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Five Trail Races You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

Five Trail Races You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

These hidden-gem races fly largely under the radar, but they're just as worthy as their bigger, more popular brethren.
Reclaiming Trauma Through Running

Reclaiming Trauma Through Running

A decade after she was sexually assaulted, a runner finds peace on the trails.
Big's Backyard Ultra: A Race With No End

Big's Backyard Ultra: A Race With No End

The Sisyphean nightmare of the last-man-standing style race put on by Barkley-Marathons creator Lazarus Lake.
The Ultra Gobi Race

The Ultra Gobi Race

An evolution of emotion running 250 miles across China's Gobi Desert.
Why I Run 100 Miles

Why I Run 100 Miles

After finishing the Tahoe Rim Trail 100, a runner reflects on what pushes him to run ultras.
Monumental Controversy: Exploring the National-Monuments Debate

Monumental Controversy: Exploring the National-Monuments Debate

Why Westerners disagree on protecting public lands.
Origins of The FKT

Origins of The FKT

The story behind the booming fastest-known-time culture.
Pack-Burro Racing Kicks Ass

Pack-Burro Racing Kicks Ass

Run alongside a donkey in one of these high-country pack-burro races.
These Runners Use Built-Out Vans to Sleep Close to the Trails

These Runners Use Built-Out Vans to Sleep Close to the Trails

The "van life" trend booms, but for some, sleeping in the back of a vehicle is a matter of convenience.
Beer Run: Four Pub-to-Pub Routes in Portland

Beer Run: Four Pub-to-Pub Routes in Portland

Explore Portland, Oregon's exquisite trails and craft breweries with these four routes that start and end at local tasting rooms.

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