The Five Most Read Trail Runner Articles in 2022 (So Far)

A roundup of our most popular online articles so far this year.

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Spring is here. For much of the country, this time of year brings unsettled weather – ice thawing, days stretching, seasons changing. As we officially dip into the second quarter of 2022, here are the five most-read new Trail Runner articles on the website so far this year. Enjoy! 


1. The Wildly Cool Training Approach of Speed Skating Gold Medalist

by David Roche
Athletes from Norway are using variations of intensity-controlled threshold training, double-workouts, and focused specific work to great success on the international stage. The approach has important takeaways for all athletes. Let’s take a deep dive into some training theory.


2. No Finishers at the Barkley Marathons

by Drew Dawson
Barkley wins again. For the fifth year in a row, no one could best the infamously rugged course in trail’s quirkiest event.


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3. Sage Canaday is Back 

by Micah Ling
After a health scare and a destructive apartment fire, Sage Canaday is returning to the racing scene. And he’s not messing around.


4. The 2022 Trail Shoe Preview

by Brian Meltzer
The new batch of trail running shoes is coming soon, and there’s a lot to look forward to.


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5. There is No Space for Guilt in Endurance Fueling

by Kylee Van Horn and Zoë Rom
There’s an implicit message floating around endurance sports that equates processed food with “guilt.” Here’s why we think that’s bogus. 

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