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 FRESH DIRT

Hungry for Good Stories? Try some DIRT.
Excerpts from features in our forthcoming April issue

DIRT is here! A 108-page “coffee-table” edition printed on archival paper and jam-packed with stunning photos and in-depth stories, our special April issue is beginning to arrive in subscribers’ mailboxes this week. (All current subscribers will receive this issue as part of their Trail Runner subscription.)

Want to get a taste for what’s inside our inaugural edition of DIRT? Enjoy a few excerpts …

  • My Summer at Camp Hardrock: A Northwesterner wrangles her 1975 vintage motor home to Silverton, Colorado, to join the Hardrock 100's eclectic tribe
  • Stranger Than Fiction: Five years in the lives of Born to Run's colorful cast of characters
  • (Not) A Runner's Story: Rickey Gates follows in his mother's 1969 footsteps to run Alaska's renowned Mount Marathon
  • The Finish Line: Racer portraits after crossing the line

Read on ...



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Pacific/Desert    
04/06 Trail Less Traveled Trail Runs 5K, 6.55M; Oroville, CA; www.underthesunevents.org

04/12 Alger Alp Trail Runs 5M, 13.1M; Bellingham, WA
04/12 Ayala Cove 5M, 10M, 15M; Tiburon, CA
04/12 Dirty Vert Zip Line & Hill Run 1M, 2M, 5K; Boulder City, NV
04/12 King of the Hill Trail Running Series - Rabbit Peak 6M, 15M, 22M; Borrego Springs, CA
04/12 Lake Sonoma 50 50M; Healdsburg, CA
04/12 Muir Woods Marathon 7M, 13.1K, 26.2M; Stinson Beach, CA
04/12 Rock Creek Ramble 30K, 50K, 100K; Lamont, WA
04/12 Squak Mountain 12K, 13.1M, 26.2K, 50K; Issaquah, WA
04/13 Peterson Ridge Rumble 20M, 40M; Sisters, OR
04/13 Woodside Ramble 10K, 13.1M, 35K, 50K; Redwood City, CA
04/13 XTERRA Black Mountain Trail Run 5K, 15K; Rancho Penasquito, CA
04/13 XTERRA Lake Las Vegas Trail Run 5K, 10K, 21K; Henderson, NV
04/19 Alsea Falls Spring Fling 10K, 20K; Monroe, OR
04/19 Cave Creek Trail Run 2K, 5K, 10K; Cave Creek, AZ
04/19 Diablo Trails Challenge 5K, 10K, 13.1M, 50K; Walnut Creek, CA
04/19 Leona Divide 30K, 50K, 50M; Lake Hughes, CA
04/19 Mokelumne River 50 8M, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K, 50M; Lake Camanche, CA
04/19 Tehama Wildflowers 10K, 50K, 50R; Red Bluff, CA; www.ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=18591

04/19 Yakima Skyline Rim 25K, 50K; Ellensburg, WA
04/19 ZombieRunner Vasona Lake Run 5M, 13.1M; Los Gatos, CA
04/20 Ka'ena PT Trail Run 10K; North Shore, HI
04/26 Capitol Peak Ultramarathons 55K, 50M; Olympia, WA; www.capitolpeakultras.com

04/26 Folsom Lake Trail Runs 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K; Folsom, CA
04/26 Night Sweats Trail Marathon Series #2 26.2M; Sausalito, CA
04/26 OAT Run 12K, 13.1M; Port Angeles, WA
04/26 Sasquatch Scramble 5K, 10K, 13.1M; Oakland, CA
04/26 Ultimate Hike Sedona 26.2M; Sedona, AZ
04/26 Zane Grey Highline Trail 50 Mile 50M; Pine, AZ
04/27 Mt Si Relay & Ultra Runs 50K, 50M, 59R; Snoqualmie, WA
04/27 Presidio Trails Run 10K; San Francisco, CA
04/27 Soaring Eagle Trail Run 5M, 10M, 13.1M, 26.2M; Sammamish, WA
04/27 Spokane River Run 5K, 10K, 25K, 50K; Spokane, WA; www.spokaneriverrun.com

