'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.
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
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