Trail

Dipsea Trail Video: Running from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach in 4K

The Dipsea trail runs from near downtown Mill Valley in Marin, California, through the Muir Woods redwood forest, up around the side of Mt Tamalpais, and then rolls downhill towards the ocean, ending at Stinson Beach.

The Freedom of Barefoot Running: How-To Guide

This barefoot running guide is sponsored by Zappos.What is Barefoot Running? If you’ve heard about barefoot running or the use of zero drop running shoes...

Sunski Sunglasses for Running Review

About Sunski Sunski is a trendy young company based in San Francisco, with beliefs that extend far beyond just making sales. Sunski actually wants to make...

Trail Running Films, Reviews & Advice: Trail & Kale YouTube Channel

Did you know we also produce trail running films, gear reviews, advice, interviews and fitness videos? This post will briefly outline the different types of content and playlists that are available to watch for free on our YouTube channel.

Xero Terraflex Review: A Barefoot Trail Running & Hiking Shoe

The Xero Terraflex is a 'barefoot style' trail running shoe that can benefit your running technique in a multitude of ways. It's a lightweight, minimal and flexible shoe that should help your body develop a natural and efficient running technique.

Broken Arrow Skyrace: Race Report, Photos & Advice

The Broken Arrow Skyrace takes place in Squaw Valley, a beautiful mountain resort located in Olympic Valley, California. This was our first time visiting...

Nathan Speedster 2L – Women’s Race Vest Review

Nathan Speedster 2L Review: As more people take to the trails, demand has grown for products that allow you to carry a few essentials without stuffing your pockets or necessarily needing a larger backpack, which is likely to be overkill unless you’re going out running for many hours somewhere remote.

Running in Yosemite National Park – An Earth Day Treat

Join us as we go running in Yosemite National Park, what a perfect way to spend Earth Day. We take the 4-mile loop trail up to Union Point which gave us a fantastic view of Half Dome, El Capitan and the Yosemite Valley

Run-Hiking in Marin California – Trail Running at its best!

Join us as we go run-hiking in Marin California. Starting off at Bon Tempe Lake (where you can park your car for the day, for $8), we take the Rocky Ridge road trail skywards...

Darn Tough Running Socks Review: Vertex Ultra-Light Cushion

I wanted to test these particular Darn Tough running socks out on a challenging run to find out just how tough, the 'Darn Tough' namesake is and my word did I pick the right race to test them to the max...

Merrell Agility Peak Flex 2 Review – A Cushioned Long Distance Shoe

The Merrell Agility Peak Flex 2 is a trail running shoe, designed to deliver flex, agility and protection on long runs and rugged terrain. I decided to go out on a big hill rep session to test them out properly.

Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro Review

I’m not going to get too nerdy in this review, instead, I’ll share some key features of the Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro that I love. I'll also talk about some background fundamentals surrounding the device, including Movescount for storing activities, and some in-watch settings that I like to use while out running.

Salomon XA Elevate Review: Trail Running Shoes for Gaining Elevation

Read our review of the Salomon XA Elevate trail running shoes. Designed for challenging yourself to take your adventure runs higher. They should inspire confidence on smooth or rugged trails, and ensure traction on wet or dry surfaces.

Runcation: Zermatt Running Holiday Guide

Our guide to a trail running holiday in Zermatt, Switzerland. How to get there, where to stay, and how to find awesome trails to run on, & more.

Up and down Mount Tamalpais – Trail Running in Marin California

Join us as we go trail running in Marin California. This time we start off at Bon Tempe Lake near Fairfax, run up Mount Tamalpais via the Rocky Ridge trail and then head straight back down on the much steeper Colier Trail. What a day!

Lavaredo Ultra Trail: A Running Adventure in the Dolomites, Italy

Destination race inspiration: Read all about our visit to beautiful Cortina to experience the Lavaredo Ultra Trail weekend, a trail running festival in the heart of the Dolomites, Italy. How to get there, what to take, and what running the LUT is really like.

