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 2021: 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.

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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.

The Best Trail Running Shoes

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...

Plant-Based Diet For Runners: Follow This Plant-Based Meal Plan For One Day

The whole food, plant-based diet is perfect for many runners and endurance athletes. Here's a one-day meal plan if you're interested to try eating plant based.

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.

The Best Greens Powder Supplements in 2021 to Keep Your Immunity High

Welcome to our Best Green Superfood Powders list. This buyer's guide will help you find the best green juice to boost your immune system and overall wellness.

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

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

Gifts For Trail Runners: Shoes, GPS, Accessories, Nutrition & 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.

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.

The Best Satellite Messengers & Personal Locator Beacons

If you love trail running, backpacking, or hiking in wild places like we do, you'll already know that cell service can be non-existent much...

The Best Running Headlamps For Trail Running & Hiking

[Buyer's Guide 2021] This best headlamps for trail running, ultrarunning, and hiking guide will help you find the best headlamp for your requirements & budget!

The Best Phone Cases for Running To Protect Your Smartphone

Welcome to our list of favorite phone cases for running with. All these cases are affordable, slim, lightweight, and will protect your phone.

The Best Trail Running Shoes

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

On Cloudventure Review – The On Shoes For Trail Running

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Cloudventure review, find out how they perform and how they compare to other On trail running shoes.

On Cloudstratus Review – 2x Cushioned Distance Running Shoes

In this On Cloudstratus Review, you will learn everything there is to know about these super cushioned yet responsive marathon running shoes.

The Best Running Belts to Carry Your Phone, Water, Essentials

Welcome to our best running belts buyer's guide, featuring the best running hydration belts for carrying a phone, water & even jackets & hiking poles on runs.

On Cloudflow Review: The Third Generation Has Landed!

Tried & Tested by Alastair, our in-house On expert! Find out how well they perform and how they compare to other On running shoes in this detailed review.

Nike Trail Running Shoes Compared: Which Are Best?

Everything you need to know about this year's Nike Trail running shoes lineup. ALL Nike Trail Shoes Compared [Terra Kiger 7 / Peg Trail 2 / Wildhorse 7 & More!]

Nike Pegasus Trail 3 Review

In this Nike Pegasus Trail 3 Review, I share everything you need to know about Nike's latest cushioned road/trail hybrid trail running shoes.

Best Dog Backpacks For Hiking With Your Dog

Plus how to choose the best one for your dog to wear hiking, including dog backpacks to wear running, and saddlebags for large dogs to carry all their stuff in.

On Cloudultra Review: On’s Most Cushioned Trail Shoes

In this On Cloudultra Review, you'll learn everything there is to know about these super cushioned trail running shoes before buying.

Compex Review: Sport Elite 3.0 Muscle Stimulator & TENS Unit

Review of the Compex Sport Elite 3.0 electric muscle stimulator, plus how to use it to aid with athletic strength, training, recovery and as a TENS device.

Lululemon Running Gear: Men’s & Women’s Top Picks

If you want to know what Lululemon leggings, shirts, shorts and pants are best for running, we've picked out our favorites in this Lululemon running gear list.

The Best Running Socks for Men & Women

The best mens and womens running socks, including cushioned, moisture-wicking, compression and breathable socks, from no-show tab styles to calf length options.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Adventure-Loving Dads

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.

The Best Silicone Wedding Bands For Men & Women With Active Lifestyles

Silicone wedding bands are a safer alternative to metal rings for men and women with active lifestyles, including watersports, physical jobs or lifting weights.

On Cloud Review: On’s Most Popular Lightweight Running Shoes

In this On Cloud review you'll learn how well they perform for running, and as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they the best On's? I think so, FIND OUT WHY...

5 Simple Ways To Make Outdoor Adventures More Sustainable

5 practical ways to enjoy more sustainable outdoor adventures, from choosing outdoor gear for hiking & camping to practicing mindfulness and learning in nature.

How To Run Faster, Build Endurance, Fuel On The Go, and Recover More Quickly

These 20 running performance hacks will teach you how to run faster, increase your stamina, fuel on the go, recover faster + more!

The Best CBD Balms, Salves & Lotions For Pain & Muscle Recovery

These high-quality CBD balms, salves and muscle rubs are designed for pain relief, and suitable for aiding recovery for runners, cyclists and other athletes.

SIDAS Review: Insoles For Running Shoes and Hiking Boots

Review of SIDAS insoles for running shoes and hiking boots which replace the shoes' foam insert, providing extra comfort and support.

The Best Plant-Based Protein Powders For Runners & Endurance Athletes

The ultimate guide to finding the best plant protein powders for runners and endurance athletes: the best vegan, high-quality, organic powders for workout recovery.

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.

The Best Running Headphones & Wireless Earbuds of 2021

The best running headphones, including wireless earbuds and bluetooth over-ear headphones for running and gym workouts. EXPERT-RATED by runners for runners.

The Best Hydration Packs: Running Vests For Men and Women

Running hydration vests are essential for long-distance trail and ultra running. Find the best hydration pack for running with our expert buyer's guide.

Somewear Global Hotspot Review: A Personal GPS Tracker & Messenger

Our Somewear global hotspot review covers the key features and our experience using this personal GPS tracker and satellite communicator device for adventurers.

Which is the Best Coros GPS Watch? Coros Running Watches Compared

We compared the Coros GPS watches available in 2021, including the VERTIX, APEX Pro, APEX and PACE 2 running watches, the key features, price & value for money.

10 Useful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Active Moms [2021]

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

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!

On Cloudswift Review LATEST EDITION [What the Helion!?]

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

The Best Harnesses and Leashes For Running With Your Dog

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 + 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!

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

This Tread Labs review includes the carbon fiber insoles for hiking and running performance and explains their insoles for plantar fasciitis foot pain relief.

Venga CBD Review: 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.