Newbies Take on “The Hulk” at XTERRA Myrtle Beach

This year’s XTERRA Myrtle Beach generated local news coverage because many of its 100 competitors came from out of state, and as far away as Ireland. Seasoned competitors, such as 2016 XTERRA Southeast Regional Champ Caleb Baity, XTERRA Pan Am Champ Margo Pitts, and 2016 Mr. XTERRA Marcus Barton stood on the line with newcomers like Kara Slick, […]

Middaugh Coaching Corner – Tips for Pacing your Next XTERRA

Presented by Suunto Pacing an XTERRA race can be a tough nut to crack.  It’s not uncommon for athletes to finish a race disappointed because they thought they could hold a faster pace or more power than actually panned out on race day. On paper an XTERRA race looks easy and the results can be […]

Craig Daugherty on Hammering and Happiness

Unlike many triathletes, who view swimming as something to get through before the biking and running competition begins, 2016 XTERRA Pan Am Champ Craig Daugherty actually loves the water. “Getting out of the water first in XTERRA races helps tremendously because it’s so much harder to pass on the bike,” says Daugherty. “I’d rather be […]

Claw Your Way to the Finish May 7th

XTERRA Ambassador Jay Lund isn’t the only one looking forward to doing the XTERRA Claw 5 Mile and 10 Mile Trail Run on May 7th.  Held in the magnificent Alafia River State Park in Lithia, Florida, “The Claw” is one of the most popular races in the XTERRA Florida Series, even though, race director Jim Hartnett […]

Going the Distance at Wawayanda

Simon Edgett never planned to run 50 miles at a time. A longtime hiker, Edgett just wanted to quit smoking. “In 2011, my wife and I chose a target 5K on June 4th and trained for a month,” he said. “I ran two more 5Ks that summer before my first half marathon and I realized I […]