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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
· Sep 18 - wowee_K - KS, United States
· Sep 15 - elliesrace14 - NC, United States
· Sep 13 - FriendsSeminoleStForest - FL, United States
· Sep 12 - KEL - ON, Canada
New Trail Races Added
· Run For the Rescue  KS, United States - Nov From wowee_K
· Run Comfy Numb  BC, Canada - Jun From deggleton
· Crystal Lake Ski and...  PA, United States - Aug From LoganLandry
· Paris Pair  TX, United States - Sep From BlazeTrailsRunning
· Isle Du Bois Trail R...  TX, United States - Dec From BlazeTrailsRunning
· The Backland  TX, United States - Dec From texasoutlawrunning