• Off-Road Triathlon Down Under - April 25-27, 2014

    New for 2014 is the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship. Plan your travels down under for the month of April as the inaugural XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship will be held in New South Wales, Australia.

  • The World’s Best Off-Road Triathletes

    The best of off-road triathlon will toe the starting line at Jervis Bay for the inaugural XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship.

  • Kangaroos in the Wild

    Shoalhaven, South Coast, NSW with marine, coastal and hinterland National Parks is an unspoiled home to native Australian wildlife.

    Learn more at www.visitnsw.com
  • Jervis Bay’s Pristine Beaches

    Beach walks on white sand beaches, whale watching and resident dolphins at play in the bay all year round are just some of things you’ll discover at Jervis Bay.

    Learn More at www.visitnsw.com

The XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship

Overview

THIS IS XTERRA

XTERRA is booming in the Asia-Pacific region, and highlighting this growth is our new Asia-Pacific Championship presented by Paul Mitchell and Outrigger Hotels & Resorts – scheduled for April 25-27, 2014.

This premier event will be held just a few hours south of Sydney in the beach side town of Callala Beach, on pristine Jervis Bay, New South Wales.

Up for grabs is $50,000 AUD in pro prize money and the title of Asia-Pacific champion in every division.  The event will also serve as XTERRA’s Australian Championship – giving Aussies the chance to grab this very special national title. XTERRA Wetsuits Australia is the official swim sponsor of the event awarding $300 AUD to the fastest pro male and female swimmers as well as offering two random prize drawings for a full XTERRA wetsuit.

Join us in making XTERRA history, and discover nature’s paradise in New South Wales.
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Events

XTERRA ASIA-PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIP

Date: Saturday, 26 April, 2014

Distance: 1.5K ocean swim, 29K mountain bike and 12K trail run.

Divisions: Pro/elite, Age Group men and women – 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+(W), 65-69(M), 70-74(M), 75+(M), challenged.

Race as part of a team: 2-3 persons – men, women and coed.

Pro prize money: AUD$50,000

XTERRA Wetsuits Pro Swim Prime: AUD$300 to fastest pro male and female swim.

Awards: Top 3 in each age group division. Random prize drawing for 2 full XTERRA Wetsuits.

Australian residents: eligible for the XTERRA Australia Championship title – pro and all age group divisions.

Official 2014 XTERRA World Championship Qualifier: 41 total slots.  Unclaimed slots roll-down.

XTERRA SPRINT

Date: Saturday, 26 April, 2014

Time: 9:30am (tentative)

Distance: 750m ocean swim, 15K mountain bike and 5K trail run.

Divisions: Age Group men and women – 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+(W), 65-69(M), 70-74(M), 75+(M), challenged.

Race as part of a team: 2-3 persons – men, women and coed.

Awards: Top 3 in each division.

XTERRA TRAIL RUNS

Date: Friday, 25 April, 2014

Divisions: Men and women – 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.
10K and 5K

Awards: Top 3 in each division.

10K Only: First place in each division wins free entry to the 2014 XTERRA Trail Run World Championship (21K) to be held December 7, 2014 at Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, Hawaii.

XTERRA OCEAN SWIM

Date: Sunday, 27 April, 2014

Distances: 1.5K

Divisions: Men and women - Open/Elite, Junior 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+, Physically Challenged

Schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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Thursday 24 April

Course open for pre-ride/run

Friday, 25 April (ANZAC DAY)

Course open for pre-ride/run

3pm - XTERRA University Clinic, presented by Paul Mitchell

4pm - XTERRA Sunset Trail run 5K Start

4:10pm - XTERRA Sunset Trail Run 10K Start

5:30pm – XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship Pre-Race Briefing

Saturday 26 April

8am - XTERRA Sprint Start - Expo Open

11am  - XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship Start

12:30pm – XTERRA Kids Run

3pm – XTERRA Awards Ceremonies

7:30 – 11pm – After Party and Race Highlight Video, Callala RSL Country Club

Sunday 27 April

7am – 8.30am – Packet Pickup and Registration Open

8:45am – Athlete Briefing on the beach

9am - XTERRA 1.5K Ocean Swim Start

Athlete Photos

GeoSnapShot.com will be on course taking photos of competitors in action.  Photos will be available for viewing 24 hours after the event, and you may purchase them for $6 each on their website.   Don’t for get to check them out after the race!

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  • Pros Race for $50,000 in Prize Money

    $50,000 AUD will be up-for-grabs to the best of off-road triathlon.

  • Amateurs Awarded Entry to XTERRA Worlds

    Amateurs racers will compete against divisional rivals to secure a spot in the the XTERRA World Championship held each year in Maui, Hawaii during the month of October.

  • Events for the Entire Family

    Fun for the entire family! The XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship weekend will include a shorter distance sprint off-road triathlon, swim races, trail runs and a host of free kids events.

  • Filmed for TV

    TEAM TV will be filming all the action for a featured television special.

    Check out www.xterra.tv for highlights of XTERRA events around the world.

  • Athlete Photos

    GeoSnapShot.com will be on course taking photos of competitors in action.  Photos will be available for viewing 24 hours after the event, and you may purchase them for $6 each on their website.   Don’t for get to check them out after the race!

Travel Information

The world’s largest island is also its smallest continent and has long beckoned visitors to its shores with its diverse natural beauty, loads of outdoor recreation, world-class dining and entertainment, and a multi-cultural population where everyone feels at home.

The state of New South Wales is host to the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship.  From overseas, fly into the Sydney International Airport which is served by over 70 major airlines.  Plan on exploring this vibrant city, its famed harbor and as much of this amazing state as you can before or after the race. International competitors may require a travel visa. Learn more about Australia’s travel requirements.

