For 80 years La Sportiva has been the world's leading manufacturer of climbing and mountaineering footwear, and has been making award-winning mountain running shoes for six years. Always inventing, always rethinking and always dreaming ... just like the top athletes who use our products ... and just like you. We combine old-world craftsmanship with modern design to help you do what you need to do and go where you want to be.

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La Sportiva supports trail races across North America. Looking for a fun? Check out one of these races– it is sure to be fun, fast and exciting. For a complete listing of La Sportiva sponsored races, visit our race calendar.

The La Sportiva Mountain Cup, presented by Gore-Tex® and supported by Black Diamond and Clif Bar, consist of the 10 best trail races in the United States. The La Sportiva Mountain Cup enters its second year as race series specifically designed to take the sport of trail running to a new level. The emphasis is on fun, fast, and beautiful trail races and variety of terrain and distances. With $25,000 in prize money a races distributed across the country the Mountain Cup is sure to become a lasting legacy.

For more information on the La Sportiva Mountain Cup, visit