Running in the Heart of the Alps: Italy’s Aosta Valley

Trail running inspiration!! Trail running in Italy’s Aosta Valley, an awesome alternative (or compliment) to a visit to Chamonix. Here's some ideas on where to go for your Italian mountain running adventure.

Runcation: Chamonix Running Holiday Guide

Our guide to a trail running holiday, or runcation, in Chamonix, France. How to get there, where to stay, and how to find awesome trails to run on, & more.

Inov-8 Trailroc 285 Review: Responsive & Lightweight with Top Protection

Read our review of the Inov-8 Trailroc 285 trail running shoes - A shoe that's responsive and lightweight, but also offers superior protection and cushioning on hard rocky trails

On Running Lightweight Cap 2019 Review

On Running Lightweight Cap Review - "I love to see how new technologies and innovative thinking can make something as simple as a hat, better."

Salomon Sunset Series – Bristol: Race Review

We joined Salomon to see how they want to give people the opportunity to move away from the pavement and jump into nature to learn more about trail running and finding local trails.

The Benefits of Trail Running: Why We Run

The benefits of trail running are numerous - from the obvious fitness gains to completely changing your outlook on life. Here's why we love trail running.

Benefits of a Running Streak: Accelerated Fitness Gains

Benefits of a running streak to improve your running and not just end up over-trained. I've interpreted the run streak principle differently to the masses.

Trail Running Advice: From Our Runner Interviews Series

A selection of the best trail running advice from our trail runner interview series - interviews with inspiring trail runners from around the World

Running the Abel Tasman Coastal Track, New Zealand

One of the key attractions for us in planning a visit to the Abel Tasman National Park during our trip to New Zealand was to have the...

Still Not Bionic by Ira Rainey: A Great Read on Ultrarunning

Ira shows that there are some immense challenges out there, but these can be achieved with hard work, the right training and preparation, and, most importantly, the right mindset.

Join the Trail & Kale Strava Running Club

Join the Trail & Kale Strava Running Club: for all runners and adventure lovers. On this page, you can find out more about the club and a link to join.

Running the Ridgeway: Race to the Stones ultramarathon 2016

Overview This race is billed as 'the UK's most popular ultra marathon', with c.2,500 runners and walkers registering for the 100k or 50k event, over either one...

Salomon Trail Marathon Wales 2016

In 2015 we both ran our second marathon; it happened to be the extremely beautiful yet very challenging Trail Marathon Wales sponsored by Salomon. We chose this race because we had heard so much about how beautiful the course was. We hadn't visited Snowdonia before, and we hadn't run a Marathon in the UK before. It just made sense 🙂

CTS Gower Trail Marathon – Running In Crazy Bad Weather!

Running CTS Gower Trail Marathon It's Friday evening, the night before race day; the wind is picking up to 50mph at times and the rain hasn't stopped all day. Its time...

Summer of swimming, surfing and Chamonix trail running

July has not involved much running, but it has been a good time to find some other adventures and learn new things... One good thing that...

Trail Marathon Wales Review, Snowdonia

This race sets the standard for others in the UK. Excellent, professional organisation, well thought-out routes, aid stations and goody bag, fab location and interesting, varied route.

CTS Dorset Marathon Review

Since I started trail running I had wanted to get signed up for one of Coastal Trail Series' events. They are run at several...

Cheddar Gorge Half Marathon: one of the toughest around?

The Cheddar Gorge events, in particular the half and full marathons, are billed as some of the toughest of their kind in the UK, and are hosted in the spectacular setting of the huge gorge and National Trust land.

Forest of Dean half marathon trail run route

I have been mountain-biking in the Forest of Dean several times but this weekend was the first time I had ventured there for a trail run.

Avebury Running Route: Ridgeway & Stone Circle 25k

Running in Avebury This Avebury running route was featured in Trail Running magazine's April/May 2013 edition, so better late than never I finally got around...

Running The Cotswold Way: Wotton to Stinchcombe

We started this run on the Cotswold Way from Wotton-under-Edge, which is around a third of the way up from Bath, and ran north towards Dursley, and then back again.
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