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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
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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 on the primitive trail near the Windows. Arches National Park, Utah.
Chad Zummach on the primitive trail near the Windows. Arches National Park, Utah.
New Runner Profiles
· Oct 18 - tsommer - UT, United States
· Oct 14 - Primdahl - Skive, Denmark
· Oct 10 - rprhinos - VT, United States
· Oct 09 - JohnA805 - NC, United States
New Trail Races Added
· Imogene Pass Trail R...  CO, United States - Sep From CJTiming
· Sandhill Crane All T...  MI, United States - Oct From CairnStone
· John Wayne Grit Seri...  CA, United States - Oct From Becca
· Mt. Baldy Run-to-the...  CA, United States - Sep From mbrun2top
· John Wayne Grit Seri...  CA, United States - Oct From Becca
· Run in the Rockies  AB, Canada - Sep From MichyB