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XTERRA

Nouvelle-Aquitaine
©Cyrille Quintard XTerra Nouvelle Aquitaine et Céline Fournel (Lac)©Cyrille Quintard XTerra Nouvelle Aquitaine et Céline Fournel (Lac)
©©Cyrille Quintard XTerra Nouvelle Aquitaine et Céline Fournel (Lac)|©Cyrille Quintard XTerra Nouvelle Aquitaine et Céline Fournel (Lac)
XTERRA Nouvelle-Aquitaine Triathlon

4 & 5 May 2024

New appointment

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New race site, new course!

The natural playground of Lac de Vassivière offers a brand-new setting for XTERRA Nouvelle-Aquitaine in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional de Millevaches en Limousin. Courses packed with surprises. 600 participants expected!

This natural gem nestled in the heart of France, is much more than a sparkling, jagged stretch of water. It’s a veritable paradise for mountain bikers and trail riders in search of adventure amidst unspoiled nature.

Plunge into the heart of this majestic lake, admire the diversity of landscapes where trails wind between lush forests, moors and fine sand!

A unique adventure, an exceptional experience.

XTERRA what is it?

Cross Triathlon or XTERRA is a private label.
It’s the off-road version of triathlon. It consists of a nature triathlon in which athletes link swimming, mountain biking and trail running. As with the road triathlon, the events are available in different formats (XS, S, M, L), depending on the distances to be covered in each discipline. The label offers a global circuit of 35 races spread over 3 major championships (Asia-Pacific, Europe and Panamerican) as well as an annual world final in Maui (Hawaii).

The highlights

The atmosphere and the fun side of trail and mountain biking
The nature side and evolving in magnificent, wild landscapes
The wide variety of circuits that allows everyone to find a terrain that suits them
A different kind of bike training: shorter sessions more easily accessible
More and more events in France and abroad which shows the attractiveness of the discipline

The different Formats on offer at Vassivière:

From the classic XTERRA Full Distance Triathlon to children’s triathlons, there’s something for everyone to experience off-road triathlon in this breathtaking location.

  • The XTERRA Full: 1.5 Km Nat – 30 Km MTB – 10 Km Trail
  • The XTERRA Medium: 500m Nat – 19 km MTB – 5Km Trail
  • The XTERRA Light: 250m Nat – 4.5 km MTB – 2.5km Trail
  • The XTERRA Kids: 6-9 years > 50 m Nat – 250 m trail
    10-13 years > 100 m Nat -500 m Trail
    This event is part of the @xterraplanet World Tour / World Championship Qualifier!
  • And 4 trails on sunday from 7 to 42 km

Program:

Friday:

  • 2:00 p.m.: Number pickup
  • 2:30 p.m.: Bike course reconnaissance (Maps)
  • Press conference, presentation of athletes
  • Pasta party
Saturday

  • 10am : Sprint > finish 11:30 am
  • 10:30 am: Super sprint > finish 11 am
  • 12 pm: Kids race > finish 12:30 pm
  • 13:30 pm: Full > finish 7:30 pm
  • 11:45 am : Sprint and super sprint podium
  • 20 pm : Podium Full
    Evening: After race
Sunday

  • 8h trail 40 Km: departure île de Vassivière > arrival 15h
  • 9:30am trail 20km: start Auphelle > finish 1:30pm
  • 10:30am trail 10km: start Auphelle > finish 12:30pm

    2pm: Awards Ceremonies

XTERRA Nouvelle Aquitaine 2023
XTERRA Nouvelle Aquitaine 2023
XTERRA Nouvelle Aquitaine 2023

XTERRA Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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