Our 25th Anniversary Challenge is off and (Trail) Running!

Week one is in the books! Kicking off on September 1, our 25th Anniversary Challenge got underway with participants sharing photos from their runs wearing mismatching socks and race T-shirts at least five years old. These hearty trail runners posted on our 25th Anniversary Challenge Facebook page. Here are some highlights:

Denise Flory was getting in some miles way above tree line (pictured top of page).

Alberto Saldana Challenge

Alberto Saldaña running trails under cloudy skies in Puerto Rico.

Pete Peterson

Pete Peterson got up early to log some miles around North Catamount Reservoir in Woodland Park, Colorado.

Sandra Galindo Challenge

Sandra Galindo ran up Kaaterskill High Peak in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York.

Roy Pirrung

Roy Pirrung dug out his t-shirt from the 1990 Smelt Run in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Erica Williams Challenge

Erica Williams logged 13 challenge miles with her husband Marc in the woods of Kentucky.

Kimberly Aubuchon

Kimberly Aubuchon logged 10 road miles in San Antonio, Texas at sunrise.

Brad Roberts Challenge

Challenge participant Brad Roberts ran 12 miles on trails in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Peter Maksimow

Peter Maksimow was sporting a unique face covering while running the Ring the Peak trail in Colorado.

At the end of week one, the leaderboard is topped by Kelly Hall (ATRA South) with 205 km, followed by Roy Pirrung (ATRA Midwest) with 145 km and Adam Chase (ATRA International) with 142 km.

On the team leaderboard, ATRA West leads with 1106 km, ATRA South is in second with 801 km and ATRA Northeast in third with 480 km.

Join the trail fun and register for our challenge by clicking the green “Sign Up” button below! Set goal of 25, 250 or 2500 kilometers and can walk, hike, or run your way to achievements. Registration options start at just $25.

Have you already joined the challenge? Be sure to use the hashtag #ATRAChallenge25 on your social media posts. Enjoy the journey and thank you for supporting the American Trail Running Association!