January 21 - September 23, 2021

US Trail Running Conference - Webinar Series

All 9 sessions, Any 4 sessions, Any 3 sessions, Any 2 sessions, Any 1 session

This Event Took Place Thu. Sep 23, 2021


The US Trail Running Conference is excited to announce a new webinar series starting in January 2021.

These webinars have been specifically created for race directors, provided by the US Trail running Conference (USTRC) working in partnership with the American Trail Running Association (ATRA).

Each webinar covers a specific subject that our survey has revealed are critical to help Race Directors produce viable, successful, sustainable, trail races. Each webinar will provide a toolkit for Race Directors with key deliverables that can be implemented to effect positive outcomes.

Note that each of the webinar series will be available as a recording after the live session – each registrant will receive a link for the recording for each of the webinars that they have registered for.

Session 1 – The future of safe trail races during COVID – January 21, 2021 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm

o Tracy Hoeg – MD, PhD. Sports Medicine physician, PhD in Epidemiology. Associate Researcher at UC Davis
o Andy Pasternack – WSER medical team, MD, MPH, Epidemiologist
o Greg Lanctot – Pacific Coast Trail Runs

Session 2 – Diversity & inclusion – February 25, 2021 11.00 am – 12.00 noon MST

o Sponsored by Salomon and Running Industry Diversity Coalition (RIDC)
o DEI lead trainer Mirna Valerio
o Possible athletes or organizations that contribute to the dialogue on DEI
o Salomon are generously covering registration costs for this webinar - use the code SALOMON when you register (note this code will discount your cost by $10 when you select 1, 2, 3 or 4 webinar sessions only).

Session 3 – Growing your trail running community – March 25, 2021 11.00 am – 12.00 pm MST

o Steve Schneider - Rogue Trails
o Michele Hartwig – Ornery Mule Racing
o Ian Golden – Red Newt Racing & Finger Lakes Running Co
o Scott Gall – The Runners Flat

Session 4 – Empowering a community of climate action champions – April 22, 2021 11.00 am – 12

o Zoë Rom - Trail Runner Magazine
o Vic Thasiah - Runners for Public Lands
o Paul Thompson - Cool Planet & Citizen's Climate Lobby
o David Callahan - UltrasIgnup
o Terry Chiplin - US Trail Running Conference

Session 5 – Sustainable races – current best practices and future developments – May 27, 2021

o Steven Aderholt - One Step Events
o Celia Santi - GU Energy
o Bruce Rayner - Athletes for a Fit Planet
o Keith Peters - Council for Responsible Sport

Session 6 – Race Courses – safety, limits, marking, clean up, permits, land partners, new ini

o Max King
o Tiffany Hoover – Parks & Recreation, City of Fayetteville
o Amy Rusiecki – Vermont 100

Session 7 – Post COVID-era racing – What’s changed – July 22 11.00 am to 12.00

o Tracy Hoeg – MD, PhD. Sports Medicine physician, PhD in Epidemiology. Associate Researcher at UC Davis
o Andy Pasternack – WSER medical team, MD, MPH
o John Anderson – Medical Director, Broken Arrow & head of ITRA Medical & Safety Committee

Session 8 – Sponsor partnerships & Revenue – August 19, 2021 11.00 am – 12.00 pm MST

o Sara Berry – Director Global Partnerships, Spartan
o Susan Kendrick – Director of Brand Relationships, UltraSignup

Session 9 – Digital & social media & podcasts – September 23. 2021 11.00 am – 12.00 pm MS

o Luis Escobar – All We Do is Run and Road Dog podcast
o Phillip Shepard – Marketing Hero

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