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 »

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 »

Meet Trail Ambassador Doug Mayer

Please welcome the sixth of our 2017 American Trail Running Association (ATRA) Trail Ambassadors presented by CamelBak. We’re proud to introduce you to Doug Mayer, a trail runner who builds community locally, nationally, and internationally. Doug is from the small town of Randolph, New Hampshire – population 350 – located at the base of Mount… Read more »

A message on empowerment from Trail Sisters

The following was written by Gina Lucrezi and first appeared in the May 29 edition of Trail Sisters “Newsie” email newsletter and is reposted with permission.  For more great content check out her website at https://www.trailsisters.net.  For more community building articles check out our series of tips for women interviews. With Summer upon us, many of you… 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 »

57th Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Race Preview

Joe Gray and Brandy Erholtz Favorites at the historic footrace up the auto-road. Gray to compete against former winners Canaday and Blake, along with Kenyan, Francis Wangari, and top cyclist Cameron Cogburn. Race day is June 17, 2017 – 9:00 AM. PINKHAM NOTCH, NH – One man in this year’s Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington… Read more »

Tips for women on the trails: Introducing Denise Flory

Trail running tips for women is series of articles sponsored by ATRA corporate member inov-8. In this installment our Outreach and Partnership Specialist, Peter Maksimow, spoke with inov-8 Advocate Program member Denise Flory, who calls Colorado home. We will hear from other inov-8 ambassadors, listen to their stories and provide tips for women on the trails in… 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 »