Once on the ground in Sydney, rent a car for roughly a 2-1/2 hour drive to the Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven area of New South Wales’ South Coast – where you’ll find Callala Beach, home to XTERRA Race Headquarters.  The scenery along the way is stunning – from the bustling city of Sydney and the huge sandstone cliffs of the Illawara Escarpment above Wollongong, to the numerous seaside villages and unspoiled beaches along the way. The area is a mountain bikers heaven located on the north shore of Jervis Bay.

Discover Jervis BayJervis Bay & Shoalhaven

Paradise is yours to explore in the majestic stretch of coastline between Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven. Enjoy the crystal clear water in the region’s sensational beaches where you can surf and swim, snorkel and fish. Popular spots include Bawley Point, Culburra, Currong, Mollymook and Jervis Bay. The marine park of Jervis is also a national park which is best explored on foot. The White Sands Walk from Greenfield Beach to Hyams Beach is truly spectacular!

Click here to read more about the beautiful Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven Region.

Getting There

Flight Centre - Active Travel

Flight Centre – Official Travel Partner

Flight Centre Active Travel is your resource to combine your love of travel, fitness and adventure into affordable event packages for interstate and international athletes alike! Flight Centre packages include confirmed race entry, accommodation and more.

Package Inclusions:

  • Confirmed XTERRA Asia-Pacific championship single entry
  • 3 nights accommodation in a Standard room at the Huskisson Bayside Motel (check in Thursday 24 April – Check out Sunday 27 April)
  • Flight Centre Active Travel pack

You can you book and learn more at http://www.fcactivetravel.com/events/xterra-asia-pacific

Other Transportation Options

If you’d prefer not to drive, shuttle bus service is available, or you can take train from Sydney’s Central Station to Nowra.  From there you’ll need to rent a car for the short 20 minute drive to the venue in the seaside village of Callala Beach.

Jervis Bay Airport Express

Shoalhaven Shuttle

City Rail http://www.sydneytrains.info/ (choose South Coast Line to Bomaderry, Nowra.  Then you’ll need to rent a car for the short, 20 minute drive to the race venue.

Where to Stay

The race headquarters will be at Callala Beach, where there are lots of private home rentals.  We recommend Husskisson – about 20-25 minutes from Race HQ, where you’ll find a wide variety of accommodations, shops and restaurants.

Links to accommodations can be found here:
Callala Beach | Huskisson

If you need help with accommodations, please contact us!

Huskisson and Myola Spit Shuttle Boat

A shuttle boat will will operate between Huskisson and Myola Spit to assist athletes in getting to/from the weekend’s events. Myola Spit is a short, 3-5 min bike ride from the Callala Beach race start/finish and Huskisson is a stone’s throw over a river emptying into Jervis Bay (but a 20-minute drive from Callala) and has numerous accommodation options, restaurants etc. Operating on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 1/4 to the hour 9am-5pm.

Cost: $10 for adults / $5 for kids / Bikes are free. http://huskyferry.com/BestValueCruises.html

Things To Do

Jervis Bay Wild

DOLPHIN SIGHTSEEING AND ECO TOURS

Jervis Bay Wild is offering XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship athletes, friends and family a 20% discount on their Dolphin & Summer Eco Tours.

2 Hour Sightseeing Dolphin Tour - Departs Daily 10.30am and 1pm. Boarding 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

Adult AUD 30.40 Child (from 2 years up to 14 years) AUD 17.60, Family (2 Adults & 2 Children 2 years up to 14 years) AUD 81.60.
Promo Code: XterraD

2 Hour Summer Eco Tour, Highlights of Jervis Bay & Dolphins - Departs Daily 10.30am and 1pm. Boarding 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

Adult AUD 60.00 Child (from 2 years up to 14 years) AUD 30.40, Family (2 Adults & 2 Children 2 years up to 14 years) AUD 152.00
Promo Code: XterraE

Bookings : The booking office is open from 8am to 5pm. Phone 02 4441 7002 or Email cruise@jervisbaywild.com.au.
Office is located at 58 Owen Street, Huskisson 2540 NSW South Coast.

Skydive the BeachSKYDIVE SYDNEY

Skydive the Beach is offering XTERRA athletes, family and friends $30 off a 14,000ft tandem beach skydive at their Sydney-Wollongong location.

Mention XTERRA Triathlon when booking in order to get the special discount.

Learn more at www.skydive.com.au/locations/sydney-wollongong/.

Other Important Links

XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship

XTERRA News

“I know that this is going to be the toughest race of the year! There will be some of the best Aussie Multi-sport athletes, triathletes, Olympian’s, Surf Ironman Athletes, World Champions, National Champions, mountain bikers, off-road trail runner and first timers to electrify the atmosphere.”

Ben Allen - North Wollongong, NSW Professional Triathletebenallentriathlete.com

“Seems a powerful step forward for XTERRA, especially in a nation that celebrates triathlon as much as Australia does. I look forward to being there, supporting an event that wants to raise the bar.”

Dan Hugo - South Africa Professional Triathletewww.dghugo.com

“We are absolutely delighted to partner with Destination New South Wales and bring one of the major pillar events in the XTERRA World Tour to the New South Wales and Jervis Bay region.”

Tom KielyCEOTEAM Unlimited LLC

Contact Us

Phone Us at 0412 659 906


Strategic Partners

NSW Now - The new state of businessDestination New South Wales It's On in NSW! 

Presented By

Paul MitchellOutrigger Hotels - Resorts

Participating Sponsors

Flight Centre - Active TravelXTERRA Wetsuits