Posts Categorized: Mountain Running

Mountain Running National Championship Double-header Coming to Northeast U.S.

Mountain Running Championship

Two races, 12 miles, 6800’ of vertical, twelve automatic US Mountain Running Team spots on offer This weekend will kick off the first-ever back-to-back weekend double-header of USATF Championships in Mountain Running. On Saturday, July 2, the popular Whiteface Mountain Race will host the USATF Mountain Running Championships in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New… Read more »

Alyssa Sauro Wins the 2022 International U18 Mountain Running Cup

Written by U.S. Team manager Andrew Simmons. Andrew is also head coach at Lifelong Endurance and head coach at Peak Performance Running. Photos by Nancy Hobbs, Andrew Simmons and Marco Gulberti. The 15th annual International U18 Mountain Running Cup started out with a bang on Sunday, June 26, in Saluzzo, Italy. The U.S. girls’ team… Read more »

U.S. Team Geared Up For Sunday’s International U18 Mountain Running Cup

U18 Mountain Running

Written by U.S. Team manager Andrew Simmons. Andrew is also head coach at Lifelong Endurance and head coach at Peak Performance Running. The U.S. Under 18 Mountain Running Team arrived in Saluzzo, Italy for the 15th International U18 Mountain Running Cup organized by the World Mountain Running Association and Federazione Italiana Di Atletica Leggera. Eight… Read more »

France’s Marathon du Mont-Blanc Elite Athlete Preview

Announcement from the Golden Trail World Series. GTWS sponsor Salomon is a long-time American Trail Running Association member. Race day is June 26th 2022, start time 7:30 am, 42 Km, 2,540 meters of elevation gain. Chamonix’s Marathon du Mont-Blanc has been a faithful stage in the Golden Trail World Series since its creation, check out… Read more »

Clonmel Ireland Hosts World Masters Test Race & Press Event

Tipperary County community comes together to organize the 21st edition of this prestigious international mountain running race as it prepares to welcome the world in September. On Saturday evening, 18 June 2022, international delegates, local community leaders, sponsors and event organizers gathered at the historic Clonmel Town Hall to kick off an official welcome for… Read more »

Kenyan’s Win World Cup at Portugal’s Montemuro Vertical Run

Written by Kristy Reade for World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) media partners. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is the WMRA Secretary. Photos: / Marco Gulberti. Joyce Njeru and Patrick Kipngeno win second event in the 2022 Valsir Mountain Running World Cup and lead overall World Cup standings. Montemuro Vertical Run provided the stunning setting for… Read more »

Joseph Gray and Kim Dobson Win Again at Mount Washington

Announcement from the Mount Washington Road Race. Mt Washington has hosted the USATF Mountain Running Championships in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010. Photo by Joe Viger Photography. Gray and Dobson win again with short course records. Weather conditions force shortened course for second time in 61 years. Dobson makes history. Gray on the verge of… Read more »

Vernon, B.C. To Host First Ever Canadian Mountain & Trail Running Championship


Announcement from Chris Winter, Director, Domestic Programs and Safe Sport for Athletics Canada. Athletics Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Mountain Running Association (CMRA) and the Association of Canadian Ultramarathoners (ACU), is pleased to announce that the 2022 Canadian Mountain & Trail Running Championship, the first of its kind, will take place on Sept 17… Read more »

2022 Broken Arrow Skyrace Elite Field Preview

The country’s top trail runners are gearing up for the 2022 Broken Arrow Skyrace, “California’s first skyrace,” June 17 to 19 at Palisades Tahoe resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Since its inaugural year in 2016, the Broken Arrow Skyrace has become one of the largest and most competitive trail running events in the country…. Read more »

Preparations Underway For Inaugural World Mountain & Trail Running Championships

The championships was originally planned to be held last year in Chiang Mai but postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Thailand was granted the opportunity to organize the event by WMTRC partnership, composed of the international associations for mountain running (World Mountain Running Association), ultra marathon (International Association of Ultrarunners) and trail running (International Trail… Read more »

Amber and Long Win Mountain Running World Cup In Ireland

World Cup

Olivia Amber (USA) and Ruairi Long (IRL) set course records against a record field in the Seven Sisters Skyline 30K race. The old adage ‘if you don’t like the weather; just wait 5 minutes’ held true in the rugged, windswept Derryveagh mountains of County Donegal, Ireland at the 5th running of the Seven Sisters Skyline… Read more »