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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.

Chad Zummach at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. Gunnison, Colorado.
Chad Zummach at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. Gunnison, Colorado.
New Runner Profiles
· Aug 03 - uyghurnextgen - NJ, United States
· Jul 29 - antomos - WA, United States
· Jul 07 - conquerthecrater - ON, Canada
· Jul 06 - czimmer - BC, Canada
New Trail Races Added
· Uyghur Endurance Cha...  NJ, United States - Aug From uyghurnextgen
· Clawhammer Mountain ...  NC, United States - Oct From shiningrockadventures
· Conquer the Crater U...  ON, Canada - Jul From conquerthecrater
· Wildcat Mountain Tra...  CO, United States - Aug From hrcaraceseries
· Backcountry Wilderne...  CO, United States - Nov From hrcaraceseries
· Space2Thrive  MA, United States - May From creyes314