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About Us

'The gods of the valleys are not the gods of the hills'   -Ethan Allen 

US Skyrunning promotes youth and adult skyrunning activities within The US and Internationally; Coaching athletes of all ability levels;  assembling teams to represent at Skyrunning World Championship events. We provide a network for athletes who Run Without Ceilings. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Meet the Minotaur
    Sat, Jun 24
    Crowsnest Pass
    Jun 24, 7:00 PM
    Crowsnest Pass, Crowsnest Pass, AB T0K, Canada
    "The Minotaur SkyRace is a rugged, remote, and technical course in the high alpine. You will never find another race course like this one." This race is also an official race in the Skyrunner® World Series 2023.
  • Skyrunning Race - Alyeska Cirque Series, Alaska
    Jul 29, 7:00 PM
    Alyeska, Alyeska, AK 99587, USA
    A 6.2 mile course with 3,890' ft of vertical gain in Alaska, USA. "I put the Alyeska Cirque Series race up against any mountain running race on the planet. It's a real deal high alpine technical adventure with some of the best views in the world. Pure Sky Running at its finest." - Julian Carr
  • Youth Skyrunning World Championships 2023
    Fri, Aug 04
    Gran Sasso, Italy
    Aug 04, 7:00 PM
    Gran Sasso, Italy
    The 7th edition of the Youth Skyrunning World Championships 2023 registration for the US Youth Skyrunning Team.
  • The Rut - Mountain Race
    Fri, Sep 15
    Big Sky
    Sep 15, 7:00 PM – Sep 17, 7:00 PM
    Big Sky, Big Sky, MT, USA
    A Three Day Montana Mountain Running Celebration. Four epic events VK, 11K, 28K, 50K. "The VK and 28K are rock solid... it’s technical and tough for sure!" - Ryan Kerrigan Running celebration festival lasting from September 2nd to the 4th.
Running Outdoors

Youth Skyrunning Races

Youth events and the up-and-coming skyrunner can sink their teeth into Cirque Series. Events do not have a designated youth category, but athletes as young as 7 have competed. 

American Trail Running Association also has a list of events with youth categories and includes Trail and Mountain races.  

American Trail Running Association

2022 Youth Skyrunning World Championships
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Our Coaches

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Coach Ryan Kerrigan

Coach Ryan Kerrigan- Ripton, Vermont. 

Ryan competed as a youth athlete in track, cross coutry, and cross country skiing, qualifying for numerous national championship events. He also competed at The University of Vermont as a member of the UVM Nordic Ski Team for 4 years, while also earning a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. 

More recently Ryan has been a coach with Ridgeline Athletics based in Squamish, BC and Head Coach of US Skyrunning.  He also sits on General Assembly with The International Skyrunning Assocation, and has assembled and coached several World Championship Teams at the youth and adult level. 

"It is a privilege and an honor to be building a network of Skyrunning athletes of all ages and backgrounds throughout The USA. I hope to bring awareness and structure to the sport, and in turn a medium that athletes can be a part of to build their Skyrunning identity and passion." -Ryan Kerrigan 

Mountain Ridge

Skyrunning Coaching

Looking to add some know-how and structure to your training or outings? Whether you're chasing Sky or Trail Races, or looking to simply cover more ground in the mountains more quickly-  reach out to Ryan and the Ridgeline Athletics Crew. 


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