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On Cloud Review: On’s Most Popular Lightweight Running Shoes [Cloud 5]

2022 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

The Best Trail Running Shoes

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

On Cloud X Review: Here’s Why They SMASH The Competition!

This On Cloud X Review reveals 1.) how they perform for running 2.) how they compare to other On running shoes 3.) Pros & Cons, Overall Rating & MORE!

The Best Waterproof Running Jackets for Men and Women

The best men's and women's waterproof running jackets, plus our buying guide to help you decide which to buy for running in cold and wet winter weather.

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

BY 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.

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals In The REI Anniversary Sale [2022]

The REI Anniversary Sale is their biggest sale of the year, with discounts up to 30% off. Don't miss these deals - our picks of 2022's best discounts.

The Best Running Sunglasses: Great For Trail Running & Hiking Too

Our shortlist of the best running sunglasses will help you decide which sunglasses to buy. All glasses are protective, lightweight, comfortable, stylish!

The Best Trail Running Poles [For Ultrarunning & Fast Hiking]

These are the best trail running poles for trail running, ultramarathons, fastpacking and ultra-light backpacking adventures.
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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 get started, including tips, what to wear and how to find trails to run.

The Best Trail Running Shoes

A list of the best trail running shoes, 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!

LATEST TRAIL RUNNING BUYER'S GUIDES

RUNNING ADVICE & TIPS

How To Find Hiking & Running Trails Near Me? The 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2022

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

How long does it take to run a mile? Let’s Answer That Now.

If you're asking the question 'how long does it take to run a mile,' or perhaps how fast you can run a mile yourself, consider these factors first.

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 get started, including tips, what to wear and how to find trails to run.

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan + 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!

The Importance Of Getting Out Into Nature: A Thank You to our Natural World

The importance of getting out into nature, having a positive influence, and benefits of green exercise. Thank you Nature Conservancy for your work.

LATEST RUNNING GEAR REVIEWS

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals In The REI Anniversary Sale [2022]

The REI Anniversary Sale is their biggest sale of the year, with discounts up to 30% off. Don't miss these deals - our picks of 2022's best discounts.

RUNNING SHOE REVIEWS

Inov-8 ParkClaw G 280 Review: Graphene Door-To-Trail Shoes

In this Inov-8 ParkClaw G 280 Review, I share their key features, how they perform while running, and ultimately, who I believe they are built for.

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

On Cloudrunner Review: I Wasn’t Expecting This!

In this On Cloudrunner review I share their key features, how they perform while running, and ultimately, who I believe the Cloudrunner is built for.

Lululemon Running Shoe Review – How The Women’s Blissfeel Shoe Stacks Up

Lululemon running shoe review including the Blissfeel's key features, pros, cons, and how they stack up to other running shoe brands.

Kane Footwear Review: Recovery Shoes For Athletes OR Anyone Needing The Benefits

In this Kane Footwear review, I share how these slip-ons can potentially help your feet recover faster after a run or spending long days on your feet.

EAT RIGHT - RECOVER FAST - FEEL GOOD

ultrarunning / Mountain endurance

The Best Running Sunglasses: Great For Trail Running & Hiking Too

Our shortlist of the best running sunglasses will help you decide which sunglasses to buy. All glasses are protective, lightweight, comfortable, stylish!

The Best Trail Running Poles [For Ultrarunning & Fast Hiking]

These are the best trail running poles for trail running, ultramarathons, fastpacking and ultra-light backpacking adventures.

The Best Running Shorts For Men [Road & Trail-worthy]

Our buyer's guide to the best running shorts for men - Including the finest modular short + liner combos, 2 in 1 running shorts, compression, & more!

How To Find Hiking & Running Trails Near Me? The 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2022

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

Best GPS Watches for Running and Hiking

Discover the best running watches for marathon training, trail running & ultras, including top GPS watches from Garmin, Suunto, Apple, Polar, Coros, and more.

RACE REPORTS

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.

RUNNING DESTINATIONS

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 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!

5 Best Trail Running Towns To Live In The USA: Western US 2022

Here's what you need to know about the best trail running towns to live in the USA and why these western cities made the list of top places to live for runners.

3 Epic Hiking Trails in Marin County: All within 30 mins of San Francisco

Our 3 favorite San Francisco Bay Area hiking trails located in Marin County, California. All hikes are within a 30-minute drive of the city.

TRAIL RUNNING EVENTS

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Inov-8 ParkClaw G 280 Review: Graphene Door-To-Trail Shoes

In this Inov-8 ParkClaw G 280 Review, I share their key features, how they perform while running, and ultimately, who I believe they are built for.

The Best Running Shorts For Men [Road & Trail-worthy]

Our buyer's guide to the best running shorts for men - Including the finest modular short + liner combos, 2 in 1 running shorts, compression, & more!

How To Find Hiking & Running Trails Near Me? The 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2022

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

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

Best GPS Watches for Running and Hiking

Discover the best running watches for marathon training, trail running & ultras, including top GPS watches from Garmin, Suunto, Apple, Polar, Coros, and more.

Nike Trail Running Shoes Compared: Which Are Best?

Everything you need to know about this year's Nike Trail running shoes lineup. Nike Trail Shoes Compared Terra Kiger, Peg Trail, Wildhorse & More!

