*  Respect for
others

To respect others, is to understand and accept their differences and it is to act in such a way as to not bother or hamper them. It is equally understanding that the race takes place in surroundings which have their own culture and traditions; it is consequently adopting the necessary "knowledge and understanding" in order to respect the local population, its culture and its customs.

Each runner also agrees to respect all people encountered during the course of the trail, who are also benefiting from the open country at the same time (other trail-runners, hikers, etc.).
Each runner agrees to know and respect the regulations of the race in which they have chosen to participate.

Mission Statement   ▾

Born in July 2013, the ITRA (International Trail Running Association) aims to give a voice to parties involved in trail running in order to promote its strong values, its diversity, the safety of races and the health of runners, as well as to further the development of trail running and ensure a constructive dialogue between the national and international bodies with an interest in the sport.

Here's something you might not know! 

Runners can now systematically rate the quality of a race in which they have participated, using a single tool, the ITRA quality questionnaire! 

More information


Opening of registration

Garda Trentino Trail 2019

  • Registration
  • 11/12 ▸ 23/04
  • Location
  • Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
  • Date of event
  • 04/05/2019
  • Distance
  • 30.7km ▸ 59.4km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 1100m+ ▸ 3700m+

Ultra Trail Muntanyes Costa Daurada 2019

  • Registration
  • 11/12 ▸ 31/03
  • Location
  • Catalonia, Spain
  • Date of event
  • 16/03/2019
  • Distance
  • 20.5km ▸ 106.8km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 690m+ ▸ 4340m+
  • Endurance points
  • 14
  • Finisher criteria
  • 190370

Pyhä Tunturimaraton 2019

  • Registration
  • 11/12 ▸ 31/07
  • Location
  • Lapland, Finland
  • Date of event
  • 10/08/2019
  • Distance
  • 11km ▸ 42.9km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 450m+ ▸ 890m+
  • Endurance points
  • 01
  • Mountain
  • 24
  • Finisher criteria
  • 80280

Stefanik Trail 2019

  • Registration
  • 10/12 ▸ 05/05
  • Location
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Date of event
  • 07/06/2019
  • Distance
  • 144km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 4440m+

Petzl Trail Plus 2019

  • Registration
  • 10/12 ▸ 01/04
  • Location
  • Tungurahua, Ecuador
  • Date of event
  • 13/04/2019
  • Distance
  • 10.7km ▸ 76.2km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 1260m+ ▸ 5830m+
  • Endurance points
  • 04
  • Mountain
  • 1015
  • Finisher criteria
  • 350420

Trail Vielha-Molieres 3010 2019

  • Registration
  • 10/12 ▸ 09/07
  • Location
  • Catalonia, Spain
  • Date of event
  • 13/07/2019
  • Distance
  • 24km ▸ 43.1km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 1730m+ ▸ 4010m+
  • Endurance points
  • 13
  • Mountain
  • 1013
  • Finisher criteria
  • 300320

Pancharevo Trail Marathon 2019

  • Registration
  • 10/12 ▸ 17/04
  • Location
  • Sofiya, Bulgaria
  • Date of event
  • 21/04/2019
  • Distance
  • 42km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 1730m+

Carrera Por Montaña Sierra Blanca 2019

  • Registration
  • 10/12 ▸ 09/02
  • Location
  • Andalucia, Spain
  • Date of event
  • 09/02/2019
  • Distance
  • 13.3km ▸ 43.1km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 910m+ ▸ 2940m+

Sinjavina 2019

  • Registration
  • 10/12 ▸ 12/07
  • Location
  • Opstina Mojkovac, Montenegro
  • Date of event
  • 10/08/2019
  • Distance
  • 34km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 2000m+
  • Endurance points
  • 2
  • Mountain
  • 7
  • Finisher criteria
  • 320

Kernave Trail 2019

  • Registration
  • 07/12 ▸ 09/06
  • Location
  • Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
  • Date of event
  • 15/06/2019
  • Distance
  • 10.1km ▸ 81.9km
  • Height gain/loss
  • 290m+ ▸ 1720m+
  • Endurance points
  • 03
  • Mountain
  • 23
  • Finisher criteria
  • 160370

Last results

21/10/2019   177.78km / 9985m+
Els Bastions® Skyraces 2015 - Ultra

Rk Name Time
1Iker KARRERA11:41:33
2Juan Jose OLIVA SIMO12:55:59
3Ruben BONA CARNEROS13:23:40
1Valerie LAFITTE15:44:23
2Marta COMAS VILADRICH16:10:05
3Marian GARBAJOSA TORRECILLA18:33:03

29/12/2018   32.20km / 1930m+
Aude Trails Cathares 2018 - Trail Des Seigneurs 34Km

Rk Name Time
1Romain SANCHEZ03:55:12
2Maxime DURAND03:55:13
3Laurent LABIT04:21:29
1Audrey POTET04:55:03
2Julie CHINAUD05:22:02
3Magalie MARTINEZ05:25:21

