Flashback Friday: An Early Morning Run Around Uluru

“Editors note: Fishin’ Tale Australian Outback: An Early Morning Run Around Uluru was written by Erik Siewertsen for ATRA’s Trail Times Newsletter #24 – originally published in 2002.” Fishin’ Tale Australian Outback: An Early Morning Run Around Uluru The alarm sounded at 4:45 am, and a weary glance through the window above revealed the brilliant… Read more »

Morocco Race, a unique event for all participants

Race announcement from ATRA corporate member Morocco Race. The first edition of the the “Morocco Race” will take place on November 14th 2015. This trail running race is unique in Morocco and in the world of trail running. Trailers will discover amazing paths with mountains of the High Atlas in forefront, only 35 minutes from Marrakech,… Read more »

Do you run solo, with a teammate or in a pack?

“Do you run solo, with a teammate or in a pack?” was written by Ultramaratonistas Mel Gosse & Jon Sinclair. Mel & Jon are sponsored by ATRA corporate member Xero Shoes. When it comes to any race 5km or longer, there will often be a “lead pack”, couples doing it together as a relationship builder,… Read more »

Jonathan Wyatt heads to Wales

Media Release from the 31st World Mountain Running Championships 2015.  ATRA Executive Director Nancy Hobbs and Director of Online Marketing Richard Bolt will also be heading to Wales next month for this event. Nancy is a member of the WMRA Council.  Richard is Team Leader for the US Mountain Running Team.  For Team USA updates… Read more »

Upcoming events from AdventureCORPS

AdventureCORPS, creator of the epic Badwater 135 is an ATRA corporate member. The following is an excerpt from their August 2015 email newsletter. 2015- 2016 AdventureCORPS CALENDAR OF EVENTS: It is our goal to only send you useful, informative, interesting, and entertaining info, insights, stories, and more about our events, the people who do them, the… Read more »

Ready for another high elevation race this year?

Are you ready for another high elevation race this year?  Try the Hermit Pass Marathon, Half and 13K – an ATRA race member. WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2015 WHERE: A Painted View Ranch near Westcliffe, CO; 1 hr. west of Pueblo, 2 hrs southwest of Colorado Spring, 3hrs southwest of Denver in the Sangre de… Read more »

Attention Sub-2:22 (Male) & Sub 2:48 (Female) Marathoners!

An announcement from our ultra running friends. While this is not a trail running opportunity, many speedy trail runners have competed at the IAU 50 km World Championships including last years winner and Team USA member Emily Harrison (pictured center). Attention all Sub-2:22 (Male) & Sub 2:48 (Female) Marathoners!!! U.S. National 50 Kilometer Team Opportunity… Read more »

USATF 50K Trail Championships Preview

USATF 50K TRAIL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS & TAMALPA HEADLANDS 50K Written by race directors Tim & Diana Fitzpatrick Tamalpa Runners, Inc., Marin’s largest running club, will present the Tamalpa Headlands 50k trail race on Saturday August 29th, 2015. Designated this year’s USATF National 50K Trail Championship, the race has attracted an outstanding elite field. It starts… Read more »

International Mountain Running Coaches Forum

17th September 7-9pm St Georges Hotel, Llandudno, Wales, United Kingdom Welsh Athletics and England Athletics are delighted to host the 1st International Mountain Running Coaches Forum. This two hour event will provide an opportunity for international coaches to come together to listen to two stimulus presentations followed by time to share thoughts and ideas. Attendance… Read more »

CW-X defines the “art” if running

CW-X is a long time ATRA corporate member and provided this press release. Japanese Psychedelic Artist Uses CW-X Tights As Canvas NEW YORK, N.Y. (August 17, 2015) – The Wacoal Sports Science Corp. (WSSC), makers of CW-X Engineered Endurance Apparel, is offering a limited edition tight featuring a print by one of the leading pop… Read more »