, the organizer of the US Trail Running Conference, has announced that the 10th edition of the industry-leading event will be held in Snohomish County, Washington, in the city of Mukilteo from October 19–22, 2022.
“We are very excited to bring the US Trail Running Conference to the Pacific Northwest,” Event Director Terry Chiplin said. “Snohomish County Sports Commission created a very attractive proposal and we are excited to come and enjoy the energizing natural beauty, excellent facilities and the variety of amazing trails that the area provides. We look forward to connecting with the vibrant trail running community in the PNW and surrounding areas, and to produce an outstanding Conference for our tenth anniversary.”
Snohomish County, located in northwest Washington 15 miles north of Seattle, is nestled between the Salish Sea and the Cascade Mountains. This will be the first time in the event’s history that the Pacific Northwest will play host to the Conference. The race director segment of the Conference will take place at Rosehill Community Center.
“We are thrilled to be hosting the US Trail Running Conference here in Snohomish County,” said Snohomish County Sports Commission Executive Director Tammy Dunn. “This conference provides us the opportunity to showcase the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty of outdoor trails to event organizers and runners from across the country.”
The Conference provides content, perspectives, networking and actionable practices to help race directors create and develop successful trail races and to help trail runners learn tips and techniques to further enjoy and excel in the sport. The Conference is held in partnership with the .
“Snohomish County checks all the boxes to host the Conference – location, location, location,” said ATRA Executive Director Nancy Hobbs. “With a great network of trails, attendees can experience forested terrain and marvel at scenic vistas on morning runs. Presentations and networking opportunities will be further enhanced by including local experts from the community. We’ll not only celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Conference, but the magnificence of the Pacific Northwest.”