Barr Trail Mountain Race supports US Mountain Running Team

The Barr Trail Mountain Race (BTMR) debuted in 2000 and has been challenging competitors with its rugged terrain ever since (save 2012 when the Waldo Canyon Fire caused the race to be cancelled). The course is 12.6 miles long and boasts more than 3600 feet of climbing as it ascends from the Cog Railway in Manitou… Read more »

Western States Champion Cat Bradley delights Colorado Springs crowd

On the eve of her 26th birthday, Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run reigning champion Cat Bradley, was at the Colorado Running Company in Colorado Springs, sharing her ultra running story with a standing room only crowd. Her can-do attitude and easy-going demeanor inspired and entertained the group for more than an hour as she… Read more »

Collegiate Running Association announces 2017 Athletes of the Year

Press release from ATRA strategic partner Collegiate Running Association (CRA).  This announcement was originally posted on the Collegiate Running website.  Become a free member of the Collegiate Running Association by clicking here. Patrick Smyth (Santa Fe, NM / University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Corey Dowe (Barrington, NH / University of New England) have been named the… Read more »

US Youth Skyrunners Wanted For 2018 Championships In Italy

Written by USA Youth Skyrunning team coordinator Ryan Kerrigan. Photos by iancorless.com / ISF. After last year’s exciting and fruitful performances in Arinsal, Andorra, the US team begins to rally for the 2018 Youth Skyrunning World Championships in Italy! Article from last years competition here: http://www.skyrunning.com/youth-is-on-their-side-tomorrows-skyrunners-shine-in-world-championships/ Sam Hodges (Cornwall, VT) and Erin Magill (Moretown, VT)… Read more »

New initiatives on tap for the World Mountain Running Association in 2018

New initiatives on tap for the World Mountain Running Association in 2018: Wyatt leads Council with action-oriented style. Newly minted World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) president Jonathan Wyatt (New Zealand), led the seven-member council in its first meeting of the new year on January 13-14, in Monaco, home of the International Association of Athletics Federations… Read more »

Under Armour Mountain Running Series Announces 2018 Race Calendar

Press release from ATRA corporate member Under Armour.  Photos by Myke Hermsmeyer.  Under Armour, the global leader in innovative performance apparel, footwear and equipment, announced today the race dates and locations for the 2nd annual Under Armour Mountain Running Series, presented by GORE-TEX® Products. In partnership with POWDR, the trail running series is designed for… Read more »

Goal for 2018: Running you first trail race

Are you ready to hit the ground running in 2018 as you prepare for your first trail race? We hope so, and to help you in the process, consider the following tips so that your finish line experience has you planning subsequent goals. Select the race. Look for a race based on location, time of… Read more »

Tips for women on the trails: Introducing Jessica Beecham

Trail running tips for women is series of articles supported by ATRA corporate member inov-8. In this installment our Outreach and Partnership Specialist, Peter Maksimow, spoke with Jessica Beecham, entrepreneur, trail runner, visually impaired athlete. If you have questions for a future installment in this series please email them to Peter (petermaksimow@trailrunner.com). Jessica is the… Read more »