Mountain & Trail Running in Wales

Article by guest blogger & trail runner Gina Paletta. (Above Photo by Sports Pictures Cymru) Known for its iconic castles, picturesque mountains and stunning trails, Wales has been selected to host the 31st World Mountain Running Championships in Betws y Coed, Wales, Great Britain on September 19th, 2015. After successfully hosting the IAU Trail World Championships… Read more »

WMRA announces 2015 World Cup races

The World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) announced races for their annual Mountain Running World Cup.  The six race series includes the World Mountain Running Championships as well as 5 additional challenging and well know mountain races.  The 2015 World Cup will include: Race #1 – June 7th – 20th Annual Ratitovec Mountain Run – Železniki,… Read more »

Getting social with trail running

Article by guest blogger & trail runner Gina Paletta. Are you getting social with trail running? No matter how dedicated the runner, sometimes it’s difficult to lace up your shoes and get out of the door. Luckily, today’s digital age is making it easier to find sources of inspiration when motivation is running low. Social media… Read more »

U.S. Team for Trail World Championships Announced

For the fourth time, the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) will organize a world trail running event. However, 2015 marks the first time the event has been given the title of World Trail Championships as opposed to the prior three installations when the race was dubbed a challenge-level event. Scheduled for Saturday, May 30, the start… Read more »

ATRA forms partnership with the Collegiate Running Association

Colorado Springs, CO —– TheAmerican Trail Running Association (ATRA) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Collegiate Running Association. The partnership will continue to increase exposure and awareness for trail and mountain running, especially among college students and the general public. “This is a natural partnership for the Collegiate Running Association”, said Co-Founder… Read more »

Special Runner’s World offer for ATRA fans

Hit the trail! Runner’s World magazine has a special offer for fans & followers of the American Trail Running Association.  Get 11 issues for only $20 (US residents only)!  Click here to get this special offer.  Did you know that Runner’s World has a trail section?  Read original stories, training tips, shoe reviews, videos and… Read more »

USA 100 Mile Trail Championships Results

Story & photos by Jason Bryant (USA Track & Field Championship Liaison) One hundred miles is a long ways, a long way for things change. Does it really matter who is leading at 20 miles in a 100 mile race? That depends. The 2015 USA 100 Mile Trail Championships took place this past Saturday as… Read more »

Dipsea Race to be broadcast by UltraSportsLive.tv

Press Release from the Dipsea Race Committee: (Mill Valley, CA) The Dipsea Race is going live stream. The 105th running of the annual Dipsea trail race from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach on June 14 will be available to watch live and free via the Internet following an agreement this week between Dipsea Race Committee… Read more »

Rocky Raccoon & USA 100 Mile Pre-Race Story

Story by Jason Bryant The USA 100 Mile Trail Championships will take place this Saturday Jan. 31 at the Rocky Raccoon 100 put on by Tejas Trails. The race runs the trails at Huntsville State Park in Texas. The course is five loops with each loop being 20 miles. There is a minimal amount of… Read more »

Rocky Raccoon 100 Mile LIVE Coverage

FEATURED EVENT: ATRA “Single-track” corporate member Tejas Trails is organizing this weekend’s Rocky Raccoon 100 mile race in Huntsville, Texas.  This race will also be sanctioned by USA Track & Field and serve as the USA 100 Mile Trail Championships.  For pre & post race interviews with elite athletes and LIVE coverage during the race… Read more »