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History will be Made at XTERRA Quebec

XTERRA history will be made on August 31 at XTERRA Quebec – XTERRA’s first race in Eastern Canada. The race takes place at picturesque Lac Delage, where over 1,000 man hours have been spent on 10km of trail building – all specifically for XTERRA.  It is truly a mountain biker’s playground.  Less experienced riders take […]

CEO Challenge at the XTERRA World Championship

The CEO Challenge at the XTERRA World Championship, offers a truly unique experience for C-level executives who are looking for a new perspective on endurance racing.  In addition to toeing the line with the world’s best offroad triathletes, the CEO Challenge package includes exclusive invitations to private events, pre-race strategy lunch, the Night of Champions and Awards […]

T S Restaurants Blazing Trails with XTERRA

Four T S Restaurants on the island of Maui – Hula Grill, Duke’s Beach House, Kimo’s and Leilani’s – have renewed their role as title sponsors of the XTERRA Kapalua Trail Runs for the fourth consecutive year. The events, known as the Hula Grill XTERRA 5K Trail Run, Duke’s Beach House XTERRA 10K Trail Run, […]

Busy Two Weeks for XTERRA Nordic Series

A few weeks ago there was a great New York Times article about “taking triathlons into the wild” that featured XTERRA races as well as a grueling swim/run challenge.  What it didn’t mention is that our XTERRA Nordic Series team is producing the inaugural XTERRA SwimRun on Saturday in Tonsbert (a week before the XTERRA […]

EPC Tips – The “Recovery Ride”

The “Recovery Ride,” an important but often neglected training session. Late summer is often a time of intense training blocks as athletes put their final touches on their training programs as they approach their final “A priority” events of the year. Along with intense training sessions also comes the need for very easy training (recovery […]

Ruzafa, Mueller win XTERRA Germany, ITU Worlds

Ruben Ruzafa and Kathrin Mueller shared the top spot on the podium for the fourth time this season and the second time in as many weeks at the XTERRA Germany Championship / ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in Zittau, Germany on Saturday. The race was the 9th of 11 races in the XTERRA European Tour […]

High Hopes for Team USA in Zittau

More than 50 American athletes, reportedly the largest international contingent outside of Germany, are set to race for world titles at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships tomorrow. In addition to being the deepest, it also has to be considered the strongest. Notable Americans include two-time ITU Cross Tri World Champ Kathy Hudson from Texas, […]

EPC Tips – Swim Technique Workout

Try this big descending workout in the pool for technique work, endurance, and intensity all wrapped into one… This workout was introduced to me recently at my masters swim group, and it’s become a personal favorite in short time. It’s built around sets of 4x100s with the intervals starting out very long (easy) and gradually […]