05/03 Armstron Redwoods Trail & Ultra Run 9K, 17K, 30K, 50K; Guerneville, CA
05/03 Canyons 50k 50K; Foresthill, CA
05/03 Grand Ridge Trail Run #1 5M, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K; Issaquah, WA
05/03 Miwok 100K; Marin Headlands, CA
05/03 Prescott YMCA Whiskey Row Marathon 2M, 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M; Prescott, AZ
05/03 Western Pacific Marathon 5K, 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M; Fremont, CA
05/04 Little Mountain Trail Run 10K, 13.1M; Mount Vernon, WA
05/04 Rucky Chucky Roundabout 50K & 50K Relay 50K; Foresthill, CA

Rockies
04/06 XTERRA Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race 5K, 12K, 24K; Colorado Springs, CO
04/06 XTERRA CMSP 5K, 12K, 24K; Colorado Springs, CO; www.marathonmajic.com

04/12 Cascadia Trail Series TIMP SHADOW 5K; Orem, UT
04/12 Cedro Peak Ultra 45K, 45M; Tijeras, NM; www.cpu45.org

04/12 Widowmaker 10K, 15K; Grand Junction, CO
04/19 CURE Ultra's 20K, 50K, 50M, 100K; Littleton, CO
04/19 Desert RATS Trailrunning Festival 5M, 13.1M, 26.2M, 52.4M; Fruita, CO; www.geminiadventures.com

04/19 Red Mountain 50K 13.1M, 20M, 50K; Central, UT
04/20 Westminster Trail Half Marathon 10K, 13.1M; Westminster, CO
04/25 Ragnar Trail Zion 120M; Zion national Park, UT
04/25 Salt Flats 100/50 Mile Endurance Runs 50M, 100M; Wendover, UT
04/26 Cheyenne Mountain Trail Races 25K, 50K; Colorado Springs, CO
04/26 Fort Collins Trail Run 10K, 13.1M; Livermore, CO
04/26 Weiser River Trail 50K Relay & Solo Run 50K; Council, ID
05/03 Amasa 6.5M, 9.5M, 15.5M; Moab, UT; www.grassrootsevents.net
05/03 Collegiate Peaks 25M, 50M; Buena Vista, CO; www.CollegiatePeaksTrailRun.org

05/03 Greenland Trail Races 8M, 25K, 50K; Larkspur, CO

Heartland
04/06 Brew To Brew 44.4 Mile Solo & Relay 44.4M; Kansas City , KS; www.kctrack.org

04/06 Towpath Half Marathon 5M, 13.1M; Cleveland, OH
04/11 Zumbro Endurance Run 17M, 50M, 100M; Theilman, MN
04/12 Daffodil Dash Trail Run 5K; Gray Summit, MO
04/12 Forget The PR, Mohican 25K and 50K 25K, 50K; Loudonville, OH
04/12 Iola Trail Run 5K, 15K; Iola, WI
04/12 Russell Hustle 5K; Genoa, IL
04/12 Twin Creek 10K; Dayton, OH
04/19 Double Chubb 25K, 50K; St Louis, MO
04/19 Free State Trail Runs 13.1M, 26.2M, 40M, 100K; Lawrence, KS; www.psychowyco.com

04/20 Dirty Herd Spring Classic Fun Run 2.5M, 5M; Grand Rapids, MI
04/26 Chippewa Moraine Trail 10K, 50K; New Auburn, WI
04/26 DINO Trail Run Series - Town Run Trail 5K, 15K; Indianapolis, IN
04/26 Earth Day 50K/15 Mile 50K, 15M; Crystal Lake, IL
04/26 FlatRock 101 101K; Independence, KS
04/26 Hurt the Dirt 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M; Rockford, MI
04/26 Indiana Trail 100 50M, 100M; Albion, IN
04/26 Irish Ridge Trail Run 4M; Corning, OH
04/26 Iron Furnace Trail Run 5M, 20K; McArthur, OH
04/26 Lung Bustin' Justin Trail Run 5K; Sparta, WI
04/26 O24-Outrun 24 Hour Trail Run 24H; Kirtland, OH
04/26 OWBC Redbud Trail Challenge 10K; Summerfield, OH
04/26 Screaming Eagle Ultra 1H, 3H, 6H; Hermitage, MO
04/26 Trail Marathon Weekend 5M, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K; Pinckney, MI
04/27 Adrenaline Marathon on the Eisenbahn Trail 6.55M, 13.1M, 26.2M; West Bend, WI
04/27 Kokosing Miles Trail Running Festival 5K, 10K; Gambier, OH
05/03 7@7 Trail Races 1K, 5K, 7M; Mankato, MN
05/03 Flirt with Dirt 10K; Boston Township, OH
05/03 Tie Dye Trail Run 50K; Dayton, OH
05/06 George Rodgers Clark 5K, 10K; Dayton, OH

