XTERRA Trail Run Championship Returning to Sugarloaf

After an electric 2023 event, XTERRA has announced their Trail Run World Championship is returning to Maine’s Sugarloaf Resort in 2024.

The 15th edition of this ultimate event is set to take place over Labor Day weekend, from August 30 to September 1, 2024, offering a festival-like atmosphere and a world-class racing experience

The XTERRA Trail Run World Series, a global competition with more than 20 races in over 15 countries, culminates in this championship event at Sugarloaf Resort. Elite professionals and amateur athletes, along with spectators, will converge once again on the resort for a weekend of competition and camaraderie. A total of $10,000 in prize money will be on the line for top performers, with world titles awarded to age group division winners in both the half-and-full marathon distance races.

Sugarloaf offers participants challenging terrain, with over 96 kilometers of trails ranging from a base elevation of 432 meters to a peak of 1,292 meters.

The weekend’s festivities will kick off on Friday with clinics and social activities, followed by a shorter distance race, a Kids K, and an expo on Saturday. Sunday’s main event unites full and half marathoners taking their place on the starting line. The world championship and open-to-all Sugarloaf races will happen simultaneously, with the day culminating at the championship awards dinner at night.

Learn more about the 2024 XTERRA Trail Run World Championship here.

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