Entries by xterra

Ricard wins ENVE Performer of The Year Award

ENVE Composites – makers of incredible wheels and components produced by riders, for riders – has its manufacturing facility and test lab in Ogden, Utah. For the third straight year they sponsored XTERRA’s ENVE Performer of the Year award, which is presented at the Night of Champions dinner on the eve of the XTERRA USA […]

EPC Tips – Big Gear Bike Intervals

Build more strength on the bike with this set of big gear intervals… Including big gear work on the bike late in the season helps ‘bike proof’ your legs so you can get off the bike and still run well after a solid bike split. This particular workout was written to be performed on the […]

Hales, Stephen win XTERRA Trail Run Nationals

Ogden/Snowbasin Resort, UT – Brett Hales made quite the first impression on Snowbasin Resort and the XTERRA Trail Run National Championship. Although he lives in Layton – about 35 miles away from Snowbasin – Hales had never raced on the picturesque trails at Snowbasin until Sunday. All he did in his first XTERRA Trail Run […]

Ruzafa, Duffy win XTERRA USA Championship

(Snowbasin Resort – Ogden, Utah) – Ruben Ruzafa, 25, from Spain and Flora Duffy, 27, from Bermuda captured the 2014 XTERRA USA Championship off-road triathlon on a beautiful blue sky day at Snowbasin Resort today. Ruzafa, the current and two-time XTERRA World Champion, finished in 2:21:47, less than one-minute ahead of runner-up and 2012 USA […]

XTERRA Nationals Quotes & Notes

“Utah is exceptionally stunning and the ideal venue to host the Grand Finale of the US series again this year. I can’t wait to get back onto this demanding course to test myself against the best XTERRA athletes in the world,” – Brad Weiss “The course is super buff, it feels like a lot of […]

EPC Tips – Day Before Race Prep

This week’s workout is an example of what to do the day before a race… You’ve trained hard for weeks, recovered, tapered and now just about ready to race! What’s a triathlete to do the day before a race? There are different schools of thought about tapering and what to do in the week(s) before […]

Inside Scoop on the Pro Race

There are a lot of contenders in the elite men’s field set for Saturday’s XTERRA USA Championship race – Middaugh, Ruzafa, Hugo, Mendez, Allen, Weiss, Ignatz, Petry, Evans, Rakita – but of that impressive collection two names stand above the rest. Middaugh and Ruzafa. The best in the U.S. vs. the best in Europe. Last […]

The “Braveheart” is Back!

It’s been a tough year for XTERRA fans without Lesley Paterson in the line-up. The “Scottish Rocket” – a beloved and dominate force in off-road triathlon – was forced to watch this season from the sidelines while battling with injuries and a nasty auto-immune disease (Lyme disease). Paterson was on her way to a three-peat […]

Meet Some XTERRA Trail Runners

We polled some of the XTERRA Trail Runners taking part in next Sunday’s XTERRA Trail Run National Championship and discovered some really cool stories.  Our favorite is about the Ward Family from Layton, Utah; particularly Lota (7) and his sisters Tai (9) and Nani (10) who will be among the youngest runners in the field.  […]