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Meet the SLC Air Protectors, a Native American-Led Environmental Nonprofit

A profile of Indigenous-led nonprofit SLC Air Protectors, and its founder, L.J. (Linda Jim.)

Salomon Speedcross 6 Review

An in-depth review of the Salomon Speedcross 6.

This Week In Running: January 30, 2023

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for January 30, 2023.

Black Diamond Rhythm T-Shirt Review

An in-depth review of the Black Diamond Rhythm T-Shirt.

The Curative Power of Nature

AJW’s thoughts on the restorative power of nature and time in green spaces.

TrailFam: City Youth Taking the Trails by Storm

A profile of youth trail running group TrailFam from London, England.

Hotbeds, Hidden Gems, and Underdogs: Ultramarathon Distribution Across the U.S. and Canada

A statistical look at the geographical distribution of ultramarathon races and runners in the United States and Canada.

Addaday Pro Stick Massage Roller Review

An in-depth review of the Addaday Pro Stick Massage Roller.

This Week In Running: January 23, 2023

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for January 23, 2023.

Leki Ultratrail FX.One Superlite Review

An in-depth review of the Leki Ultratrail FX.One Superlite poles.

2023 Winter Spine Race Results: Racers Endure Low Visibility, High Winds, and Waist-Deep Snow

Runners defied brutal winter conditions and set course records in multiple events as several races came down to dramatic finishes.

Am I Doing This Right?

Zach Miller writes about training and our tendency to question if we are doing it right.

Salomon Adv Skin 12 Review

An in-depth review of the Salomon Adv Skin 12.

Running on Intellectual Virtues

Sabrina Little writes about the importance of intellectual virtues in running.

Altra Olympus 5 Review

An in-depth review of the Altra Olympus 5.

This Week In Running: January 16, 2023

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for January 16, 2023.

Petzl Iko Core Review

An in-depth review of the Petzl Iko Core headlamp.

Introducing the Race Director Chronicles

AJW introduces his new article series honoring the race directors who make our sport possible.

Jack Kuenzle and the Bob Graham Round Record

A profile of American ultrarunner Jack Kuenzle, who in 2022 toppled Kilian Jornet’s record on the U.K.’s Bob Graham Round.

inov-8 Raceshell HZ Unisex Review

An in-depth review of the inov-8 Raceshell HZ Unisex.

Humanity’s Superpower: Learning From Others

Explore the ways trail runners and ultrarunners can effectively learn from others.

Watch Jim Walmsley Battle His Mind and the Mountains in His UTMB Quest

Jim Walmsley’s 2022 quest for UTMB victory ended in a fourth-place finish. But that’s only half the story.

Biomechanical Considerations for Winter Running

Joe Uhan offers practical solutions to the challenges of winter running.

This Week In Running: January 9, 2023

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for January 9, 2023.

Nicky Spinks: Tougher Than You Are

Spinks ran a double Bob Graham Round in 2016 — a rare effort that demands a 132-mile Lake District trudge. But that’s far from the hardest she’s ever fought.

2023 Bandera 100k Results: A Record for Dauwalter, Colt Gallops Away

Courtney Dauwalter dominated the 2023 Bandera 100k women’s field, and Jeff Colt led the men at the Western States 100 Golden Ticket race.

Dominika Stelmach Breaks 12-Hour World Record at 2023 Spartanion Race

Dominika Stelmach broke the women’s 12-hour world record at the 2023 Spartanion race in Israel.

UltrAspire Lumen 600 3.0 Waist Light Review

An in-depth review of the UltrAspire Lumen 600 3.0 Waist Light.

The Trail Team Supports Under-Endorsed Rising Trail Runners: Apply Now!

Andy Wacker’s program aims to help rising trail runners who don’t currently have the benefit of sponsorships or other support structures.

The Soul of the Sport

AJW’s thoughts on the qualification policy for the High Lonesome 100 Mile.

