|BASH Triathlon and USAT National Championshps||9:00 AM
|Saturday, January 15th, 2011
Soldier Hollow - Midway, Utah
Who's ready to BATTLE it out on the snow?!? The BASH Winter Race Festival is a day full of racing on the snow! From the headlining Full Distance National Winter Tri Championships (Run, Mtn. Bike, XC Ski)...to the 5K Snowshoe Fun Run & Kid's 1/2 Mile Moon Boot Stomp (Fun Run), there is something for everyone. Each race takes place on the professionally groomed XC ski trails of the World famous Soldier Hollow (former 2002 Winter Olympic Venue). BASH is a perfect way to learn new sports, improve your base fitness, and expand your skills as a multi-sport athlete during the off-season.
- Full Distance Triathlon (USA Winter Tri National Championships) - 1/15/11 - 9AM -
- Short Distance Triathlon - 1/15/11 - 9AM
- Kids 1/2 Mile Moon Boot Stomp (Fun Run) - 1/15/11 - 11:15AM
- 5K Snowshoe Fun Run - 1/15/11 - 10:30AM
QUALIFYING FOR 2011 TRIATHLON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Full Dist. Tri): The top three male and female American finishers in the 2011 BASH Full Distance Triathlon, will qualify for the ITU Elite Winter Triathlon World Championships that will be held February, 2011 (location TBA). The top 3 American finishers per gender at the Winter Nationals event will qualify for the Elite Team with NO roll downs. Unfilled slots will be selected via resume submission. Resumes must be submitted to the National Office no later than January 17th, 2011. To be eligible for selection an athlete does not need to be a licensed elite but must be a current USA Triathlon annual member. Above information to be finalized by USAT Board of Directors.
Qualified athletes will receive $1200 travel stipend, uniform as well as paid entry. Athletes do not have to be a USAT Elite Member but must have a current USAT Membership - Elite or Amateur. There is a $3,000 prize purse for male & female Elite athletes in the BASH Full Distance Triathlon ($800 1st, $500 2nd, $200 3rd).
The top three Age Group athletes also qualify but are fully responsible for their own costs if they choose to attend the World Championship.