As the sport grows, professional athletes are banding together to create a group that can lead the way on issues like doping, contract clarity, and race schedules. Here’s what it means for the future of the sport.
This latest allegation is part of what could be a larger problem in the trail running world.
The IAAF has announced that 2017 World Long Distance Mountain Running Champion Petro Mamu used banned substances in competition.
The nature of MUT running means drug testing is unevenly applied, policies are inconsistent, and the path forward is murky.
Gonzalo Calisto, the fifth-place finisher at UTMB 2015, has been disqualified after a positive test for a banned substance.