The Five Most Read Trail Runner Articles in June 2022

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

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Jim Walmsley finishes the 2021 Western States 100, winning the iconic race for the third time. (Photo: Courtesy Hoka)

1. How to Run Western States 100

by David Roche

The Western States 100 is the Super Bowl of US trail running. It’s hard and hot, and it presents unique problems for all athletes. These 10 race-day tips are designed to help athletes solve those problems, and they may help you excel at any ultra.

2. The Rule of 10

by Nicholas Triolo

This one trick can get you out the door and into a routine of consistency and health, whatever life brings.

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3. 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Ultra

by Zoë Rom

From fueling to having fun, here are 5 lessons our editor learned the hard way. 

4. The Best Trail Running Gear Of 2022

by Trail Runner Magazine

From shoes and apparel to tech and hydration, here’s all the best trail running gear of 2022, chosen by our editors and testers.

Adam Peterman at Robinson Flat (Mile 30.3) (Photo: Ryan Thrower )

5. 7 Quick-Hitter Takeaways From The 2022 Western States 100

by David Roche

Media coverage is booming, athletes are rapidly improving, thoughts on heat, and more. Here’s a breakdown of some of the 2022 highlights.

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Want to Know What It Takes to Finish at Western States? Just Ask Hellah Sidibe.

Find out what happened when this six-year run streaker and HOKA Global Athlete Ambassador took on an iconic ultramarathon in California's Sierra Nevada