AXS Summit - Sprint, Sport & Duathlon Courses

On Sabbatacle - Returning 2018

The summit course takes you through the best areas in and around the Summit County area. Racers will bike on some of the best single track trails in the county, test your orienteering skills, and kayak on the massive Lake Dillon reservoir. This course is a fantastic course for expert and novice racers alike.

Flat water paddling on the expansive Lake Dillon.

Beginner and Intermediate Orienteering sections.

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Race Details

Race Date:
On Sabbatacle – Returning July – 2018
Racer Check-in:
  • 12hr – Saturday, 7:00am – 8:00am
  • Sprint – Saturday, 9:00am – 10:00am

 

Racer Start Time:
  • 12hr – Saturday, 8:30am
  • Sprint – Saturday, 10:30am
Courses:
  • Sport Course – 50+ miles (6-12hrs) – Mtn Bike, Kayak, Trail Run, Orienteering.
  • Adventure Duathlon – 50+ miles (6-12hrs)  – Mtn Bike,  Trail Run, Orienteering.
  • Sprint Course – 25+ miles (3-6hr) – Mtn Bike, Trail Run, Kayak, Orienteering

 

New this year is the Adventure Duathlon Course. Solo male and female racers will race approximately the same course, but skipping the paddle section. Same great adventure course with mountain biking, trail running, and orienteering. You will still plot the course and use your map and navigation skills, but you will skip the paddle.

Sport Divisions:
  • Solo Male
  • Solo Female
  • 2 Person Coed
  • 2 Person Male
  • 2 Person Female
Duathlon Divisions:
  • Solo Male
  • Solo Female
Sprint Divisions:
  • Solo Male
  • Solo Female
  • 2 Person Coed
  • 2 Person Male
  • 2 Person Female
Format:
  • Solo & Teams = Team Gear Drop. No Support Crew.
  • Adventure Duathlon = Team Gear Drop. No Support Crew.
Ages:
Must be 18+, or 15+ if you race with a parent or guardian.
Kayaks:
Tandem inflatable kayaks are provided for 2 and 4 person teams. Solo racers provide your own boat of choice.
Registration:
Registration Fee Per Person February 29th
April 30th
May 31st
June 30th
Sport (6-12hr)
Adventure Duathlon (6-12hr)
Sprint (3-6hr)
Post Race Food:
Finishers will be greeted at the finish line with food and beverages.
Racer To Do List:

Gear List

MANDATORY GEAR (each racer):

Required Racer Gear for each leg of the race = “X” Mtn Bike Running Kayaking Purchase
Mountain Bike X
Bike Helmet X  Buy Here
Life Vest (Type III or better) X  Buy Here
Kayak Paddle X  Buy Here
Kayak* (Tandems provided – Solo racers provide own) X
Hydration System – Enough for each leg. X X X  Buy Here
Emergency Space Blanket X X X  Buy Here
Compass  (Orienteering section) X  Buy Here
Cell Phone in water proof container (1 per team) X X X  Buy Here
AXS provided Passport/Guidebook (1 per team) X X

This gear list along with the gear drop information provided in the race updates will give you an idea of how to plan for the race. Certain gear is required for multiple legs of the race (ie: there is not necessarily a gear drop at each transition area). Complete details are disclosed at racer check-in. Once you see the maps and plot the race your gear logistics will all come together.

* Kayaks – Tandem Inflatable Kayaks are provided for 2 person and 4 person teams and are mandatory. Solo racers must provide their own solo kayak of choice. Solo rentals are available from local outfitters or directly from us: Rent from us HERE.

Duathlon racers do not need the kayaking gear.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED GEAR ITEMS:

The mandatory gear is the minimum required and subject to penalties if you don’t have those items. You will certainly need additional gear to get you through the race. Here are additional highly recommended items. Search for best pricing by clicking on the item.

Come prepared for all weather conditions. You are ultimately responsible for your own safety.

Race Updates

Summit 50 Mile Course Elevations

SUMMIT12KAYAK

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SUMMIT12RUN

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25 Mile Course Elevations

SUMMIT6KAYAK

SUMMIT6BIKE

SUMMIT6RUN

*Disciplines, Distance  and Difficulty subject to change at any time. AXS Adventure Xstream Adventure Race – Frisco Colorado