Maltese athlete Mikaela Borg recently took centre stage (or podium!) at the XTERRA European Trail Run Championship. The stellar local athlete not only led the women’s pack but was also crowned the 21K Half Marathon Trail Run Champion, sharing the podium with the 30-year-old Italian sensation, Rocco Zizzamia.
The XTERRA European Trail Run Championship is a prestigious event that brings together some of the finest trail runners from across Europe. The challenging terrain and competitive field make it a true test of skill and endurance, and Mikaela Borg rose to the occasion with exceptional prowess.
Borg’s journey to the championship was nothing short of inspiring. She tackled rugged trails, conquered steep inclines, and navigated tricky descents with finesse. Her unwavering determination and relentless pursuit of excellence shone through as she dominated the course, leaving spectators in awe of her athletic prowess.
Following her remarkable victory, Mikaela Borg took to social media, sharing a simple yet powerful message with her followers: “I did it.” Her modest declaration resonated deeply with friends, family and supporters, who were overjoyed by her achievement.
XTERRA, known as a global lifestyle brand, champions outdoor enthusiasts in their relentless pursuit of adventure. It encompasses a series of cross triathlon races that celebrate the thrill of exploring the great outdoors while pushing the boundaries of physical fitness.