Posts Categorized: Mountain Running

Team USA announced for NACAC Mountain Running Championships

Six elite US mountain runners representing five states and ranging in age from 16 to 37, will represent Team USA at the 14th North American, Central American & Caribbean (NACAC) Mountain Running Championships this fall. The 2017 NACAC Mountain Running Championships, sanctioned by the World Mountain Running Association, will take place in Golden, BC, Canada,… Read more »

U.S. Junior Mountain Running Team Selected To Compete In Italy At World Championships

Written by U.S. Junior Mountain Running Team Manager Paul Kirsch. With a record number of applicants, USATF’s Mountain Ultra Trail executive committee has selected some of the nation’s top junior cross country, track, mountain and trail runners to compete at the World Mountain Running Championships in Premana, Italy on July 30. Junior athletes, ranging in age… Read more »

16th European Mountain Running Championships Event Preview

Written by WMRA Council Member Tomo Šarf for the local organizing committee (LOC). On Saturday, 8 July the best European mountain runners will test their strength in Kamnik/Slovenia at the 16th annual European Mountain Running Championships. A record number of 240 runners from 27 countries will compete this prestigious competition with the finish on 1660m… Read more »

Colorado Runners Gray and Payne Dominate 57th Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race

Press release written by Paul Kirsch, Mount Washington Road Race.  Photos by Joe Viger Photography. Joe Gray gets fourth straight title while Shannon Payne gets her second win at Mount Washington. PINKHAM NOTCH, NH – Shannon Payne (pictured above) has special memories of the Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race. After winning it in… 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 »

57th Mount Washington Road Race Preview

Press release from the Mount Washington Road Race. Mount Washington has been the USATF Mountain Running Championships in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. Joe Gray, Brandy Erholtz, Eric Blake and Sage Canaday are all past members of the US Mountain Running Team. 7.6 miles, 4600′ of ascent and only one hill! Joe Gray Looks… Read more »

Bracy and Gray defend titles at the USATF Mountain Running Championships

Written by USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council Chairperson Nancy Hobbs. Photos by USATF Championship Liaison Richard Bolt.  Nancy and Richard also work for the American Trail Running Association.  The largest field in the 31-year history of the Cranmore Mountain Race enjoyed temperatures in the mid-50s under cloudy skies at the Cranmore Mountain Resort,… Read more »