Overheard on the Trails: Weekend Race Wrap-up

Spring is a glorious season for endurance runners. We’ve survived winter and can look forward to summer weather, long days and lots of time on the trails. Finally, we can pack away the headlamps and the fleece tops; the base layer and the tights. Rather than running with our heads down against the sleet and snow, […]

XTERRA Tahiti Debuts New Course May 6th

On Saturday, May 6th, the XTERRA World Tour will stop in Tahiti for six races, on two islands over two days. Athletes will experience an amazing infusion of Polynesian culture paired with a brand new course on the island of Moorea.  Last year, the XTERRA race was on the island of Tahiti, where the XTERRA […]

XTERRA Oak Mountain Isn’t Just for Fast People

If you want to see some of the best triathletes in the world, come see the pros race in the XTERRA Oak Mountain on Saturday, May 20th. But if you want to see some of the best future triathletes in the world, then come a bit earlier in the day for the XTERRA Xticer. Designed as […]

From Adventure to Adventure

Myriam “Mimi” Guillot-Boisset just knocked out a four-day adventure race in China. “Twenty hours of all-out with 7000m d+,” she explains. The event, one of the biggest in China, included mountaineering, orienteering, mountain biking, and boating. Her team, which includes fellow XTERRA standouts Daniel Jones from New Zealand, her husband Jacky, and Alex Hunt from […]

Women Persist at XTERRA ATX

Despite a rainy start and a very technical bike course, Saturday’s XTERRA ATX in Austin, Texas had 163 athletes start and a record number of 40 women. Jenny Burden whose blog – Cowgirls Tri – gives a detailed and entertaining account of the race, wrote: … Rather than each woman essentially being the only person […]