Posts Categorized: USATF Championships

Rhodes and Whitfield Crowned USATF Trail Marathon Champions in Moab

The 2022 USATF Trail Marathon Championships were held November 5, in the desert canyons of Moab, UT at the Moab Trail Marathon. Both the men’s and women’s defending champions Adam Peterman and Allie McLaughlin were in Thailand winning World Championship gold medals thus were not on the startline. In addition to their individual world championship… Read more »

Heath & Dalton Win the 2022 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships

Written by USATF Championship liaison Lin Gentling. Photos: Kelly Randolph. On a cool, overcast, and misting morning the 2022 trail half marathon national championships were held just outside of Cable, WI on the American Birkebeiner ski and mountain bike courses. The rain overnight had made for slick and greasy conditions, but that did not deter… Read more »

Birkie Trail Run to host USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships

The USATF Half Marathon Trail Running Championships will be held in Cable, WI, on Saturday, September 24, at the Birkie Trail Running Festival. Birkie also hosted this national championship in 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021. This year’s course will start and finish at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead located on McNaught Road in Cable, WI. The… Read more »

Lauren Gregory and Joseph Gray Win Inaugural USATF Vertical Mountain Running Championship

Gregory wins her first National Championship; Gray wins his 21st National Championship Nestled in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, Loon Mountain’s base lodge bustled with activity in Sunday’s early morning hours as hundreds of runners gathered for the first-ever USATF Vertical Mountain Running Championships and selection race for two international events – Italy’s Challenge Stellina and… Read more »

USATF National Championship Returns to the Loon Mountain Race

Founded in 2006 as a qualifier for the U.S. Mountain Running Team, the Loon Mountain Race will once again play host to the top American uphill runners at the inaugural USATF Vertical Mountain Running Championships this Sunday, July 10, in Lincoln, New Hampshire. This new national championship format was created in response to the addition… Read more »

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 »

Beavin and Demerjian Win 2022 USATF 100k Road Championships

Kalie Demerjian

Written by USATF Championship liaison Lin Gentling. Photos courtesy of Mad City Ultras and Ann Heaslett. The Upper Midwest is known for its windy conditions in the spring, but nothing compared with the gales that the 100K road national championships runners fought at the Mad City Ultras on Saturday, April 23. Although this is a… Read more »

2022 USATF 100K Road Championships Race Preview

Mad City

Written by USATF Championship liaison Lin Gentling. Fourteen years is a long time to have hosted the USATF 100K Road Championships, but this is the sustaining record that Mad City Ultras race director, Timo Yanacheck, holds for this event. He knows what he is doing and does it well. It’s almost go time for the… Read more »

Niles and Mazaheri take USATF 50 km Road Championship Titles

50 km Road Championship

Written by USATF Championship liaison Meghan Canfield. Photos: Meghan Canfield. This past Sunday, February 27, forty one hardy USATF members lined up for the USATF 50 km Road Championships in Heckscher State Park on Long Island, New York, hosted by the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC). Temperatures were in the 30s with a wind… Read more »

USATF 50K Road Championships Kicks Off Tomorrow At Heckscher Park

Written by USATF Championship Liaison Meghan Canfield. Sunday, February 27, will be the USATF Road 50k National Championships held at Heckscher Park on Long Island, New York. Winners who run a qualifying standard for the National 50k Team will be awarded an automatic spot for the 2023 IAU 50 Kilometer (Road) World Championships in Port… Read more »

Camille Herron Sets 100 Mile Worlds Best

Camille Herron

Written by USATF Championship Liaison Meghan Canfield. Photos by KEVLV Photography. Camille Herron and Arlen Glick win 2022 USATF 100 Mile Road National Championships. Herron Sets 100 Mile Worlds Best*. A star-studded lineup toed the line at Jackpot Ultra Running Festival’s 100-mile USATF National Championship, which was held Friday February 18th, at Cornerstone Park, Henderson,… Read more »

Heavy Hitters Lined Up For USATF 100 Mile Road Championships

Jackpot

Written by USATF Championship liaison Meghan Canfield. ATRA is a USA Track & Field member and media partner for its Mountain, Ultra and Trail running programs. This Friday, February 18th marks the USATF 100 Mile Road Championships, in Henderson, Nevada. Hosted by Beyond Limits Racing, it is the 9th running of the Jackpot Ultra Running… Read more »

Jackpot Ultra Running Festival to Livestream USATF 100-Mile Road Championships

Announcement from Beyond Limits Running, host of the 2022 USATF 100 Mile Road Championships. Aravaipa Running is an American Trail Running Association corporate member. Beyond Limits Running, owner and producer of the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival, Southern Nevada’s premier ultra-running endurance event, is pleased to announce Steep Life Media, a subsidiary of Aravaipa Running, will… Read more »

The USATF 100 Mile Trail Championship Is Back This Weekend

Tomorrow, Saturday, December 4th the final race of the 2021 USATF Mountain Ultra Trail (MUT) National Championship series kicks-off in Needville, Texas. Organized by Trail Racing Over Texas, the Brazos Bend 100 hosts the 2021 USATF 100 Mile Trail Championships; billed as “the fastest trail in the United States.” The 100 Mile starts at 6:00… Read more »

Northern and Pannu Win USATF 100K Road Championships

Written by USATF national championship liaison Lin Gentling. Photos: Craig Thornley, Matt Keyes and Lin Gentling. Elizabeth Northern and Rajpaul Pannu take home titles at the 2021 USATF 100K Road Championships hosted by California’s No’to’mom 100K. No’to’mom, a Nisenan Tribe word for the body of water that the European settlers called the American River near… Read more »

Gray and Johnson Win 2021 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships

Written by USATF Half Marathon Trail Championship Liaison Lin Gentling. Photos by USATF LDR Chairperson Michael Scott. Another perfect day in paradise. Northern Wisconsin never disappoints with the fall foliage and perfect running temperatures. Today was no different as the Birkie Trail Run Festival, outside of Cable, Wisconsin, hosted the 2021 USATF Half Marathon Trail… Read more »