Posts By: Richard Bolt

Adaptive “Trail Blader” Zachary Friedley to Speak at the Run Show USA

Adaptive Athletes

Announcement from American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member GO Sleeves. Partnership will focus on forwarding both the GO Sleeve mission to keep every body moving and Friedley’s broader mission to help adaptive athletes enjoy more access to trail running events. GO Sleeves, the company that introduced the world’s first and only compression sleeve with built-in… Read more »

WMRA Announces the 2022 Mountain Running World Cup Calendar

Grayson Murphy

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a WMRA Council member. With 12 Gold Label races across 6 countries and 9 locations, and a further 5 Silver Label races in 5 different countries, the 2022 World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) Mountain Running World Cup promises 5 months of quality… Read more »

Featured Trail Town – Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock

Welcome to the first 2022 installment of our “Trail Town” series spotlighting Lubbock, Texas. Contributions by Katherine White, Director of Marketing & Communications from The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) & Visit Lubbock. Known as the “Hub City” of West Texas, Lubbock is located on top of the caprock escarpment, or the peak of the… Read more »

Endurance Town USA Host Goes International with RacingThePlanet

Announcement from Endurance Town USA, American Trail Running Association partner at the 2018 US Trail Running Conference. California-based Race Director and marketing professional joins global ultramarathon producer, RacingThePlanet, to expand its reach and tell its epic 20-year story. Endurance Town USA (ETUSA), a media production company focused on fostering human connection through outdoors, adventure and… Read more »

Book Review – Trail Running Illustrated: The Art of Running Free

Doug Mayer

Trail Running Illustrated: The Art of Running Free, written by Doug Mayer and Brian Metzler, Mountaineers Books, 2021. Illustrated by Schreiber Marion. Reviewed by trail runner Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she is a children’s librarian. You’re off to Great Places, Today… Read more »

ATRA Member Go Sleeves Signs World Champions Joseph Gray and Josiah Middaugh

Go Sleeves

Announcement from American Trail Running Association member Go Sleeves. Partnership will focus on forwarding the GO Sleeves mission to empower runners at every level to train strong and reach their peak performance. GO Sleeves, the company that introduced the world’s first and only compression sleeve with built-in kinesiology strips, announced today the signing of World… Read more »

Ohio’s Thunderbunny 12K to Host Collegiate Trail Running National Championships

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner Collegiate Running Association. 2022 and 2023 Collegiate Trail Running Championships will be held within the Thunderbunny 12K Trail Race in Strouds Run State Park. Collegiate Running Association and Southeastern Ohio Trail Runners (SEOTR) renew partnership through 2023. The Collegiate Running Association (CRA) is excited to announce an extended… Read more »

Kicking off the Snowshoe Season at Gore Mountain Ski Bowl

Gore Mountain Snowshoe

The Gore Mountain Ski Bowel snowshoe race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark (pictured above #27). Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos: Paul Allison, North Creek Ski Bowl. Our 2021-22 Dion WMAC Snowshoe season was all… Read more »

Leadville, Colorado to Host 2022 Collegiate Snowshoe National Championships

Leadville Snowshoe

Announcement from American Trail Running Association (ATRA) partner Collegiate Running Association (CRA). Colorado Cup Snowshoe Race will host the 2022 Collegiate Snowshoe National Championship and the Youth Snowshoe National Championship The Collegiate Running Association (CRA) is pleased to build upon existing partnerships with the United States Snowshoe Association (USSSA) and the American Trail Running Association… Read more »

Trail Times Winter 2021- Volume 26, No. 97

ATRA Trail Times Newsletters

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Minutes from the 2021 USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Running Council Meetings

USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Running Council Annual Meeting – December 3-4, 2021 in Orlando, Florida – Hybrid Meeting – Onsite attendance, Virtual attendance via Bizzabo provider Attendance for all or part of the meetings during the conference days Camille Herron, Roy Pirrung, Meghan Canfield, Lin Gentling, Justin Kuo, Andy Carr, Angie Longworth, Robin Jeffries, Scott… Read more »

2022 Youth Skyrunning World Championships Head Back to Andorra

Youth Skyrunning

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). Learn more about how the American Trail Running Association helps to support Youth Skyrunning. Above Photo: @iancoreless. Announcing the 2022 Youth Skyrunning World Championships it’s time for the new generation of skyrunners to save the date and get the adrenaline flowing for a shot at the medals and… Read more »

Two American Races Join 2022 Golden Trail World Series

Announcement from the Golden Trail Series sponsored by American Trail Running Association member Salomon. Photos courtesy of the Golden Trail World Series. The Pikes Peak Ascent (Colorado) and Flagstaff Sky Peaks (Arizona) are part of the seven race global trail running series. After a successful 2021 season, the Golden Trail World Series is back in… Read more »

Leslie Jordan Announces Their NEW Online Outlet Store

Announcement from American Trail Running Association member Leslie Jordan Inc. Leslie Jordan Inc. announces the debut of their online outlet store, LJIoutlet.com. Offering blank tees, hoodies, zips & jackets, buyers can buy a single item or get a 10% discount if they buy ‘by the dozen’. Leslie says, “This is something we have planned for… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference heads to Mukilteo, WA in 2022

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner US Trail Running Conference. Tenth edition of industry-leading event to take place in Pacific Northwest for the first time Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference has announced that the tenth edition of the industry-leading Conference will be held in Snohomish County, Washington, in the… Read more »

ATRA Member inov-8 Raises $29,000 to Help Protect Peatlands

inov-8

Announcement and photos from ATRA member inov-8. American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member inov-8 has donated £22,000 ($29,000) to help protect and restore peatlands – the world’s largest natural terrestrial carbon store. The UK Lake District based brand – who specialize in running, hiking and fitness gear – raised the money through a Green Friday… Read more »

Desert Solstice 24 Hour Ultrarunning Race Kicks-off This Weekend

Desert Solstice

Announcement from longtime American Trail Running Association member Aravaipa Running. Aravaipa Running is excited to announce the 2021 Desert Solstice 24/100 Mile Hour Track Invitational kicking off at 8am on Saturday, December 11th at Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona. This year will be our most competitive year to date, with 30 runners from 6… Read more »