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Spring 2021 Trail Runner Survey Results

Each spring, the American Trail Running Association conducts a survey to measure trail running trends from our national audience. This year we had over 1600 respondents. Complete survey results are made available to corporate members at the Switchback, Steep & Rocky and All-terrain levels. The

Leave No Trace This Summer as You Run Trails

This announcement was originally published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and includes tips trail runners can use to minimize their impacts on the wilderness. June is Great Outdoors Month! As the weather warms up and more people head out to explore the outdoors, the

Race Preview – 2021 USATF 50 km National Championship

Written by USATF Championship Liaison and American Trail Running Association treasurer Lin Gentling. The USA Track and Field (USATF) 50 km National Road Championships will take place this Sunday, June 13th, at Heckscher State Park, in East Islip, New York. The course is a 5k

EP 524: DNF: Postmortem Case Study with AJW The world did not come to an end at the 2021 World’s End 100K last week. Andy Jones-Wilkins experienced his first DNF after successfully completing 184 ultras prior. Read more about AJW’s race in the Tap Room at iRunFar Hire Andy as a coach! or check

Triathlon Wetsuit Temperature Guidelines and Rules

Wetsuits are designed to be used for open water swimming. They serve two purposes: to keep swimmers warm in cold water and provide some buoyancy when swimming in an uncontrolled environment. They’re made of neoprene and come in full-length, short-sleeved and short-sleeved, and short-legged varieties.

How To Treat And Manage Calf Cramps From Running

Most runners will likely experience random pain at some point in their running career, in the form of cramps. Cramps can affect many different parts of the body. They can be caused by a variety of things, such as excessive heat and a low electrolyte

Best Running Shoes For Teenagers in 2021

  Is your teenager expressing interest in running? Did they try out for track? Or are they active teens who can’t stay still? Whatever the reason, we’re reviewing the best running shoes for teenagers. If your teen shows an interest in running, it’s important to

Power Walking For Beginners

If you have thought about trying to run but it seems like a big goal, you may be interested in power walking as an alternative. It’s more low-impact than running and it’s a good way for those who are new to exercise to begin. If