XTERRA DENMARK
MØNS KLINT

INTRO

In cooperation with GeoCenter Møns Klint, XTERRA Nordic proudly introduces this years headevent: XTERRA Denmark Møns Klint, European Championship.

Denmark’s toughest, wildest and most beautiful off-road triathlon race.

In one of the most spectacular places in Denmark – surrounded by a unique piece of nature – you will be challenged on the classic XTERRA-triathlon, XTERRA-duathlon and Klinteløbet.

Athletes from Denmark and around the world will compete in the two competition groups: PRO or Age Group Athletes.

The main distance at XTERRA Møns Klint is XTERRA Denmark, but there will also be the opportunity to try different versions of XTERRA.

There will be the following distances at XTERRA Denmark Møns Klint:

Saturday 2nd of September:
XTERRA Klinteløbet: 5 & 10 km trail run
XTERRA Kids Duathlon: 1 km run – 5 km bike – 1 km run
XTERRA Sprint: 375 m swim – 15 km MTB – 5 km trail run
XTERRA Denmark Pro race: 1500 m swim – 30 km MTB – 10 km trail run

Sunday 3rd of September:
XTERRA Denmark: 1500 m swim – 30 km MTB – 10 km trail run

DATE & LOCATION

2nd – 3rd of September 2017

Adress: Stengårdsvej 8, 4791 Borre, GeoCenter Møns Klint

GPS coordinat: 54°57’55.2″N 12°32’45.9″E

REGISTRATION

VIDEO FROM 2016

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

XTERRA European Championship is in 2017 held in correlation with XTERRA Denmark. This means that in addition to being a GOLD-event at the XTERRA World Tour, the European Championships in XTERRA will be settled at XTERRA Denmark. There will be a total of $25.000 in prize money for top 10 men/woman PRO’s and an additional of $20.000 for the European Tour winners.

There are two start groups at XTERRA Denmark:
Age Groups (anyone can participate) (sunday)
PRO’s (only licensed elite athletes can participate) (saturday)

How old you are on December 31. 2017 determines your age group.

There will be divisions for men and women 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 (m), 80+ (m), and Physically Challenged.

Enter as many races as you want and score points by finishing in the top 15 of your age group. You must race at least two XTERRA events during the season to be named the XTERRA European Tour Champion.

SLOTS FOR MAUI

Age Group
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+

Total

Men
1
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
1
1
1

29

Woman
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1

22

Total
2
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
2
1
1

51

ABOUT THE EVENT

The main distance at XTERRA Møns Klint is XTERRA Denmark, but there will also be the opportunity to try different versions of XTERRA.

There will be the following distances at XTERRA Denmark:

XTERRA Klinteløbet: 5 & 10 km trail run
XTERRA Kids Duathlon: 1 km run – 5 km bike – 1 km run
XTERRA Sprint: 375 m swim – 20 km MTB – 5 km trail run
XTERRA Denmark: 1500 m swim – 30 km MTB – 10 km trail run

DISTANCE

1500m swim – 30km MTB – 10km trail run

  • Swim
  • MTB
  • Run

THE COURSE

The HEAD swim course takes you along the impressive shore of the amazing Møns Klint to the 70 million year old limestone wall. You will then face 497 steps up the cliff face to the the transition zone.

The MTB route is hilly, combining tough single tracks with a beautiful view along the impressive cliff top. The route will take you through many breathtaking areas and challenging sections.

The final trail run is on a diverse and tough route. You will be running along the edge of the cliff with a 128 meters free drop to the sea in some places.

When you cross the finish line after a race in an amazing and cruel terrain created by mother nature herself you will not be in doubt that your have just completed the race of a lifetime.

  • Swim
  • MTB
  • Trail Run

The HEAD swim course takes you along the impressive shore of the amazing Møns Klint to the 70 million year old limestone wall. You will then face 497 steps up the cliff face to the the transition zone.

The MTB route is hilly, combining tough single tracks with a beautiful view along the impressive cliff top. The route will take you through many breathtaking areas and challenging sections.

The final trail run is on a diverse and tough route. You will be running along the edge of the cliff with a 128 meters free drop to the sea in some places.

When you cross the finish line after a race in an amazing and cruel terrain created by mother nature herself you will not be in doubt that your have just completed the race of a lifetime.

  • Swim
  • MTB
  • Trail Run

The kids also have the opportunity of participating in a fun XTERRA race where they are challenged in both run and biking.

The Kids Duathlon race begins with 1 km run on a fun and challenging course with hills and trail run.

This is followed by 5 km biking on large tracks in the wood, where everyone is able to participate.

The Kids Duathlon ends with 1 km run before running across the finish line under the big XTERRA portal.

MTB is not necessary.

  • Trail Run
  • Cykel
  • Trail Run

If you grab this challenge you will be competing in one of toughest 5 km races in Denmark. And if you are really tough you will go for the 10 km race.

The race takes place in ‘Klinteskoven’  – one of the most beautiful and naturally hilly areas in Denmark.

The route includes a variety of paths, beaches, limestone and stairs. You will be running on the edge of Møns Klint with a grand view of the Baltic Sea, beech trees and rare orchids.

Before the finish line you will reach the beach for the final part of the race and 497 steps to the top of the cliff.

REGISTRATION & ENTRY FEE

SCHEDULE

Registration must be done through SPORTSTIMING (click here) and the registration fee is 12,5,- Danish kroner.

