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Having previously completed a Double Bob Graham Round (England) and Double Charlie Ramsay Round (Scotland), record-breaking inov-8 ambassador and inspirational breast cancer survivor Nicky Spinks is now aiming to finish an incredible British trilogy with a Double Paddy Buckley Round (Wales). Starting at Capel Curig on Friday (May 17th), the 51-year-old aims to run and …

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This is a book about the therapeutic power of running and becoming a top ultrarunner. But it’s the backstory about her family, and her personal development, that drew me in, even when chapters served as a sometimes-painful mirror of self-reflection.

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I’ve been fortunate enough to test out a number of new pieces of running apparel from a variety of the major brands. In this post I’ll highlight the new, and one old pair, of running shorts that have stood out to me so far in 2019.  rabbit FKT 5″ Short …

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Like clockwork, it’s that time of year again! The now semi-annual 20% off sale.  That’s because it happens now and in the fall.  But I don’t think anyone’s complaining about the chance to buy a brand new just trainer or …

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After many long hours building a platform and researching events, we are super excited to share our official Trail Sisters Race Calendar!

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The heat was on at last weekend’s Transvulcania 74K ultramarathon. Megan Kimmel, Colorado-based ultrarunner and winner (and record-holder) of the 2018 Pike’s Peak Marathon, took third on the women’s podium. Here are the details, as reported by Transvulcania.

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In Europe, trail runners are dying. Not just one or two, but six in the last two years—just on France’s Mont Blanc, alone.

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"The UltrAspire Lumen 600 3.0 waist light allows you to take the burden of lighting off your head and move it onto your waist. This 600 lumen lamp is a workhorse that lights up the entire trail in a lightweight, compact, and rechargeable package."

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On Saturday, May 11, more than 800 runners descended upon Pennypack Park, Pennsylvania with the majority running the 25K distance in the trifecta of races offered by Uberendurancesports at the Dirty German Endurance Fest. The finish line, complete with a Lederhosen-clad accordion player and a buffet of brats and sauerkraut, welcomed 444 finishers in the... Read more »

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Take a run with Rob Steger (34 of Highlands Ranch, CO) host of The Training For Ultra podcast. Rob is also the author of his book Training for Ultra. In this episode Rob shares

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As I considered the apples-to-oranges comparison between road marathons and mountain ultras, I wondered. What if, instead of trying to be the marathon runner I used to be, I embraced the tougher, heavier, more truck-like ultrarunner I’ve become?


As days get longer and brighter, it’s important to protect your eyes from harmful glare and other elements. This spring we’ve been using three models that combine classic styling with the necessary protection you need.

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Does the thought of running a 5K take you back to high school and make you immediately want to stop reading this? Here’s a chance to redefine your relationship with your speed. As race season comes into full swing, exploring your 5K effort will improve your running economy and it will boost your mental chops knowing you’ve got some fire in those feet.

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Coach Koop: Overnight runs are dumb, but you should do them anyways.  I’m shocked at how many people don’t do these! I used to go out on a run at 9 o 10pm on Fri night, run until 4am, sleep for an hour, then race a 50k Saturday morning. It …

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The day has finally arrived that everyone predicted would eventually come: DJI has announced an action camera. For realz this time, not a small hand-held gimbal that’s sorta like an action camera but not, not another drone that can be …

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“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” – Anne Sweeney What makes a Trail Sister?  Are there requirements one must meet to join the sisterhood of the trails?  A certain distance covered, pace maintained, number of trucker hats purchased? In a society ... Read moreOwn Your Sisterhood

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Definition of experience
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Destination races are fun. But, they also are expensive and stressful. That’s one of the beauties of the Hawkeye 50K. Located within scenic Lake Macbride State Park near Solon, Iowa, it’s less than an hour from my front door.

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Following our 100km preview yesterday, today it’s the turn of the 50km and a brief overview of the 22km race contenders too. Enjoy! Women’s 50km Preview The 50k female field is headlined by Lucy Bartholomew and several other local runners Read More ...

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Tayte Pollmann’s articles are supported by American Trail Running Association corporate member Nike Trail Running. You can follow Tayte’s adventures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Road trips are a great way to get away for a trail running vacation, but it can often be harder to be eco-friendly when we’re away from home. On the road,... Read more »

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