July 13, 2022

USTRC Climate Champions

With support from Brooks Running, the US Trail Running Conference is offering a chance to win cash to help your race, or races, become more sustainable

Brooks commitment: Our goals are simple: everyone who wants to run is welcome to run, and everyone who runs has a place to do it.

As part of this year’s conference, Brooks is supporting a “Big Pitch” contest for race directors and organizers across the United States to submit events for a chance to be a Climate Champion of the Trail Running Community. Tell us what winning one of these prizes could do for your race or races to help the climate, your sustainability practices, and the planet, by entering using the submission form below.

Here is the prize lineup for the top three finalists:

  1. $5000 cash prize
  2. $2000 cash prize
  3. $1000 cash prize

To enter, use the “Enter here to be a Climate Champion ” button below – this will take you to a submission form; complete all details, click on submit, and you are entered. Entries will close on September 12, 2022, and will be reviewed by the US Trail Running Conference judging panel. The three winning entries will be announced by September 16, 2022, and will be invited to attend a live “Big Pitch: session at the US Trail Running Conference on Friday, October 21, 2022. The winning order of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be announced live at the end of the session. Finalists must be available to attend the event on Friday, October 22, 2022 in Mukilteo, WA to be eligible for the cash prize.

Based in Seattle, Brooks is a leading running company that designs and markets performance footwear and apparel. The company’s purpose is to inspire everyone to run their path by creating the best running gear, tools and experiences and infusing them with the Run Happy spirit. To learn more visit brooksrunning.com, and learn more about specific sustainability efforts in their Running Responsibly feature.