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7 Tips to Transition from the Road to the Trail

Trail running is a great way to start or renew your passion for running.  By abandoning the city streets and heading up to the trails, you leave behind the traffic, the noise, the dirty air, and the chaos of city life.  You are then transported to a quite, serene, challenging, beautiful place to run and…

Trail Running Basics

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Trail running is different from road running. This article gives you the basics to get started and have an enjoyable trail run. A trail run offers twists and turns, rocks, trees, branches, mud, snow, up hills and the down hills, and altitude changes. Although these are hazards to be aware of, they also contribute to…

Trail Shoes

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Road running shoes will generally work for trails that are relatively flat and dirt packed.  A good trail running shoe will allow you to run more comfortably, faster and with more control when running on rocky, uneven trails.  Trail running shoes typically are more rigid and have a little more support than road running shoes.…

Trail Running Equipment Tips

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Quick tips: The best equipment for a successful trail run. Shoes: If you aren’t running on rough or uneven trails, a road running shoe will probably do. Use a trail shoe when running on more technical, rugged rocky terrain. A good trail shoe will offer more rigidity, support and protection. These features will allow you…

Race Preview: 2013 Park City Trail Series Half Marathon

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Sit back and picture yourself on a beautiful mountain.  The air is crisp, the sagebrush is emitting the scent of the desert as it blows in the wind, and you are staring at a post-card-perfect vista of the Wasatch Back. Sounds enticing? Just wait. It is the future, but not far into the future, just…

Discover the Pipeline Trail!

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The Pipeline Trail is one of my absolute favorite places to trail run! It offers varying degrees of difficulty, as well as lots of options for distances.  I will take you through the different trails and give you an idea of what to expect when you go out and try them for yourself. Depending on…

What do I need to Trail Run?

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By Elizabeth Jenkins Elizabeth@saltllakerunningco.com   Trail running along the Wasatch Front is one of the greatest perks of living in Utah and we want more people to enjoy it! This month we will be highlighting different products that will make your trail running endeavors much more enjoyable. The main must-have when embarking on the trails…

Learn to Trail Run!

  August is a great time of year here in Utah. It’s also my favorite time of the year to run trails. Many of our customers express interest in trail running, but for some it can be scary and intimidating. Our focus during the month of August will be to introduce more people to the…

Hooked on Trails

by Memphis Hood Hi, my name is Memphis and I am a trail-aholic. I have been addicted for over 2 years. I’ve lost several girlfriends, shoes, and toenails becuase of this addiction. I remember my first fix just like it was yesterday. I had just moved to Salt Lake City, and felt like I was…
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