Posts Categorized: Skyrunning

2023 Skyrunner® World Series Is Announced

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). ATRA is an ISF associate member. Photo: The spectacular Madeira SkyRace® – from sea to sky. ©iancorless.com The Skyrunner® World Series (SWS) announces the new 2023 calendar with 13 races in eight countries and a massive €100,000 prize purse. The 2023 Skyrunner® World Series, under new management, is… Read more »

2023 Youth Skyrunning Championships – New Categories, New Courses

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). ATRA is an associate member of ISF. Above photo: U.S. Team athlete Beñat Froemming. iancorless.com. It’s back to the roots for the 2023 Youth Skyrunning World Championships returning to Gran Sasso, L’Aquila, Italy on August 4-6, 2023. This year, four categories will compete in the VERTICAL and SKY… Read more »

World Championship Journey of American Skyrunner Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor

Written by John Kerrigan, team leader, US Skyrunning Team. The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Josh Taylor, a 22 year-old, fair-skinned, slightly built Alaskan mountain runner with a warm smile and piercing blue eyes thought he was prepared for the expected. The expected?… Read more »

Josh Taylor Leads Team USA At Youth Skyrunning World Championships VK

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). U.S. Team results summary by Richard Bolt. The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Josh Taylor (Wasilla, AK) led the American athletes at the Youth Skyrunning World Championships with a 13th place in the men’s U23 Vertical… Read more »

Andorra Hosts Skyrunning Youth World Championships This Weekend

Youth Skyrunning

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Photo above: Ian Corless. Since 2016, the Skyrunning Youth World Championships represent the stage where young runners test their skills in a field of hot competition for medals and glory…. Read more »

International Skyrunning Federation Sanctions First Matterhorn Skyrunning Workshop

Skyrunning

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Photos: Ian Corless. The first Matterhorn Skyrunning Workshop, sanctioned by the International Skyrunning Federation, has come to a successful close. The full immersion course was held in the most iconic… Read more »

Mount Kilimanjaro to Host World’s Highest Marathon Skyrunning Race

Kilimanjaro

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Photos: World’s Highest Marathon. The world’s highest Vertical Kilometer®, marathon and ultra marathon will be held on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, on May 9, 2022. The events will be sanctioned by… Read more »

Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon Training Guide

Pikes Peak

“When it hurts, speed up!” –Matt Carpenter (Pikes Peak Marathon course record holder) The Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon, held annually in Manitou Springs, CO since 1956, is one of the most iconic mountain races in the United States. The course takes runners from the town of Manitou Springs (6,400 feet/1,950 meters) to the summit… Read more »

Three Americans Return From Inaugural SkySnow World Championships

SkySnow

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Three American athletes just competed at the inaugural SkySnow World Championships held on February 4–5, 2022, in Andalusia at the Sierra Nevada Ski and Mountain Resort, Granada, Spain. Organized by… Read more »

American Mike Popejoy Takes Silver At SkySnow World Championships

SkySnow

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Above photo: @josemiguelmunoze. Italy, Spain and Russia Top SkySnow World Championships Day 2 SkySnow, the new skyrunning discipline, came to a hugely successful close yesterday with the first World Championships… Read more »

Italy and Sweden Take The First SkySnow World Championships Podium

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF and supporter of Skyrunning in the USA. Above photo: @josemiguelmunoze. SkySnow, the new skyrunning discipline, launched the first World Championships yesterday on February 4, 2022, in Andalusia at the Sierra Nevada Ski and Mountain Resort, Granada, Spain. Fourteen… Read more »

Fifteen Nations Ready to Kick Off the First SkySnow World Championships

SkySnow

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF. SkySnow, the new skyrunning discipline, will launch the first World Championships on February 4-5, 2022, in Andalusia at the Sierra Nevada Ski and Mountain Resort, Granada, Spain. Despite international Covid restrictions, fifteen ISF Member countries across the… 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 »

ATRA Attends Virtual 2021 International Skyrunning Federation General Assembly

Skyrunning

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). The American Trail Running Association is a longtime member of ISF. ATRA’s Richard Bolt was one of 47 attendees of ISF’s virtual 2021 General Assembly. Looking towards a bright future today, the International Skyrunning Federation is expanding their horizons after the 2021 General Assembly held on Friday, November… Read more »

Angermund-Vik and Piñeda Top Skyrunning European Championships in Portugal

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). Learn more about how the American Trail Running Association helps to support Skyrunning. Above Photo: @jsaragossa. Another day of hot competition in Portugal at the Skyrunning European Championships. Again, records were crushed and international stars shone at the SKY discipline with the Pisão Skyrunning – 35 km long… Read more »