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La Sportiva and GoLite Launch New Website for All Things Trail Running

The La Sportiva/GoLite Mountain Running Team launched their new website today,

The La Sportiva/GoLite Mountain Running Team launched their new website today,

The new site serves as an information source for the entire running community as well as a gathering place for runners, aspiring runners, and fans alike. Produced in a magazine format, provides an in-depth look at the fast-growing and exciting sport of trail and mountain running. has everything from extensive lists of key upcoming events in their Calendar section, to motivating athlete profiles in their Team section. Up-to-date reports on all the latest trail racing news from around the country can be found in the new website’s News section, and the Features section offers in-depth analysis of racing around the country and trends in the trail running world—all from top-notch experts and athletes.

The site also has news, links and updates on many of the La Sportiva/GoLite-sponsored racing series including the Front Range Frenzy, Trail Runner Trophy Series, and the New England Mountain Circuit, as well as major events like the Mt. Washington Hill Climb and the Boulder Backroads Marathon.

“This should be a great asset for trail runners everywhere,” said La Sportiva/GoLite Team Manager Buzz Burrell. “MountainRunning is more than just a listing of race results; it provides insight into the thoughts and experiences of other runners. I found it really, really interesting reading!”

About La Sportiva
Celebrating their 78th anniversary in 2006, La Sportiva brings its strong alpine mountaineering and climbing heritage to their Mountain Running line. This know-how enables them to offer up the most supportive—yet versatile—technical Mountain Running shoes on the market with the best sticky rubber available. What’s more, La Sportiva believes in the dedication and feedback of their amazing roster of competitive Mountain Runners who are some of the toughest trail competitors in the country.

About GoLite
GoLite sparked a lightweight revolution in 1999 when it introduced a full range of ultra-lite equipment and clothing for backpacking and other active outdoor adventures that rocked the outdoor sports world. Today the company sponsors more than 50 professional athletes in trail running, adventuring racing, mountain biking, fast-packing and thru-hiking and regularly shares fast+lite techniques in outreach seminars around the world. For more information on GoLite products, athletes, and outreach programs, visit or call 888-5-GoLite toll-free within the U.S.