A trail runner carries his nutrition in a running pack

Nutrition for Trail Running: Discover the Secret Sauce with Nutritionist Becca Blumberg

Conceptually, nutrition for trail running really isn’t much different than nutrition for the road. The goal is to replenish carbohydrates with bars, gels, chews, and other foods to get 30-90 g carbs per hour during the activity. The strategy will also be to replenish electrolytes and stay hydrated with sports drinks and water in both trail ... More

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Elden Mountain was the Most Memorable Run of 2022 for my Body and Mind. Want to Tell me About Yours?

And so the 2022 season comes to an end. While some of us are enjoying deep rest and recovery, the more adventurous might already be starting their new training plans. A moment of reflection can’t hurt in either case. In fact, it’s when we reflect that we’re able to continue our growth. With that in mind, what was your most memorable run ... More

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Trail vs. Road Running: A Tale of Two (Very Different) Marathons

The London Marathon and the Blue Sky Trail Marathon are two very different races. Yes, one is a prestigious, fast road marathon while the other takes runners on a fun, demanding journey through Colorado’s Front Range with 3,500 feet of elevation gain, but that’s where the differences are just beginning. Let's look at some of the differe... More

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The Basics: Six Simple Things You Need to Know About Trail Running

Written & Edited by Pavlína Marek At its core, trail running is simple. You just put on your shoes and go out there, as fast or slow as you want, for as long as you feel like, with as many or as few people as you enjoy. I believe that no checklists are needed in order for you to enjoy trail running. However, here are a few trail ... More

Trail Running Therapy

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