Our ever-evolving list of the best trail running shoes for every scenario; whether you run ultramarathons, race 10k's or plan to do a Spartan/Tough Mudder..
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 enchanting landscapes of this region make the Via della Lana e della Seta a must visit in my eyes. Whether you choose to hike or run the entire...
The On Weather Jacket is very stylish and definitely has all the key features you need to protect yourself from all weather conditions while out running!
If you're after a minimal zero-drop running shoe with full protection and comfort for barefoot running then the Merrell Trail Glove 4 Knit is for you!
The Brooks Cascadia 13 are very comfortable on hard packed rocky trails. I find myself pushing harder on the downhill sections due to the extra cushioning, which makes such a difference.
Aire Libre has taught us that running doesn’t have to be a pain. It can actually be the vehicle for enjoying life in a way previously thought not possible.
The Women's Trailroc 285s are built to handle anything you throw at them, whether gnarly roots, technical Alpine rocks or packed rocky desert.
We have thoroughly tried and tested Ultimate Direction's ladies running race vest, the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 4.0. Read the review here.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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...
In a sporting world-first, Inov-8 is to stage a downhill running race for 180 nutty competitors on the Streif. The race has been named 'The Descent'.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
We explain the key things you really need to know before running on trails for the first time. The detailed stuff comes later, once you're hooked...
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.
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
Trail & Kale is the first Instagram Running Account to donate $2 to the World Land Trust, for every image we share, on behalf of the content creator.
Read our review of the Inov-8 Trailtalon 235 trail running shoes - Designed for running fast over all types of trails and a true Salomon S-Lab Sense competitor.
Join us on another trail run. This time we explore Tennessee Valley Beach, in Marin California.
Read our review of the Inov-8 Parkclaw 275 shoes. The shoe for road to trail transitions.
In Pictures: Trail Running in the Aosta Valley, Italy
In Pictures: Trail Running in our new playground, Mount Tamalpais State Park, California
A one-day adventure running the Routeburn Track, described by NZ Department of Conservation as "the ultimate alpine adventure". It was an awesome day out!
A summary of the pros and cons of trail running with poles and some advice on how and when to use them to best effect during training and races.
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.
Are you looking for advice on running your first trail race? Whether it's a first trail 10k or first trail marathon, in this post we...
What clothing should you wear (or consider wearing) for a trail run? Read this post to find out the key items to wear trail running.
A selection of the best trail running advice from our trail runner interview series - interviews with inspiring trail runners from around the World
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...
With its FUSION line, GORE RUNNING WEAR have developed a high-quality range of clothing that is very nicely designed with the ultra trail runner in mind.
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.
This was it, the race I'd been waiting to run all year: Matterhorn Ultraks, a trail race around Zermatt, in the beautiful Swiss Alps. Ultraks...
The Matterhorn Ultraks 46k Skyrace has been in the diary for nearly a year and so it was always going to be the main event of the year for...
Racing the Buff Epic Trail Half Marathon at the Skyrunning World Championships in the Spanish Pyrenees. Trail & Kale had a great weekend with Team Buff UK.
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...
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 🙂
Sunday 22 May 2016, around 3pm: I looked at my Suunto Ambit 3 Sport and it read 52km - I was about 2km from...
I heard a great quote last week which sums up a trail marathon perfectly: "Running a marathon is 90% mental.... the other 90% is purely physical." I've...
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...
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...
Alastair's Transgrancanaria Marathon review: an epic mountain marathon on Gran Canaria, run at the same time as the ultramarathon event.
Bath Half Marathon - trails edition In the past month I've been keeping busy racing at some more of Relish Running's events, the Bath Roman...
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.
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...