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XTERRA Oak Mountain
May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
The 11th edition of the XTERRA in Shelby County, Alabama will be held May 21 at Oak Mountain State Park.
The race will serve as a qualifier for the 2016 XTERRA World Championship, a gold level XTERRA Pan American Tour stop and a 100-point level XTERRA America Tour championship race.
The event will feature $15,000 USD in prize money for elite athletes, who will compete over a 1.5km swim, 30km mountain bike and 10km trail run. For amateurs, there will be 51 spots into the XTERRA World Championship to be held October 23 in Maui up-for-grabs.
XTERRA will also offer a shorter distance sprint race – 750m for the swim, 15km mountain bike and a 5km trail run – as well as relay team opportunities and 5, 10, and 21-kilometer trail runs.
Paul Mitchell stylists will be on-site giving professional hair cuts in exchange for a $15 (or more) donation to the Challenged Athletes Foundation. 100% of the proceeds benefit CAF.