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XTERRA Myrtle Beach 2017


Event #4 of the AAA Car Care South Carolina Triathlon Series

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TIME:

7:30 AM

DATE:

Sunday, April 23, 2017

PLACE:

Horry County Bike and Run Park
Myrtle Beach, SC
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STATUS:

Event Completed

DISTANCE:

1000 meter Swim
14 mile Bike
5 mile Run

OPEN UNTIL:

Thursday, April 20, 2017  7:30 AM

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4/20/2017 - Online registration has closed.  We WILL be accepting late registration this weekend.  All dates, times and locations can be found further down this event page.  The 2017 Bib List can be found here.

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Swim 1000 meters, Bike 14 miles and Run 5 miles.

Myrtle Beach Triathlon Club & Set Up Events presents THE XTERRA MYRTLE BEACH TRIATHLON

A world-renowned name in triathlon comes to a family-oriented and beginner-friendly experience in this race. Starting with a one of a kind swim start, beginning with a boat ride to the starting line, competitors will swim 1000 meters in the Intercoastal Waterway and find themselves running up a boat ramp into transition 1. The bike portion will surprise many, with a challenging and technical course that will engage racers over two laps to cover 14 miles. The bike is a hidden gem among our coastal geography! The run continues to change things up, with a flat and fast five miles. The route is still on dirt, and is a traditional out and back style which is closed to traffic. Drawing beginners and experienced racers alike, the XTERRA Tri and Myrtle Beach is a race like none other.

 More info, including course maps, can be found out mbtriclub.org/race/xterra-myrtle-beach-triathlon


SHIRT POLICY 
Anyone registering within the final 2 weeks leading up to the event date will not be guaranteed a shirt as orders must be placed at that time.

Event Site Rules

Event Capacity:
200

USAT Sanctioned
XTERRA Myrtle Beach is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.

Minimum Age
The minimum age allowed for participating is 10 years of age.  Exceptions will be made based on parent/guardian request.  

On-Site Registration:
On-site registrations will be taken if the event does not reach its capacity prior to the event closing for on-line registration.  Athletes can register on-site with cash or credit / debit card only.  Checks WILL NOT be taken.

Packet Pickup

Friday, April 21, 2017 (4-6PM)
Horry County Bike Park - Event Site
Frontage Road B-2
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Saturday, April 22, 2017 (3-5PM)
Horry County Bike Park - Event Site
Frontage Road B-2
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Sunday, April 23, 2017 (6-7AM)
Horry County Bike Park - Event Site
Frontage Road B-2
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

 

Note: Participants must collect his/ her own event packets. This rule applies to relay team members as well. Photo ID is required in order to collect event materials. NO ID = NO EVENTALL USAT annual members must show a valid USAT membership card or pay the one day membership fee ($15)

Affiliated Charities

This event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Please consider making a donation to the following charities supported by this event.  100% of your donation will go directly to these charities:

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemialymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.

Learn more about the South Carolina Chapter of LLS Here

Lodging Information

As hotel discounts or partnerships are found, they will be added here.  Currently there is no discounted rate available for the 2017 event.

Refunds

Refund are not available for this event.

Withdrawals

You may withdraw from this event.  NOTE a withdrawl is not a request for a refund nor is it a deferment into next year.  It is simply an alert that you will not be racing the event.

Transfers

This event does not provide transfers.

Deferrals

Cost to defer into the 2018 event is $10.  You may defer up until 7 days prior to the event start.

Policies

WEATHER POLICY
In the event of inclement the following procedures will be followed:

  1. The event will be postponed until 8:00AM in hopes the inclement weather will pass.
  2. If inclement weather does not pass at 8:00AM the event will be changed to a duathlon with a time trial start 12.4 mile Bike, 5 mile Run format.
  3. If a duathlon is not possible the event will be cancelled and a 50% credit will be issued for all registered participants into the 2018 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.
  4. If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather prior to event weekend a 50% credit will be issued for all registered participants into the 2018 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.

 

SHIRT POLICY 
Anyone registering within the final 2 weeks leading up to the event date will not be guaranteed a shirt as orders must be placed at that time.

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Age Group & Category Results

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Additional Details

Award Categories

Awards will be given to the Top 1 in each of the following divisions:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

  • Open (M & F)
  • Masters Open (M & F)
  • Age Groups (M & F): 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & Over
  • Clydesdale
  • Master Clydesdale
  • Athena
  • ParaTriathlete (M & F)

RELAY AWARDS

  • Co-Ed Relay (Top 1)

Click HERE to learn more about each of the divisions listed above.