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Join a Trail Sisters Retreat

June 6th - 9th & August 1st - 4th • Boulder, CO

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Trail Sisters Half Marathon & 10k

September 14th, 2024 • Buena Vista, CO

Run with Her Retreats!

Trail Sisters Run with Her Retreats presented by HOKA provides guided trail adventures (run & hike friendly), for all levels of ability and experience! We foster camaraderie and friendship, and provide educational workshops that add much more to the overall retreat experience!

Join us for a 4 day, 3 night retreat in June or August, located in Boulder, Colorado! Enjoy tasty catered meals, a night out on Pearl Street, the Boulder Farmer’s Market, and the following activities:

  • 4 trail adventures
  • Yoga for Runners
  • Strength & Injury Prevention: presented by Pro-Tec Athletics
  • Wilderness Awareness Workshop
  • Uphill & Downhill Technique Workshop
  • Self Defense Class with Melanie of Way of the Crane

…and did I mention the retreat swag bag (includes HOKA shoes)!

Returning to Running

The orthopedic surgeon pointed to a spot on the computer screen, where MRI images of my knee were displayed. “The location of this tear, combined with this,” he said as he pointed to my age on

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My Healing Journey

I developed a strong aversion to people and running called to me because of its individual nature. You compete with others but out there running you are on your own. I used to try out for track and field every year…

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The Joy of Running “Paw”rtners

I doubt that Yeti will ever run the distances that Alta, a smaller and more energetic dog, did with me. But I can feel our bond becoming stronger. Whenever I pull on my running shoes, he comes to the door, does a downward dog stretch, and looks at me with anticipation.

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Team Trail Sisters
All women are welcome and invited to join! Together, we are a movement driving opportunity and inspiration to all women on the trails.

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Team Trail Sisters

Any and all women are invited to join Team Trail Sisters! Special access to team kits and apparel, Speaker Series webinars, partner discounts, team newsie and communities group, and special meet-up events! Join the team today!

Events

Check out a Run With Her Retreat, the Women’s Trail Half Marathon or come run a Marathon or 50 Mile with us in wine country!

Community

The Trail Sisters Community provides a way to connect with other Trail Sisters, Join Local Groups, learn from educational courses & more!

Resources

Providing tools for success on the trails is important. Find a coach through our coaching directory, get inspired with a film or learn how to apply for an Adventure, Childcare, or Coaching Grant.

Race Calendar

Trail Sisters
Approved Standards

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Rock N' the Knob Trail Challenge
10K
13.1M
50K
September 14, 2024
Claysburg
, Pennsylvania
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Hurricane Hundred K Trail Run and Relay
100K
September 7, 2024
Hurricane
, West Virginia
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Trail Sisters Half Marathon @ Lake Sonoma
13.1M
April 12, 2024
Healdsburg
, California
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Mines of Spain 100
100M
100K
October 18, 2024
Dubuque
, Iowa

Local Groups

Journal

Injury & Recovery
Lisa Wittrock

Returning to Running

The orthopedic surgeon pointed to a spot on the computer screen, where MRI images of my knee were displayed. “The location of this tear, combined

Empowerment
Brooke Peddle

My Healing Journey

I developed a strong aversion to people and running called to me because of its individual nature. You compete with others but out there running you are on your own. I used to try out for track and field every year…

Trail Dogs
Doreen Jarman

The Joy of Running “Paw”rtners

I doubt that Yeti will ever run the distances that Alta, a smaller and more energetic dog, did with me. But I can feel our bond becoming stronger. Whenever I pull on my running shoes, he comes to the door, does a downward dog stretch, and looks at me with anticipation.

Food & Nutrition
Kelly Newlon & Stephanie Howe

Winter Supper

This month features a great little recipe that is a bit of a chameleon.
Although it started out intended for dinner, it works well for breakfast and lunch as well.

Adventure
Heather Anderson

A Journey to All 50 States

In 2021, at age 40. I finally achieved my goal of visiting all 50 states. Most of them I’ve been to multiple times over the years, with there only being 3 states that I’ve only been to once.

Racing & Training
Kelsey McGill

Creating Your Own Training Plan Specific to Ultramarathons

I’ll start by stating that there is no one-size-fits-all training plan, however, having some foundation to start with can be very helpful. I also want to address that hiring a coach can also be a financial barrier for many, and to create inclusivity in the sport I believe making resources accessible for all is important.

Racing & Training
M Salas

Race Volunteering

Volunteering takes a servant’s heart. We all have it, we just have to find the moment that we want to let our long run sit until another day and open up our hearts to give back a little bit. The people you see along the journey make it worth it.

Inspiration
Hannah Williams

A Race to the Starting Line

It’s never too late to become a runner, I tell myself, huffing up a hill and trusting that the ache in my right calf was just that, an ache, and not a sign that my blood vessels were about to spontaneously combust, along with my lungs, and maybe my right rib.

Contributors

Reesa Zagnoli

Tanya Twerdowsky

Kelly Lutz

Lisa Wittrock

Lisa Jhung

Kelsey McGill

Andrea Castro

Michele Yates

Ashli Gurnett

Rachel Edwards