Trail Running

Save up to 40% off Salomon Shoes, Apparel and more at Amazon, today only

As part of its Countdown to Black Friday Deals, Amazon is offering up to <b>40% off</b> Salomon Shoes, Apparel and more. Our top pick is the Salomon Men’s Speedcross 4 Trail Runner for <b>$77.95 shipped</b>. That’s more than $52 off the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen it offered at Amazon. Rated 4.5/5 …

Shoes

USATF Mountain, Ultra, Trail Council Announces 2018 National Championship Races — ATRA

<i>Photo above: Ashley Brasovan winning the 2017 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships.</i><p>USA Track & Field’s Mountain Ultra Trail (MUT) Council …

Ultramarathons

US Team Selection Criteria for 2018 NACAC Mountain Running Championships — ATRA

The 15th annual North American, Central American & Caribbean (NACAC) Mountain Running Championships will held in conjunction with the Loon Mountain …

Olympics

Going Deep with Pro Ultrarunner David Laney

It’s a chilly October morning in southern Oregon. I’m clinging to a mug of coffee and staring blankly through the window when David Laney runs past. …

Running

How to Survive Your First 100-Miler

It was somewhere around 4 a.m. I’d been running for 24 hours and aggressively dry heaving for five. I was wearing two puffy jackets, two pairs of gloves, and a permanent grimace. Our fourth headlamp had just gone out, and we were using a dim cellphone flashlight to illuminate the trail. I was …

Fitness

Earn Your Breakthrough in the Off-Season

The off-season is an opportunity. Capture it.<p>It’s easy to think of the winter off-season as a time to sit next to a fire with a frothy cup of hot …

Triathlons

5 reasons to give trail running a try

Featured<p>by Peta Bee<p>Peta Bee looks at the benefits running off-road can bring<p>Trail running has many health and fitness advantages, including some you …

Athletics

Gear Review: The North Face Ultra Fastpack Mid GTX Boots

​Basic Specs:​<p><b>MSRP:</b> $150.00 <b><br>Weight:</b> 1 lb 6 oz / pair (based on Women’s 7) <b><br>Materials:</b> Upper – Synthetic mesh, synthetic leather, thermoplastic urethane …

Backpacking

USATF’s Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council announces call for 2017 Runner of the Year nominations — ATRA

Nominated athletes for Runner of the Year (ROY) must be current members of USA Track & Field and hold US Citizenship. Some athletes will be nominated …

Running

Tom Mitchell Ran the Tahoe 200 for 200 Kids With Cancer

<i>Isaac, Angel, Lauren, Talia, Cole …</i><p>As Tom Mitchell stumbled his way through the mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe, he recited names off of laminated …

Trails

The 7 Items Ultrarunner Jeff Browning Swears By

Ultrarunner Jeff Browning grew up on a 700-acre farm in Missouri, where running through the woods was a favorite childhood hobby. Since then, he’s taken running to new lengths, becoming one of the most successful and longest-lasting 100-mile racers in the country. This fall, at the age of 46, he …

Running

Liza Howard Began Her Ultra Career Just 9 Years Ago

Liza Howard believes in mantras. During the recent USATF 50-Mile Championship race, as she was picking people off, she cheerfully shouted, “Make way …

Trails

To Gaiter or Not to Gaiter?

There are times when gaiters are an obvious necessity. The snow, duh, or while tromping through hellish muddy conditions, or maybe even in super long …

Backpacking

This Week In Running: November 6, 2017

As much as we wish it wasn’t true, it’s Monday. May ‘This Week In Running’ and our collection of highlights from the <i>USATF Trail Marathon National</i> …

Running

New to Trail Running? Start with These 7 Essential Tips

If you’re new to trail running, fear not: the off-season is the perfect time to try new things. These tips will help you get trail ready:1. Find a …

Running

A Track Star Returns to Her Trail Roots

<b>The mountains have always beckoned Olympian Julia Bleasdale. Today, she’s answering that call.</b>If you watched Julia Bleasdale in the 2012 London …

Running

New Film to Feature 89-Year-Old Ultrarunner

Bob Hayes doesn't let age slow him down.<p>Trail Runner magazine May 23rd, 2016<p>Bob Hayes didn’t start running until he was 61. Now approaching 90, he …

Trails

How this Pinay uses trail running to pursue her advocacy

Not only does Sandi Menchi Abahan pursue the sport of trail running in the spirit of competition, she also uses the sport to advocate women …

Philippines

Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

<b>That’s according to leading UK osteopath Stephen Makinde, who says that when your body has reduced sensory input, it forces a short and long term</b> …

Running

How Trail Runners Became This Season’s Favorite Silhouette

From rave culture to Supreme collaborations.<p>When Supreme announced this season’s Nike collaboration, the New York-based brand continued its trend of working with more under-the-radar sneakers. Previous releases such as the Air Force 2 and the Air More Uptempo had been cult shoes, loved by a small …

Sneakers

How Francois D’Haene Set the John Muir Trail FKT Two Months After Winning UTMB

French ultraunner Francois D’Haene, 31, spent more than a year conceptualizing and outlining his recent attempt of the 222-mile John Muir Trail (JMT) …

Trails

The Impact Of Instagram On The Running Community

It’s hard to remember a time before Instagram, but remarkably the photo-sharing app has been around for less than 10 years. In that time, it has …

Running

After Facing Serious Health Issues, This Woman Ran Off 150 Pounds

<b>In 2012, I started to see my quality</b> of life plummeting even more than past years. I suffered from an episode of optic neuritis that left me temporarily blind in one eye for about a month. My vision never fully recovered. The optic neuritis and dealing with temporary paralysis, amongst other …

Weight Loss

4 Tips for Busy Runners Training for an Ultramarathon

The French philosopher Voltaire once said “perfect is the enemy of good.”<p>For runners who are trying to fit training in to a busy schedule, this is …

Marathons

Five Trail Races You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

Some of the best races I’ve run have been complete surprises—random, on-a-whim signups that have taken me to some of the most memorable trails and …

Running

Fantastic Fall Running Spots in Eastern North America

Boston

Gear Review: Salomon Women’s Odyssey Pro

Women’s Salomon Odyssey Pro <br>MSRP: $140<br>Weight: 18.6 0z.<br>Materials: Synthetic textile and contragrip rubber- designed to be breathable and …

Backpacking

Hikers, runners, climbers scramble toward ever-faster feats

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Freriks remembers being a kid and gazing up from the bottom of the Grand Canyon at the intimidating, steep walls looming thousands of feet overhead. He dreaded the long hike back to civilization and never imagined he would one day run up the trail snaking along those …

News (U.S.)

Fleet feet blaze way to fast feats on trails, cliffs, peaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Freriks remembers being a kid and gazing up from the bottom of the Grand Canyon at the intimidating, steep walls looming thousands of feet overhead. He dreaded the long hike back to civilization and never imagined he would one day run up the trail snaking along those …

News (U.S.)