International Trail Running Association Holds First General Assembly

The International Trail Running Association (ITRA) held its first-ever General Assembly on March 22 2015 in Paris. ITRA aims to be the international spokesperson for the sport of trail-running and expects to get the IAAF to recognize trail running as a separate discipline at its next meeting in August 2015.

King and Greenwood Voted as IAU Athletes of the Year 2014

Press release from IAU The IAU Athletes of the Year have been announced. It is with great pleasure we announce that Max King (USA) and Ellie Greenwood (GBR) have been voted as the IAU Athletes of the Year 2014. 2014’s short list was outstanding with several athletes accomplishing amazing performances throughout the course of the


Trails In Motion Film Festival

Trails In Motion is an annual international film tour that brings a collection of independent trail and ultrarunning films to audiences around the world. Join like-minded trail runners and adventure sports enthusiasts at screenings in more than 25 countries. There are nine entertaining and thought-provoking films in this year’s tour. View films on tour Find

UTMB 2015 Lottery Results

This week UTMB and its sister races completed their selection process for 2015. Many North Americans were selected and they are in for memorable and extraordinary travel experiences and ultra races in and around Chamonix, France this August. The most notable North Americans in UTMB, the biggie 100+ miler with over 30,000 feet of ascent

Indoor 50K New Record Holder Michael Wardian, photo: Hagerstown Herald-Mail

Mike Wardian Sets 50k Track Record

As if he had not raced enough in 2014, Michael Wardian followed up his early December California double– a super fast 7:06 at the muddy North Face San Francisco 50 Miler followed by a sizzling 2:36 at the California International Marathon the next day in Sacramento– with the Hawk Indoor Ultramarathon 50k on New Year’s

Ellie Greenwood photo courtesy Comrades Marathon

Ellie Greenwood and Rob Krar Named 2014 UltraRunners of the Year

Ellie Greenwood Ellie Greenwood is the female Ultra Runner of the Year. It’s the third time she has won the award in the past four years. After missing most of 2013 with injuries, she rebounded in the spring with a win at the Chuckanut 50K and followed that with a thrilling come-from-behind win at the