championship on Maui. The race features a 1/2 mile open ocean swim, a 10 mile mountain bike course and a 3.1 mile trail run.
XTERRA NATIONAL POINT SERIES RACE
Distance .5 Miles Swim | 10 Mile Mountain Bike | 3.1 Mile Trail Run
The race features a 1/2 mile open ocean swim, a 10 mile mountain bike course and a 3.1 mile trail run.
XTERRA TRAIL RUN
Distance 3.1 Mile Trail Run
This is a 2 loop 3.1 mile trail run.
For XTERRA Hawai'i Island race questions please contact our team at: info [at] xterrahawaiiisland.com or 808-731-6335.
Note: Please do not contact xterraplanet.com for questions about this specific race. Use the email and/or number provided here.
Q: Can I pick up a friend’s packet?
A: Yes with proper documentation including proof of USAT license.
Q: Can I get a refund?
A: Unfortunately, we are not able to give any refunds at any time.
Q: Can I roll my registration to next year’s event?
A: Please submit a written request to the Race Director.
Q: Can I switch my shirt size?
A: Unfortunately, we are not able to switch shirt sizes at this time.
Q: I can no longer come to the event, can you mail me my shirt?
A: Unfortunately, we are not able to mail the shirts or packets if you are unable to attend the event. However, you can have a friend pick up your goodies if you know someone that can make it to packet pickup.
Q: Are there finisher medals?
Q: I missed the awards ceremony. Can you mail me my medal?
A: If you missed the awards ceremony you may pick up your medal from our office at Aloha Sports Kona.
Q: Can I pre-run/ride the course?
A: Due to the nature of the course being on restricted property, prerunning/riding of the course is prohibited.
Q: How many aid stations are on the course?
A: There will be 2 Aid Stations on the Bike Course, 1 Aid Station on the Run Course. Aid is also available at Transition.
Q: Can I run with a stroller?
A: Unfortunately, we are not able to allow strollers on any portion of our course, for the safety of all participants.
Q: Can I use walking sticks?
A: Unfortunately, due to safety concerns, we ask that people do not carry walking sticks on our courses.
Q: Is there a timeline?
A: Yes, please refer to our Event Schedule for a timeline. Please be aware of the following swim, bike and run cut off times for the XTERRA Hawai'i Island Triathlon:
Swim Course Cut-off: 8:45 AM
Bike Course Cut-off: 11:45 AM
Run Course Cut-off: 12:45 PM
It takes a village to put on an event of this caliber. Last year we received such great feedback from our volunteers about how much fun they had. If you or anyone you know would like to volunteer we would greatly appreciate your help. To join our volunteer team, please contact us at: info [at] xterrahawaiiisland.com.
Schedule of Events
Friday, August 23rd, 2019
|1:00pm - 5:00pm||Early Packet Pick up at Aloha Sports Kona|
Saturday, August 24th, 2019
|9:00am - 3:00pm||Packet Pick up at Hapuna Beach State Park (North End)|
|3:00pm - 4:00pm||XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run Registration & Check in - View our Trail Run Page|
|4:30pm||Pre Race Meeting|
|6:30pm||Run Course Closes|
Sunday, August 25th, 2019
|6:00am - 7:00am||Transition Opens|
|7:15am||Race Day Hawaiian Blessing|
|7:30am||Men's Wave Start|
|7:35am||Women/Relay Wave Start|
Course Info - XTERRA Triathlon
.5 miles swim | 10 miles mountain bike | 3.1 miles trail run
Swim: Swimmers be prepared to challenge yourself with Beach Runs! The race will feature a water start following a clockwise swim course. In true XTERRA format swimmers will exit the water and run to the “Shoe Mat” near the JTL Timing tent, then swimmers will face the trail hill climb up to Transition at Kohala Garden, The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. There are thorns and rocks in this trail run up to transition and we require all athletes to wear protective footwear for safety reasons.
Mountain Bike: The Bike Course is set as 2 five mile off road trail loops in the Hills above Hapuna Beach with 2 Aid Stations, 1 Bike Tech Tent, 2 Med Tents, and a Wrist Band Station. Rocks, Sand, Lava and KIAWE awaits. Thorn proof tires are a must if you want to get through the bike course without testing your tire changing skills. Please be aware of the DISMOUNT & PORTAGE Signs on the Bike Course. All Bikers must be prepared to dismount and portage their bike in sections with these signs for safety reasons. When bikers turn onto Old Puako Road they are required to ride in the shoulder and obey all traffic laws, this road is open to traffic. The Old Puako Road section is a NO
PASSING ZONE. Athletes who are caught passing will be immediately disqualified. When making the turn for the 2nd Loop, there will be a Wristband Station, all athletes are required to take 1 blue wristband before commencing the 2nd loop. Athletes who have a blue wristband and have completed both loops will be directed to the Bike Finish and Transition.
Trail Run: Scenic and Brutal. The 2 loop 3.1mile Trail Run will not disappoint. More Rocks, Sand, Lava and Kiawe. Plus the amazing energy of the Ocean guiding your way. There will be 1 Aid Station and Wristband Station at one of the turn around points. Runners will be required to take 1 red wristband at the Wristband Station before commencing the 2nd loop. Athletes who have a red wristband and have completed both loops will be directed to the Finish Line!
XTERRA Hawai'i Island Off Road Triathlon Registration Pricing
Individual: $115 Until 3/30/2019, $125 Until 7/24/2019, $135 Until 8/10/2019
2 Person Relay: $85 per person Until 3/30/2019, $95 per person Until 7/24/2019, $105 per Person Until 8/10/2019
3 Person Relay: $70 per person Until 3/30/2019, $80 per person Until 7/24/2019, $90 per person Until 8/10/2019
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Special Athlete Rates at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort: Partial Ocean View at $265 per night. Must reserve by 07/24/2019 for rate promotion. Rate is good for 3 Days Prior to 08/24/2019, and 3 Days After 08/24/2019.
Email Reservations [at] WestinHapunaBeach.com or call the reservations line 877-619-0407, reference "XTERRA Hawai'i Island 2019."
Trail Build and Bike Course Preview
Join us for Trail Building and Bike Course Preview Sessions on the following dates: 7/20/19, 7/27/19, 8/3/19, 8/10/19, 8/17, 19 and 8/24/19. The DLNR Archaeologist must be on site during these activities, these are the only dates athletes may preview the course. The beautiful Hapuna Beach State Park is home to many culturally significant sites. We are incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to race in such a special place. Please Avoid Sensitive Areas and stay on designated routes to protect wildlife habitats and sensitive soils from damage. Take care and Don’t disturb historical, archaeological or paleontological sites.
Important Note: Athletes are prohibited from biking and/or running on the bike course and run course trails on any other dates prior to Race Day. Doing so will result in race disqualification.