By David Hanenburg on 09 Feb 2015
Lacing them up and pinning on a bib number is a great way to enhance your journey in this sport. Participating in trail races offer a variety of woot worthy fun.
Dirt Lovin’ Community Party
Spend the day with some great people in sweet natural environments. Lots of positive mojo to take home with you and support other aspects of your life.
Explore New Trails
Races offer a great way to check out new trails with course markings to lead you on these guided adventures. A camera and big smiles recommended.
High-5s, Hugs, and Ham Sandwiches
Most trail races have super supportive and welcoming aid stations that can help rejuvenate the mind, fill the bottle, and provide a tasty treat to help fuel you to the next aid station. Don’t stay too long, you may not want to leave.
Take It Up a Notch
If looking to explore a new distance, it can be nice to have fellow runners around to offer a “goo-shob” to each other.
Here are a few of our trail running related articles created to support your racing adventures.
Btw, If looking for regional races (TX, AR, LA, OK, NM), be sure to check out our TALON race Calendar which highlights over 170 trail/ultra adventures in the region. Simply sign up for our email newsletter. We are always on the hunt for new races and updating the calendar.
First Race Insight
- 17 Tips Every Runner Should Know Before Their First Trail Race
- Keep It Simple Series: Core Concepts to a Big Smile at the Finish Line
*Individual results vary. Everyone must find what works for them. Practice! Practice! Practice!
- Embrace the Nectar
- The Ultrarunners Heart
- Is Ultra Distance Running More a Mental or Physical Challenge
- Racing Goals: How to Define, Follow Through, and Expand Your Experience Beyond the Clock
- Exploring the Edges
Paper Cup-free Racing