Entries by melanie

2018 Tri The Dirt XTERRA Victoria

Signup is open for TRI THE DIRT XTERRA Victoria and our second edition is going to be EVEN BETTER!  This camp is specifically focused on the XTERRA Victoria course and athletes who have signed up for XTERRA Victoria race save $25 and alumni from Tri The Dirt Bear Mountain save an additional $25!  We are […]

2018 Bear Mountain Canada Cup

I kicked off 2018 by jumping into the elite race at the Bear Mountain Canada Cup on Saturday.  It was a lot of fun for every minute of racing I had. I was happy to see my old pals from mountain biking out racing at Bear Mountain Canada Cup either in the elite or masters […]

XTERRA Tri The Dirt Promo

Go Camping with 3X XTERRA World Champ, Melanie McQuaid  From www.xterraplanet.com by Pamela Hunt Close your eyes and imagine your ideal coach. Tough, kind, incredibly knowledgeable, totally trustworthy, and maybe a bit of a badass.   If you just imagined three-time XTERRA World Champ Melanie McQuaid, you are in luck. This year, McQuaid will be […]

Off-road Triathlon Technical Skills

Off-road Triathlon Technical Skills (Previously published in the print edition of  Triathlon Magazine Canada) Working on technical skills is important if mixing some off road triathlon in an otherwise paved season is in your race plans  Off road racing technical skills are important as the course is a challenge in itself.  Once you have the technical […]

What Is MelRad Multisport Coaching?

What is the MelRad Multisport Coaching Program MelRad Multisport Coaching is the evolution of Mel’s RAD RACING TEAM which was the FIRST triathlon age-group team dominating the US and Canada back in 2009. MelRad Multisport is the evolution of my experience in the sport.  I am offering a personalized training service for athletes pursuing goals in […]

Swim and Run Camp December 16-17, 2017

On December 16-17th, I am hosting a swim and run camp in Victoria, BC.  You might be thinking: “Why the heck would I want to go train hard RIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS?” or “I’m not interested in training before Christmas.”  Those are fair comments and I get that it is hard to do camps when racing […]