Posts Categorized: WMRA

Amber and Long Win Mountain Running World Cup In Ireland

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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 »

2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championship Awarded to Innsbruck Austria

Innsbruck

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). Photos: Florentin Haunold at Roast Media. The joint application of Innsbruck Tourism and the Stubai Tourism Association for the right to host the 2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championships (WMTRC) was successful against strong international competition. The community of Innsbruck-Stubai will bring the WMTRC to Tyrol… Read more »

International U18 Mountain Running Cup Coming to Saluzzo, Italy

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). American Trail Running Association founder Nancy Hobbs is the WMRA Secretary. Above photo: Richard Bolt. The WMRA is delighted to announce final details of the 15th International U18 Mountain Running Cup. After 2 years of cancellations due to Covid-19, the event is confirmed for Sunday the 26th… Read more »

Italy’s Valsir to Sponsor Mountain Running World Cup

Grayson Murphy

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is the WMRA Secretary. The World Mountain Running Association is delighted to announce the next exciting step in the evolution of the Mountain Running World Cup. Italian plumbing and heating supplies manufacturer Valsir have signed on as the title sponsor of the series,… Read more »

WMRA Announces the 2022 Mountain Running World Cup Calendar

Grayson Murphy

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a WMRA Council member. With 12 Gold Label races across 6 countries and 9 locations, and a further 5 Silver Label races in 5 different countries, the 2022 World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) Mountain Running World Cup promises 5 months of quality… Read more »

Three Americans Finish Top 10 In The World Mountain Running Ranking

Broken Arrow Skyrace

Today, the final day of the year, the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) has released its official 2021 year end World Ranking of mountain runners. For this point-based ranking system, athletes accumulate points from January 1 to December 31 each year by competing at eligible mountain running events around the world. Eligible races are divided… Read more »

1st World Mountain and Trail Running Championship Postponed Till November 2022

Announcement from the The World Mountain & Trail Running Championship Partnership – World Mountain Running Association (WMRA), International Trail Running Association (ITRA) and International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU). This joint statement by WMRA, ITRA and IAU follows on from the online conference on 3rd November 2021 hosted by World Athletics on mountain and trail running… Read more »

Victory for Ghelfi and Abraham at the Mountain Running Nations Cup

Nations Cup

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: Marco Gulberti. [Editor’s Note: The USA Track & Field (USATF) COVID-19 Working Group’s current international travel policy for U.S. teams prohibited American athletes from participating… Read more »

World Cup Race Report: Italy’s Chiavenna-Lagunc

Chiavenna-Lagunc

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: Marco Gulberti. Andrea Mayr and Henri Aymonod crowned champions… Read more »

Mountain Running World Cup Preview: Italy’s Chiavenna Lagunc

Chiavenna Lagunc

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: Corsa in Montagna. For our final Mountain Running World… Read more »

Lincks and Gray Take Broken Arrow Skyrace 23K Titles

Broken Arrow Skyrace

The American Trail Running Association is a World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: Peter Maksimow. Sunday, October 3, was the final day of the three-day Broken… Read more »

World Cup Race Report: Spain’s Zumaia Flysch

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: WMRA. The runners woke to rainy conditions in Zumaia,… Read more »

Broken Arrow Skyrace Hosts Mountain Running World Cup

Max King Broken Arrow

Following last weekend’s Mountain Running World Cup stage eleven race, Trofeo Ciolo, in Gagliano del Capo, Italy, the World Cup returns to the United States for the first time since 2019. Stages twelve and thirteen of this global sixteen-stage race series will be held at Friday’s Broken Arrow VK (Vertical Kilometer) and Sunday’s 26 km… Read more »

Mountain Running World Cup Preview: Spain’s Zumaia Flysch

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Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: WMRA. 2021 has been a year of firsts for… Read more »

World Cup Race Report: Italy’s Trofeo Ciolo

Trofeo Ciolo

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: WMRA / Marco Gulberti. Stage 11 of the 2021… Read more »

Mountain Running World Cup Moves to Italy’s Mediterranean Coast

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Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: WMRA. The next stage of the WMRA Mountain Running… Read more »

World Cup Race Report: Czech Republic’s Krkonossky Half Marathon

Krkonossky

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). The American Trail Running Association is a WMRA media partner and will be providing coverage of all sixteen events in the 2021 Mountain Running World Cup. ATRA founder Nancy Hobbs is a member of the WMRA Council. Photos: WMRA / Abel de Frutos. The sixth race of… Read more »