Best Trail Running Shoes of 2021 – Latest Off-Road Running Shoes Reviewed

The best trail running shoes of 2021, and expert guidance to ensure you choose comfortable, high-performing shoes for your trail running adventures.

The Best Dog Leash For Running, Plus Dog Running Harness Options

Top recommendations for the best dog leash for running, plus dog running harness options for running with your dog hands free (plus bungee dog leashes).

Trail Marathon & 50K Training Plan For 2021 [+ ULTRA RACE GUIDE]

The ULTIMATE FREE trail marathon & 50K training plan + race guide. Learn how to 1) Create a training schedule 2) What to eat 3) Recovery 4) Secret race tactics!

by trail runners, for trail runners

From our popular Trail Running For Beginner’s Guide to how to ace a 50k ultra or trail marathon race, this trail running section is packed with authentic advice for trail, mountain and ultra running. You’ll also find trail running shoe reviews, gear guides, and plenty of inspiration for your next trail race or destination running vacation.

Trail & Kale was created by trail runners, for trail runners, we live and breathe trail running and are excited to share all our combined experience with you.

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POPULAR TRAIL RUNNING ADVICE & GUIDES

Trail Running for Beginners: The Definitive Guide To Off Road Running

The definitive guide to trail running for beginners: all you need to know to go run a trail, including how to start trail running, tips and how to trail run.

Best Trail Running Shoes of 2021 – Latest Off-Road Running Shoes Reviewed

The best trail running shoes of 2021, and expert guidance to ensure you choose comfortable, high-performing shoes for your trail running adventures.

The Ultimate Trail Running Gear Guide: What To Wear Trail Running

The Ultimate Trail Running Gear Guide to make your trail adventures as fun, comfortable and high performance as possible! We've got you!

Matterhorn Ultraks Mountain Race Report

The Matterhorn Ultraks race weekend features four trail running races around the Swiss Alps, starting and finishing in Zermatt, and a vertical trail race that starts in Zermatt.

Hood To Coast Pacific City Relay: Race Report, Photos & Advice

Hood to Coast Pacific City is a one-day relay race fielding 350 teams of up to six people, covering 80 miles from Bald Hill, a mountain near Portland, Oregon, to Pacific City on the coast, in one day.

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...

SuperGreen TONIK Review 2021: Benefits, Taste, Ingredients, Price, Verdict + MORE!

In this SuperGreen TONIK Review, learn about the benefits of drinking SuperGreen TONIK powder, how it tastes and compares to other powders + MORE!

Venga CBD Review 2021: THC-Free CBD Products For Endurance Athletes

Venga CBD THC-Free CBD Products have been engineered for Endurance Athletes. This review explains the science & benefits of taking Venga CBD.

Purity Coffee Review: Could This Be The Ideal Organic Coffee For Athletes?

In this Purity Coffee review I explain how Purity Coffee is different to other coffee brands, the health benefits, its flavor, pros and cons and where to buy.

Tread Labs Review: Insoles for Performance and Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

Review of Tread Labs carbon fiber insoles for running performance improvement, plus their insoles for plantar fasciitis foot pain relief.

Venga CBD Review 2021: THC-Free CBD Products For Endurance Athletes

Venga CBD THC-Free CBD Products have been engineered for Endurance Athletes. This review explains the science & benefits of taking Venga CBD.

REI Membership Benefits Including Huge Co-Op Sale Discounts

Looking to become an REI Member? There are so many REI Membership benefits which are all explained here. Become a member now and get huge Co-op sale discounts.

How To Find Hiking & Running Trails Near Me? The 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2021

If you are wondering 'how to find trails near me for hiking and running', here are the 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2021 that do just that.

The Best Places for Trail Running in California

Announcing our top 10 best places for trail running in California. Whether you live there or are planning a visit, there's somewhere for you on this list!

The Best Women’s Hydration Packs for Ultra Running and Trail Marathons

We've picked out the best women's hydration packs for ultrarunning: race vests suitable for trail marathons, ultramarathons and long days in the mountains.

5 Best Trail Marathon Shoes For Training & Marathon Races [Buyer’s Guide]

These are the best trail marathon shoes we've tried this year! Find your new pair of trail running shoes for marathon training and racing today. [START HERE]

5 Best Women’s Hydration Vests [Running Packs For Trail Running, Ultra Marathons & Hiking]

The best women's hydration packs for trail running, ultras & hiking! Find the best women's hydration vest for you based on comfort, features, style, and cost!

Runners Emergency Kit: Ultra Marathon Survival Gear

What essential trail and ultra marathon running clothes, first aid and survival gear should you include in your runners emergency kit, and why do you need it?

Everything You Need To Know About Running Gear For Women [Trail Shoes, Jackets, Bras + More]

Whether you're a beginner trail runner or looking for new women's-specific gear, our women's trail running gear guide cover all, from shoes to sports bras.

The Ultimate Fastpacking Gear Guide For 2021 [For Multi-Day Runs And Ultralight Hikes]

Everything you need to know about Fastpacking and the Ultimate Gear Guide to make ultralight backpacking adventures as fun, safe, and comfortable as possible.

5 Best Wireless Headphones for Running

Want the best wireless headphones for running? These top 5 wireless earbuds will totally upgrade your audio experience for trail running, ultrarunning & hiking.

KLH Fusion True Wireless Earbuds Review 2021 [Editor’s Choice Award]

This KLH Fusion True Wireless Earbuds review covers the key features, pros, cons, and my thoughts on using these premium noise-canceling earbuds for running.

