Posts By: Richard Bolt

Barr Trail Mountain Race to Award More Prize Money to Women

Written by Peter Maksimow. Barr Trail Mountain Race is a member of the American Trail Running Association. Women who finish on the podium at the Barr Trail Mountain Race this summer can expect to win 20 percent more than their male counterparts. The prize amounts have been increased to $420, $300, and $180 for the… Read more »

57th Mount Washington Road Race Preview

Press release from the Mount Washington Road Race. Mount Washington has been the USATF Mountain Running Championships in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. Joe Gray, Brandy Erholtz, Eric Blake and Sage Canaday are all past members of the US Mountain Running Team. 7.6 miles, 4600′ of ascent and only one hill! Joe Gray Looks… Read more »

American Men Win Bronze at the IAU Trail World Championship

Written by US team leaders Jason Bryant and Richard Bolt. Photo above by iRunFar. Photos below by Richard Bolt. After last year’s medal drought, the men’s US Ultra Trail Team fought a close battle with Italy to win a bronze medal. Scoring team members Mario Mendoza, Cody Reed and Andy Wacker finished with a total… Read more »

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 »

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 US Ultra Trail Team Qualification Standards

Written 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 »