Arlen Glick, Tim Tollefson, and Mimmi Kotka Join Craft Elite Run Team

Swedish brand Craft continues its expansion into the trail running and ultrarunning sphere with the addition of three new top runners to its Elite Run Team.

‘Trail Dog’ Inspires and Wrecks You in Equal Measure

‘Trail Dog’ follows three companions as they ramble through the mountains of eastern France. Simple? Yes. Powerful. Double yes.

Into the Light

Hannah Green reflects on the effects of daylight on our habits and our mental state.

Montane Minimus Stretch Ultra Waterproof Jacket Review

An in-depth review of the Montane Minimus Stretch Ultra Waterproof Jacket.

Speed-Based Workouts for Ultramarathon Training

Why and how to use speed-based workouts in your ultramarathon training.

Mount Marathon Race: The Alaska Event That Raised Allie Ostrander

Just a few minutes into the latest video from pro runner Allie Ostrander, it’s clear that the Mount Marathon Race is much more than a race for her.

This Week In Running: January 2, 2023

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for January 2, 2023.

Roll Recovery R4 Body Roller Review

An in-depth review of the Roll Recovery R4 Body Roller.

The Best of iRunFar in 2022

A look at the best of iRunFar in 2022.

AJW’s Five 2023 Predictions for the World of Ultrarunning

AJW’s predictions for 2023 in the world of ultrarunning.

Nike ZoomX Zegama Review

An in-depth review of the Nike ZoomX Zegama.

Watch Ethiopian Girls Race for More Than a Trophy in ‘Bekoji 100’

‘Bekoji 100’ is a film highlighting Desta and Zabu, two teenage women athletes supported by Girls Gotta Run — a nonprofit seeking better lives for African girls.

UltrAspire Alpha 5.0 Race Vest Review

An in-depth review of the UltrAspire Alpha 5.0 Race Vest.

From Slopes to Trails: A Conversation With Hannes Namberger

A profile of ultrarunner and former professional skier Hannes Namberger.

Best Running Hats of 2023

The iRunFar expert test team reviewed the best running hats of 2023.

The North Face Flight Series Men’s Apparel Review

An in-depth review of The North Face Flight Series Men’s Apparel.

AJW’s Taproom 2022 in Ultrarunning Awards

AJW’s nominees for various 2022 end-of-year awards for ultrarunners.

Best Trail Running Shoes of 2023

iRunFar’s experts share their best trail running shoe picks from the more than 200 available trail shoe models.

VJ Ultra 2 Review

An in-depth review of the VJ Ultra 2.

The Man in the Arena

Sabrina Little’s thoughts on the trap of single-mindedness to which runners can fall victim.

Treat Your Own Low Back Pain

Decompress your low back with these self-mobility techniques.

This Week In Running: December 19, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for December 19, 2022.

Hyperice Normatec 3 Legs Review

An in-depth review of the Hyperice Normatec 3 Legs.

Best Cold Weather Running Gear of 2023

Here’s the best winter running gear for staying warm, dry, and happy in the winter.

Change Is Hard

Zach Miller writes about adapting to winter running, and why we shouldn’t compare winter runs to other times of the year.

Bryon Powell Runs Free: Fishing in Alaska

Watch as iRunFar Editor-in-Chief Bryon Powell unwinds while combining running and fly fishing in Alaska.

She Summits: Irish Women Reaching Higher

A profile of She Summits, an all-female trail running community in Ireland.

Nike React Pegasus Trail 4 Review

An in-depth review of the Nike React Pegasus Trail 4.

Goal Setting and Accountability

Bryon Powell sets some goals for the coming months.

Pushing Peaks With Cirque Series Founder Julian Carr

A profile of professional skier, entrepreneur, and Cirque Series founder Julian Carr.

Best Running Socks of 2023

The best running socks of 2023.

Coros Vertix 2 Review

An in-depth review of the Coros Vertix 2.

This Week In Running: December 12, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for December 12, 2022.