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Table of Contents—June 2016

Cover photo by Jordi Saragossa

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Cowboys, Indians and the Endurance of Ray Molina

Exploring the edges of humanity in the depths of the Copper Canyons.

By Rickey Gates


Coast to Coast: Nine Awesome Trail Marathons

Despite the rise of ultras, there have never been more great marathons to choose from, even for trail runners.

By Alex Kurt


Spring 2016 Trail-Shoe Review

These eight new models will take you where you want to go.

By Paul Cuno-Booth



trail tips How to get started in obstacle-course racing

ask the coach Fitting in strength work; hydrating on long runs; healthy downhill running

nutrition Why three top trail runners choose plant-based diets

adventure A runner searches for escape in a crowded Nicaraguan city (and takes whatever she can find)

faces The trail-running passion of a Grammy-winning musician

making tracks A fruitarian ultrarunner; Hardrock in winter; Stevie Kremer’s laid-back training style


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