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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.

Matt Rink trail running in Albion Basin. Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
Matt Rink trail running in Albion Basin. Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
New Runner Profiles
· Sep 17 - LandSurfingPro - CA, United States
· Sep 13 - Becca - CA, United States
· Sep 09 - robivee - ON, Canada
· Sep 08 - Sukgeesey - PA, United States
New Trail Races Added
· John Wayne Grit Seri...  CA, United States - Oct From Becca
· John Wayne Grit Seri...  CO, United States - Oct From Becca
· Pine Trail Run  AZ, United States - May From FuelReduction
· The Dam Dark Run  PA, United States - Oct From curwensvillelake
· Tower to Town 10-Mil...  PA, United States - Oct From nickel22
· Lake Murray Enduranc...  OK, United States - Oct From BlazeTrailsRunning