Welcome to the online home of mountain, ultra and trail (MUT) running in Oregon. The goal of this blog is to keep you up to date on MUT running races, race results and runners from around the state and beyond. USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for all running sports in the United States.
Saturday, September 13, 2008
World Mountain Running Championship - Day 3
Pictured above is a photo of the Norwegian delegate presenting information about a possible course for the 2010 World Mountain Running Championship (Songefjord, Norway). We also learned that the 2009 Championship will not be in Italy. While the local organising committee was funded and prepared, the Italian Athletic Association would not support the Championshipdue to other commitments in Italy. Scotland announced an intention to bid for the 2011 Championship. The Pikes Peak Hillclimb will be the 2010 World Long Distance Mountain Running Championship. More info later today. Next up is the parade of nations and opening ceremonies - both of which could be re-located or shortened due to weather. Currently it's raining and 45 degrees.