The Five Most Read Trail Runner Articles in September

Curious what's trending? Here were the five most popular Trail Runner articles published last month.

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1. Eight Takeaways From Kilian Jornet’s 2022 Training Data

by David Roche

Kilian Jornet, aka the Greatest Of All Time, just published a summary of his training data and practices for all of 2022. His post is destined to be a legendary guide to thinking about training theory and what it takes to have the best season ever. Let’s break it down.

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2. “Capacity Training” Is The Key to Long-Term Running Endurance

by Jason Fitzgerald

In the latest Performance Corner, we learn that to build endurance is to build “capacity.” But what does this look like? Our expert strength running coach Jason Fitzgerald explains. 

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3. Four Takeaways From The Training of Eliud Kipchoge, Marathon GOAT

by David Roche

Eliud Kipchoge just set a mind-boggling world record at the Berlin Marathon, running 2:01:09 to break his own mark by 30 seconds. Analyzing his training to become the GOAT in the marathon could provide fascinating insights for all athletes.

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4. What The Heck Is Piriformis Syndrome?

by Fara Rosenzweig

The diagnosis is tricky and can easily be confused with sciatica—and it’s one of the most common running injuries.

5. No One Commits To Running Downhill Like Kristina Mascarenas. That’s How She Won Last Weekend’s Pikes Peak Marathon.

by Brian Metzler

With record-shattering descents and a deep love for the mountain, Colorado-based Mascarenas overcame unhealthy habits and injury to become the Queen of Pikes Peak.

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