Running at High Altitude

Running at high altitude can be as rewarding as it is challenge… but breathe easy, as we’ve collected some great resources to help you catch your breath when the air gets thin!

If you’re new to running at high altitude, you can start things off by reading An Introduction to Running at High Altitude.

If you’ve got some experience running at high altitude, but want to push yourself harder and higher, read Into Thin Air: The Science of Altitude Acclimation and High Altitude Training and Racing.

Finally, experienced or not, if you’ll be spending time at higher elevations, please read Trail First Aid: Altitude Illness so you’ll be prepared in case you or someone else on the trail is experiencing altitude-related issues.

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