Individuals can join the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) at the $35 membership level and receive an annual subscription to Trail Runner Magazine and a discount to the trail runner days of the US Trail Running Conference as part of their membership. Trail Runner Magazine is a four-color glossy dedicated to OUR sport and is published six times per year. The US Trail Running Conference takes place annually and cerebrates all things trail running.

As an ATRA member you will also receive ATRA’s newsletter Trail Times, a 25% discount to Ultrarunning Magazine and access to FREE race entries in monthly ATRA prize drawings. (Trail Runner Magazine must be shipped to US address, or there is an additional fee to a Canada address). Click the UltraSignup button below to join ATRA!

Single Event (Race) membership is $95. This membership category is for race directors with a single race. Your event will be listed as a member in Trail Times, and you will receive a link on our home page provided to your URL. We will list your event in our online events calendar as an ATRA member. ATRA race members can purchase liability insurance for your event from our insurance partner Nicholas Hill Insurance.

Club / Specialty Run / Single-track membership is $195.  Your club, running store or multi-event race series will receive a welcome ad and be listed as a member in Trail Times. A link on our home page provided to your URL.  We will list your event featured in BOLD on our trail running calendar. In addition, receive 20% off Trail Times ad rates.

Event Liability Insurance: The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) is now offering event liability insurance for race directors. ATRA’s Trail Running Insurance Program (T.R.I.P.) is offered through a partnership with Nicholas Hill Group. T.R.I.P. insurance rates are very competitive and we hope you will consider this new option for your event(s). Available exclusively to ATRA club, race and corporate members, this new insurance program covers trail and snowshoe races. For a free, no obligation quote please visit our T.R.I.P. PROTECT landing page at

Legacy membership for individuals is $1000 and is 100% tax deductible. You will receive a donation letter for this charitable contribution and lifetime ATRA membership including monthly e-newsletters to keep you informed about all things trail running.

We have corporate membership levels available at “Single-track”, “Double-track”, “Switchback”, “Steep & Rocky” and “All-terrain” levels. Learn more about the benefits on our Corporate Membership page.

You can print the form at the link below and send in with your payment or register online with our membership registration partner UltraSignUp.

To get regular updates from ATRA please click the link below and sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletter.

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You can also make a tax-deducible donation to the American Trail Running Association via PayPal using the “Donate” button below. ATRA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

ATRA Members

The following organizations are proud supporters of the American Trail Running Association.

Double-track Members

Event / Race Members

Switchback Members

Single-track Members

Club Members

Specialty Running Stores