Khasab Fort (map)
Experience an XTERRA Triathlon like no other. Set in the scenic landscape of Musandam, Oman, this triathlon promises a challenging and memorable race. The race is on to find the XTERRA Musandam triathlon champion.
Slots indicated apply equally to male and female divisions. See the complete rules here.
Entry fee includes:
Certificate, sling Bag, Medal,
Finisher T shirts
Opening Ceremony banquet
GENERAL EVENT RULES
Prize money will be only for PRO athletes.
Every athlete must rack their bike within the time given.
Ferry will leave at 7:30 am sharp from the port. Every athlete must be on board before 30 minutes of the departure.
Race brief is mandatory and we highly recommended you to be early and enjoy Musandam.
REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION PACKAGE
Participants of all race series must register at the Registration office at Khasab Fort by presenting a valid proof of identity & triathlon one day license Must be bought it. With the registration, you will receive the participation package with:
Run bib number
MTB bib number
Transponder for time registration
Wear the Run bib number only during run part of the race and attach it to the front of the shirt. Prepare the Run bib number in change Transition zone T2.
Attach the MTB-bib number on the front of the mountain bike handlebar.
Wear the swimming cap visibly during the swimming part.
Wear the Transponder with included strap visibly attached to the ankle.
Use the wristband to get access to the participants' zone. The wristband is also the ticket for the Recovery area for participants of XTERRA.
Attach the Number sticker on the left side of the helmet.
Transition Bag is for use in Transition zone T1.
Green bag for participants of XTERRA Musandam.
In the Transition zone T1 at the Khasab Fort you can check in on the day of the competition from the stated time. Your bike and helmet are checked here. You have to prepare the running gear yourself at Transition zone T2 at the changing and finishing location in the Khasab Fort (XTERRA Musandam VILLAGE).
The information for the participants will be sent via the newsletter one week before the event to the email addresses provided.
All races start next to the Khasab Fort.
All races will be held under the auspices and rules of the World Triathlon.
After each part of the Relay each team member hands over the transponder to the next athlete in Transition zone T1 and T2. This must be done in the Transition Box.
In T1 the transition box is at the entrance. Swimmer hand over the transponder to the cyclist. In T2, the transition box is at the exit, at the start of the run. Cyclist first puts the MTB in the right place and walks to the exit where the transponder is transferred to the next team member.
Each participant will receive in the participation package a Transition bag presented by OXY for use in Transition zone T1.
The participants are obliged to put all their belongings in the designated numbered bag after swimming and to place it after their change on their designated place in the transition zone. All other items are removed from the transition zone.
PARTICIPATION LIMITS AND SERIES
A maximum of 300 individual athletes can participate (XTERRA MUNSDAM).
The maximum number of teams (RELAY and RELAY SPRINT) is set at 15.
All participants XTERRA MUSNDAM FULL and RELAY must finish before within 55 Minutes.
All participants of XTERRA Musandam must finish before cut off time Swim + cycling 3 Hours and 25 minutes.
All participants XTERRA MUSNDAM RACE and RELAY must finish Before 6 PM.
All participants XTERRA NETHERLANDS FULL RACE and RELAY must finish before 6:30 pm. At 7:00 pm the course and the finish for participants XTERRA MUSNDAM and RELAY will be closed and the posts will be abandoned.
If the relevant times are exceeded, you are requested to stop the competition. This is in connection with your own safety, the course will no longer be fully monitored from the aforementioned times.
Participants have access to the Transition zone T1 and Transition zone T2 by showing their starting number and participation band. Take into account other participants within the Transition zone who are (still) busy with their competition.
Follow the instructions of the volunteers and jury.
The use of the Transition bag in Transition zone T1 is mandatory.
You can place the walking gear in Transition zone T2. Don’t forget to place your starting number here. Use of a (plastic) crate is permitted.
Bags and / or other obstacles will be removed from the Transition zone.
The MTB trails are marked with blue arrows and the running trails with red arrows.
MTB: KM 0, 2.5 km, 10km
RUN: KM 0, KM 2.5
All other races will be provided 1 refreshment station in each event.
As per WT rules, a wetsuit is optional when water temperature is under 24.5°C, and mandatory when the water temperature is under 22°C. Keep your wetsuit with you to be announce 24 hours to race day.
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