February 27, 2021
Lake Pleasant Boat Ramp Lake Pleasant Boat Ramp
For XTERRA Iceman status and more information, contact jeremy [at] 4peaksracing.com.
WHAT: XTERRA Iceman
WHEN: February 27, 2021
WHERE: Lake Pleasant Boat Ramp, Morristown, AZ 85342 (map it)
It was the only race to be held in the U.S. last year before the coronavirus took hold and it's the first race back since.
The second annual XTERRA Iceman off-road triathlon is on for Saturday, February 27, at Lake Pleasant Regional Park which is located about 45 minutes outside Phoenix, Arizona.
The limited number of entries sold-out, and a full slate of COVID-19 Safety Protocols are in place to offer up a USA Triathlon Safe-Race Sanctioned environment for participants. Those lucky enough to have one of the 100 spots for Saturday’s XTERRA can look forward to a 750-meter cold water swim, a rolling 20K gravel bike course, and a wide-open 5K trail run with just enough fun single track and ankle-biting rocks to ignite the “Live More” spirit.
“Super excited to get back into some racing, and this is a great place to start,” said XTERRA U.S. Technical Director, Kirk Ermels. “The course is perfect for newcomers to mountain biking and can even be done on a gravel bike with straight bars.”
In addition to the XTERRA, which is offering XTERRA World Championship qualifying slots to every age group division winner, Iceman organizers are also hosting an off-road duathlon, a road tri and duathlon, and even an aquabike race.
“It’ll be fun to see everyone, well at least their eyes from a distance,” smiled Ermels, noting the mask and social distance mandates in place at the venue. “The swim starts for all races will be one at a time, and they’ll be masked all the way up until they enter the water and again as soon as they cross the finish line. So, there won’t be a big awards ceremony or post-race feast, but it’ll still be great to get back to doing what we love.”
Schedule of Events
Friday, February 26
3 pm to 6 pm
2952 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85251
Saturday, February 27
|7:30 a.m.||Packet and timing chip pick up at Lake Pleasant 4 lane boat ramp|
|8:30 a.m.||Registration closes|
|8:35 a.m.||Athlete meeting|
|8:45 a.m.||Duathlon begins|
|9:00 a.m.||XTERRA Iceman Triathlon and Aquabike begins|
|9:05 a.m.||Iceman Triathlon and Aquabike begins|
|9:35 a.m.||Must have existed transition to bike course|
There is only one cut off for Iceman. You must start the bike by 9:35 a.m.
Course Info - XTERRA Triathlon
Distances: 750 Meter swim | 20K mountain bike | 5K trail run
Course Info - XTERRA Duathlon
Distances: 5K Trail Run | 20K Mountain Bike | 5K Trail Run
Course Info - XTERRA Aquabike
Distances: 750m Swim | 20K Mountain Bike
Final time for aquabike participants will be calculated at BIKE IN. Once you have finished please make your way to the finish line in your own time to collect your medal, grab a drink and return your timing chip.
Lake Pleasant Regional park
North Boat ramp off Castle Hot Springs Road
Morristown/Peoria AZ 85342
Please note that on race day there is a $7 fee to enter Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
If you are interested in volunteering for this or any other event please contact volunteer [at] 4peaksracing.com.
For information on sponsorship and having a booth at this event please contact sponsorship [at] 4peaksracing.com.
The XTERRA Iceman Triathlon is a qualifier for the XTERRA World Championship. First place in each division will receive an invitation to race in Hawaii following the event.
Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers per the following age groups:
Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:
Clydesdales (Men 220 +lbs.)
Athena’s (Women 165+ lbs.)
This event will be chip timed by 4 Peaks Racing using triathlon chips. Lost or unreturned chips will be charged to the athlete. Results will be available live at the results kiosk on a big screen TV. Chips should be worn on your left ankle and must be returned at the finish.
For XTERRA Iceman race questions please contact:
email: jeremy [at] 4peaksracing.com
Note: Please do not contact xterraplanet.com for questions about this specific race. Use the email and/or number provided here.