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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.

Chad Zummach at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. Gunnison, Colorado.
Chad Zummach at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. Gunnison, Colorado.
New Runner Profiles
· Jun 06 - kiante - CA, United States
· May 25 - Danna11 - UT, United States
· May 24 - RSGA - NJ, United States
· May 13 - Meishan - BC, Canada
New Trail Races Added
· TRANSCEND Trail Run ...  NJ, United States - Jun From RSGA
· Little Valley Dam Ra...  UT, United States - Jul From Danna11
· Death by Staircase T...  NY, United States - Jun From mdr
· Mid Mountain 50K  UT, United States - Aug From slrcevents
· Jupiter Peak 25K  UT, United States - Jul From slrcevents
· Frost Town Trail Fes...  NY, United States - Jun From sjacobymurphy