Blackard, Grieser Win XTERRA Rock Dallas

Despite strong winds and high humidity throughout the race, the first annual XTERRA Rock Dallas featured incredible performances. Michelle Blackard competed the 800 meter swim, 13.1 mile mountain bike, and 3.1 mile run 2:14:29.  Kyle Grieser won the men’s division in 1:49:03. Michelle Blackard shares her experience on the course. She was the first woman out of […]

Erika Aklufi’s Passion Projects

Erika Aklufi used to be a swimmer and a lawyer. Now she is a policewoman and a standout runner. What has stayed constant, no matter what she is doing, is her passion. “It’s like what Pre said: ‘To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift,’” she said, referring to Steve Prefontaine, who […]

Trails Heat Up at XTERRA Deep South

On Saturday, June 3rd, the XTERRA Georgia Train Run Series heads to Dauset Trails in Jackson, Georgia for the 9th annual XTERRA Deep South 15K/5K Trail Run. “This race offers something for all off-road junkies,” said race director, Tim Schroer. “The 5K is super fast and relatively flat while the 15K starts with wide open […]

XTERRA Comes to Knoxville June 3-4

The XTERRA Tennessee Trail Running Series and the XTERRA Knoxville Off-Road Triathlon are coming to Knoxville, TN on June 3rd and 4th for a fun filled race weekend at Ijams Nature Center, near downtown Knoxville.  “Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness presents a unique urban playground for mountain bikers, trail runners, rock climbers, and paddling enthusiasts alike,” said race […]

XTERRA Gator Terra Will Host USAT Off-Road National Championships

For the second year in a row, the XTERRA Gator Terra will serve as the USA Triathlon Off-Road Championship race. Held on June 4th at DeGray Lake in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, the distances for this year’s race include a 1500m swim, a 32K mountain bike ride, and a 10K run. “Last year’s race was an epic […]