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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
· May 22 - tgcameron126 - BC, Canada
· May 20 - Runleerun - BC, Canada
· May 16 - bbokish - NC, United States
· May 01 - traillifellc - WI, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Big Texas Ultra  TX, United States - Nov From RaceDirectorHQ
· Desert Wolf  TX, United States - Sep From RaceDirectorHQ
· MoMoFo100k and 20 mi...  IN, United States - Jun From RaceDirectorHQ
· Rise 'n Shine Runnin...  NC, United States - Jun From bbokish
· Shelli Huether Veter...  TN, United States - Nov From RaceDirectorHQ
· CLEFTSTRONG 5K and K...  TX, United States - Oct From RaceDirectorHQ