The 2016 US Trail Running Conference, the fourth annual event in Estes Park, Colorado, included several initiatives to raise funds for ATRA (American Trail Running Association).
The 4th annual US Trail Running Conference took place at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO, September 28 to October 1. A record setting 170 attendees comprised of trail race directors, trail runners, vendors, panelists, and trail running fans, were captivated by a mixture of presentations, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking sessions.
Trail running is booming worldwide. In the United States, the number of runners turning to the trails has grown 17 percent from 2012 to 2013, with participants in trail racers increasing three-fold since 2000, according to the American Trail Running Association.