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Selection criteria for the 2016 US Mountain Running Team

USATF Mountain Running Championships to feature equal race distances for men and women The 2016 USATF Mountain Running Championship returns to Loon Mountain Ski Area in Lincoln, New Hampshire on July 3 and will be the sole selection race for the US Mountain Running Team. After considerable research and deliberation, the US Mountain Running Team […]

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Nike Trail Running to sponsor USA Mountain Running Championships 2

Longtime USA Track & Field partner Nike has expanded its support for trail running by becoming the first-ever title sponsor for a MUT (Mountain, Ultra, Trail) national championship. Just 18 months after forming its elite team, Nike Trail Running will sponsor the USA Mountain Running Championships coming up in Bend, Oregon on July 25. As the sole selection race […]

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Team USA selection for NACAC Mountain Championships 1

Article by Nancy Hobbs, Chairperson, USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council The 2015 NACAC (North American, Central American & Caribbean) Mountain Running Championships will take place on Saturday, July 18, at Cypress Mountain, located just north of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Cypress Mountain Ski Area was one of the venues at the 2010 Vancouver/Whistler Olympics. […]

USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail Runners of the Year Announced 1

  Athletes with outstanding road, trail, and mountain performances covering a variety of distances, will be recognized at an awards breakfast in Anaheim, California, on Thursday, December 4, duringUSATF’s annual meeting. Those receiving awards include USATF’s Mountain Ultra Trail Runners of the Year and Contributor of the Year 2014. Among the award winners are first-time […]