2018 North American Continental Snowshoe Championships to be held in Saranac, NY

Press release written by Mark Elmore. Corinth, NY: The United States Snowshoe Association is pleased to announce that the World Snowshoe Federation (WSSF) recently awarded their 2018 North American Continental Snowshoe Championships event to 2017 US National Snowshoe Team member Jeremy Drowne and his Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe Snowshoe Race in Saranac, NY. The WSSF Continental Snowshoe Championships… Read more »

ATRA’s Richard Bolt recognized for contributions to snowshoe running

At the 16th annual Birkie Trail Fest in Hayward, Wisconsin on Saturday, September 30, ATRA’s Director of Marketing Richard Bolt was presented with the 2017 Cindy Brochman Memorial Snowshoe Magazine Person of the Year award. The upper Midwest was a fitting spot to celebrate Bolt’s accomplishments as a snowshoe ambassador and role model, since the… Read more »

Team USA leads medal count at NACAC Mountain Running Championships

In spite of Team Mexico winning individual golds, Team USA led the medal count with five of the 12 medals awarded at this year’s 14th North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Mountain Running Championships in Golden, BC, Canada. A deep USA men’s squad led the scoring to take gold in the team competition with… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference Q&A with Race Director Samantha Pruitt

This post was originally published at USTrailRunningConference.com and is reprinted with permission. Samantha Pruitt is the Founder & CEO of ATRA member Race SLO, an ultra running athlete and lover of human bad-assery. Samantha spoke with US Trail Running Conference Director Terry Chiplin.  Terry: Race SLO has been around since 2008. How long have you… Read more »

ATRA member Endurance Race Series is headed to San Diego

Press release from ATRA member The Endurance Race Series. The ERS is excited to officially announce the addition of a new “Winter” trail running series located in San Diego, CA. The new trail series is called the “Sunshine Series”, and will see a total of 5 events on the schedule from September 2017- March 2018…. Read more »

Under Armour’s inaugural Mountain Running Series wrapped up in Colorado over the weekend

Reprinted with permission from ATRA corporate member Under Armour. Writer: Carly Terwilliger. Photos courtesy of Myke Hermsmeyer. Under Armour’s inaugural Mountain Running series wrapped up in Copper Mountain this weekend. The road to the Rockies ran through a kickoff event in Mt. Bachelor, OR and also wound through the Appalachians in Killington, VT. The newly… Read more »

Base Camp Las Vegas, book reviewed by Laura Clark

Book review by Laura Clark Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall. Imbrifex Books, 2017. Fly nonstop to Las Vegas (as easy as flying the tourist nonstop to Disney World), take in a few shows and then escape to the desert trails. What a deal! Described public recreation areas are… Read more »

Meet ATRA Trail Ambassador – Carol Tatom

Please welcome the ninth of our 2017 American Trail Running Association (ATRA) Trail Ambassadors presented by CamelBak. We’re proud to introduce you to Carol Tatom, a trail runner who builds community by sharing her passion for the sport with others. She offers advice, encouragement and support which extends well beyond her training partners. This busy… Read more »