Posts Tagged: mountain running

Top American Mountain Runners Selected for World Championships in Italy

In accordance with selection criteria published August 11, 2016, final team selection was conducted by Richard Bolt, Nancy Hobbs, Jason Bryant, Maria Dalzot, Eric Blake and Howard Nippert and approved by the USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail (MUT) Running Executive Committee.  The USATF Mountain, Ultra Trail Council is proud to announce members of Team USA… Read more »

USA Youth Mountain Running Team Announced

For the first time in the 12-year history of the WMRA International Youth Cup, the United States will field a complete squad for this mountain running competition designed to showcase athletes who are 16 and 17 years old. This year’s race will be held in Gagliano del Capo, Italy, on Saturday, June 24. Details on… Read more »

2017 International Youth Mountain Running Cup – Team USA Selection

Information from the World Mountain Running Association. This is the 12th edition of the WMRA International Mountain Running Youth Cup. This year’s course is an up/down hill circuit. Estimated distance is between 4.5 and 5.5 kilometers. Venue: Gagliano del Capo, Italy Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017 Trip Duration: Typically travel from the USA departing Wednesday,… Read more »

WMRA approves equal distances and team size for men and women

EDITORS NOTE: ATRA Executive Director Nancy Hobbs is treasurer of the World Mountain Running Association. ATRA Director of Online Marketing Richard Bolt is US delegate to the WMRA Congress and manages social media for the WMRA. With support from the rest of the US Mountain Running Team staff, USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council… Read more »

WMRA Mountain Running World Cup Race #2 Results

Written by WMRA Council member Tomo Sarf – Kamnik, Slovenia, 24.July Antonella Confortola (ITA) and Petro Mamu (ERI) are the winners of the 18th Grintovec Mountain Running race, the second stage of the Mountain Running World Cup 2016. Both were on the top of the list of the favourites already before the start of the… Read more »

Only One Hill – Chapter 2

In 2006 mountain & trail running legend Dave Dunham published “Only One Hill! A History of the Mt. Washington Road Race”. Each Friday for the next several weeks Dave will be publishing a chapter of his book on this website and on his blog. To purchase a hard copy of this book visit the Infinity… Read more »

Only One Hill – Chapter 1

In 2006 mountain & trail running legend Dave Dunham published “Only One Hill! A History of the Mt. Washington Road Race”. Each Friday for the next several weeks Dave will be publishing a chapter of his book on this website and on his blog. To purchase a hard copy of this book visit the Infinity… Read more »

2016 Mount Washington Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The 7th Annual Mount Washington Road Race Hall of Fame Inauguration is coming up Saturday, June 18 at 1 pm. This year the race’s Hall of Fame honors Francis Darrah, George Etzweiler, and Cathy Hodgdon. Formed in 2010 to recognize outstanding performers in and contributors to this footrace to the summit of the highest peak… Read more »

Only One Hill – Introduction

In 2006 mountain & trail running legend Dave Dunham published “Only One Hill! A History of the Mt. Washington Road Race”. Dave won this historic 7.6 mile mountain race on several occasions, represented the United States at ultra & mountain running world championship events and won a silver medal at the 1993 World Mountain Running… Read more »