Trail and Ultra Running Injuries and How to Heal Up!

Trail and Ultra Running Injuries and How to Heal Up!

Injuries in trail and ultramarathon running can put a damper on the stoke, and unfortunately are common to find. Most runners suffer some kind of injury every year. With every mile, our muscles are breaking down while hopefully on their way to getting stronger. Sometimes, they break down too much though, and lead to one of the injuries discussed below.

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Your Body is Talking. Are You Listening? A Guide on Overtraining and Recovery.

Your Body is Talking. Are You Listening? A Guide on Overtraining and Recovery.

Where there used to be an “off season” in the winter, there are now heavily sponsored world-class 50k races and marathons. However, in order to continue grow as athletes, there must be rest and recovery. Our bodies are remarkable machines and have many ways they communicate with us. Here is how to know what your body is saying, and how to react.

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The Runner's Rim-To-Rim-To-Rim Guide (And Training Plan!)

The Runner's Rim-To-Rim-To-Rim Guide (And Training Plan!)

The Grand Canyon is the United States’ most popular National Park. Millions of visitors go there every year, but less than 1% of them ever travel below the rim. Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim is the most scenic way to get the full experience of the Canyon, and is a trail running dream route. Complete with narrow cliffside trails, towering canyon walls, the emerald waters of the Colorado River, and waterfalls for those who are lucky, this route will leave you in awe.

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Before and After Your Race: Ensuring Long Term Success

Before and After Your Race: Ensuring Long Term Success

Preparing for a race takes time. There are lots of moving parts that need to be managed in order for the day to go as smoothly as possible. Using the experiences of athletes and coaches, we’ve put together this list for you to ease the mental stress and keep everything on track so that your can have your best race yet!

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What To Do About Your Western/Hardrock Lottery Luck

What To Do About Your Western/Hardrock Lottery Luck

Were you one of the thousands of people crossing their fingers and hoping the lottery gods would shine their favor on you for Western States or Hardrock last weekend? With this being a record high year for the number applicants, and the worst odds of being selected, it was a tough shot to get in. Congrats to those who did. To those who didn’t… This one’s for you!

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Runtimidation

Starting something new can be intimidating and bring lots of questions. As trail running grows and welcomes over new athletes that previously have only experienced road running/racing, there are some points that are worth clarifying to make sure the transition from pavement to path is mentally as easy as possible. 

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