Women-Only Trail Running Groups Are Key to Growing Female Participation in Trail and Ultrarunning

January 25, 2023

While women’s representation in running has come a long way, we are still far from seeing a 50/50 split at the start lines of ultra races in 2023. According to RunRepeat’s State of Ultrarunning’s report, 23 percent of ultra marathon participants in 2022 identified as female, as opposed to a male majority. This number is steadily increasing by about 2.8 percent annually since 1996. Women’s Running