Trail Running

The latest trail news, gear, and trails to run. Advice from elite trail ultrarunners.

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Trail Basics

America's Best Trail Races

RW Trail Issue 2012

America's Best Trail Races

31 of the most unique off-road runs in the U.S.

Mountain Running Tips

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Mountain Running Tips

Here's how expert runners say to enjoy your next run in the mountains.

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

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5 Exercises for a Faster You

These moves target the muscles needed for your best trail runs.

Trail Running Safety

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Trail Running Safety

What you should know before hitting the trails.

Community

Trail Running Forum

Ask questions and share your experiences with other trail runners.

Races & Places Forums

Chat with people who are running and racing in your neck of the woods.

Trail Racing

Leadville Trail 100

Race Tour Book

Leadville Trail 100

One hundred miles of trails plus grueling ascents make this race the challenge of a lifetime.

Orienteering: The Original Obstacle Race

Running Adventures

Orienteering: The Original Obstacle Race

The century-old sport involves natural obstacles, navigation, and endurance.

Ultrarunners Claim Speed Record on John Muir Trail

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Ultrarunners Claim Speed Record on John Muir Trail

Koerner, Wolfe cover the 223 miles in 3 days, 12 hours and 41 minutes.

Trails

Western States Trail, California

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Western States Trail, California

Ultrarunners come for the famous Endurance Run, but everyone can enjoy this historic trail through gold country.

Centennial Trail, South Dakota

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Centennial Trail, South Dakota

This 111-mile, continuous trail runs north to south through the Black Hills and prairies of South Dakota.

Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Bonneville Shoreline Trail

It provides an easily accesible, rolling route.

Training

7 Safety Tips for a Trail Running Adventure

Ask Coach Jenny

7 Safety Tips for a Trail Running Adventure

Dream of trail running in far-off places? Here's what two Alaskan running coaches say to take into consideration.

Why Trail Running Is Good for You

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Why Trail Running Is Good for You

There’s a reason trail running is booming in popularity… a few reasons, actually.

Lightning Strikes

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Lightning Strikes

Here’s what every runner should know about avoiding nature’s electric bolt.

Gear

Sneak Peek at 2014 Trail Running Gear

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Sneak Peek at 2014 Trail Running Gear

We scanned Outdoor Retailer to bring you a preview of trail running goods that haven’t yet hit the market.

Tweeting from the Wilderness

Sweat Science

Tweeting from the Wilderness

New technology keeps you connected everywhere on the planet. Is that good?

Reaching New Heights

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Reaching New Heights

The High Gear Axis-XT has an altimeter, barometer, and compass.

Profiles

Heli-Running

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Heli-Running

Editor Jeff Dengate and ALTRA Running take trail running to new heights.

The Deer Remembers the White Horse

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The Deer Remembers the White Horse

Scott Jurek reflects on the passing of his friend Micah True, aka Caballo Blanco.

Running Times

Fastest Known Times Fall and Jornet Rules the Matterhorn

RT Web Exclusive

Fastest Known Times Fall and Jornet Rules the Matterhorn

Weekly trail/ultra racing recap for August 26, 2013

Running the National Parks

RT September 2013

Running the National Parks

How to enjoy the protected trails responsibly.