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Rhino X-Tri, Indonesia’s First Off-Road Triathlon, Returns for 2018

Rhino X-Tri Returns to Tanjung Lesung and adds Mountain Bike Marathon


The Rhino X-Tri is back in 2018 for its second edition. Indonesia’s first ever off-road triathlon will return to the Tanjung Lesung, Banten province on September 29-30. This year the Rhino X-Tri will add the Rhino Trail Run and the Rhino Mountain Bike Marathon.

At a recent press conference Rhino X-Tri Event Director Tense Manalu stated “The Rhino X-Tri this year offers more challenging competition with farther distances. Besides that, two new competitions: the Rhino Trail Run and Rhino Mountain Bike XCM, will be introduced in the upcoming event”.

The Rhino X-Tri will be held Sunday September 30 and features three off-road triathlon options called Eagle, Rhino and Bull with longer distances added to their 2017 program.

  • The Eagle Class will include 1,500-meter swimming, 30-kilometer cycling and 15-kilometer running.
  • In Rhino Class, will include 1,000 meters of swimming, 20 kilometers of cycling and 10 kilometers of running.
  • In the Bull Class, participants will swim 500 meters, cycle 10 kilometers and run 5 kilometers.
Rhino X-Tri 2018 Prize Money
Rhino X-Tri 2018 Prize Money

Meanwhile the Rhino Mountain Bike XCM is a 60km MTB marathon and will be held Saturday September 29 offering various men’s and women’s classes, consisting of Men Elite, Women Open, Men Open and Men Master.

The Sunset Trail Run will take place Sunday after the triathlons and be 16km.

All events will feature prize money across open and masters categories with the featured X-Tri offering the most.

The event hopes to attract 100 foreign participants. For more information or to enter visit the Rhino X-Tri website HERE.

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Jimmy Archer

Founder and Editor at DirtTRI.com. Jimmy has been a professional athlete for over 18 years as a runner, cyclist, mountain biker, cross country skier, and primarily, triathlete. Jimmy has a degree in exercise science from the University of Colorado and is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified coach. Jimmy became a freelance writer in 2000 while competing and covering the ITU Winter Triathlon World Championship. Since that time Jimmy has been head editor at two magazines, been published in numerous publications within the endurance sport, recreation, and travel segments. Currently Jimmy is competing professionally in off-road multisport. In his spare time Jimmy passionately follows Formula 1, Moto GP, and is an avid cook.

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