Fun, Support, Self-Discovery, Share, Participate, Volunteer, Crew, and Run!
There are many reasons to be an Ultrarunning Matters (UM) club member. Most importantly, it will benefit you and your fellow club members. When you see the initials UM, think of "Us." Ultrarunning Matters is for all who are dedicated to exploring ultra marathon competition, running adventure, self-discovery, and the appreciation for one's potential and endurance!
Ultrarunning Matters is a moving and growing ultra running club which "Runs Like It Matters" - supporting member ultra running success, producing ultra marathon races, publishing articles on the web, supporting charities, promoting trail running etiquette, and facilitating media coverage of UM events and the UM athletes that make it matter, and much more. The UM members are regularly participating in races and other ultra running pursuits. UM runs and walks our talk. We love valuing all that each and every member shares with "Us" and the inspiration that is here for all of us and you!
Every day, our members are dedicated to many things, especially our slogan and directive, "Run Like It Matters." We produce top-notch events suitable for any ultra runner in the world. We also make it matter by providing beneficial, inspirational, and entertaining articles, blogs, and multi-media links. The club provides ultra running knowledge, club member kudos, and encouragement through our website. If you want to stay connected to this wonderful sport of self-discovery, human endurance, outdoor activity, and the "Run Like It Matters" lifestyle that defines Ultrarunning Matters, take these next steps toward that goal:
If you haven't already, join the UM Yahoo! Group. It's free - a service of Ultrarunning Matters.
JOIN THE CLUB - Ultrarunning Matters, an affiliate club of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and USA Track & Field.
Participate in our events.
Volunteer at one or more of our events or club activities.
First and foremost, we are a participatory organization! So Join UM and let others benefit from your running experiences.