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There's something unique about trail racing, whether it’s the solitude of the forest, the changing light of a desert sunrise or the fun-loving participants that make up the community.
Unlike your local 5K, trail races—many of which extend beyond the marathon distance—include a host of obstacles rarely seen on the roads: challenging terrain, long stretches with no crowds or medical support, and hours upon hours on your feet. The challenges mean poor training can lead to a very long day (and possibly night) out in the wilderness.
Despite those risks, thousands of runners thrive off the beaten path every year. To help you have a positive experience, we spoke to several experts about how to make this year your best on the trails.