I have a 100 mile race coming up where I’ll be running throughout the night. This will be my first time running for longer than two hours in the dark and I’m a bit nervous about it. Do you have any recommendations on headlamps, and any tips on embracing those long dark hours?
Trail Sisters is excited to welcome long time Team Community member and Birmingham Local Group Leader, Kristi Confortin, as the new Community Team Manager.
The Lake Sonoma Race Series and Trail Sisters, the leading women’s trail running community whose mission is to increase women’s participation and opportunity in trail running, will join forces to inspire, educate and empower not only women, but also BIPOC runners in the ultra-running community.
How do you conquer any fears of running or hiking alone? Are there precautions you take?
Speedwork: Is it really all that important, and if I need to do it, how much should I be doing per week?
Currently, I walk almost 3 miles every day, but I’d really like to start jogging. Would it be better to follow a walk/run routine or just jog as long as I can? Any guidance would be much appreciated.
How do you train for altitude and vert if you live at sea level or in a flat-ish area? Any tips, tricks, or suggestions would be great!
I am a newer trail runner, and definitely back of the pack. I struggle with body image and would love to hear your thoughts about accepting one’s body the way it is, rather than trying to fit the mold of a traditional thin runner.
I’m fearful of falling when running downhill. Do you have any tips or techniques that can help me?
How do you prioritize training without feeling guilty about your mom duties?
I enjoy adventuring on the trails (both hiking and running) but am always doing it solo. What do you do to keep yourself safe, or what precautions do you take?
Many are calling for white Americans to educate themselves and take action. Our work is hundreds of years overdue. We call on every runner who hasn’t joined the struggle for racial and climate justice to start now. It’s time for us to make anti-racist learning and behavior a part of our everyday lives.
Ask the Trail Sisters!
What is your favorite form of cross-training during the winter months?
About a quarter mile up Three Gulch, a local semi-technical single-track trail here in Carbondale, Colorado, the rhyme, “Jack be nimble, Jack be quick,” kept playing over and over in my head. My subconscious eludes to the reason being that’s exactly how my body was feeling.
A few weeks ago I received an Ask The Trail Sisters submission regarding: How do I correctly fit my hydration vest? This is a very good question, but one that is hard to answer. As I began to construct a response back, it occurred to me that I should create an informative and educational resource for everyone and anyone looking for help on successfully fitting their hydration vest.
After many long hours building a platform and researching events, we are super excited to share our official Trail Sisters Race Calendar!
Today marks the three year anniversary (or birthday) for Trail Sisters! In 2016 TS founder Gina Lucrezi launched the Squarespace site from her kitchen table in Boulder, Colorado.
As winter rapidly approaches, and has already arrived in some areas, we wanted to provide you with a review of our favorite cold weather insulated
How do you handle cat calls or unwanted comments?
How much is too much when running with your dog?