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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.

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
· Feb 24 - conative - CA, United States
· Feb 22 - parkwayrunner - PA, United States
· Feb 21 - Humbugger - NV, United States
· Feb 20 - pattonai - CO, United States
New Trail Races Added
· XTERRA Trail Run Cas...  CO, United States - Aug From xterracolorado
· Rocky Peak Ultra Tra...  CA, United States - Oct From ultraladies
· Flight of Fire  NV, United States - May From aubreystadler
· Viking Winter Dash I...  IN, United States - Feb From jaspray
· Viking Dash: Indiana  IN, United States - Feb From STIndiana
· Dare to Ascend Trail...  TX, United States - Sep From gerabeth
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