The XTERRA Americas Half-Marathon Trail Run Championship will award $1,200 in prize money to the top three individual men and women, continental championship titles to runners in age group categories ranging from 15-19 to 80+, and XTERRA Trail Run World Championship qualifying spots to the top finishers in each division. For a fun, new challenge, try the DUO category and run with a buddy throughout the entire race. Qualifying slots for the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship are also available for the DUO division.
Slots indicated apply equally to male and female divisions. See the complete rules here.
Top 3 overall individual category winners will be awarded part of the $1,200 prize purse. All athletes are eligible. Awards will be given to the top three in each age-group division. You must be present to receive your awards. Awards will not be mailed after the event. There are also 116 slots for the 2023 XTERRA Trail Run World Championship up for grabs.
On December 15, 2023, Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama was selected as the destination host for the 2023 XTERRA Americas Trail Run Championships on May 21, 2023.
As one of the pinnacle events on the XTERRA Trail Run World Series calendar, the XTERRA Americas Trail Run Championships will host a high-quality field of runners from Canada to Chile and beyond.
Surrounding the racing action is a family-friendly festival focused on delivering a premium outdoor lifestyle experience for athletes, spectators, destinations, and community members alike featuring live music, beer gardens, food trucks, and more.
The Championship weekend of events also includes 5K and 10K fun runs and a Kids K on the same day, all part of a massive weekend of endurance sports events that includes off-road triathlons, mountain bike races, live music, bbq, and camping.
Runner’s will be able to enjoy an evening at the park on Saturday evening, and then be treated to an action-packed XTERRA Short Track off-road triathlon race after their run on Sunday that showcases the sports fastest XTERRA triathletes.
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