XTERRA Czech, Data!

Nerding over XTerra Czech [Featured Image courtesy of Carel Du Plessis / XTERRA Europe] What a race! XTERRA Czech played host to the 2019 XTERRA European championships. With over 70 elite athletes racing across a varied course with changable weather conditions, it made for an exciting race. There were constant changes in both the men’s […]

Is Short Track The Future?

XTERRA Short track. What is it? XTERRA short track is a new concept, brought to life by Michal Pilousek (XTERRA Czech) and European tour director Nico Lebrun. An elite only event, athletes must finish in the top 20 in the championship race the day before in order to gain a start. A two lap(!) 400m […]

Exercises for ankle stability

There is a more to trail running than putting one foot in front of the other, especially if you want to go fast. Roots, rocks, loose and uneven surfaces will put more stress on your ankles than running on tarmac. Most of your stability will come from a strong core and glutes, but it is […]


I first did XTERRA France in 2012, I got lapped by Nico Lebrun and chicked by Helena Karaskova . Since then I’ve been wanting to do well at the biggest race in Europe, if not the world! I’ve been swimming pretty well this year, so took the opportunity to sit in the main group and […]

XTERRA Certified Coach Program

XTERRA is the biggest and most well known off road race series around the world. With over 100 Cross Triathlons and Trail running events in more than 30 countries it really sets the standard when it comes to Off Road multi-sport around the world. With XTERRA looking to take the sport to new levels, they […]

Preparing for the swim

Pro athlete nicole walters talks us through her pre race swim session When it comes to off road triathlon the swim is the section of the race that remains largely consistent across different races. You can expect a swim of around 1500m with the differences coming from the number of laps and the body of […]

Cross Triathlon FAQ

More and more people are discovering the world of off road triathlon. Be it roadies looking for their next challenge or those completely knew to triathlon looking for their next adventure. This is a quick FAQ to introduce you to some useful information for taking part in your first race. If you have any other […]


If you are looking for adventure, then look no further than Xterra Taiwan. Despite being a relatively new race on the Xterra calendar, the 2019 edition hosted the Asia Pacific Championships and will be back in 2020 with a provisional date of 29th March. Nicole Walters (2018 XTERRA Taiwan Champion) writes about her experiences at […]