The following individuals will be recognized at the USATF Annual Meetings in Daytona Beach on December 1.
|(Sage Canaday winning the 2012 Mount Washington Road Race, photo courtesy of Dennis Coughlin/AP)|
|(Dave Dunham, photo by Scott Mason)|
|(Morgan Arritola competing at the World Mountain Running Championship)|
|(Laura Haefeli, photo courtesy of Teva.com)|
|(Mike Morton at his American record-breaking 172 mile run at the World 24-Hour Championships)|
|(Connie Gardner on her American Record setting run of 149.3 miles at the 2012 World 24-Hours Championships, photo courtesy of IAU)|
Ultra women master: Connie Gardner doubles this year as Runner of the Year in this category, to go with her award as Runner of the Year in the Ultra women open class.
|(Max King at XTerra)|
|(Tim Van Orden)|
|(Megan Kimmel winning the 2012 Continental Divide USATF 10k Championships)|
|(Julie Thomas, photo courtesy of the Deseret News)|
|(Jason Bryant, photo courtesy of La Sportiva)|
Northeast Delta Dental and Tom Raffio, the firm’s president and chief executive officer, have been avid and generous supporters of the USA mountain running. Northeast Delta Dental has been the primary sponsor of the USA Mountain Running Championships for the past three years and has committed again to be title sponsor for 2013.
For a list of past winners in the other categories, please visit www.usatf.org.