Twenty Countries Head for Skyrunning European Championships in Portugal

Skyrunning European Championships

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). Learn more about how the American Trail Running Association helps to support Skyrunning. Photos: Spotcriativo Eventos. After the welcome announcement of the 2021 Skyrunning European Championships in February, after a year of cancellations, Portugal looks forward to hosting athletes from twenty countries, one more than the previous edition,… Read more »

Golden Trail National Series Grand Final Goes To Portugal

Azores Trail Run

Announcement from the Golden Trail Series supported by American Trail Running Association member Salomon. Photo: Azores Trail Run / Golden Trail Series. 3-DAY STAGE RACE – OCTOBER 22nd TO 24th – THE AZORES, PORTUGAL The best athletes from the entire Golden Trail National Series (GTNS) supported by Salomon, are gathering on the Azores archipelago for… Read more »

Maude Mathys and Stian Angermund Win 2021 Golden Trail World Series

Golden Trail World Series

Announcement from the Golden Trail World Series supported by American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member Salomon. Photos: GTWS. Maude Mathys (SUI) and Francesco Puppi (ITA) are victorious at the GTWS Final in El Hierro, Spain. American Dani Moreno finishes 5th in the race and 2021 GTWS rankings. This 2021 GTWS Grand Final – a 37… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference announces GO Sleeves as 2021 Exhibitor

Go Sleeves

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner US Trail Running Conference. GO Sleeves build innovative Kinesiology products that provide support, stability, pain reduction and enhanced recovery for athletes. Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference, announces that GO Sleeves will be a star exhibitor at the race director and trail runner expos… Read more »

International Skyrunning Federation Launches Inaugural SkySnow World Championships

SkySnow

Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). Learn more about how the American Trail Running Association helps to support Skyrunning. Photo above: ©Niccòlo Guasti. Snow represents one of the classical elements of skyrunning, especially at high altitude. To stay in line with the concept and to expand the sport to winter racing and lower altitudes… Read more »

Autumn and Winter Performance Foods

Performance

Written by Stephen R. Santangelo for the Fall 2021 edition of our Trail Times newsletter. Stephen has been in the fitness industry since 1979 and created his own specialty exercises & programs based upon the anthropological movement of the human body. As summer turns to fall, cooler temperatures arrive and with this change, our system… Read more »

The Epigenetic Trail Runner

Written by Jeff Kildahl for the Fall 2021 edition of our Trail Times newsletter. Jeff is an author, publisher, epigenetics performance visionary; and ultra-endurance philanthropist leveraging technology to propel limitless performance and potential in life and sport via modifications to gene expression. Photo: @adriankasniar. “Your genes may load the gun but your lifestyle pulls the… 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 »

US Trail Running Conference announces Clare Gallagher as Keynote Speaker for 2021 Event

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner US Trail Running Conference. Endurance athlete and environmental advocate to open industry leading Conference in Fayetteville, AR. Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference, announces Clare Gallagher as the keynote speaker for this year’s edition of the industry-leading event. Gallagher is an ultrarunner and environmental… Read more »

Patti Flynn Progresses Transgender Inclusion In Trail Running

Patti Flynn

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) consultant Patti Flynn is working to create an inclusive space for the transgender community in trail running. In 2020, Flynn wrote a transgender policy for the TransRockies Run six day stage race. The goal of this policy is to inspire increased participation by transgender runners in the TransRockies Run and… Read more »

Trail Runner’s Book Review: Yoga for Runners

Yoga for Runners, written by Christine Felstead. Second Edition, Human Kinetics, 2022. Reviewed by trail runner Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she is a children’s librarian. I must admit I approached this review with some trepidation. In fact, I tried to hand… Read more »

Northern and Pannu Win USATF 100K Road Championships

Written by USATF national championship liaison Lin Gentling. Photos: Craig Thornley, Matt Keyes and Lin Gentling. Elizabeth Northern and Rajpaul Pannu take home titles at the 2021 USATF 100K Road Championships hosted by California’s No’to’mom 100K. No’to’mom, a Nisenan Tribe word for the body of water that the European settlers called the American River near… 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 »

Vermont 50: Trail Run and Cycle Through The Green Mountains

Vermont 50

Story and photos by American Trail Running Association contributor Peter Maksimow. The 29th annual Vermont 50 Mountain Bike and Ultra Run set off during a dreary and damp Sunday morning on September 26, in the small village of Brownsville, Vermont. Both runner and cyclist competed side-by-side in the misty darkness, as waves began at 6:00… 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

flysch trail

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 »