6 Reasons Your Back Aches From Running (And How To Prevent It)

Why we runners can experience back aches from running, how to stop it and ultimately how to do as much as possible to prevent it from happening again.

Foot Care for Trail Runners: 8 Ways To Look After Your Feet

Is running bad for your feet? Not if you look after them. Our guide to foot care for runners shares 8 easy ways to care for your feet and keep them healthy.

10 Self-Improvement Ideas [for Runners and Outdoor Enthusiasts]

Practical self-improvement ideas to grow your skills, improve your running and knowledge of the outdoors, ready for future outdoor adventures in 2021.

LynQ Review: An Essential GPS Tracker for Hikers and Trail Runners?

This LynQ review covers the LynQ Smart Compass, which doesn't require any wifi, phone signal or subscription to locate your group members during your adventures.

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running At Night

Wearing reflective running gear such as a reflective running vest over your running clothes can help you stay safe running at night. Here's three of the best.

Lululemon Gifts for Runners – Gift List 2021

Delight the runner in your life with a gift from Lululemon! We've picked the best Lululemon gifts for runners - for both men and women.

Best GPS Watches for Ultrarunning & Trail Running in 2021

Ultrarunners have a very specific set of requirements when it comes to buying a GPS running watch. Our shortlist of top GPS running watches will help you decide which one is best for you.

2XU Compression Running Tights Review: Running Leggings Designed For Quicker Recovery

This 2XU compression running tights review explains what they are, why wear them, the benefits and how they reduce fatigue, injury risk and recovery time.

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review: Editor’s Choice Award Winner, Here’s Why…

This BioLite HeadLamp 750 review covers the key features of this high-performance headlamp, my loves/dislikes, and how it performs while ultrarunning and hiking.

5 Best Waterproof Trail Running Shoes in 2021 (so far…)

This concise list of the 5 best waterproof trail running shoes will help you decide which ones to buy, based on your individual requirements.

Why You Fall Over Trail Running… and How to Avoid Tripping

Here are the common reasons why you may fall over trail running (or fall over when running in general) and how to reduce your chances of tripping.

Kurgo Cooling Vest Review: Does It Make Hot Summer Days More Tolerable?

How do you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Whether at home, running, or hiking on trails, this Kurgo cooling vest review tells you what you need to know.

The Best Labor Day Sales For Trail Runners & Hikers 2020

Here's a round up of the best Labor Day sales for trail runners and hikers in 2020 - Epic deals of up to 50% of awesome outdoor gear!

Nike Trail Running Shoes Compared in 2021: Which Are Best?

Everything you need to know about the Nike Trail running shoes collection in 2020. Find out now which one of the 4 Nike Trail shoes are best!

NIKE Wildhorse 6 Review – Everything You Need To Know Before Buying!

In this Nike Wildhorse 6 Review, you will learn everything there is to know about the latest version of these Nike trail running shoes.

5 Best CBD Balms For Athletes in 2021: High Quality CBD Topicals For Pain And Muscle Recovery

These high-quality CBD topicals for pain relief and muscle recovery are considered the best CBD balms for athletes such as runners, cyclists and crossfitters.

Nike Terra Kiger 6 Review – Everything You Need to Know Before Buying!

In this Nike Terra Kiger 6 Review, you're going to learn everything there is to know about the latest version of these awesome Nike trail running shoes.

Nike Pegasus Trail 2 Review – Everything You Need to Know Before Buying!

In this Nike Pegasus Trail 2 Review, you're going to learn everything you need to know about these radical new door-to-trail hybrid trail running shoes.

Trail Running With Your Dog: Tips, Safety, Handling the Heat & Dog Running Gear

Real-world advice for trail running with your dog: in this post we share everything we wish we knew when we were new to running with our own adventure dog.

Ruffwear Cooling Vest Review: The Swamp Cooler is Designed for Hot Summer Weather

This Ruffwear cooling vest review covers the 'Swamp Cooler', a dog cooling vest to help keep your dog cool and more comfortable when active in hot weather.

5 Ways to Improve Running Form and Prevent Running Overuse Injuries

How to improve running form and reduce running overuse injuries, including ITB pain, low back pain, shin splints and blisters cause by poor technique and gait.

The 5 Best Places for Trail Running in Spain

It was hard to come up with a short list of the best places for trail running in Spain, one of the best countries in the world for trail running, but we did it!

Hemp Daddy’s CBD Review: Full Spectrum CBD Oil and Transdermal Cream

Our review of Hemp Daddy's CBD oil and pain cream, which are full-spectrum organic CBD products specifically intended for use by endurance runners and athletes.

10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Dads That Love Adventure 2020 – UPDATED!

If your dad enjoys staying active and has an adventurous spirit, then you can't go wrong with any of these awesome Father's Day gift ideas.

4 Ways To Run With Someone Slower Than You (Or Faster Than You)

How do you run with someone slower or faster than you and both still get a workout? Here's 4 ways to run with a friend or partner when you have different paces.

The 5 Best No Show Running Socks: Tab Style Hidden Technical Running Socks

These are the 5 Best no-show running socks available In 2021 that offer ultimate breathability, comfort, durability, support, and blister prevention.

Grab Up To 50% Off Trail Running Gear at the Backcountry Memorial Day Sale (Ends 25 May)

The Backcountry Memorial Day Sale is here, with discounts of up to 50% Off all weekend. These are the top trail running gear deals that caught our attention.