Northeast
04/06 Bimbler's Bash 10K; Guilford, CT
04/06 Brandywine Valley Association Race 5K, 10K; West Chester, PA
04/06 Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Race #3 5M, 10M; Fairfax Station, VA
04/06 Tussey to Whipple 11M; Boalsburg, PA
04/06 XTERRA Courthouse Creek 7K, 15K; Richmond, VA
04/12 Bull Run Run 50M; Clifton, VA
04/12 Kessler's Trail Race 5M; Harrisburg, PA
04/12 Mill Mountain Mayhem Trail Race 10K; Roanoke, VA
04/12 XTERRA Seneca Creek 5K, 10K; Gaithersburg, MD
04/19 Babcock Gristmill Grinder 13.1M; Clifftop, WV; www.gristmillgrinder.com

04/19 Bel Monte Endurance Run 25K, 50K, 50M; Love, VA
04/19 Mt Penn Mudfest 15K; Reading, PA
04/19 Muddy Sneaker Trail Run 20K; Italy, NY
04/19 Pittsburgh Wild Bunch Half Marathon 13.1M; Pittsburgh, PA
04/19 Trail Animals Don't Run Boston Fun Runs 50K, 50M; Milton, MA
04/19 Traprock Trail Run 17K, 50K; Bloomfield, CT
04/26 Hyner View Trail Challenge 25K, 50K; Hyner, PA; www.hikerun.com

04/26 Promise Land 50K 50K; Bedford, VA
04/26 TARC Spring Classic 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K; Weston, MA
04/26 Triple Crown Trail Races 5K, 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M; Newark, DE
04/26 Whale Of A 5k Trail Race and Fun Run 5K; Rye, NH
04/27 Blue Hills Trail Races 3M, 10M; Milton, MA
04/27 Into The Mud Challege 2.5M; Gorham, ME
04/27 Ironmaster's Challenge 15K, 25K, 50K; Gardners, PA; www.ironmasterschallenge.com

04/27 Leatherman's Loop 10K; Cross River, NY
04/27 Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Race #4 5M, 10M; Triangle, VA
04/27 Treehugger 5k 5K; Owings Mills, MD
05/02 24-Hour Adventure Trail Run 24H; Triangle, VA
05/03 Genesee Valley Tom LaMonica Memorial Trail Run 5K; Parkton, MD
05/03 Joe English Trail Challenge 25K; Amherst, NH
05/03 Rock the Ridge 50M; New Paltz, NY
05/03 The North Face Endurance Challenge 5K, 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K, 50M; New York, NY
05/03 The North Face® Endurance Challenge Series - Northeast Regional 5K, 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K, 50M; Bear Mountain, NY
05/03 Trail Nut 10K, 13.1M; Bedford, VA
05/03 XTERRA Big Pocono Trail Run 5K, 11K; Tannersville, PA
05/04 7 Sisters Trail Race 12M; Amherst, MA
05/04 Hither Hills Off-Road Half Marathon 13.1M; Montauk, NY
05/04 Medved Madness 15M; Mendon, NY

South
04/06 I.C. King of Trails Race 7M; Knoxville, TN
04/06 Trillium Trek 5K, 10K, 21K; Gainesville, GA; www.elachee.org/trilliumtrek

