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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.

Elizabeth Faucher trail running on the Beaver Ponds Trail. West Elk Mountains, Colorado.
Elizabeth Faucher trail running on the Beaver Ponds Trail. West Elk Mountains, Colorado.
New Runner Profiles
· Apr 19 - justicemassara - CA, United States
· Apr 14 - Hoswald - CO, United States
· Apr 14 - Carpyfish - AL, United Kingdom
· Apr 09 - fopac - WY, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Trash Dash Fun Run/W...  ON, Canada - Jun From cleanupbarrie
· Pisgah Mountain Trai...  NH, United States - Sep From RaceDirectorHQ
· Hairy-Halfway Hike o...  PA, United States - May From dschmaderjr
· Royal Gorge Groove T...  CO, United States - Apr From aravaiparunning
· Trail Golf Endurance...  IN, United States - Jun From RaceDirectorHQ
· Trail Run Xtreme  IN, United States - May From RaceDirectorHQ