The Triathlon Campendo deportivo al estilo Xel Ha is a competition consisting of multiple stages focusing on three specific types of endurance disciplines. During this event, participants swim, cycle, and run to a defined destination without stopping to rest in between the three disciplines. The individual with the fastest course completion time including the transition time between triathlon events is the winner. Triathlons are often broke into four types of international race distances:
• Long Course or Half-Ironman
• Ultra Distance or Ironman
To get an idea of the differences in distance between these types of races, the Sprint includes a 750 meter swim whereas the Ultra Distance entails a 180 kilometer swim. A transition area can be found between the end point and beginning of each event of the Triathlon Campendo deportivo al estilo Xel Ha. These points are used to store equipment such as bicycles or required performance apparel. Time spent at these transition points is included as part of the total time it takes to complete the course.
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The Triathlon Campendo deportivo al estilo Xel Ha is held every year in November and a natural inlet of the Caribbean Sea creates a one of a kind setting for the event. This particular sport has become quite popular with the number of participants increasing every year. The triathlon takes place at Xel Ha Park from November 16th to 17th and visitors of all ages are given the opportunity to have fun as a spectator or as a participant. Contestant capacity has been expanded by fifty percent for the 2013 event due to the increased interest shown for this endurance oriented occasion.
Athletes are allowed to register directly without participating in a raffle; however, a raffle has also been held to designate spots for individuals wanting to participate. Certain spots are reserved for winners of last year’s Triathlon Campendo deportivo al estilo Xel Ha as well as National Triathlon Circuit Champions. The special occasion consists of an Olympic, Sprint, Women Beginners, and Children’s race with spread out over two days. If you have never had the opportunity to view or participate in an endurance oriented sporting event, it is something you will never forget. Playa Palms is your one stop shop for all the action and offers everything you need to truly enjoy this amazing occasion. Call today to beginning planning a trip around the once in a lifetime experience of the Triathlon Campendo deportivo al estilo Xel Ha!
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