All triathletes, cyclists, swimmers and athletes to take part in the “3rd Sprint and Olympic Xel-Há Triathlon 2011”!

Xel Ha Triathlon 2011November 19th, 2011 Olympic Triathlon - 7:00 am
November 20th, 2011 Sprint Triathlon - 7:00 am

Registration of participants will be held from August 1 until November 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm and will only be available through the site www.triatlonxelha.com. Please view the official race announcement for race categories, rules, registration fees and race protocols. Space is limited to 500 participants for both categories Sprint and Olympic.

Competitors are entitled to: Souvenir t-shirt. Finalist medal. Swimming cap. Competitor number for bicycle, helmet and racing. Supplies during the competition and finish line.
Locker. Special discounts in stores and water activities inside the park. Valid only for competitor on the day of the event. Discount on admission tickets to Xel-Há for the competitor and up to 5 of his/her companions the day of the competition. Result and timing certification available in Internet at www.triatlonxelha.com

The mission of Xel-Ha is to be a sustainable tourist recreation company and a model of social responsibility. Therefore, Xel-Há joins the initiative by the Mexican Triathlon Federation (FMTRI) to promote triathlon as a green sport, whose aim is to raise community awareness on the proper use of resources with a sustainable vision.

The third edition of the Xel-Ha Triathlon covers various actions aimed at protecting the environment and the spreading of good practices among participants, among which are:

Use sun blockers and sunscreens free of chemicals
Separation of inorganic waste for its recycling
Use of organic waste to produce compost used as fertilizer to green areas
Use of biodegradable materials and supplies to protect the environment (eg cleaning products free of chemicals, recyclables materials, etc.).
Reducing the use of printed material replacing it by greater use of electronic means for communication
Donation of full fee to the Turtle Conservation Programme headed by Flora, Fauna y Cultura de México, A.C.
Integration of the community (volunteers) in organizing the event, promoting good environmental practices, and sport among young people
Rehabilitation of roads (road triathlon off-site), with cleaning and collection of more than 2 tons of waste


The Natural Wonder Xel-Ha, with the support of the Triathlon Association of the State of Quintana Roo and in coordination with the Commission for Youth and Sport of Quintana Roo, the Institute of Youth and Sports of the city council of Tulum and Cozumel, sponsors and the Mexican Triathlon Federation, invite you to be part of the greatest sporting event.

SPECIAL THANKS
Youth and Sports Institution of the Municipality of Tulum, the Youth and Sports Institution of the Municipality of Cozumel, the Federal Police and FMTRI (Mexican Triathlon Federation)
And special thanks to all the competitors, because without their participation, this event would not be possible.