ATRA announces CEP Compression as a partner in Trail Ambassador program

February 5th, 2018

ATRA announces CEP Compression as a partner in Trail Ambassador program

The American Trail Running Association (ATRA), announces CEP Compression as a new partner in its Trail Ambassador program presented by CamelBak. CEP Compression joins CamelBak, adidas Outdoor, LEKI USA, Health I.Q., and OrthoLite as a partner in this second-year program, which honors outstanding individuals in the trail community.

Each month an ambassador will be chosen form a pool of nominees who represent the best of the best in the trail running space. These honorees build community locally, regionally, or nationally, and make an impact in the sport as a coach, volunteer, writer, photographer, steward, or race director. Eleven states were represented among the 12 honorees in 2017, whose ages ranged from 17 to 59.

The chosen ambassador receives product from program partners and is featured on ATRA’s Trail News section on its website, with the story and photos shared through social media.

“CEP Compression will be a wonderful addition to our program,” said Nancy Hobbs, ATRA Executive Director. “Not only is CEP a trendsetter, but their technology responds to the needs of our trail running community. We’re looking forward to 2018 with CEP as a partner.”

“All of us at CEP Compression are honored to be part of the Trail Ambassador Program,” said Jeff Irvin, CEP Compression National Sales Manager. “We look forward to recognizing all the amazing accomplishments of this year’s ambassadors and to thank them for giving back to the trail running community.”

Nominations are now being accepted for the program. Contributions such as constructing or repairing trails, introducing young people to the sport, writing a column about trail running for a local newspaper, directing a trail race series. The list is endless. Become an ambassador today and share your good work with others.

If you know of a deserving individual, send your nomination to, and, and include your name and contact information, the name, email, and phone contact for your nominee, and up to 1000 words about the nominee’s contributions to his or her community related to trail and mountain running.

About CEP Compression:

CEP is a high-end sports brand that incorporates medical expertise in its innovative, high-quality product concepts that help wearers enhance their athletic performance and stay healthy. What makes CEP such a unique sports brand is its access to state-of-the-art production standards “Made in Germany” thanks to its parent medi, one of the leading companies in the healthcare market, headquartered in Bayreuth. medi works together with acclaimed scientists, sports physicians and athletes to develop special technologies and features that give all products in the CEP collection a unique effect. CEP is famous for its legendary compression legwear optimized for running and now offers a wide range of performance-enhancing products from socks and high-tech functional sportswear to the new Ortho+ product line. Find out more at:

About ATRA.

Founded in 1996, ATRA is a 501 c 3 not for profit corporation based in Colorado whose mission is to promote trail running, mountain running, ultrarunning on trails, and to provide resources for race directors and participants in our sport. Visit to learn more.

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ATRA announces CEP Compression as a partner in Trail Ambassador program

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