ATRA Finalizes Annual Trail Running Conference
5 Oct, 2015
The third annual Trail Running Conference for 2015 is ready to go. Dates are October 7-10, 2015, returning to the popular historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO. Registration is open for both Trail Race Directors, and Trail Runners.
Days 1 & 2, Wednesday October 7 & Thursday October 8 - for Trail Race Directors: Expanding on the initial event for Trail Race Directors last year, this year's sessions will cover one and a half days (half day Wednesday, full day Thursday), with a more in-depth look at those subjects that were rated as most important this year. In addition, there will be a networking evening on Thursday October 7 after the day’s sessions, a chance for all the Race Directors to network in a relaxed environment, with appetizers and drinks sponsored by presenting sponsor Leslie Jordan. There will also be an expo with vendors showcasing products and services specifically for Trail Races.
As this year, RD's will also have the option to extend their stay for the balance of the conference for 1 or 2 more days at a discounted rate.
Registration is open now, with early bird pricing until April 1. There are reduced rate for races or organizations that will register more than one delegate for the Race Director segment of the Conference - contact Event Director, Terry Chiplin for details of this offer.
Register now at this link!
Days 3 & 4, Friday October 9 & Saturday October 10 - Trail Runners : Following the success of the format in 2014, there will be two days comprising a mixture of speaker panels, interactive workshops, and an expanded range of fun runs with star trail and mountain athletes and demo opportunities.
There will also be an addition of a separate track for beginner or newbie trail runners. Registration is open for Trail Runners, with early bird pricing applicable until April 1.
Register now at this link!
Trail Running Film Festival: ATRA is exploring options for the 2015 Trail Running Film Festival, planned for Friday October 9, at a local theater in downtown Estes Park.
New ATRA website is live: The new ATRA website that was introduced at the 2014 Conference is now live! Check out all the exciting new features at trailrunner.com.
2015 Spring Trail Running Camp - Estes Park, CO - May 14-17
Join Active at Altitude with Nancy Hobbs, ED of ATRA, for a 3 day Spring Trail Running Camp in beautiful Estes Park, CO - camp includes comfortable accommodation, group runs, interactive workshops, all meals, camp transport, a signed copy of the Ultimate Guide to Trail Running, a year's membership of ATRA, and much more. Come and be inspired...See details and to register at this link...
Hoka athlete and stellar mountain and trail runner Sage Canaday will be our guest star athlete for this camp - come and run with Sage, and have the chance to ask him his trail running secrets! There will also be HOKA demo shoes on hand to demo.