Posts Categorized: Trail Running

Americans Janelle Lincks & Darren Thomas Win GTNS 2021 Grand Final

Golden Trail

Announcement from the Golden Trail Series supported by American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member Salomon. Photos: Golden Trail Series. Race day was October 24th – 11:30 AM Local Time (1:30 PM CET) – 31 km – 1,350 meters vertical, Faial Island, The Azores, Portugal The longest stage was kept for last, and it was probably… Read more »

Janelle Lincks Wins, Darren Thomas 4th at GTNS Final Stage 2

Golden Trail Series

Announcement from the Golden Trail Series supported by American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member Salomon. Photos: Golden Trail Series. Between the scorching sun and heavy rain, the Golden Trail National Series (GTNS) athletes were up against the elements in the second stage of the Grand Final in the Azores. Saturday, October 23rd – Sao Jorge… Read more »

Americans Janelle Lincks and Darren Thomas Win GTNS Final Stage 1

Announcement from the Golden Trail Series supported by American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member Salomon. Photos: Golden Trail Series. The Americans took charge of the first stage of the Golden Trail National Series (GTNS) grand final in the Azores, Portugal with a double-whammy male and female win. The 27 km race featured 2,400 meters of… Read more »

Finding Community on the Trail Run

Kriste Peoples

This article was written by American Trail Running Association advisory board member Kriste Peoples, a Denver-based outdoor enthusiast and guide, runner, writer, and mindfulness meditation teacher. When she’s not out adventuring along the trails of Colorado’s Front Range, Kriste is writing about it or recovering with carbs in a local eatery. Perhaps you’ve heard the… Read more »

Golden Trail National Series Grand Final Goes To Portugal

Azores Trail Run

Announcement from the Golden Trail Series supported by American Trail Running Association member Salomon. Photo: Azores Trail Run / Golden Trail Series. 3-DAY STAGE RACE – OCTOBER 22nd TO 24th – THE AZORES, PORTUGAL The best athletes from the entire Golden Trail National Series (GTNS) supported by Salomon, are gathering on the Azores archipelago for… Read more »

Maude Mathys and Stian Angermund Win 2021 Golden Trail World Series

Golden Trail World Series

Announcement from the Golden Trail World Series supported by American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member Salomon. Photos: GTWS. Maude Mathys (SUI) and Francesco Puppi (ITA) are victorious at the GTWS Final in El Hierro, Spain. American Dani Moreno finishes 5th in the race and 2021 GTWS rankings. This 2021 GTWS Grand Final – a 37… Read more »

Top Takeaways from the Broken Arrow Skyrace “Women’s Panel”

Written by Susan Kendrick. Susan is the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) board vice president, a Wisconsin trail runner and the Director of Brand Relationships for UltraSignup. Athlete comments derived from audio recording transcripts. Photo Above: Jamil Coury/Salomon. Top takeaways from 5 amazing trail runners – Check out their books, blogs, podcasts, inspiration, and support… Read more »

Vermont 50: Trail Run and Cycle Through The Green Mountains

Vermont 50

Story and photos by American Trail Running Association contributor Peter Maksimow. The 29th annual Vermont 50 Mountain Bike and Ultra Run set off during a dreary and damp Sunday morning on September 26, in the small village of Brownsville, Vermont. Both runner and cyclist competed side-by-side in the misty darkness, as waves began at 6:00… Read more »

Over 950 Athletes Race Wisconsin’s Birkie Trail Run Festival

Birkie

Announcement from American Trail Running Association member Birkie Trail Run Festival. Photos: American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation. A crisp autumn morning shaped up for ideal conditions as runners and trekkers took to the hills for to the annual Birkie Trail Run Festival, sponsored by Salomon. Over 950 runners and trekkers, from 33 states, took part in… Read more »

Nationwide Trail Etiquette Campaign Kicks Off

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner Trails Are Common Ground; organized by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). With a call for inclusiveness and mutual respect, Trails are Common Ground is the work of the largest group of trail users, brands, advocacy groups, and media outlets ever assembled. Any trail runner, mountain biker, or… Read more »

The TransRockies Run Brings Adventure Back To Trail Racing

The Under Armour TransRockies Run is back in 2021 to deliver one of the best and most epic trail running adventures in North America. Now in its ninth year, this unique six-day trail running stage race was held last week in the rugged backcountry of the Colorado Rockies and offered runners incredible mountain views, well-organized… Read more »

Sweden’s Fjällmaraton Hosts Next Spartan Trail World Championship Race

Fjällmaraton

Announcement from American Trail Running Association corporate member Spartan Trail. Photos: Johannes Poignant. The Swedish fjörds are ready to host the fifth stop of the Spartan Trail World Championship (STWC) at the Fjällmaraton. The race through some of Sweden’s historical trails marks the half point of the inaugural season of our World Championship, with its… Read more »

Pack Burro Racing: 48 Years Of Hoofing It Around Buena Vista

Pack Burro

This past Sunday, the 48th annual Buena Vista Pack Burro Race was held in the small mountain town of Buena Vista, Colorado (population 2,700). The race is a part of the annual “Gold Rush Days” summer celebration of the town’s art and history, which includes Buena Vista’s place as an epicenter for the niche sport… Read more »

Middaugh and Surage Win National High School Trail Championships

High School

This past Saturday, the 5th annual National High School Trail Championships (NHSTC) was held in the small mountain town Salida, Colorado. This youth trail running event attracted a new crop of talent and was a successful follow up to last year’s race which had a record number of participants. In addition to hosting more young… Read more »

Tips for a Trail Running Adventure in Iceland

Iceland

I just returned from my second trail running trip to Iceland. This Nordic island nation was discovered by accident over 1100 years ago and is today sparsely populated with fewer than 400,000 inhabitants, most of whom reside in or around the capital city of Reykjavik making for lots of open spaces for sheep and horses… Read more »

44th Annual Badwater 135 Mile Ultramarathon Kicks Off July 19

Badwater

Announcement from American Trail Running Association (ATRA) corporate member AdventureCORPS. Above photo by Ron Jones. On July 19-21, 2021, AdventureCORPS will present its legendary BADWATER® 135 Ultramarathon, the 135-Mile World Championship. Now in its 44th year – with the 2020 race canceled last-minute due to the pandemic – this world-renowned event pits up to 100… Read more »

Saucony Signs Trail Runner Katie Asmuth

katie asmuth

Announcement from American Trail Running Association corporate member Saucony. Saucony furthered its commitment to trail running with the signing of American ultrarunner Katie Asmuth, recent winner of the 2021 Bandera 100K. With the win, she will run in the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run starting tomorrow, June 26 in Olympic Valley, California. Saucony’s ambassador trail… Read more »