Darn Tough Vermont® to Host “Big Pitch” Session at US Trail Running Conference

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner US Trail Running Conference.

Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference, have announced that Darn Tough Vermont ® will be the honored host of the “Big Pitch” session at the 2022 Conference on Wednesday, October 19.

Darn Tough invites race directors and organizers far and wide to submit their event for a chance to be a Darn Tough Champion of the Trail Running Community. The company is looking to sponsor three new events in 2023 – races that will use this support to elevate the experience for runners and continue investing in the trail running community.

Does your race have what it takes to be a Darn Tough Champion of the Trail Running Community? See details and how to enter to win one of three prestigious prizes at this link.

Here is the prize lineup for the top three finalists for the Darn Tough Champion “Big Pitch” event:

  • $5000 cash prize plus sock support program
  • $1500 cash prize plus sock support program
  • Sock support program

Event Director for the US Trail Running Conference, Terry Chiplin said, “We are very excited that Darn Tough Vermont has chosen to help support the trail running community that has been through some darn tough times over the last two years. I am honored to be working with Darn Tough on this program, and look forward to an exciting session in partnership at the Conference this October that rewards three race directors or event organizers for their community efforts.”

Made in Vermont, USA, Darn Tough is a premium manufacturer of performance outdoor, running, and lifestyle socks that are backed with an unconditional guarantee for life. As socks are essential to trail running, the company has prioritized its efforts to support this community, sponsoring recent industry events including the Broken Arrow Skyrace and The Rut Mountain Runs – among other athletic events in recent years.

The US Trail Running Conference, presented by Orbiter, provides education, inspiration, and unique networking opportunities for trail race directors, trail runners, brands, and fans of the sport. The Conference celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and takes place on October 19-22, in Mukilteo, WA, the first time in the Pacific Northwest. The Conference is held in partnership with the Snohomish County Sports Commission and the American Trail Running Association.

See details on the US Trail Running Conference held in Mukilteo, WA on October 19-22, 2022 at ustrailrunningconference.com.

For additional information, contact Terry Chiplin, Event Director, at terry@ustrailrunningconference.com or 303-304-9159.

About US Trail Running Conference:
The US Trail Running Conference is the premier event for trail running in America. It is an annual Conference that first took place in 2013, and attracts race directors, sponsors, exhibitors and trail runners from across the United States, as well as International representation. The mission of the US Trail Running Conference is to lead, educate, connect, and empower an inclusive family of trail runners, race directors, and industry leaders working to share best practices with the trail running community. For more information about the US Trail Running Conference, please visit www.ustrailrunningconference.com

About Darn Tough Vermont:
Darn Tough Vermont is an American manufacturer of premium, all-weather outdoor and lifestyle socks backed up by the industry’s original unconditional guarantee for life. The company offers both Specialty and Tactical product lines. Darn Tough Vermont’s Specialty line of socks includes Hike, Lifestyle, Run, Snow, Athletic, Work, Hunt and Juniors’ styles.

Darn Tough’s product is distinguished from industry competitors by 100 percent USA manufacturing; exceptional comfort, durability and fit; True-Seamless™ technology; and an exclusive blend of either ultra-fine, premium Merino wool or Coolmax®/Thermolite®. Founded by Ric Cabot in 2004, a third-generation sock maker, Darn Tough Vermont operates out of Cabot Hosiery Mills. With a forever focus on giving back, Darn Tough has donated over 1,000,000 meals to the Vermont Foodbank. For more information about Darn Tough Vermont socks, please visit: www.DarnTough.com.

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