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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
Best Trail Running Shoes

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
· May 21 - UTgal - VA, United States
· May 20 - BlazeTrailsRunning - TX, United States
· May 17 - AlexKutler - NY, United States
· May 14 - cbousman - CA, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Wildflower 10.7 Mile...  CA, United States - May From cbousman
· Six-O Trail Run  TX, United States - Aug From BlazeTrailsRunning
· Moose Mountains Trai...  NH, United States - Jun From trailrnr
· Whistler Canyon Trai...  WA, United States - Sep From apryle
· Wolf Creek Wrangle T...  WY, United States - Sep From HabitatWCW
· Quarry Crusher Run-C...  IL, United States - Jun From Eggplantevents