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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.

Gabby Anstey trail running the West Fork Trail in the San Juan Mountains. Big Blue Wilderness, Colorado.
Gabby Anstey trail running the West Fork Trail in the San Juan Mountains. Big Blue Wilderness, Colorado.
New Runner Profiles
· Jun 18 - spam1749 - MO, United States
· Jun 04 - natedlee - CO, United States
· May 22 - tgcameron126 - BC, Canada
· May 20 - Runleerun - BC, Canada
New Trail Races Added
· North Texas Ultra  TX, United States - Feb From RDHQ
· Tryon Farm 8 Miler/2...  IN, United States - Sep From RaceDirectorHQ
· Tombstone 30k/50k Tr...  IN, United States - Mar From RaceDirectorHQ
· South Texas Ultra  TX, United States - Oct From RaceDirectorHQ
· Big Texas Ultra  TX, United States - Nov From RaceDirectorHQ
· Desert Wolf  TX, United States - Sep From RaceDirectorHQ