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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.

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
· Dec 18 - Ozark - AR, United States
· Dec 16 - runjunkie - TN, United States
· Dec 15 - kryoung3 - DC, United States
· Dec 15 - hilsmeyer - CO, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Stewart Mountain Hal...  WA, United States - Mar From MarvDog
· Fragrance Lake Half ...  WA, United States - Feb From MarvDog
· Village Creek 10k/25...  AR, United States - Jan From ecook5381
· Northern Trails Mara...  NC, United States - Mar From triviumracing
· Festival of Colors 5...  WI, United States - Oct From traildogrunning
· LunaTics Trail Serie...  WI, United States - Jul From traildogrunning
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