Entries by XTERRA

Inaugural XTERRA Finland This Sunday

The XTERRA European Tour rolls on with stop number seven of 14 in Imatra, Finland on Sunday. The inaugural XTERRA Finland Championship race takes place at Lake Sainaa, a three-hour drive from Helsinki airport. The lake is the largest in Finland, a country that boasts more than 1,000 lakes. “From here in Sainaa one can […]

Middaugh Coaching Corner – Race Morning Nutrition

Presented by Suunto If you ask 10 athletes about their pre-race meal you will probably get 10 different answers. Often pre-race nutrition depends almost entirely on the continental breakfast of the hotel they stayed in the night before the race. This meal can make or break your race, and needs to be planned out and […]

Ruzafa, Poor win XTERRA Portugal

Reigning XTERRA European Tour Champions Ruben Ruzafa of Spain and Brigitta Poor from Hungary captured the fourth-annual XTERRA Portugal Championship race in Golega this afternoon. The win is the 27th of Ruzafa’s career, his fourth of the season, fourth straight in Portugal, and third-in-a-row on the European Tour. For Poor, it’s her third win of […]

Middaugh Coaching Corner – How Much Racing is Too Much?

Presented by Suunto A carefully planned race schedule should develop you as an athlete with valuable race experience, help guide your training, and serve as stepping stones to peak performance. Racing Frequency Races planned too frequently leave little room for quality training between races and can erode some components of fitness over time.  Some recreational […]

XTERRA Oak Mountain Amateur Race Recap

Two weeks ago, in honor of Mother’s Day, XTERRA published a story on the amazing Deanna McCurdy whose fighting spirit and unwavering positivity has been a source of inspiration for the XTERRA Tribe and all those affected by Angelman Syndrome. In the article, McCurdy talked about FAST (the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics) an all-volunteer […]

Kimani, McGranahan win XTERRA Oak Mountain 20K

Richard Kimani from Kenya and Jennifer McGranahan from Pensacola, Florida captured the XTERRA Oak Mountain half-marathon titles on a cool, clear morning at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama. Kimani, who now lives in Birmingham, ran a 1:12:30, more than three minutes faster than runner-up Darren Brown from Weymouth, Massachusetts. “It was a good […]

Middaugh, Snyder win XTERRA Oak Mountain

Reigning XTERRA Pan America Tour Champions Josiah Middaugh and Suzie Snyder successfully defended their titles at the 12th annual XTERRA Oak Mountain Championship race on a sweltering hot day in Pelham, Alabama. Middaugh (Eagle-Vail, Colorado) has now won four of the last five races at Oak Mountain State Park and this is his second win […]

Ruzafa, Erbenova win XTERRA Spain

Tarragona – Ruben Ruzafa and Helena Erbenova captured the elite titles on a hot day at XTERRA Spain, on a new course in Tarragona. Photos | Unofficial Results This is the second win in a row for each of them on the XTERRA European Tour after they both took home victories at XTERRA Greece on April […]

Moletta, Gobbo win XTERRA Brazil

Ilhabela, Brazil – Home country heroes Felipe Moletta and Sabrina Gobbo captured the 13th annual XTERRA Brazil Championship elite titles on the island of Ilhabela this morning. It’s the third Brazil title for Moletta and the fourth straight for Gobbo. Complete Results / Photos In the men’s race, under an azure sky, Moletta took the […]