Noun mōtus (masc.)

A movement, motion.

(by extension) An advance, progress.

(figuratively) A movement, operation, impulse, passion; disturbance; sensation.


The perfect combination of open water swimming, mountain biking, and trail running. Motus Off Road offers athletes beautiful venues, challenging courses, and an opportunity to explore nature in a completely different way. 

Ditch the pavement and take the trail less traveled. Motus Off Road inspires runners of all skill levels to lace ’em up and take on exciting new terrain. Through the trees and across the dirt, your next adventure is waiting.

Motus Off Road combines the land portions of races to explore breathtaking scenery, while keeping athletes out of the water. The traditional run-bike-run format takes athletes on a dig-deep mission of endurance and grit.