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Just Trail Running

Month: April 2023

EP 621: Does Chris McDougall Still Think We Are Born to Run? On this episode, we’re joined by Christopher McDougall, the author of the best-selling book Born to Run. Christopher’s new book with coach Eric Orton, “Born to Run 2 – The Ultimate Training Guide.”, which is a practical guide to running for everyone from amateurs

Pikes Peak Streaking – The Naked Truth

“Are you interested in streaking too?”, my friend Katie asked me. Now, I grew up in the 70s when streaking meant running naked through a public space, usually an event, like my high school graduation or an NFL game. I knew people were trying to

Dean Karnazes is the new Ambassador of Greek Tourism

Greek-American ultramarathoning legend Constantine “Dean” Karnazes (a long-time ATRA member) has been appointed by the Greek Ministry of Tourism as the Ambassador of Greek Tourism for the promotion of sports tourism, physical wellness and the Greek Mediterranean diet. This announcement has been provided by ActiveMedia

Backpacking With Beginners

Backpacking is one of those activities that I’d always heard about and thought how badass it would be to do. I didn’t take my first trip until I was in my 30’s only because I didn’t think I could handle it and that I would

AdventureCORPS® presents Badwater Salton Sea

The BADWATER® ultra running experience returns to Imperial and San Diego Counties when the tenth BADWATER SALTON SEA race takes place on April 29-30, 2023. The following release was provided by American Trail Running Association member AdventureCORPS®. Borrego Springs, CA: AdventureCORPS®, Inc. – organizers of

Trail Runner’s Review: Gnarly Nutrition Hydrate

Sarah Barber reviews Gnarly Nutrition Hydrate: Salted Margarita (with extra sodium) having received product at no charge. Sarah is an avid trail runner and writer. She enjoys testing and reviewing products for ATRA. Setting the stage… It’s the middle of July in Arizona. You’re ten