XTERRA Rotorua and Wellington Trail Runs in New Zealand

This weekend, XTERRA heads to Rotorua, New Zealand for the XTERRA Rotorua Trail Run 5.5/11/21K, at Blue Lake. The day promises to be a festival of trail running and mountain biking on beautiful and beginner-friendly courses. Rotorua is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, and you will find evidence of volcanoes everywhere you look […]

XTERRA Returns to Middle-Earth

The 15th annual XTERRA Rotorua Festival is set for Saturday in the enchanting Whakarewarewa Forest surrounding Lake Tikitapu. If you’ve ever seen Lord of the Rings you can imagine this place.  The trails seem heavenly made with magic dirt and the course twists and turns through towering redwoods and monstrous ferns. The lure of this […]

Middaugh, White Win XTERRA Blackwater

Yaro Middaugh and Jess White fought hard for their XTERRA Blackwater off-road triathlon titles. They had solid competition in a sold-out field for the third year in a row.   “It was a close competitive race all day,” said Middaugh, who also runs Middaugh Coaching with his brother, the 2015 XTERRA World Champion, Josiah Middaugh. “I started out too hard […]

Crystal Davis Takes the Blackwater 21K

Crystal Davis didn’t just win the women’s division of the XTERRA Blackwater 21K on April 1st in Milton Florida. She won the entire race, beating the field of 41 runners with the time of 1:30:35. “Coming away with the overall victory was a shock,” said Davis. “We had a group of about five of us […]

Sam Osborne

Hometown: Rotorua, New Zealand Twitter: @sam_osborneNZ 2017: Won the XTERRA Saipan Championship on March 18 to take the early lead in the Asia-Pacific Tour standings. Then claimed first at the XTERRA New Zealand Championship, the first local to win this race in 15 years. 2016: Finished 2nd at the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship in Australia, was […]