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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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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.

Brian Smith on the Upper Upper Loop Trail near Crested Butte. West Elk Mountains, Colorado
Brian Smith on the Upper Upper Loop Trail near Crested Butte. West Elk Mountains, Colorado
New Runner Profiles
· Apr 25 - TrueGritResearch - OK, United States
· Apr 24 - All4adventure - ON, Canada
· Apr 24 - Panhandle - ID, United States
· Apr 21 - CrimsonCanyons - UT, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Ragnar Trail New Eng...  MA, United States - Jun From Ragnarrelay
· Sappony 5K Trail Run...  NC, United States - Jun From Sappony5K
· Ragnar Trail Snowmas...  CO, United States - Jun From Ragnarrelay
· Ragnar Trail Cottage...  ON, Canada - Sep From Tbomb
· EX2 Adventures Scha...  MD, United States - Nov From ex2kimberly
· Leadville Trail Heav...  CO, United States - Jun From LeadvilleRaceSeries
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