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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 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.

Ivo Kytka running the Ute Pack Trail. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
Ivo Kytka running the Ute Pack Trail. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
New Runner Profiles
· Oct 23 - idahofirefly - ID, United States
· Oct 22 - mkelzenberg - MN, United States
· Oct 20 - jenizen - CA, United States
· Oct 20 - steve_will - OH, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Skunk Hollow Sneaker...  WY, United States - From Mike_D
· Armstrong Redwoods/A...  CA, United States - May From PCTR
· Night Sweats Trail R...  CA, United States - Sep From PCTR
· Headlands Marathon, ...  CA, United States - Sep From PCTR
· Skyline to the Sea  CA, United States - Oct From PCTR
· Woodside Trail Run  CA, United States - Dec From PCTR
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