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 »

International Trail Running Association elects new Steering Committee

ATRA Director of Marketing Richard Bolt has been elected to this new ITRA steering committee.  Richard is also the United States delegate to the World Mountain Running Association’s annual Congress Meeting and a long-time member of USA Track & Field’s Mountain, Ultra & Trail (MUT) Council.   Following the adoption of the new International Trail… 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 »

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 »

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 »

American Men Win Bronze at the IAU Trail World Championship

Written by US team leaders Jason Bryant and Richard Bolt. Photo above by iRunFar. Photos below by Richard Bolt. After last year’s medal drought, the American men fought a close battle with Italy to win a bronze medal. Scoring team members Mario Mendoza, Cody Reed and Andy Wacker finished with a total time of 14:16:53… Read more »