On Cloudrunner Review: I Wasn’t Expecting This!

In this On Cloudrunner review I share their key features, how they perform while running, and ultimately, who I believe the Cloudrunner is built for.

How long does it take to run a mile? Let’s Answer That Now.

If you're asking the question 'how long does it take to run a mile,' or perhaps how fast you can run a mile yourself, consider these factors first.

14 Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Adventurous Moms

Unique Mother's Day gift ideas for adventurous moms of all ages, including moms that love hiking, running, fitness, camping and being outdoors.

REI Swiftland Running Gear Is Built For The Trails

The REI Swiftland range of men's and women's running gear has everything you need to kit yourself out for trail running this summer.

Gifts For Trail Runners: Shoes, GPS, Accessories, Food & More!

After gift inspiration for the trail runner in your life or yourself? Check out our list of the best affordable and useful gifts for trail runners.

Lululemon Running Shoe Review – How The Women’s Blissfeel Shoe Stacks Up

Lululemon running shoe review including the Blissfeel's key features, pros, cons, and how they stack up to other running shoe brands.

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 get started, including tips, what to wear and how to find trails to run.

Kane Footwear Review: Recovery Shoes For Athletes OR Anyone Needing The Benefits

In this Kane Footwear review, I share how these slip-ons can potentially help your feet recover faster after a run or spending long days on your feet.

On Cloudmonster Review: My New Favorite Road Running Shoes

Our In-house 'On' expert shares how the Cloudmonster performs while running, and why he believes they're On's best road running shoe yet!

The Ultimate Fastpacking Gear Guide

Everything you need to know about fastpacking, including a full gear guide for fast ultralight backpacking (and long-distance trail running) adventures.

The Best Plant Based Protein Powders For Runners & Endurance Athletes

Ultimate guide to the best plant-based protein powders for runners, endurance athletes, and weight lifters + How to choose a clean vegan protein!

On Cloudvista Review: On’s Responsive Mid-Level Trail Running Shoes

In this On Cloudvista Review, you'll learn everything there is to know about these speedy, mid-distance trail running shoes before buying.

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan + 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!

Best Running Hats: Technical Running Caps To Level Up Your Run Experience

The best running hats/technical caps that: wick sweat away from your face/eyes, keep your head/face/neck protected from the sun, look awesome!

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.

The Importance Of Getting Out Into Nature: A Thank You to our Natural World

The importance of getting out into nature, having a positive influence, and benefits of green exercise. Thank you Nature Conservancy for your work.

The Best Dog Boots For Hiking, Snow & Hot Pavements

Plus how to choose the best dog boots for hot pavements, slippery hardwood, snow and ice, including for running, hiking and biking with your dog.

On Cloud Review: On’s Most Popular Lightweight Running Shoes [Cloud 5]

2022 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

The Best Trail Running Shoes

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

Shokz OpenRun Pro Review: Bone Conduction Headphones for Running

Aftershokz review - Learn how Shokz OpenRun Pro bone conduction headphones perform while running. Plus how bone headphones work & more!

The Best Running Headphones & Wireless Earbuds of 2022

The best running headphones, including wireless earbuds, over-ear, and outside-ear bone conduction headphones for running and gym workouts.

Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 2 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

On Cloudboom Echo Review

In this On Cloudboom Echo Review you will learn everything there is to know about these hyper lightweight, carbon-plate running shoes before buying.

Best lululemon Leggings For Running

Our guide to the best lululemon leggings for running also compares the key features of the Swift Speed, Fast and Free and Base Pace tights.

10 Healthy New Year’s Resolution Ideas For Fitness & Wellness Gains

Check out our list of the best healthy New Year's resolution ideas for setting some great health, wellness or fitness-related intentions this year.

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running At Night

Wearing reflective running gear such as a reflective running vest or belt over your running clothes can help you stay safe running or walking at night.

Fun & Useful Christmas Gifts For Hikers, Fitness and Travel Lovers

You can't go wrong with these cool and unique Christmas gifts for fitness focused outdoor-loving friends and family who love to stay active and travel

The Best lululemon Gifts for Runners

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.

The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet For Athletes (Runners, Hikers, Movers)

How to try a plant-based diet, including easy meal plans, plant-based meal delivery services and the benefits to athletes of going plant-based.

REI’s Gear Up Get Out Sale 2022: Top 15 Deals For Outdoor Enthusiasts

We've selected the best of November 2021's REI's Gear Up Get Out sale deals for hiking, camping, snowsports, and travel gear, with up to 40% off!

Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% Review: Ultimate Speed At A Cost

This Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% Review talks about the key features of these Nike racing shoes, how well they perform while running, and whether they're worth the heavy price tag.

The Best Running Gloves For Winter and Cold Weather Running

Here are the best running gloves for men and women, to keep your hands warm on those cold winter runs - Find your next pair of running gloves here!

On Cloudsurfer Review – Running Shoes For Long Distance Comfort and Speed

In this On Cloudsurfer Review, you'll learn everything there is to know about these cushioned, fast, and fun running shoes.

The Best Waterproof Running Jackets for Men and Women

The best men's and women's waterproof running jackets, plus our buying guide to help you decide which to buy for running in cold and wet winter weather.