Motel 6 joins ATRA as a preferred partner in our event standards program

The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) is delighted to announce Motel 6 as our newest partner in the Event Standards Program.

Introduced in 2012, the ATRA Event Standards Program is designed to help event directors organize safe and well organized trail running race.  The partner program includes product & service providers to further assist trail race directors in meeting the program’s 15 criteria necessary for staging a safe and well-organized event.

“When considering race logistics, accommodations for race participants must be addressed,” said Nancy Hobbs, ATRA Executive Director. “With over 1200 locations, Motel 6 has a presence in most cities and towns which host trail races and is therefore an excellent partner in ATRA’s Event Standards Program. With discounted rates for our members, Motel 6 properties provide value for our trail runners.”

Kirsten Jenkins, Motel 6; Manager, Special Markets, says, “Motel 6 is proud to be an ATRA Preferred Partner. We’re “Leaving the Light On” for staff, runners, officials, families and friends at over 1200 locations nationwide. The Motel 6 team is ready to offer a winning combination of great rooms at special rates. We look forward to welcoming all members of the association when traveling for events, on the road to visit friends or family or anywhere your travels take you.”

About Motel 6:
Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at nearly 1,200 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. For 29 years, Motel 6 has used the tagline, “We’ll leave the light on for you®,” earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 offers standard amenities including Wi-Fi Internet access, free local calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee and expanded cable channel line-up. Most locations offer swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. Motel 6 is managed and operated by G6Hospitality LLC. For more information, visit

Motel 6 joins Ashworth Awards, LPTENT USA, Marathon Printing, Inc., MYLAPS, Race Roster, and Trail Run Project as partners in our Event Standards Program.

To learn more about our Event Standards Program, visit To learn more about Motel 6, or make your reservation for an upcoming trail race, visit

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