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This website is an information and community resource for trail runners and ultra runners of all abilities and levels of interest. You can contribute races, enter race reports, and participate in the trail running forum. Read more about this site here.

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Trail & Ultra Running Forums
Trail Races Calendar/Database
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Why Trail Running?

- If you're new to the idea of trail running, or for a re-validation of why you should keep at it, read this short "ode" to the joys of running the backcountry.

Ultra Runner Bios:
Karl Meltzer
Scott Jurek
Anton Krupicka
Tim Twietmeyer
Darcy Africa
Nikki Kimball
Kami Semick
Krissy Moehl

Article: Blister Free Long Distance Running - Cathy Tibbetts explains step-by-step how she runs ultra-marathons without getting any blisters.

Chad Zummach on the primitive trail near the Windows. Arches National Park, Utah.
Chad Zummach on the primitive trail near the Windows. Arches National Park, Utah.
New Runner Profiles
· May 27 - tinroofbrad - ON, Canada
· May 26 - dirtyfeet - BC, Canada
· May 24 - nataliejones - CO, United States
· May 22 - racethrutheredwoods - CA, United States
New Trail Races Added
· The North Face Dirty...  BC, Canada - May From dirtyfeet
· The North Face Dirty...  BC, Canada - Sep From dirtyfeet
· Cat's Tail Trail Mar...  NY, United States - Oct From cgadol
· Race Thru The Redwoo...  CA, United States - Aug From racethrutheredwoods
· 16 Crossings Trail R...  UT, United States - Jun From smithfieldrecreation
· GUSH Run or Hike for...  ON, Canada - Jun From tinroofbrad
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