04/12 Dirty Spokes - Mt Tabor 4M, 8M; Dallas, GA
04/12 El Chupacabra de DFW 5K/10K Night Trail Run 5K, 10K; Grapevine, TX
04/12 Lake McMurtry Trail Run 12K, 25K, 50K; Stillwater, OK
04/12 Maria's Spring Fling Run for Epilepsy 3H, 6H; Kennesaw, GA
04/12 Possum Kingdom Trail Run 20K, 55K, 52M; Graford, TX
04/12 Sweet H2O Trail Runs 50K; Douglasville, GA
04/12 TNT - Toughest N' Texas 5M, 10M, 20M, 50K; Waco, TX
04/12 Tranquility Lake Trail Runs 3M, 6M; Birmingham, AL
04/12 Ultimate Hike Lone Star 22M; huntsville, TX
04/12 Wild Sebastian 100 Spring 26.2M, 50M, 75M, 100M; Sebastian, FL
04/19 Battle of Allatoona Creek 5K, 9M; Acworth, GA
04/19 Laurel Run Ascent 11M; Church Hill, TN; www.RunTriCities.org

04/19 Morris Broadband Half Marathon at DuPont Forest 13.1M; Brevard, NC
04/19 Rock/Creek Chickamauga Chase 8M; Chattanooga, TN
04/20 Backside Trail Marathon 13.1M, 26.2M; Louisville, KY
04/26 Augusta Canal 24 Hour Endurance Run 6H, 12H, 24H; Augusta, SC
04/26 Augusta Canal Adventure Race 6H, 12H, 24H; Augusta, GA
04/26 Bluebonnet Adventure Race 2H; Burnet, TX
04/26 Bluebonnet Trail Run 5K, 15K; Burnet, TX
04/26 Brazos Bend 50 & 100 25K, 50K, 50M, 100M; Needville, TX
04/26 Durty Spur Trail Run 10K, 30K; Hamilton, TX
04/26 Ft Clinch Endurance Runs 50M, 100M; Fernandina Beach, FL
04/26 JW Corbett 50M/50K 50K, 50M; Loxahatchee, FL
04/26 Ouachita Trail 50 50K, 50M; Little Rock, AR; www.RunArkansas.com

04/26 Owl's Roost Rumble 3.5M, 13.1M; Greensboro, NC
04/26 Scenic City Trail Marathon and Half Marathon 13.1M, 26.2M; Chattanooga, TN; www.rockcreek.com

04/26 South Padre Island Sand Crab Nighttime Beach Run 5K, 10K; South Padre Island, TX
04/26 Turtle Trot 5K; Largo, FL
04/27 Xterra Claw Trail Run 5M, 15K; Lithia, FL
05/01 Forge Trail Series - Hell's Hills 5K, 10K, 13.1M; Ruston, LA; www.forgeracing.net

05/03 Pandora's Box of Rox 10K, 13.1K, 26.2M, 50M; Burnet, TX
05/03 Purple Cloth 5K; Cary, NC
05/03 Run For Kids Challenge 10K, 50K, 12H; Birmingham, AL; www.runforkidschallenge.com

05/03 Ultimate Hike Lone Star Trail 28.3M; Huntsville, TX
05/03 Wambaw Swamp Stomp 50M; Cordesville, SC; www.2014wambawswampstomp.eventbrite.com

International
04/06 Run Fred Run 5K, 10K; North Vancouver, BC
04/11 100 Miles of Istria 65K, 105K, 100M; Umag, Croatia
04/11 Madeira Island Ultra Trail 20K, 42K, 85K, 115K; Machico, Portugal
04/12 Cauberg Trail Run 9K, 19K; Valkenburg a/d Geul, Netherlands
04/12 Desafio Valle Central 100K; San Jose, Costa Rica
04/12 Patagonia Run 10K, 21K, 42K, 63K, 84K, 100K; San Martin De Los Andes, Argentia
04/18 Iznik Ultramarathon 130K; Iznik, Turkey
04/19 Orhangazi Ultra Marathon 80K; Buras, Turkey
04/19 Salomon City Trail 5K, 10K, 21K; Vancouver, BC
04/20 Trail Des Citadelles 73K; Lavelanet, France
04/26 Rose Valley Trail Race 8K, 16K; Kelowna, BC
04/26 TrailCross - Chilliwack 1M; Chilliwack, AB; www.trailcross.ca

05/02 Galapagos Running Adventure 26.2M; Isabela Island, Galapagos
05/02 Galapagos Running and Sierra Negra Volcano Marathon 26.2M; Guayaquil, Ecuador
05/03 North Shore Enduro 6H; North Vancouver, BC
05/04 The North Face Dirty Feet Kal Park 50 8K, 25K, 50K; Vernon, BC; www.dirtyfeet.ca

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