Posts Tagged: US Trail Running Conference

US Trail Running Conference Delivers Inaugural In-Person and Virtual Edition

Trail Running Conference

Announcement by American Trail Running Association partner US Trail Running Conference. Climate action, sustainability, responses to COVID-19, diversity and inclusion take center stage in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The 8th annual US Trail Running Conference was held October 21-24, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and provided four days of presentations, networking, vendor displays, morning trail runs, and panel discussions… Read more »

Trail Runner Day Concludes the US Trail Running Conference

Trail Runner

This past Saturday the 2020 US Trail Running Conference came to an end in Fayetteville, Arkansas. After three days of activities for event directors, the conferences annual “Trail Runner Day” included presentations and panel discussions to help trail runners learn more about the sport they love. The day began with a fun run on the… Read more »

Race Directors Wrap at US Trail Running Conference

Trail Running Conference

Friday marked the last of three “race director days” at the 8th annual US Trail Running Conference in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The on stage and outdoor action continued with a group trail run, presentations, panel discussions, vendor fair and urban trail exploration on electric scooters. Once again, team members from the non-profit American Trail Running Association… Read more »

Kilian Jornet Highlights Day Two of the US Trail Running Conference

US Trail Running Conference

Thursday, October 22, marked the second day of the 8th annual US Trail Running Conference in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a series of presentations, panel discussions and exhibitors for trail race directors. Several well-known presenters made virtual appearances including elite mountain trail runner Kilian Jornet and Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run event director Craig Thornley…. Read more »

US Trail Running Conference Kicks Off in Fayetteville, Arkansas

US Trail Running Conference

Yesterday the 8th annual US Trail Running Conference got underway in Fayetteville, Arkansas with a Climate Action and Sustainability keynote address to an in-person and virtual audience of trail running fans. Taking place at the Fayetteville Town Center, this year’s conference debuted live-streaming of sessions, panel discussions and presentations. Located on the beautiful Downtown Square,… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference Announces US Launch of Kilian Jornet’s Charter for Outdoor Sports

Kilian Jornet

Announcement from American Trail Running Association (ATRA) partner US Trail Running Conference. ATRA’s 2020 theme is Climate Action. Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference has announced that the 2020 event will feature the US launch of a charter for outdoor sports from top mountain and trail runner, Kilian Jornet. The Spanish mountain… Read more »

Vic Thasiah to Provide Keynote Address at US Trail Running Conference

Vic Thasiah

Vic Thasiah, Executive Director of Runners for Public Lands, will be the keynote speaker at the US Trail Running Conference to be held in a hybrid format October 21-24, 2020, in Fayetteville, Arkansas with both in-person and virtual options. Runners for Public Lands is building an inclusive community around running, and protecting and restoring the… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference Announces Reward Program for Race Directors

Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference has announced an innovative reward program for race directors that will grow participation for the industry-leading event. Race Directors who join the reward program can earn free registration places for either in-person or virtual access to this year’s Conference by encouraging their followers to register… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference Pivots to Hybrid Format for 2020

US Trail Running Conference

The American Trail Running Association partners with the US Trail Running Conference for the eighth edition taking place in Fayetteville, AR, October 21-24, 2020. Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference has announced that the 2020 event will be a hybrid format, allowing both in-person and virtual attendees and exhibitors. This pivot… Read more »

Update from 2020 US Trail Running Conference in light of COVID-19

Announcement from American Trail Running Association partner US Trail Running Conference. Written by conference director Terry Chiplin (pictured above – photos by Peter Maksimow). So much has changed since our last newsletter. In these uncertain times, we trust that you, your family and loved ones are staying healthy. We are committed to enabling the US… Read more »

Spartan Trail Partners with the US Trail Running Conference

Press release from ATRA partner US Trail Running Conference. Spartan Trail is an ATRA corporate member. Over 20 Spartan Trail events can be found on our event calendar. World’s largest OCR and endurance brand becomes presenting sponsor for trail runner segment of the 2020 US Trail Running Conference. Active at Altitude, organizers of the US… Read more »

Fayetteville, Arkansas to host 2020 US Trail Running Conference

The Ozarks Mountains are ready to welcome trail runners and race directors to this awe-inspiring region of Arkansas. Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference has announced that the 2020 edition of the industry-leading Conference will be held at Fayetteville, Arkansas, October 21 – 24. The Conference provides information and inspiration to… Read more »

Sustainability Front and Center at US Trail Running Conference Day Two

In this article our founder and executive director Nancy Hobbs recaps day two of the 7th annual US Trail Running Conference in Estes Park, Colorado. Photo Credits: James “Laboradore” Wolford/KAIphoto.org and Peter Maksimow. The second full day the US Trail Running Conference kicked off with another snowy early morning trail running from Lumpy Ridge Trailhead… Read more »

7th Annual US Trail Running Conference Kicks Off in Estes Park

Estes Park based Active at Altitude has partnered with the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) to stage the US Trail Running Conference. An inspirational keynote from Olympian Billy Mills kicked off the stage for the 7th annual US Trail Running Conference on Wednesday, October 9. Mills’ message, “Unity through Diversity,” resonated with the trail race… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference announces partnership with Spartan Trail

This press release was originally published on the US Trail Running Conference website. The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) helps organize the US Trail Running Conference with select proceeds going to support our organization. Spartan Trail is an ATRA Switchback corporate member. Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2019 US Trail Running Conference have announced… Read more »

US Trail Running Conference announces 2019 theme

Active at Altitude, organizers of the US Trail Running Conference, is proud to announce the theme for the 2019 edition of the annual event: Diversity and Inclusion: Trail Running for Everyone. Empowering long term success for a growing trail running community. This theme was inspired by discussions held at last year’s conference about creating opportunities… Read more »

6th US Trail Running Conference a success in California

Written by Conference Director Terry Chiplin. The US Trail Running Conference was held in San Luis Obispo, California, August 29-31, the first time in the six-year history of the event it took place outside Estes Park, CO. More than 150 race directors, industry experts, trail runners, sponsors and exhibitors spent 2.5 days dedicated to celebrating and… Read more »