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Table of Contents—March 2015



Hit the Dirt Running

Trail running will enchant and challenge you, push you to unbelievable highs and lows and introduce you to a lot of new friends in high places. Here's how to get started.

By Alex Kurt


Channeling My Inner Kilian

A weekend running in Switzerland's life-changing singletrack heaven: the Alpstein.

By Doug Mayer

Photos by PatitucciPhoto



Light My Way

Seven night-tested headlamps for runners.

By Paul Cuno-Booth



Achieving the Mission Impossible

How to train with a family and a full-time job—in other words, a real life.

By Garrett Graubins


A Better Trip Makes a Better Race

Four trail-running pros share their race-travel tips.

By Sarah Lavender Smith


Ask the Coach

To beer or not to beer, stroller training and is there such a thing as old-man strength?

By Matt Hart



Running the Rockpile

Running up Mount Washington, "Home of the World's Worst Weather," in the dead of winter.

By Doug Mayer


Racing through Time

Westchester County's Paine to Pain Half Marathon is a gritty trail race just a cab ride from Manhattan.

By Joe Garland



2015 Trail Runner Trophy Series Race Directory

Over 185 scenic and challenging trail races across the U.S. and Canada.


2014 Trail Runner Trophy Series Wrapup

See what all the buzz is about.


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