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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.  […]

Star-Studded Field Headed to Utah

The best-of-the-best in the U.S. will meet at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah Saturday, Sept. 20th, to determine who will walk away with the coveted titled of XTERRA USA Champion. More than 40 elites including every man in the top 10 and every woman in the top 15 of the XTERRA U.S. Pro Series rankings […]

EPC Tips – Hone Your Speed in the Pool

Hone your speed in the pool to prepare for race day starts with this swim session… With the majority of the training focus in the later part of the season on ‘race pace’ efforts, be sure to include small amounts of speed work to maintain the top-end. This swim does just that with some fast […]

2014 XTERRA America Tour Statistics

Nineteen athletes racked-up a perfect 325 points during the course of the 2014 XTERRA America Tour (there were 27 last year). To score 325 points means these athletes won four races in their division, plus won their age group at one of the four regional championship events. Of those 19, three men were a perfect […]

XTERRA Sleeping Giant Race Recap

To run an XTERRA event in Thunder Bay has been the dream of local race director Gordon Ryan for several years. Teaming up with James Kowalewski of XTERRA Ontario and Element Racing, that dream became a reality on Sunday at the Sleeping Giant Provincial Park in Thunder Bay Ontario Canada. The second of two Ontario […]

2015 XTERRA America Tour Starts Saturday

The 2015 XTERRA America Tour gets underway Saturday with the XTERRA EPIC – Marquette and XTERRA Fruita off-road triathlons on Saturday, September 13th. It’s the fourth year now that the XTERRA schedule has gone year-round, giving age-group athletes more opportunity to race locally when the weather is nice and trails are available. The same holds […]

French Dominate Euro Tour

The XTERRA men and women from France collected eight of the 24 XTERRA European Tour Championship crowns this season. Amateur racers could count their best six scores from the 11 European Tour Championship races this season. For France, Sebastien Roux (20-24), Steven Chenais (25-29), Martial Schmidt (30-34), Gregoire Bouchet (40-44), Christophe Maury (45-49), and Raymond […]

EPC Tips – Uphill/Downhill Tempo Intervals

This is a great session to include in your build up towards a hilly race; trail running and XTERRA triathlons are a no brainer, but training your legs to run fast downhill is also important for road running and triathlons. The strength, stability, agility and body awareness are critical factors to being able to run […]