Hit the Trails! Try Trail Running for Better Balance, Power, and Fun

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Running on trails does a body good. Thanks to varied terrain and softer natural surfaces underfoot, running on trails can both improve your overall fitness and be more forgiving to your body than road running.

Wildlife and Animal Safety for Trail Runners

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Running on trails almost guarantees you some interaction with wildlife, and that’s a wonderful thing. Knowing what to do can keep these interactions positive.

The 10 Commandments of Trail Running Etiquette

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Trail etiquette isn’t necessarily about hard-and-fast rules. It’s mainly about good manners and courtesy. Chapter 9 of Trailhead offers handy and important guidelines about everything from who has the right of way on a trail to how to best relieve yourself in the great outdoors to how to do our part to preserve nature.

How to Take Your Dog Trail Running: A Safety Guide

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If you run with a dog, you already know the rewards. Follow this guide to trail running with a dog safely.

Jason Koop Interview on Endurance Planet: Maximizing Your Performance

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Endurance Planet has interviewed ultrarunning coach Jason Koop in this 1-hour podcast.

MEDIC! Jason Koop Shares the Contents of His Ultrarunning Blister Kit

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Top ultramarathon coach Jason Koop shows us what’s in his 10-year old ultramarathon blister box.

The Top Four Training Mistakes in Ultrarunning

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Are you training the wrong way for ultramarathon? Jason Koop is head of coaching at CTS and shares the top four training mistakes he sees ultrarunners make.

The Top Reasons Ultrarunners DNF

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Why did you drop out of the race? What was your biggest issue? Jason Koop describes the top reasons ultrarunners abandon the race.

How to Prepare Your Ultramarathon Pacer and Crew

Your ultramarathon pacers can make or break your race. Jason Koop shows how to train your race crew.

Almost Any Runner Can Finish a 100-Mile Ultramarathon

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Runners of almost any fitness level can finish a 100-mile run simply by maintaining a walking pace.

Should I Run or Power-Hike This Hill?

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The accepted wisdom among ultrarunners is that if you can't see the top of the hill, you should hike it. But Jason Koop suggests a more scientifically validated cutoff pace for deciding whether to power hike or run.

Hal Koerner’s Top 10 Must Do’s on Race Day

One of America's top ultrarunners shares his top 10 good habits for race day.

Hal Koerner’s Race Day “DO NOT DO!” List

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In this free download, one of America's top ultrarunners offers his Top 10 list of race day "Do not do!" mistakes to avoid.

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Hal Koerner’s Guide to Getting Started in Ultrarunning

Hal Koerner lays out the basic steps you need to know to prepare for your first 50K to 100-mile ultramarathon.

Hal Koerner’s Guide to Running in Bad Weather and Trail Conditions

Hal Koerner, one of America's top ultrarunners, offers his guide to running in mud, snow, ice, and cold.

Jason Koop’s 9-Step Blister Fix for Ultrarunners

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Elite ultramarathon coach Jason Koop shows his proven 9-step blister fix for ultrarunners.

Rocket Fuel

Matt Kadey, RD

Rocket Fuel by Matthew Kadey, RD RF

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James Beard Award-winner Matt Kadey, RD, offers up innovative, delicious, and convenient real-food recipes to power everyday exercise and weekend adventures.

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Alexis Berg

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Frederic and Alexis Berg are brothers who share a passion for ultrarunning.

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Frederic and Alexis Berg are brothers who share a passion for ultrarunning.

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Jason Koop

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Jason Koop is the Director of Coaching for Carmichael Training Systems, coach to elite ultrarunners, and an elite ultramarathoner.

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Trailhead

Lisa Jhung Illustrations by Charlie Layton

Trailhead by Lisa Jhung with illustrations by Charlie Layton

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Trailhead is a witty, fun guide to all things trail running.

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Unbreakable Runner

T.J. Murphy and Brian MacKenzie

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CrossFit Endurance™ founder Brian MacKenzie and journalist T.J. Murphy challenge long-held beliefs about how to train for running.

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Lisa Jhung

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Lisa Jhung is a veteran trail runner, triathlete, adventure racer, and journalist.

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Adam W. Chase

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Adam W. Chase is a sports writer, trail runner and ultramarathoner, adventure racer, and Ironman triathlon finisher.

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Hal Koerner

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Hal Koerner is one of America's top ultramarathoners and trail runners.

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Run or Die

Kilian Jornet

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In Run or Die, Kilian Jornet shares his passion for mountain running, offering a fascinating world rich with the beauty of rugged trails and mountain vistas.

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Feed Zone Portables

Biju Thomas and Allen Lim, PhD

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Feed Zone Portables offers 75 all-new portable snack recipes for athletes to use before, during, or after workouts.

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Brian Metzler

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Brian Metzler is a veteran journalist focused on the sport of running.

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Kilian Jornet

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Kilian Jornet is an ultramarathoner, trail runner, and mountain running world champion.

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Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, 3rd Ed.

Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

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Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes makes high-performance nutrition simple for running, cycling, triathlon, and swimming.

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Natural Running

Danny Abshire with Brian Metzler

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In Natural Running, Abshire shows how runners can learn a natural running technique, even while wearing modern shoes.

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