All posts by Trail Sisters

Trail Sisters

is a group of three women, each with unique opinions, ideas, and attitudes toward all things trail and ultrarunning. Pam Smith is a mom, physician, and lover of running who lives in Oregon. Liza Howard is a mom and 100-mile specialist from Texas. Gina Lucrezi is a Colorado-based short-distance speedster exploring the realms of ultrarunning.

iRunFar’s Trail Running And Safety Survey
iRunFar’s Trail Running And Safety Survey
on November 29
88 Comments

iRunFar’s trail running and safety survey (and gear giveaway).


Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes!
Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes!
on September 27
15 Comments

The Trail Sisters write about the changes they’ve observed in mountain running, ultrarunning, and trail running in the last decade.


A Leadville DNF: Believing In Not Yet
A Leadville DNF: Believing In Not Yet
on August 23
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The Trail Sisters write about looking at a Leadville Trail 100 Mile DNF with a growth mindset.


Wheat, Wheat, Don’t Tell Me!
Wheat, Wheat, Don’t Tell Me!
on July 26
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The Trail Sisters’s primer on wheat, gluten, and digestion and health issues related to them.


The Trail Sisters Take On Social Media
The Trail Sisters Take On Social Media
on June 28
25 Comments

The Trail Sisters write about the positive and negative effects of social media.


Running With Asthma, Part 1
Running With Asthma, Part 1
on May 24
67 Comments

The Trail Sisters write about dealing with asthma as a trail and ultrarunner.


Women’s Versus Men’s Pay In Trail And Ultrarunning
Women’s Versus Men’s Pay In Trail And Ultrarunning
on April 26
114 Comments

The Trail Sisters discuss women’s versus men’s pay in trail and ultrarunning.


Virtual Fat Ass Run: The Trail Sisters Catch Up
Virtual Fat Ass Run: The Trail Sisters Catch Up
on March 22
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A catch-up conversation with the Trail Sisters during a virtual run.


Apples To Apples, Not Oranges
Apples To Apples, Not Oranges
on February 22
45 Comments

The Trail Sisters discuss prize-money equality among men and women in trail and ultrarunning.


When Motivation Hits Rock Bottom
When Motivation Hits Rock Bottom
on January 25
11 Comments

The Trail Sisters discuss a lack of motivation for running and how to kickstart it.