Featured Trail Town – Kenosha, Wisconsin

Welcome to another installment of our “Trail Town” series and the third one in 2017. Every month we will feature an article about a trail running city that you should put on your bucket list of places to visit! This month we feature the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Trail Town: Kenosha, Wisconsin is a vibrant… Read more »

Trail runners hit the snow for a national championship in Oregon

Story and photos by ATRA Director of Marketing Richard Bolt. He completed his first snowshoe race in 2002, attended 9 of the last 17 U.S. Snowshoe National Championships and has been a member of 2 U.S. National Snowshoe Teams. Richard is also sponsored by ATRA corporate member Atlas Snow-Shoe Company. For the first time in… Read more »

Trail Running in Salida, Colorado – Run Through Time Marathon and Half Marathon

Facebook automatically offers a translation of “Salida” to the word “Exit”. Mark Zuckerberg obviously does not know about the small mountain town in Chaffee County, Colorado! This past weekend in beautiful Salida, CO, runners were treated to summer-like temperatures at what has traditionally been known a “winter marathon”, which made for a hot day at… Read more »

Max King & Ladia Albertson-Junkans win the 25th Chuckanut 50K

On Saturday, March 18, Max King sets a course record at Chuckanut 50K; Ladia Albertson-Junkans wins in her debut outing at the ultra distance. In spite of less-than-ideal weather conditions, both Max King and Hayden Hawks went under King’s 3:35:42 course record set in 2014, at today’s 25th running of the Chuckanut 50K in Bellingham,… Read more »

Altra Footwear Signs New Athletes for its 2017 Endurance Team

Press release from ATRA corporate member Altra Footwear.  Other ATRA corporate members mentioned in the press release include the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, Aravaipa Running’s Javelina Jundred, Ultrarunning Magazine.  Altra Footwear announces its 2017 Endurance Team, featuring an incredible group of 31 men and 21 women from across the globe, including road and… Read more »

Meet our new trail ambassador – Edie Riedel

Please welcome the third of our 2017 American Trail Running Association (ATRA) Trail Ambassadors presented by CamelBak. We’re proud to introduce you to Edie Riedel from Lafayette, LA. After starting her running pursuits on the roads, the 46-year-old mother of two, switched her focus to trail about five years ago. Edie gives back to her… Read more »

Trail Running Clubs

The following is a list of over 100 mountain, ultra and trail running clubs located around the United States. You can find even more clubs on the Road Runners Club of American (RRCA) website. The RRCA is also a great resource for clubs looking for trail, road, ultra or snowshoe event insurance. New England (ME,… Read more »