The registration price is:

XTERRA Kids Duathlon: kr. 175,-
XTERRA Klinteløbet: kr. 150,-
XTERRA Sprint kr. 650,-
XTERRA Denmark kr. 850,-

The following amount of startslots will be available:

XTERRA Kids Duathlon: 100
XTERRA Klinteløbet: 500
XTERRA Sprint: 350
XTERRA Denmark: 1000

Please read the registration conditions (see below) before registration.

The below schedule is preliminary and will be updated continuously:

Saturday 2nd of September:
08.00-15.00: Event area is open
10.00: XTERRA Kids Duathlon
11.00: XTERRA Klinteløbet
11.15: XTERRA Sprint
14.00: XTERRA Denmark Pro race
(Bike check in between 08.00-10.45)

Sunday 3rd of September:
07.00-17.00: Event area is open
10.00: XTERRA Denmark
(Bike check in between 07.00-09.30)

CANCELLATION & CHANGES

Participants are kindly requested to read the conditions for registration before signing up (click here). Upon registration you accept these conditions. If you have any questions concerning registration and so on, you are always welcome to contact us.

BETINGELSER

ATHLETES SERVICE

Denmark, Sprint & Duathlon:
Live online timing by SPORTSTIMING
Unique XTERRA swim cap
Energy products during and after the race
Finisher zone with food and hydration after the race
XTERRA finisher medal
Pictures and video
Great prizes
and much more…

Klinteløbet & Kids Duathlon:
Live online timing by SPORTSTIMING
Energy products during and after the race
XTERRA finisher medal (only Kids Duathlon)
Pictures and video
Great prizes

NUTRITION & HYDRATION

At the hydration zone there will be energy products and water. In the information for participants (you will receive this app. a week before the event) you will be able to find a more precise description of these energy products. There will be hydrations zones in connection with the MTB -and  run course.

FOOD AFTER FINISH

After crossing the finish line and entering the finishing zone all participants are provided with food and drinks. RedBull are providing refreshing energy drinks while their DJ is playing music putting you in a good mood.

There will be provided delicious food for every participant, while spectators have the opportunity to buy food and drinks during and after the race.

The XTERRA team and the spectators will be sure to provide an excellent XTERRA atmosphere.

EVENT AREA

The event area is located in connection with the transition zone and is central in relation to all routes. Here you will find registration/information, expo, food and drinks, message, merchandise sale, first aid, bike wash and much more. Possibilities for parking are good all the way up to the event area.

TRANSITION ZONE

The transition zone is sealed off and access is limited to participants only. In order to enter you must be able to show a valid participant number. The transition zone will be supervised during the entire event. There will be bikeracks for all participants and a large luggage bag. Both transitions, T1 and T2, take place in the same transition zone – the MTB route and running trail do not go through the transition zone in relation to running several rounds.

RACE BRIEFING

It is mandatory for all participants to attend in the race briefing at 09.45 AM. Among other things, the briefing draws you attention to the most important rules, weather reports and the routs and trails are explained.Det er obligatorisk for alle deltagere at deltage i race briefingen, kl. 09:45. I briefingen gøres der bla. opmærksom på de vigtigste regler, aktuelle vejrforhold m.m. samt ruten gennemgåes.

TIMING

Registration, timing and handling of results are carried out by SPORTSTIMING. All participants will be supplied with a starting package with chip, participant number and much more. The timing is carried out with professional equipment and there will be a LIVE-coverage of all participants online. After the race, times from all three routes will be available as will transition times from both T1 and T2. Please return the chip when you cross the finish line.

QUALIFICATION SLOTS

There will be 50 Age-group slots for the world championships on Maui, Hawaii.

The exact number for each category will be published soon.

Slots need to be claimed within two weeks after the race.

ACCOMMODATION

If you seek accommodation to XTERRA Denmark visit this page

VOLUNTEER

At a large event like XTERRA Denmark Møns Klint many helpful hands are needed for which we are happy to provide something nice as thanks and gratitude. If you want to be a part of the awesome XTERRA crew on the 2nd to 3rd of September, then by all means contact us!

EXPO

At the event area there will be an EXPO with sponsors, collaborators and much more. These will be selling and sharing out their products or in other ways help participants. The list showing the expo stands is to be updated as soon as possible.

SERVICE FOR COMPANIES

Companies have the opportunity to have their own tent/VIP setup in the event area on the days of the events. We can provide the facilities, tent, tables and food. The XTERRA event is a perfect place to create a company event where employees and business partners can be social and active while networking.
 All expenses are invoiced directly to the company. Please contact us for additional information.

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KVALIFICERING TIL VM I XTERRA

Der skal fordeles i alt 50 slots til XTERRA World Championship, over alle aldersgrupperne til XTERRA Denmark Møns Klint 2017.

Hver enkelt atlet som vinder et slot, vil modtage et certifikat, ved præmieceremonien til XTERRA Denmark Møns Klint, med en PIN kode, som skal benyttes online for at tilmelde sig VM. Når man har modtaget sit kvalificerings-slot, har man 14 dage til at gøre krav på dette, ved at kontakte XTERRA PLANET på info@xterraplanet.com.

Slots som der ikke er gjort krav på, vil gå videre til næstbedste i den pågældende aldersgruppe. Hvis du vil blive taget i betragtning til et ledigt slot, bedes du kontakte XTERRA PLANET på info@xterraplanet.com.

Som udgangspunkt vil fordelingen af slots til XTERRA Denmark, se ud således:

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