How to Go Trail Running


Articles: 5


If you like hiking or road running, or both, then trail running is worth a try. You’ll enjoy quality time in nature and get a great workout at the same time. Learn basic techniques, how to get the right shoes and how to carry what you need on your runs. We give you all that and a printable checklist so you don’t forget any essentials.

  • a woman and man run on a rocky trail

    Skills

    Trail Running for Beginners

    186 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    This intro to trail running offers advice on shoes, clothing, gear and running technique, so you can maximize your fun on the trail.

  • trail running shoes

    Buying Advice

    How to Choose Trail-Running Shoes

    731 reviews with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

    The right trail-running shoes can help you tackle off-road terrain. This article offers advice for finding shoes that meet your needs.

  • A woman running on a trail in the woods

    Skills

    Trail-Running Form and Technique Tips

    238 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

    Learn how to improve your trail running technique with tips for downhills and uphills, and find out which exercises can help you train.

  • A trail runner puts an energy bar into the front pocket of her running vest before going for a run.

    Skills

    How to Pack Your Running Gear

    11 reviews with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars

    Learn how to choose the right running pack or other storage solution for your needs. Includes packing tips.

  • A woman running on a trail through a field of tall grass

    Checklists

    Trail-Running Checklist

    50 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars

    Our comprehensive trail-running checklist includes everything you need for a day on the trail.