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Course Description

 

Overview

Bear Creek offers 86 acres of slopes, trail and terrain parks. It is also home to Mid-Atlantic Regional Series (MARC) and USA Cycling National Championship. The slopes and trails used in the event are geared towards intermediate to advance skier, snowboarder, rider and runner.

Participants will make a one run from the top of the mountain in their skis or snowboard into transition area to change and switch into mountain biking gears. They will then ride their bikes 5 miles back to the same transition area to change and switch into running gears to do a 5K trail run.

All INDIVIDUAL participants and the Biker for RELAY TEAM must be AT LEAST 12 years of age as of 12:01 AM on March 9, 2014. Skier, snowboarder and trail runner for RELAY TEAM must be at least 9 years of age as of 12:01 AM on March 9, 2014.


SHRED

Leg 1 will be staged at the top of B Lift. Race starts at Broadway through  Timberline Trail. Participant will do one run on the trail onto the transition area, which is located at the bottom of F Lift.


PED

Leg 2 is a 5 mile mountain biking around the resort, labeled as Trail #1 in white on the map. It will be a loop that starts and ends at the transition area. The trails are considered technical but rideable. They are all rugged singletrack and doubletracks with plenty of rocks, roots and a few bridges. The rider should also expect a few climbs, switch backs and downhills. Please note that the trail is not for beginners.

Here are the four videos which comprise the entire mountain bike portion of the X-Trifecta winter triathlon: Video 1, Video 2, Video 3 and Video 4.


TREAD

Leg 3 is a 5K trail run around the resort. It will start at the transition area and end at the Bear Creek base lodge. A portion of the run course will be on gravel path and on snow tubing  tails. As you get closer to the finish line, it becomes pavement, which could be icy.


TA: Transition Area

The transition area will be open at 7:00 am on Race Day. It is going to be a first come, first serve basis. Saving of spots will not be allowed. Only the participants will be allowed in TA. Participant must wear bibs to be allowed entry. TA will be kept secured by the race staff from 7:00 am - 12:00 nn on race day.


Details

 

Event Day: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Location:  

Bear Creek Mountain Resort 

101 Doe Mountain Lane

Macungie, PA 18062

 

Packet Pick-up:

Saturday, March 8, 2014: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bear Creek Mountain Resort Main Lodge

 

Sunday, March 30, 2014: 7:00 am - 9:30 am

Bear Creek Mountain Resort Main Lodge

 

Start Time: 10:00 am

Legs:

Snowboarding or Skiing

5 mile Mountain Biking

3.1 mile (5K) Trail Run

The event is capped at 500 total participants.


FEES

  • Through Nov. 31, 2013
    • Individual : $75
    • 3-Participant Relay: $150
  • Dec. 1, 2013 - Feb. 23, 2014
  • Dec. 1, 2013 - Mar. 27, 2014
    • Individual : $85
    • 3-Participant Relay: $180
  • Feb. 24, 2014 - Mar. 7, 2014
    • Individual : $95
    • 3-Participant Relay: $195
  • Mar. 28, 2014 - On-line registration closes

Participant shirt guaranteed if registered by Feb. 5, 2014 midnight.


PRIZE MONEY & AWARDS

  • Men (15 years and older)
    • 1st Place : $200
    • 2nd Place : $150 
    • 3rd Place : $100
  • Women (15 years and older)
    • 1st Place : $200 
    • 2nd Place : $150 
    • 3rd Place : $100 
  • Boys (under 15 years)
    • 1st Place : $200
    • 2nd Place : $150 
    • 3rd Place : $100
  • Girls (under 15 years)
    • 1st Place : $200 
    • 2nd Place : $150 
    • 3rd Place : $100 
  • Top Relay Team
    • ‚Äč$300