16 Stories of Everyday Trail-Running Heroes

Highlights from the June 2013 Trail Runner Blog Symposium

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Ultra-Luminary

Ultrarunning socialite Krissy Moehl is often called sweet, fun and humble, and is known for her contributions to the community. But off the start line, she’s one of the sport’s most fearless competitors.

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The Long Lonesome: 38 Miles per Day, 57 Days

Jennifer Pharr Davis on love, death and getting struck by lightning on the Appalachian Trail

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Running in Place

He has run across the Sahara Desert. He has run to overcome drug and alcohol addiction, and to help others. Most recently, he ran smack into the law. In 2011, Charlie Engle faces his toughest challenge yet.

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Blood Sport

From the mountain-running circuit in the early 2000s to ultrarunning the next decade, Anita Ortiz has dominated. But how does a school-teaching, 47-year-old mother of four do it against much younger athletes?

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Just Kilian

The Spaniard Kilian Jornet is taking the trail-running world by storm. A self-described “mountaineer,” the 23-year-old takes a surprisingly Zen approach to distance trail running

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