August 13, 2023
Ktišský Lake

Short Track

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The information on this page is not yet confirmed, and may be based on the previous years' edition.

The top 25 best male and top 25 best female competitors from Saturday's races will compete against each other in the Elite only Short Track event. The race is fast and furious, great to watch and even better to race!


This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Swim - 2 x 200M
Very short 200 meter loop with mass start of all 25 competitors from the beach. Between laps there is an Australian exit and jump back to the water from the pier.
Bike - 4 x 1.9K
It is short, twisty, super-technical course around the lake. Rockgardens, jumps, ramps, cyclocross style uphill, drops, ford and many and many of other interesting spots on the race course. After each lap the competitors will ride through the race centre full of fans.
Run - 2 x 1.2K
This short lap will be very fast in the first half, but very technical in the second half. The whole SHORT TRACK course is in the same small location, this is why we are expecting thousands of fans around the course! After each lap athletes will run through the race centre.
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Swim - 2 x 200M
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Bike - 4 x 1.9K
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Run - 2 x 1.2K


This schedule is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Sun 2022.08.14


This information is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.


Elite Prize Purse

Elite Prize Purse – Top 5 Men & Women

Place Purse
1st €900
2nd €700
3rd €500
4th €250
5th €150

The prize money will be paid in cash after the race in (in Euros) and is distributed equally between the women and men.


The fees below have not yet been confirmed, and are subject to change.


Everything You Need to Know About XTERRA Short Track

  1. What is XTERRA Short Track?

  2. Who races and how do they qualify?

  3. Who to look out for this season

  4. All the venues and dates to save

  5. How to watch via live stream

Qualification Key

  • XTERRA Full race – TOP 20 – overall standings male / female

  • XTERRA Sprint race – TOP 3 under 23 years old male / female (to qualify for the Short Track the time of the athlete cannot be slower than 12% of winner’s time of the sprint race)

  • Wild cards – up to 7 competitors (male/female)

  • Total max. 30 competitors in Elite men / women final race

Wild Card Rule

  • TOP 20 in XTERRA World Ranking cannot finish the race due to unrepairable mechanical problem on the 2nd half of the race.

  • TOP 50 in XTERRA World Ranking had mechanical but still manage to finish the race.
    Athlete finished between 20-30th position of the main race.


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