Trail Running – Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com Your Online Source for Running Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:09:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 http://running.competitor.com/files/2017/06/cropped-android-chrome-512x512-32x32.png Trail Running – Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com 32 32 Kilian Jornet Sets a New FKT on the Bob Graham Round http://running.competitor.com/2018/07/trail-running/kilian-jornet-sets-new-fkt-bob-graham-round_173542 Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:11:47 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=173542 Salomon runner Kilian Jornet set a new FKT on the Bob Graham Round by over an hour.

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Altitude Training 101 http://running.competitor.com/2018/07/training/altitude-training-for-the-non-elite_56482 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:17:56 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=56482 If you're in the mountains for work or leisure, make the most of your time at altitude and don't let it get the best of you.

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Maintain Your Strengths While Working On Your Weaknesses http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/trail-running/maintain-your-strengths-while-working-on-your-weaknesses_128859 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:35:27 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=128859 Pro trail runner Max King explains how to balance the work you do.

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Harvey Lewis On Track to Set a New FKT on the Appalachian Trail http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/trail-running/harvey-lewis-on-track-to-set-a-new-fkt-on-the-appalachian-trail_173288 Thu, 28 Jun 2018 19:30:39 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=173288 Harvey Sweetland Lewis is making his way across the Appalachian Trail in hopes of setting a new FKT of 45 days and a few hours.

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Tim Freriks Primed For a Win at Western States http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/trail-running/tim-freriks-primed-to-win-western-states_171379 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:49:46 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171379 Ultrarunner Tim Freriks seems like the kind of person who is naturally good at anything he does. But he would never tell you that. When

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The Top 4 Training Mistakes in Ultrarunning http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/top-4-training-mistakes-ultrarunning_150447 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:42:28 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=150447 Where does training go wrong for ultras?

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How to Transition from Marathons to Ultras http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/trail-running/transitioning-from-marathons-to-ultras_171184 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:20:14 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171184 When Carrie Satterfield crossed the finish line after a November marathon in Wynne, Arkansas, she felt a longing. By all measures, the race

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How to Stay Safe Against Potential Threats on Trail Runs http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/trail-running/how-to-stay-safe-against-potential-threats-on-trail-runs_171065 Thu, 31 May 2018 22:22:39 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171065 Safety doesn’t stop at reflective gear; while most of us don’t like to think of what could go wrong on a run, preparing for an event

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16 Weeks to Your First 50K http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/training/16-weeks-to-your-first-50k_157578 Mon, 14 May 2018 14:10:25 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=157578 A guide to running your first 50K including key intensity workouts and a free 16-week training plan.

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4 Ultramarathoners Take on the Foreboding Snowman Trek http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/trail-running/the-snowman-trek_170755 Mon, 07 May 2018 21:58:21 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170755 The Snowman Trek in Bhutan is considered one of the hardest trails in the world and normally takes brave souls about 25 to 30 days to

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5 Trail Running Shoes You Need in Your Closet http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/trail-running-shoes-to-add-to-your-closet_170690 Thu, 03 May 2018 23:23:18 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170690 Trail running shoes continue to evolve as more research is done on what runners need and want out of their shoes. And nowadays, they’re

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7 of the World’s Most-Challenging Ultramarathons http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/ultra/worlds-most-challenging-ultras_170522 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:02:22 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170522 To even consider running an ultra seems like a pretty astounding thing to me. To actually run one is amazingly remarkable. But to be an

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Pushing Through the Pain Cave http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/ultra/pushing-pain-cave_170511 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:03:38 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170511 At mile 30 of the Bear 100 Mile Endurance Run, Luke Nelson struggled to focus as he moved along the beautiful, but difficult course. A

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6 Seriously-Underrated National Park Runs http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/trail-running/six-underrated-national-park-runs_170399 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:37:03 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170399 Running in America’s national parks can be an unforgettable experience. After all, few things compare to the challenge of a rim-to-rim

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5 Pro Tips on Jumping Into Ultras http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/news/pro-tips-moving-ultras_161120 Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:32:57 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=161120 Ultra-endurance athlete Meredith Edwards offers tips on how you can go beyond the marathon this year.

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8 Ways to Manage Muddy Runs http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/trail-running/manage-muddy-runs_169990 Wed, 04 Apr 2018 16:24:13 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=169990 Spring has sprung, and though April showers bring May flowers, they also bring some seriously muddy trails. The spring rains, combined with

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Mountain Running 101: Finding Your Stride http://running.competitor.com/2018/03/training/mountain-running-101-going-up-isnt-all-there-is-to-it_134333 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:57:05 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=134333 The training involved for a mountain race is like a bag of trail mix with a little bit of everything thrown in.

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Salming’s Latest Sneaker Is Built For Rugged Terrain http://running.competitor.com/2018/03/shoes-and-gear/salming-sneaker-built-for-rugged-terrain_169795 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:34:00 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=169795 Even if you’re an avid trail runner with your nose in all industry news, you may not have heard of Salming shoes…yet. Although popular

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Ultrarunner Sally McRae Doesn’t Make Excuses http://running.competitor.com/2018/03/trail-running/ultrarunner-sally-mcrae-doesnt-make-excuses_169772 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:00:33 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=169772 Ultrarunner Sally McRae sets her alarm clock for 4 a.m. every day. And, she never hits the snooze button. “As soon as you start listing

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The Benefits of Running With Power Vs. Pace (Pt. 2) http://running.competitor.com/2018/03/training/running-power-pace-part-two_169681 Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:00:12 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=169681 The following is Part 2 of our three-part series showcasing the difference between running with power or with pace. See Part 1 and

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