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2019 Fall Schedule

August 31, 2019
Grand Traverse / Crested Butte to Aspen, Colorado

September 7, 2019
Park to Peak to Pint 10m,16m / Crested Butte, CO

September 13-15, 2019
San Juan Tour (Training Camp)/ Ouray, CO

September 21, 2019
Cart to Cart 13m,19m / Crested Butte, CO

September 28, 2019
CB Ultras 55k / Crested Butte, CO

October 4-6, 2019
Flagstaff Sky Race 13k,28k,50k / Flagstaff, AZ

October 11-13, 2019
Mid Fall Break

October 19, 2019
W Mountain Race 2.8m / Gunnison, CO

October 26, 2019
Sage Burner Race 13k,28k,50k / Gunnison, CO

November 2, 2019
Moab Marathon/Half 13m/26m / Moab, UT

November 16, 2019
Deadhorse 30k,50k,50m / Moab, CO

Meet the Coaches

Josh Eberly- Head Coach

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Coach Josh Eberly - Head Trail Running Coach

Hometown- Arvada, CO / 20 years experience

During the off season, I’m usually:

Trail Running, jumping on the trampoline, fishing and spending countless hours at the skate park with my kids.

Fun fact about you:

In elementary/middle school I joined a juggling and uni-cycle club. I can throw down some “juggling”!

Bill Hibdon- Asst Coach

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Coach Bill Hibdon - Asst Coach Trail Running

Hometown- Jefferson City, MO / 20 years experience

During the off season, I’m usually:

What is an “off season”?

Fun fact about you:

I get far too excited perfecting Excel spreadsheets.

Trail Running News:

Jeshurun Small is all smiles taking the overall win in the 50k distance in Flagstaff.

Trail Team flies high at Flagstaff Sky Peaks race

Flagstaff, Arizona // Words and pictures by Josh Eberly Sandwiched in between 2 full days ...
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The Western Mountain Sports Trail Team at the USA Mountain Running Championships in New Hampshire.

Trail Runners debut at USA Mountain Running Championships

Waterville Valley, NH / Words by Josh Eberly / Photos by Mike Scott, Bill Hibdon ...
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Ben Kusnetzky finishing out a solid day on the trails!

Records fall at Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race

Words by Maddie Hart // PC - Brian Whitfield The Mountain Sports Trail Running Team ...
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Trail Running - Western Colorado Style!

The Western Colorado University Trail Running Team is a competitive program offering elite coaching, world-class training terrain, and the opportunity to compete in some of the world’s most iconic trail running races. 

Athletes compete in events ranging in distance from half-marathon races all the way up to elite 100 mile races. This is not your high school cross-country team; with the Western Trail Running Team you will leave the sidewalks and bike paths behind and dive into the hundreds of miles of legendary single-track which surrounds Western.


Western’s Trail Running Team embraces all athletes with a solid commitment to train, learn and grow as a dedicated member of an ambitious team. The team assembles as a full group between four and six training sessions per week for strength training, interval workouts, long runs, and standard runs. Currently, the team competes at four events in the fall semester, and two events in the spring semester, with many of the team’s competitions offering multiple distance options for athletes to choose from (with coaching guidance). The team will compete in the deserts of Arizona, Utah, and Western Colorado; and the mountains of central Colorado with an eye toward developing well rounded trail runners.


If you’re interested in attending Western to compete as a member of the Trail Running Team, please contact head coach Josh Eberly for additional information. #GoWestern


Are you an extreme athlete? Do you like being a part of a team?