ISSUE 123 / OCTOBER 2017


Running Wild. Traversing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in defense of public lands. By Zach Altman / Photos by Seth Langbauer

A Long, Hard Road Back to Hardrock. The story of my “almost-full” recovery after a horrendous fall in the Canadian Rockies. By Adam Campbell

The Alps in High Style. Running hut to hut on the famed Tour du Mont-
Blanc route. By Doug Mayer / Photos by PatitucciPhoto


editor’s note

making tracks


One runner’s journey back to the trails—and a 100-miler—after a traumatic brain injury. By Reagan Colyer

last gasp

When an ultra comes down to seconds—twice. By Claire Walla

take your mark

2017 kicks off the inaugural Trail Runner Winter Warrior
Race Series. By Emily McIlroy

great escapes

Exploring Vancouver Island’s Juan de Fuca Trail. By Mara Johnson-Groh

everyman’s exposed

trail tested

Among these nine new (or newly upgraded) trail-running shoes, there’s a “perfect match” for anyone. By Ariella Gintzler


Overcome three common obstacles to improve your running consistency. By Elinor Fish

trail tips

Mindful meditation can make you a better runner. By Ashley Arnold

trail rx

Why self massage works to improve your recovery. By Joe Uhan