The US Trail Running Conference is taking place this year in Estes Park, CO at the Stanley Hotel from October 9-12.

The first 2.5 days are dedicated to trail race directors, with the final day, Saturday October 12, being focused on trail runners. The conferences theme this year is diversity and inclusion, trail running for everyone.

This year’s keynote speaker is Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills - Billy will not only be our keynote speaker, he will also be at the Conference each day, including trail runner day. You can see more on how Billy came to be participating at this link.

All EPXC runners have the opportunity to come and meet Billy, as well as, take in the other cool panels and workshops they have lined up for trail runner day - things like trail shoe development, coaches corner, a women's panel, LGBTQ+ athletes, nutrition and hydration, and more...they will have shoes, gear, technology, apparel, hats, and more at the's an incredible opportunity to meet one of the most inspiring US athletes of all time, plus take part in a ton of educational events as well.