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College of Physical Activity
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Off-Road Triathlon / Duathlon

Please note that due to very low registration numbers the decision has been made to cancel the 2012 XTERRA Big Bear. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and are disappointed ourselves. Any registration fees already paid will be refunded.

Event Information
Event Rules
Course Description

Event Information


September 9th, 2012, 8:30am start time
Race weekend registration will be held Saturday, September 8th from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the race site


Big Bear Lake Camplands near Hazelton, WV
Follow signs to race registration and check-in located near the transition area at Big Bear Lake.
The start/finish/transition areas will be located near the south end of the Big Bear Lake dam. Please follow the signs and/or get directions from the guard shack upon entry to the park.

Entry Fee:

  • Early (Until 8/17) – $50 duathlon / $60 triathlon
  • Late (After 8/17) – $60 duathlon / $70 triathlon
Relays (2 and 3 person)
  • Early (Until 8/17) – $80 duathlon / $90 triathlon
  • Late (After 8/17) – $90 duathlon / $100 triathlon
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This event will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon. ALL racers must be current USA Triathlon annual members or purchase a one-day USAT license for $12. One-day license fee is not included in registration fees and can be purchased at check-in. Learn more about sanctioning and membership, visit


Athletes registered by August 10th are guaranteed a custom event tech-shirt! Late registrants will receive shirts as long as supplies allow. Delicious post-event food and beverages will be provided.

About the Event:

This event is open to participants age 15 and older. All participants will be required to sign the appropriate race waiver at race check-in. Participants under the age of 18 will also be required to have their parent or legal guardian sign that they are granting permission for the minor to enter the event.

Please note that there is NO Rain Date. We will race rain or shine. Entry fees are non-refundable for any reason.


Beautiful custom awards will be presented to the top three male/female participants from the following categories/age groups for the triathlon: Overall, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+, Relay teams

Awards will also be presented to the top three male/female participants from the following categories/age groups for the duathlon: Overall, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+, Relay teams

Contact Information

For questions please contact:


Please Thank Our 2012 Series Partners!

  • Big Bear Lake
  • WVU Healthcare
  • Family First Chiropractic
  • Road ID
  • Little Ceasars

Event Sponsors

  • Powerbar
  • Breakthrough Nutrition
  • Xterra
  • Xterra America Tour
  • Rudy Project
  • Avia
  • Gatorade
  • Xterra Wetsuits
  • Paul Mitchell
Race Registration