02/12/2018   33.70km / 1530m+
Tnf100 Ultra Trail Challenge Moganshan 2018 - 30Km

Rk Name Time
1Peng LI03:11:29
2Peilong ZHANG03:16:50
3Jiebo REN03:30:02
1AYAKA MORI04:05:15
2Yue LI04:17:30
3Yiqing ZHANG04:18:43

02/12/2018   20.50km / 1080m+
Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2018 - 21Km

Rk Name Time
1Siviwe NKOMBI01:48:29
2Llewellyn GROENEVELD02:02:14
3Mvuyisi GCOGCO02:05:53
1Bianca TARBOTON02:10:34
2Samantha BIESKE02:26:21
3Chantel NIENABER02:33:25

02/12/2018   44.20km / 2460m+
Tang Poetry Trail 2018 - Tang Poetry Trail 45Km

Rk Name Time
1Gaoqiang CHEN05:36:51
2Peng XIE05:59:10
3Jianfeng CHEN06:06:23
1CAO LEI08:20:39
2Xianyu ZHANG08:47:08
3Jiao XUE08:54:48

02/12/2018   33.30km / 1420m+
Ultrabericus Winter 2018

Rk Name Time
1Luca MIORI02:35:37
2Nicola GIOVANELLI02:37:33
3Francesco LORENZI02:38:26
1FRANCESCA DAL BOSCO03:07:52
2Alessandra BOIFAVA03:09:30
3Anna CONTI03:12:25

01/12/2018   21.10km / 1300m+
Desafio Raiz Tapera 2018 - 20Km Solo

Rk Name Time
1Claudio NUNES OLIVEIRA02:51:58
2Diego PANAZZOLO03:05:51
3Jonatas CABRERA03:05:59
1Isadora DE ALBUQUERQUE ROSSO03:26:32
2Marta ROSSNER HELFENSTELLER03:35:23
3Ana Claudia WEGNER04:02:08

01/12/2018   48.60km / 1720m+
Vista Verde Skyline Run - Trail Ultra 2018 - Vista Verde Skyline Run - Trail Ultra 50K

Rk Name Time
1Paul STOCKAMORE04:15:57
2Vishal SAHNI04:33:07
3Martin JAMBON04:44:25
1Abigail BLAKE04:55:39
2Maria SUMNER05:45:45
3Kayleigh BURKE05:55:03

01/12/2018   44.00km / 1260m+
Origole 2018 - Maratrail Origole

Rk Name Time
1Loic FOUQUET04:16:40
2Jerome DEPIERRE04:19:12
3Jean Baptiste JOLIOT04:19:59
1Caroline JEZEQUEL COCHET05:31:08
2Sonia SIRAT05:59:23
3Carine BICHAUD06:07:38

01/12/2018   40.00km / 370m+
Boa Vista Ultra Trail 2018 - Eco Marathon

Rk Name Time
1Joao FONSECA LOPES03:59:32
2Massimo BADIALI04:34:32
3Leandro ALMEIDA DOS REIS GOMES DE ALBUQUERQUE05:09:32
1Giuseppina BISIGNANO06:39:32
2Palmira COZZAROLO06:58:32
3Antonella DE POLI07:58:32
09/11/2018 17:39

New classification of trail-running 

A new classification of trail races has been developed to ever closer match the course to the effort demanded. These classifications are now connected with ITRA points.
Discover the new classification of trail-Running

Why change categories ? 

Since 2014, ITRA has built a reliable database of more than one million trail runners and several tens of thousands of races and their results. By analysing this enormous amount of data, ITRA has been able to ever more closely match points awarded the race with the effort required of the runner to complete its course.

The original classification of trails, based on their distance, did not allow for a consistent classification corresponding exactly to the effort required by the runners.

For example, two races of the same distance may require an extremely different amounts of effort depending on their altitudes and thus be in the same category while the race times could be completely different. Equally two races with identical race times could be classified into two different categories simply because they are two different distances.

What are the changes ? 

In the context of rewriting of Article 252 of the IAAF's Rules of Competition defining trail-running, the ITRA Steering Committee has approved a new redefined trail classification with the aim of grouping races in a more consistent way.

The new classification has 7 different categories of trail-running races (from XXS to XXL) all associated with the new ITRA points according to the following table:

new categories trail-running

Races are classified using the method of km-effort which allows to assign them a number of points.

Reminder: km-effort measure is the sum of the distance expressed in kilometers and a hundredth of the vertical gain expressed in meters, rounded to the nearest whole number (for example, the km-effort of a race of 65 km and 3500 m ascent is: 65 + 3500/100 = 100).

km effort


Furthermore, the limits between the categories have been refined in order to regroup races together in a more consistent way with respect to the race time. In that way it would be easier to anticipate the effort to produce by runners during a race.

When it will take place ? 

> The new points, defined according to the new limits, will apply from now on to all races in 2019.
NB: 2018 races keep the points assigned according to the old limits.

> The ITRA performance index calculated according to the new classification will be effective from March 2018.