Posts Tagged: USATF

U.S. Team Geared Up For Sunday’s International U18 Mountain Running Cup

U18 Mountain Running

Written by U.S. Team manager Andrew Simmons. Andrew is also head coach at Lifelong Endurance and head coach at Peak Performance Running. The U.S. Under 18 Mountain Running Team arrived in Saluzzo, Italy for the 15th International U18 Mountain Running Cup organized by the World Mountain Running Association and Federazione Italiana Di Atletica Leggera. Eight… Read more »

2022 U.S. 100K Road Team – Meet the Athletes

Written by U.S. 100K Road Team manager Lin Gentling. Photos provided by the athletes. The Mountain Ultra Trail Running Executive Council of the USA Track & Field (USATF) is proud to announce the U.S. team members for the 31st International Association of Ultrarunning (IAU) 100K World Championships in Berlin Bernau, Germany. The event will be… Read more »

2022 U.S. 100K Road Team Announced For IAU World Championships

Written by USATF Championship liaison and U.S. 100K National Team Leader Lin Gentling. It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2022 100K National Team. This official USA Track & Field (USATF) Team will compete in the 2022 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) 100 Kilometer World Championships under the patronage of World Athletics on… Read more »

2022 U.S. U18 Mountain Running Team Announced

U18 Mountain Running

The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) and USA Track & Field (USATF) are excited to announce the U.S. team members for the 15th Edition of the International U18 Mountain Running Cup in Saluzzo, Italy. Taking Place on June 26, eight 16 and 17 year old American athletes representing 4 states will tackle the technical 4.4km… Read more »

2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championship Awarded to Innsbruck Austria

Innsbruck

Announcement from the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA). Photos: Florentin Haunold at Roast Media. The joint application of Innsbruck Tourism and the Stubai Tourism Association for the right to host the 2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championships (WMTRC) was successful against strong international competition. The community of Innsbruck-Stubai will bring the WMTRC to Tyrol… Read more »

Beavin and Demerjian Win 2022 USATF 100k Road Championships

Kalie Demerjian

Written by USATF Championship liaison Lin Gentling. Photos courtesy of Mad City Ultras and Ann Heaslett. The Upper Midwest is known for its windy conditions in the spring, but nothing compared with the gales that the 100K road national championships runners fought at the Mad City Ultras on Saturday, April 23. Although this is a… Read more »

2022 USATF 100K Road Championships Race Preview

Mad City

Written by USATF Championship liaison Lin Gentling. Fourteen years is a long time to have hosted the USATF 100K Road Championships, but this is the sustaining record that Mad City Ultras race director, Timo Yanacheck, holds for this event. He knows what he is doing and does it well. It’s almost go time for the… Read more »

USATF Mid-Atlantic Series Grows Grassroots Trail Running

USATF Mid-Atlantic

USA Track & Field (USATF), the national federation for Athletics in the United States, plays an integral role in developing mountain, ultra trail (MUT) running on both the local and world levels. USATF governs all major competitive running disciplines in the country including indoor and outdoor track, road, cross country, race walking and MUT running…. Read more »

Niles and Mazaheri take USATF 50 km Road Championship Titles

50 km Road Championship

Written by USATF Championship liaison Meghan Canfield. Photos: Meghan Canfield. This past Sunday, February 27, forty one hardy USATF members lined up for the USATF 50 km Road Championships in Heckscher State Park on Long Island, New York, hosted by the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC). Temperatures were in the 30s with a wind… Read more »

USATF 50K Road Championships Kicks Off Tomorrow At Heckscher Park

Written by USATF Championship Liaison Meghan Canfield. Sunday, February 27, will be the USATF Road 50k National Championships held at Heckscher Park on Long Island, New York. Winners who run a qualifying standard for the National 50k Team will be awarded an automatic spot for the 2023 IAU 50 Kilometer (Road) World Championships in Port… Read more »

Heavy Hitters Lined Up For USATF 100 Mile Road Championships

Jackpot

Written by USATF Championship liaison Meghan Canfield. ATRA is a USA Track & Field member and media partner for its Mountain, Ultra and Trail running programs. This Friday, February 18th marks the USATF 100 Mile Road Championships, in Henderson, Nevada. Hosted by Beyond Limits Racing, it is the 9th running of the Jackpot Ultra Running… Read more »

2022 International U18 Mountain Running Cup – Team USA Selection

After two years of event cancellation, 2022 will mark the 15th edition of the World Mountain Running Association’s (WMRA) International U18 Mountain Running Cup. This invitation-only event provides a unique opportunity for youth mountain runners from around the world to test themselves against the world’s best. Much more rugged than the typical U.S. high school… Read more »

Jackpot Ultra Running Festival to Livestream USATF 100-Mile Road Championships

Announcement from Beyond Limits Running, host of the 2022 USATF 100 Mile Road Championships. Aravaipa Running is an American Trail Running Association corporate member. Beyond Limits Running, owner and producer of the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival, Southern Nevada’s premier ultra-running endurance event, is pleased to announce Steep Life Media, a subsidiary of Aravaipa Running, will… Read more »

Minutes from the 2021 USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Running Council Meetings

USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Running Council Annual Meeting – December 3-4, 2021 in Orlando, Florida – Hybrid Meeting – Onsite attendance, Virtual attendance via Bizzabo provider Attendance for all or part of the meetings during the conference days Camille Herron, Roy Pirrung, Meghan Canfield, Lin Gentling, Justin Kuo, Andy Carr, Angie Longworth, Robin Jeffries, Scott… Read more »

Murphy and Gray Crowned XTERRA Trail Running World Champions

The 2021 XTERRA Trail Running World Championships took place on Saturday, December 4. This year’s 21K event relocated from the island of Oahu to Maui for the first time in the 25-year history and the USATF Mountain Running Team team was on hand to compete. The eight-member squad included Joseph Gray, Edward Owens, Joseph DeMoor,… Read more »

The USATF 100 Mile Trail Championship Is Back This Weekend

Tomorrow, Saturday, December 4th the final race of the 2021 USATF Mountain Ultra Trail (MUT) National Championship series kicks-off in Needville, Texas. Organized by Trail Racing Over Texas, the Brazos Bend 100 hosts the 2021 USATF 100 Mile Trail Championships; billed as “the fastest trail in the United States.” The 100 Mile starts at 6:00… Read more »