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Mandje, Bucklin win XTERRA Beaver Creek 20K

Photo Gallery / Complete Results (Avon, CO) – Roberto Mandje and Blair Bucklin captured the XTERRA Beaver Creek 20K trail run titles on a beautiful day at Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, CO with winning times of 1:20:54 and 1:39:48, respectively. Mandje, who represented Equatorial Guinea in the 1,500-meter race at the 2004 Olympics, grabbed […]

Middaugh, Widney win XTERRA Mountain Championship

Photo Gallery / Complete Results (Avon, CO) – Josiah Middaugh, 35, of Eagle-Vail, Colorado and Chantell Widney, 34, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, captured the XTERRA Mountain Championship at Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, CO today. It’s the third time in four years Middaugh has won the race, while it’s the first major XTERRA victory for […]

Jamie Whitmore Wins an ESPY

XTERRA Hall-of-Famer, World Champ, Cancer Survivor, Para-cycling Rock-Star, and Mom-of-the-Century Jamie Whitmore won the ESPY for Best Female Athlete with a Disability at Wednesday night’s star-studded ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. “It was AMAZING! I was surrounded by awesome athletes and movie stars, and there are two things I love in […]

Middaugh, Garrard XTERRA Mountain Champs Favorites

The mountain men are out in full force for tomorrow’s XTERRA Mountain Championship, led by Josiah Middaugh and a strong contingent of Colorado’s finest elite triathletes. The top five from this race last year were all from Colorado, and all five are back on the start list.  Middaugh, who won it for the second-time in […]

Beaver Creek’s Beauty and the Beast

Colorado’s high country during the summer time is something to behold with its big blue skies, white aspens, majestic mountain ranges and cool, fresh air.  It’s simply beautiful and Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, host to the XTERRA Mountain Championship since 2009, enhances the experience with world-class facilities and people. Then there is the course […]

Currie, Erbenova win XTERRA Sweden

July 13, 2014 (Stockholm, Sweden) –Braden Currie of New Zealand and Helena Erbenova of the Czech Republic captured the inaugural XTERRA Sweden Championship at Hellasgarden Park in Stockholm today.  It’s the second major for both, as Currie also won at XTERRA Motatapu and Erbenova won at XTERRA Spain. XTERRA managing director Dave Nicholas was on-site […]

XTERRA Mountain Championship Back at Beaver Creek Resort this July 19-20

The XTERRA Mountain Championship triathlon and accompanying off-road sports festival returns to Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, Colorado for the sixth straight year on July 19-20. Several hundred competitors from across the country will gather at Beaver Creek to take part in the various races.  The main event, an off-road triathlon comprised of a one-mile […]

Inaugural XTERRA Sweden Championship Sunday

The XTERRA World Tour flies into Stockholm for the inaugural XTERRA Sweden Championship at Hellasgarden Park on Sunday.  South Africa’s Dan Hugo, fresh off a win at the XTERRA Pezula duathlon in South Africa on Thursday, will join a staple of the European Tour regulars for race No. 6 of 11 in the Series this […]

EPC Tips – Downhill Running Intervals

If you’re racing a hilly course, don’t forget to include some downhill running intervals in your schedule. Downhill running requires a different kind of strength than what we think of when we think hill strength; eccentric vs. concentric muscular contractions. Most endurance athletes include some form of ‘hill repeats’ in their training schedule, typically performed […]