Entries by pcloyd

Tyler Curtis’ Favorite Workout

It’s easy to think that people in their twenties have it easy. They can bounce back from hard workouts, they have lots of free time, and they haven’t started families yet. No stress, right? Then you talk to Tyler Curtis. The engineer, who graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 2014, is balancing a […]

The Emma Effect

It’s not enough for Emma Kosciak to be fast. She wants everyone around her to be fast too. This attitude isn’t always common on the running scene, where second place is often viewed as the first loser. Even more surprising is to hear this attitude coming from a Boston native, who typically take their running […]

Kalei Waiwaiole – Voice of XTERRA

Even if you think you don’t know Kalei Waiwaiole, you most certainly know her voice. Whether you are a triathlete or a trail runner, Kalei is the one at the finish, encouraging you in while spouting off the highlight reel of your life – everything from the last race you ran to the fact that […]

XTERRA St. Louis Tips for Winter Training

It’s that time of year again. Darker evenings, colder temps, and the holidays right around the corner. For some, winter can be a let down after a hardcore summer and fall of training and racing. For others, it’s a welcome excuse to get cozy in front of the fireplace and spend a little more time […]

More Than Just A Number – Kristy Jennings

From the outside, Kristy Jennings (#175) seems to have it all. Gorgeous enough to be named Miss New Zealand in 1999, Jennings also has the athleticism to win the 35-39 age group at the 2017 XTERRA World Championship. But that’s the thing about XTERRA. You never know what demons athletes are taming or unleashing out […]

More Than Just a Number – Peter Wood

At the XTERRA World Championship last month, 74-year old Peter Wood (#877) won his tenth XTERRA World Championship age group title. This was not without its challenges. In the 2016 XTERRA World Championship, Wood had a bad crash in the mud. “Unfortunately, my hip bone impacted a large rock under the mud when I came […]

A Strong Field Expected at XTERRA Trail Run Worlds

The course at the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship is unlike any race you will ever run. It’s not a mud run, but there will be mud. It’s not an adventure race, but you may need to use that rope to get down the hill. It’s not more than 21 kilometers, but you may feel […]