Trail Running (UK) - - Welcome -

WHAT I love about trail run­ning the most is the fact it re­ally is a wel­com­ing and friendly sport. Re­cently I was on hol­i­day in Skiathos – very glam­orous, I know – and saw a ban­ner ad­ver­tis­ing a 10k race through the foothills around town. Could I run, I asked. Of course, came the en­thu­si­as­tic an­swer, and be­fore I knew it I was signed up and standing on the start line with an as­sorted bunch of mod­er­ately tanned fel­low hol­i­day mak­ers, along­side bronzed, su­per-fit-look­ing lo­cals. And while the race was great, as ever it was the post-race drinks, chats and cuts-and-bruises com­par­isons that re­ally made the day com­plete. We Brits com­pared blood stains and re­counted tales of miles lost in the thorn-sharp scrub. It was a bril­liant way to spend the morn­ing; so much more re­ward­ing than just sit­ting sip­ping a cof­fee or beer as so many be­mused Brits abroad were do­ing (we did that after the run, ob­vi­ously). To me that sums up what trail run­ners are all about. We know how much fun it is, how in­spi­ra­tional a morn­ing out can be and why it’s down­right live to here at Trail Run­ning. Our goal is to mo­ti­vate, in­spire and leave you dream­ing of that next great run, whether it’s on hol­i­day or be­fore you go to work. With that in mind, see you out on the trails soon!

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