The women’s team includes gold medallists from the 2006 team Rachael Cuellar, 25, Albuquerque, NM, and Chris Lundy, 36, Sausalito, CA and 2004 bronze medallists Laura Haefeli, 39, Del Norte, CO, and Anita Ortiz, 43, Eagle, CO. The top three finishers score for the team.
The men’s team will be led by eight-time team member Paul Low, 33,
Juniors must be at least 16 and not yet 20 in the year of competition. The USA squad includes 2005 team members Jonny Stevens, 18, Vail, CO, and Christian Thompson, 19, Candor, NY, 2006 team member Zach Rivers, 17, Victor, NY, and newcomer Alex Jodidio, 17, a U.S. citizen living in Grimentz, Switzerland. The top three score.
The junior women’s team includes 2005 team member Katherine Helmerick, 18, Cheyenne, WY, and newcomers Anna Lieb, 19, Golden, CO, and Maria Dalzot, 19, Morgantown, WV. The the top two score for the team.
Team manager Nancy Hobbs, Colorado Springs, CO, team leader Richard Bolt,
This year’s Trophy races are up/down events (as opposed to even-numbered years when the events are held on uphill courses) with the senior men running three loops of the 4.050 kilometer course for a distance of just over 12km, the senior women and junior men running two loops of the 4.050 course for a distance slightly over 8km, while the junior women run one loop of the course at 4.050km.
Biographies and photos of each team member will be distributed in early August.
For additional information visit the websites listed below:
USA Mountain Running Championships www.whitemountainmilers.com
USA Trail Championships www.runningseries.com
Teva Mountain Trophy Race www.trailrunner.com
World Mountain Running Association www.wmra.info
USA Track & Field www.usatf.org
World Mountain Trophy 2007 www.coursedes2bains.org/presentation-wt07-fr.html
American Trail Running Association www.trailrunner.com
SportHill Clothing www.sporthill.com
180s performance gear www.180s.com
FuelBelt, Inc. www.fuelbelt.com
Fleet Feet Sports-Boulder www.fleetfeetboulder.com
Windermere Real Estate Teton Valley www.juliebryan.mywindermere.com
Youth Runner (Junior Team Partner) www.youthrunner.com