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On the “Hunt” for Success

Hunter McIntyre is one of the top ranked Spartan Obstacle Race athletes in the world. Recently, he decided to make the transition to the XTERRA SoCal trail race series. At the Point Mugu race on October 12th Hunter dominated the race, winning by two minutes over his closest competitor. When asked what his impression was […]

Congratulations Michellie Jones

XTERRA’s first-ever World Champion, Aussie Michellie Jones, was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame on Thursday. She’s just the second triathlete to be inducted, following another XTERRA legend (and your master of ceremonies next weekend) Greg Welch. Jones was part of one of the most exciting women’s races ever that first year in […]

Triathlete’s Ultimate Guide to Off-Road

The editors at Triathlete Magazine got dirty to put together a comprehensive guide to racing XTERRA. The special digital-only issue (iPhone/iPad) can be purchased by downloading the Triathlete app; https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/triathlete/id494842499?mt=8. The 90-page effort is all about XTERRA, from specific workouts to training tips from the pros, equipment options and nutrition advice. You’ll find a wealth […]

XTERRA Worlds by the Numbers

Here’s a look at the 19th annual XTERRA World Championship race field, broken down by gender, division, and hometowns… Men: 592 / Women: 224 Countries Represented: 41 Argentina (1), Australia (44), Austria (8), Belgium (8), Bermuda (3), Brazil (14), Canada (54), Chile (3), Common Wealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (2), Costa Rica (12), Czech […]

EPC Tips – Bike – Run Workout Before Your Big Race

Ready for race day with this bike-run workout the week before your big race… Taper time is about resting and recovering, while maintaining your feel and sharpness necessary for a peak performance. Try this session about a week out from your A-priority race to maintain your race-day energy systems, while not being too fatiguing. It’s […]

Lesley Paterson Sidelined for Maui

In the last five years Lesley Paterson has been a powerhouse in Maui winning back-to-back World Championships in 2011 and 2012 and finishing runner-up twice in 2009 and 2013. This year, however, she’ll have to settle for being a No. 1 fan. Paterson courageously returned to the sport to race at the XTERRA USA Championship […]

XTERRA Kapalua Trail Runs for Everyone

For the fourth straight year the XTERRA Kapalua 5km and 10km Trail Runs on Saturday, October 25 will provide a chance for one-and-all to get dirty and experience the challenge of XTERRA’s grueling run course. T S Restaurants of Maui serve as the title sponsor for the events, and the races are officially called the […]

Sunny Garcia Will Race in Maui

Famous pro surfer Sunny Garcia will join in the fray at XTERRA Worlds.  The former world surfing champion has been wanting to race XTERRA for years but says that now is the time to test out his new Cannondale 29er. “It’s going to be the biggest challenge of my life,” said Garcia, a local legend […]

Samuels Set to Defend World Title

New Zealand Olympian and ITU road triathlon star Nicky Samuels returns to Maui to defend her XTERRA World Championship crown next Sunday. This time, she’ll have a bulls-eye on her back. “It’s always easier going into a race with no expectations. Last year I was there for my family and the race was a bonus. […]