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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
· Jan 25 - aps293 - NJ, United States
· Jan 18 - Shivain - BC, Canada
· Jan 01 - Vlittle - CA, United States
· Dec 28 - DGrav - KS, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Mt. Baldy Run-to-the...  CA, United States - Sep From mbrun2top
· Cabin Fever Trail Ra...  OH, United States - Dec From RunTheLand
· Fruita Trail Half  CO, United States - May From Gemini_Adventures
· Desert RATS Trail Ru...  CO, United States - Apr From Gemini_Adventures
· Desert RATS Trail Ru...  CO, United States - Apr From Gemini_Adventures
· Desert RATS Kokopell...  UT, United States - Jun From Gemini_Adventures
Latest Forum Discussions
· Best ultra distance running shorts? Latest Reply: DGrav
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