Cheyenne Mountain Run raises funds for the Dixon Trail

Press release from the non-profit Cheyenne Mountain Run. CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK – Tremendous progress has been made this year on construction of the new Dixon Trail to the summit of Cheyenne Mountain. A 3.6 mile loop on top of the mountain is complete and progress has been made both from the loop coming down… Read more »

Three medals for Team USA at the World Mountain Running Championship

Written by Nancy Hobbs, Treasurer of the World Mountain Running Association. Joe Gray dominates and leads men to top of podium. Team USA women take bronze medal. September 11, 2016 – At the 32nd World Mountain Running Championships held today in Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria, Joe Gray, in his ninth consecutive appearance on the US Mountain… Read more »

Featured Trail Town: Wildwood, Missouri

Welcome to the Sixth installment of our “Trail Town” series. Every month we will feature an article about a trail running city that you should put on your bucket list of places to visit! This month we feature the town of Wildwood, in the great state of Missouri. Trail Town: Located about 25 miles west… Read more »

2016 World Masters Mountain Running Championship Preview

Press release from Atletica Susa – hosts of the 2016 World Masters Mountain Running Championships. 2016 WORLD MASTERS MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS SUSA – MORE THAN 700 ATHLETES, 27 COUNTRIES World Masters Mountain Running Championships in Susa (Italy) 2016 are ready to start with great numbers: 700 athletes enrolled in the master race and in the… Read more »

Tamalpa Headlands / USATF 50K Trail Championships Race Preview

Press release written by Tamalpa Headlands 50K race director Tim Fitzpatrick. Tamalpa Runners, Marin’s largest running club, will present the Tamalpa Headlands 50k trail race on Saturday August 27th, 2016. Designated for the second year in a row as the USATF 50K Trail National Championship, the race has attracted an outstanding elite field. The race… Read more »

MYLAPS Sports Timing to showcase Live Tracking at The RUT

Editors note: MYLAPS is an ATRA corporate member and Event Standards Program partner for race timing and scoring systems. New this year, MYLAPS Sports Timing will be included at The RUT Mountain Runs in the form of MYLAPS EventApp, Live Tracking and Social Shares modules from the “EventManager” platform via timing partner, Competitive Timing out of… Read more »

Featured Trail Town: Estes Park, Colorado

Welcome to the fifth installment of our “Trail Town” series. Every month we will feature an article about a trail running city that you should put on your bucket list of places to visit! This month we feature the town of Estes Park, just outside Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. Written by Terry Chiplin, Owner… Read more »

2017 World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships – Team USA Selection Standards

Written by USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail (MUT) Running Executive Committee members Richard Bolt, Nancy Hobbs, Jason Bryant, Maria Dalzot, Eric Blake and Howard Nippert and approved by the MUT Council. The World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships is regulated by the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) under the patronage of the International Association of… Read more »

IAU Trail World Championships – 2017 US Ultra Trail Team Qualification Standards

Written by USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail (MUT) Running Executive Committee members Richard Bolt, Nancy Hobbs, Alex Varner, Maria Dalzot and Howard Nippert and approved by the MUT Council. The IAU Trail World Championship is regulated by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) under the patronage of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The… Read more »

Inaugural Sold-Out SLO Ultra Presents Trails in Motion Film Festival

Press release from ATRA corporate member Race SLO. VIP Admission ticket includes beverages, appetizers and meet & greet with featured athletes and film director; Thursday, September 8 at Fremont Theatre; proceeds to benefit The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo. SAN LUIS OBISPO, California – The inaugural, sold-out SLO Ultra presented by VisitAvilaBeach.com, set for… Read more »

Petro Mamu & Andrea Mayr win the 28th Annual Schlickeralmlauf mountain race

Written by World Mountain Running Association Council Member Tomo Sarf. Results, story and photos from the 28th International Schlickeralmlauf, Telfes in Stubaitall, Austria on July 31, 2016 Petro Mamu /ERI/ and Andrea Mayr /AUT/ are the clear winners of the third stage of the World Mountain Running Cup 2016 in Telfes-Stubaitall-Austria. After some nice sunny… Read more »

Joe Gray and Megan Roche crowned USATF 30K trail champions

Written by USATF Championship Liaison Jason Bryant. Conditions were cool with temperatures in the low 60s under overcast skies at the 7 AM start of the USATF 30km Trail Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Saturday, July 30. Hosted by Mad Moose Events as part of the Pikes Peak Ultra 30K, this was the first… Read more »

Incline closed during the 61st Pikes Peak Ascent & Marathon

Press release from Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon. MANITOU SPRINGS – When runners in the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon make their way up and down the tricky switchbacks known as the “W’s” on Barr Trail, they’ll have the course largely to themselves. Like last year, the City of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Marathon… Read more »

USATF 30km Trail Championships & Pikes Peak Ultra Preview

Written by USATF Championship Liaison Jason Bryant. The 2016 USATF 30km Trail Championships will be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado on July 30 as part of Pikes Peak Ultra. Pikes Peak Ultra was an event created to showcase some of the very best trails in Colorado Springs. The race course takes runners from Bear Creek… Read more »

Leslie Jordan Named an Official Apparel Provider of Running USA

Press release from ATRA corporate member Leslie Jordan, Inc..  ATRA is a founding member organization of Running USA. Leslie Jordan, Inc. is proud to announce the expansion of its previous sponsorship to be an “Official Apparel Provider” of Running USA. Owner and President Leslie Jordan has been an integral part of the Running USA organization… Read more »

US Ultra Trail Team for the 2016 IAU Trail Championships Announced

The USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council is proud to announce athletes for the 2016 IAU Trail World Championships coming up October 29 in Transpeneda–Gerês, Portugal. A team of 5 women and 5 men will tackle the technical point to point 85 km course through Parque Nacional Peneda-Gerês along the mountainous border with Spain…. Read more »