US Trail Running Conference heads to Fayetteville, AR for 2020 event

Ozarks Mountains ready to welcome trail runners and race directors to this awe-inspiring venue

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. […]

2019 US Trail Running Conference sets attendance record

Content provided inspiration and education for a diverse and inclusive sport 

The 7th annual US Trail Running Conference was held October 9-12, at the historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, and provided three and a half days of presentations, networking, vendor displays, morning trail runs, and panel discussions that inspired and educated. […]

US Trail Running Conference announces partnership with Spartan Trail for 2019 event

Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2019 US Trail Running Conference have announced a partnership arrangement with Spartan, the world’s largest 
obstacle race and endurance brand, who recently expanded their fitness footprint with the launch of a new race product, Spartan Trail. 

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Diversity and inclusion – An interview with race director Aaron Saft

Aaron Saft is the owner of Foot Rx in Asheville, NC, a track and field marathon champion, and the owner of MR Runningpains, an event company that hosts a series of races that we recommend you check out. He has been a regular participating speaker at the US Trail Running Conference over the last few[...]

US Trail Running Conference announces discount to celebrate Women’s History Month

Women can save 25% on Conference registration until March 31 Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2019 US Trail Running Conference has announced a discount for women trail race directors and trail runners that register during the month of March. This discount offer is timed to coincide with Women’s History Month, a month-long celebration of[...]

US Trail Running Conference announces theme – Diversity and Inclusion, Trail running for everyone

Enabling long term success for a growing trail running community Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2019 US Trail Running 
Conference has announced the theme for this year’s edition of the annual event, 
Diversity and Inclusion: Trail Running for Everyone. This theme is an organic development sprouting from last year’s theme of Creating Opportunities, and[...]

Membership discount agreement with American Trail Running Association announced

Individual members to receive discounted registration for the trail runner portion of the 2018 Conference

Estes Park, CO – Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2018 US Trail Running Conference has announced an agreement with the American Trail Running Association, […]

Making strides in innovation – focus on Orange Mud

Our theme for the 2017 US Trail Running Conference was making Strides in Innovation.  Here is the next in a series of posts focused on participating sponsors and our expert panelists on how they have used innovations to drive their products, service and races. This post is focused on Colorado-based sponsor for the last two[...]

Making strides in innovation – focus on Samantha Pruitt

With the recently announced theme for the 2017 US Trail Running Conference, Making Strides in Innovation, this is the next in a series of posts focused on participating sponsors and our expert panelists on how they have used innovations to drive their products, service and races. This time we interview Samantha Pruitt, Founder & CEO[…]

US Trail Running Conference announces Race Roster sponsorship

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The US Trail Running Conference has announced that Race Roster, the fastest growing endurance registration website in North America, are the new 
Presenting Sponsor for the Trail Race Director days for the 2017 event. […]

Sports stars who took up running after retiring

Sports Stars Who Took Up Running After Retiring

Trail running and marathon running are some of the toughest endurance events a person can take part in as they challenge both the mind and fitness levels of the runner. […]

2016 US Trail Running Conference sets records

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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 so hot right now: Why runners are ditching the pavement and heading for the trails

 

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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. […]