|Combined Trail and Mountain World Championship from 2021
Year 2021 will be a time with major change in the Trail and Mountain World Championship. It will be the inauguration of the IAAF World Trail and Mountain Running Championships, a result of a unique partnership between the IAAF, ITRA and WMRA. The IAU is playing important role in this partnership as well.
In the coming months, ITRA, WMRA and IAU will work closely with the IAAF on the details of the new combined biennial World Championships and the creation of biennial area championships which are also part of this new strategy to expand and bring the sports of trail and mountain running to new territories.
The announcement was released during joint press conference today ahead of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) in Chamonix, France. Full press release is provided under following link
Chair of the IAU communication committee