US Trail Running Conference Announces Headsweats as Official Headwear Supplier

Market leader makes a welcome return to the industry-leading Conference  

Headsweats has been announced by organizers of the US Trail Running Conference as the Official Headwear Supplier of the 2024 event. The 2024 edition of the Conference will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, October 23-25, moving to the home of the Great Smoky Mountains for the first time in its twelve year history.

The US Trail Running Conference provides education, inspiration, and unique networking opportunities for trail race directors, trail runners, brands and fans of the sport. The Conference is held in partnership with Visit Knoxville Sports Commission and the American Trail Running Association.

Headsweats was founded in 1998 by Alan Romick, who launched new technology and designs for headwear for the cycling world. Today, the Headsweats line includes washable, airlight, supremely wicking hats that now dominate many sports. Now Hedasweats is also a leader in the area of sustainability, using the World’s leading recycled fiber, Repreve®. They also recognize the importance of reducing the carbon footprint in production and shipping initiatives, and have made great strides in both these areas.

Oscar Zuleta, Headsweats General Manager, says, “Headsweats is excited to announce our partnership with the US Trail Running conference as the Official Headwear Sponsor!  This conference represents the inclusive future of trail running and Headsweats is the epitome of innovation in headwear technology, thus we feel it’s a perfect match to showcase our collective passion for this sport.  We invite you to witness firsthand our unique sweatband technology within every hat.  In addition to our sweat-wicking technology, Headsweats products are made from recycled water bottles and made in the North American continent, therefore reducing our carbon footprint more than ever before.  From rugged terrains to breathtaking vistas, our products are meticulously crafted to amplify your trail running experience, ensuring unparalleled support for every adventurer, enthusiast, and champion alike. Headsweats is not just an option; it’s the ultimate trail companion.”

Conference director Terry Chiplin said, “I am thrilled that Headsweats have agreed to return as the Official Headwear Supplier for this year’s Conference. Their hats have always been a firm favorite with Conference participants, and I look forward to catching up with the latest innovations and sustainability initiatives that make Headsweats the perfect partner for our event. I know that both race directors and trail runners that participate will be looking forward to our event hats again this year, and I look forward to working with Headsweats to bring their brand name back to the sport.”

More info:

For details on the US Trail running Conference and to register, go to

Contact Event Director, Terry Chiplin for further information,, or +33 (0)6 79 76 31 53

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About the US Trail Running Conference:

The US Trail Running Conference is an annual event that provides education, inspiration, and unique networking opportunities for trail race directors, event organizers, and trail runners. The mission of the US Trail Running Conference is to lead, educate, connect and empower an inclusive family of trail runners, race directors and industry leaders working to share best practices with the trail running community.

About Headsweats:

Headsweats Perspiration Technology Headwear® was founded in the winter of 1998 by shoe industry veteran and obsessed cyclist, Alan Romick. Starting with one product — The Cotton Classic — available at first in just four colors, Alan’s products quietly became elite athlete’s secret weapon around the world, eventually expanding to over 17 different products available in over 140 different colors and styles. Today the Headsweats line includes washable, air light, supremely wicking hats that now dominate the triathlon, rowing, adventure racing worlds. The success and a spirit of innovation at Headsweats, along with unsurpassed customer service, helped to establish Headsweats as the front runner in a very competitive cycling category. Headsweats continues to work relentlessly to bring the most cutting-edge, advanced, and fun headwear products to new markets for construction workers, chefs, police forces, and marathoners alike.

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