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Trail Running 101

Off-road running is catching. Specially in some areas around the North East of the US. Why? Well, Ian Parlin and Jamie Anderson pointed them out, together with a handful of tips to get anyone started on running trails. The presentation they did in a sports store has been put together on, but here are the highlights:

  • Technical vs non-technical trails
  • Biomechanics
  • How to become a trail runner
  • The shoes
  • Respect the Trail
  • Eat & Drink
  • First Aid Kits & Dry Clothes
  • Run with a Friend
  • Bring Insect Repellent
  • Clean Your Shoes
  • Follow the Left Hand Rule
  • Hunting Season

Their presentation is also available here.