Posts Categorized: Corporate Members

US Trail Running Conference Q&A with Race Director Samantha Pruitt

This post was originally published at USTrailRunningConference.com and is reprinted with permission. Samantha Pruitt is the Founder & CEO of ATRA member Race SLO, an ultra running athlete and lover of human bad-assery. Samantha spoke with US Trail Running Conference Director Terry Chiplin.  Terry: Race SLO has been around since 2008. How long have you… Read more »

ATRA member Endurance Race Series is headed to San Diego

Press release from ATRA member The Endurance Race Series. The ERS is excited to officially announce the addition of a new “Winter” trail running series located in San Diego, CA. The new trail series is called the “Sunshine Series”, and will see a total of 5 events on the schedule from September 2017- March 2018…. Read more »

Under Armour’s inaugural Mountain Running Series wrapped up in Colorado over the weekend

Reprinted with permission from ATRA corporate member Under Armour. Writer: Carly Terwilliger. Photos courtesy of Myke Hermsmeyer. Under Armour’s inaugural Mountain Running series wrapped up in Copper Mountain this weekend. The road to the Rockies ran through a kickoff event in Mt. Bachelor, OR and also wound through the Appalachians in Killington, VT. The newly… Read more »

ATRA announces partnership with life insurance provider Health IQ

The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) is pleased to announce that its members can benefit from special rate life insurance for runners, from our official partner Health IQ. Health IQ works with innovative insurance carriers to offer runners special rates on life insurance. As a licensed insurance agency in all 50 states, Health IQ has… Read more »

Van der Groen and Van Ornum Win 50 Mile races at SLO Ultra presented by VisitAvilaBeach.com

Press release by ATRA corporate member Race SLO. Second edition hosted by HomeFed and PG&E drew more than 1,000 runners and featured four challenging trail run courses – 50 mile ultra, marathon, half-marathon and 5 mile – at pristine, private Wild Cherry Canyon in Avila Beach; post-event Race SLO Dirt Festival celebrated with live bluegrass… Read more »

On the Quest for Trail Running Success in Namaqualand with TriSport

Press release from ATRA corporate member TriSport SA.  The Namaqua Quest 3 Day Trail Running Stage Race, organized by TriSport SA in partnership with WildTrail SA, takes place every year during Namaqualand’s colourful flower season. This year, however, due to the crippling drought, not many flowers were visible but that did not deter athletes from… Read more »

2017 STYR Labs Badwater 135 – The World’s Toughest Foot Race Celebrates 40 Years

Press release from ATRA corporate member AdventureCORPS, Inc. On July 10-12, AdventureCORPS presents its legendary STYR Labs BADWATER® 135. Now in its 40th year, the world-renowned event pits up to 100 of the world’s toughest athletes against one another and the elements. In scorching temperatures and at altitudes as high as 8,360 feet (2548m), runners,… Read more »

The CamelBak Pursuit Series Opens A New World For Curious Adventurers

Press release from ATRA corporate member Camelbak.  Camelbak also sponsors our ATRA Trail Ambassador program. It’s an awe-inspiring world out there, with life-enhancing moments to experience and to learn from, and the CamelBak Pursuit Series arrives in 2017 to invite urbanites back into the outdoors and to reconnect with nature. Placing boundless opportunities into the… Read more »

Barr Trail Mountain Race to Award More Prize Money to Women

Written by Peter Maksimow. Barr Trail Mountain Race is a member of the American Trail Running Association. Women who finish on the podium at the Barr Trail Mountain Race this summer can expect to win 20 percent more than their male counterparts. The prize amounts have been increased to $420, $300, and $180 for the… Read more »

AdventureCORPS Introduces the 100 World’s Toughest Athletes

Press release from ATRA corporate member AdventureCORPS. THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST FOOT RACE CELEBRATES 40th ANNIVERSARY OF ICONIC ROUTE FROM DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK TO MOUNT WHITNEY: INTRODUCING THE 100 WORLD’S TOUGHEST ATHLETES Death Valley, CA: On July 10-12, AdventureCORPS presents its legendary STYR Labs BADWATER® 135. Now in its 40th year, the world-renowned event pits… Read more »