Marathon & Beyond is pleased to be a part of the second annual Trail Running Conference in Estes Park, Colorado, October 9-11, 2014. The first day of the conference is dedicated to trail race directors, with days two and three devoted to trail runners. The event is located at the historic Stanley Hotel, in the majestic mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado.
The event will include expert speaker panels and round table sessions; group runs with guest star athletes; interactive workshops on subjects including uphill and downhill running technique, stretching and flexibility; and an expo with trail-related manufacturers and vendors with opportunities to demo trail gear.
Sponsors include Marathon & Beyond magazine, Trail Runner magazine, VFuel, Boulder Running Company, New Balance, and Colorado Life magazine.
The Conference also features a prize draw, raising funds and awareness for ATRA (American Trail Running Association), with prizes from Balega, Icespike, Colorado Runner Magazine, Trans Rockies Run 3, SkyRunner Series, Mizuno, Colorado Life Magazine, Ultimate Direction, & Skratch Labs.
The inaugural 2013 Conference attracted nearly 100 attendees. Organizers expect more than 200 trail runners and race directors for the 2014 event!
A trail running film festival is also planned during the Conference, featuring films dedicated to trail running shown at a local theater in Estes Park.
Come and join in a 3-day celebration of trail running in the USA!
Registration is open for both trail race directors and trail runners – see details at http://estestrailascent.com/