Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running

By on April 10, 2016

Thanks for your interest in Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running by iRunFar’s Meghan Hicks and Bryon Powell. On this page, you can find links to purchase the book, learn more about it, and spread the word about it. To see excerpts and ideas from the book, check out our article series of the same name on iRunFar.

Ways to Order Where the Road Ends

Where the Road Ends is available from a wide variety of local book stores, running and outdoors retailers, and online vendors. Amazon.com tends to have the lowest pricing, while shopping at your local specialty stores helps support your community.
The book is now available electronically on Kindle, as well as other eReader platforms.

About Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running

Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail RunningWhether you are an experienced road runner or an outdoor enthusiast who wants to explore a new way of appreciating nature, Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running will give you the tools you need to run safely and enjoyably. It covers:

  • Techniques for running on different kinds of ground and through different terrain;
  • Gear details, including matching your shoes to the running terrain;
  • Trail safety, including navigation and map reading, first aid, and water crossings;
  • Trail running training plans; and
  • Participating in off-road races.

Author Meghan Hicks was the 2013 winner of the prestigious Marathon des Sables set in the deserts of Morocco, while fellow author Bryon Powell publishes the popular trail running and ultrarunning website iRunFar.com. Together their comprehensive guide sends you down the right path.

Spread the Word about Where the Road Ends!

One of the great things about the running community is its willingness to help out other runners. Well, by spreading the word about Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running you’ll help your fellow runners by letting them know where they can learn more about trail running. If you love trail running, why not share that love with others?!

There are many ways you can get the word out about the book. Doing even one of them could make another runner’s day:

  • Order Where the Road Ends today. Order a copy for a friend!
  • Mention the book on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
  • If you have a blog or website or podcast, consider featuring Where the Road Ends. (Contact us for a review copy.)
  • Send an email to a friend who you think would be interested in the book.
  • Write a review or rate the book on Amazon.com.
  • Ask a local book store, running store, outdoor retailer, or library to carry the book.

On behalf of all runners, as well as the two of us, thanks for your interest in Where the Road Ends!

Get out there!
Meghan and Bryon

Bryon Powell

is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.