Posts Categorized: Clean Sport

KINeSYS Becomes First-Ever Sunscreen to Achieve Informed Sport Certification

The following release is published with permission from ATRA corporate member KINeSYS and features an exciting announcement. KINeSYS announced that its award-winning SPF 50 Fragrance Free Spray Sunscreen is the first-ever sunscreen to be certified with the Informed Sport program. Informed Sport certification provides the highest level of quality assurance by testing every batch of… Read more »

Call For Clean Sport: A Conversation in Trail Running

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Featured photo by: Peter Maksimow. Trail running can be a dirty sport. Unfortunately, I’m not just referring to the kind of dirt that gets caked onto your shoes or that plasters a layer of mud onto the back of your calves after running through a puddle in the woods, but rather the “dirty” practices of… Read more »

How to Support Clean Sport in Trail Running

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Earlier this month I traveled to the USATF Marathon Trail Championships hosted by the Moab Trail Marathon in the scenic canyon country of Southeast Utah. As a native Utahan, this event has holds a special place in my heart as Moab was my first ever trail marathon when I raced it back in 2015. Instead… Read more »

Get Dirty; Run Clean – Our Handmade ATRA Soap is Back!

Handcrafted by Soap Master Creighton in Douglas County, Colorado, this is our third edition of the ATRA Run Clean soap. The base oils are all 100% natural with an “energy” blend of essential oils. To order this artisanal soap send a check to: American Trail Running Association, PO Box 9454, Colorado Springs, CO 80932. $11… Read more »

Non-WADA Compliant Athlete Testing Programs (Part 5)

[Editor’s Note:] This article is the last in a five-part series about how the mountain, ultra and trail (MUT) running community has been affected by athlete doping and drug testing. This timely topic was researched by professional trail runner Tayte Pollmann and includes his personal experience as well as input from other top athletes and… Read more »

Out-of-competition doping controls & US athlete experiences (Part 4)

[Editor’s Note:] This article is the fourth in a five-part series about how the mountain, ultra and trail (MUT) running community has been affected by athlete doping and drug testing. This timely topic was researched by professional trail runner Tayte Pollmann and includes his personal experience as well as input from other top athletes and… Read more »

Anti-Doping 101 – An online seminar by the US Anti-Doping Agency

All USA Track & Field (USATF) members are invited to take part in the first US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Webinar of 2019 on Tuesday, March 5th. Be sure to join this webinar to learn about testing protocols, therapeutic use exemptions, and best practices as it relates to anti-doping. Don’t miss, Anti-Doping 101! What: USADA Webinar… Read more »

Clean Sport and Mountain, Ultra, Trail (MUT) Running (Part 1)

[Editor’s Note:] This article is the first in a five-part series about how the mountain, ultra and trail (MUT) running community has been affected by athlete doping and drug testing. This timely topic was researched by professional trail runner Tayte Pollmann (pictured above at the 2018 World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships in Poland) and… Read more »