Posts Categorized: Ultrarunning

ITRA Responds to U.S. Ultra-Trail Race Directors’ Open Letter About UTMB Qualifying

[Editors Note] The following press release is from the International Trail Running Association (ITRA) in response to an open letter from nine U.S. ultra-trail race directors published on ultrarunning.com and trailrunningmag.com. We are publishing ITRA’s response in the interest of promoting an open discussion about the role of organizations like ITRA in the U.S. trail… 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 »

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 »

IAU Trail World Championships – 2018 Team USA Qualification Standards

Drafted by USATF Mountain, Ultra Trail (MUT) Running Executive Committee members Richard Bolt, Nancy Hobbs, Alex Varner, Howard Nippert, with support from Jason Bryant and Krissy Moehl and approved by the MUT Council. The IAU/ITRA Trail World Championship is regulated by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) under the patronage of the International Association of… Read more »

Rickey Gates crisscrossing the nation on foot #TransAmericana

Dipping his toe in the waters off Charleston, South Carolina, on March 1, Ricky Gates started his five-month #TransAmericana quest to cross the country on foot carrying 12 pounds of gear on a self-supported endeavor. Midway through the trip – some 2,000 miles in – Gates stopped off in Colorado Springs to share his story… Read more »

AdventureCORPS hosts Badwater Salton Sea 81-Mile Ultramarathon this Sunday

Press release from ATRA corporate member AdventureCORPS®, Inc.. Follow the “live” webcast and real-time GPS Tracking! AdventureCORPS®, Inc. hosts the BADWATER® Salton Sea 81-Mile Ultramarathon annually in May and the fifth annual edition takes place this weekend on Sunday-Monday, April 30 – May 1, 2017. This remarkable event challenges teams of two or three ultrarunners… Read more »