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A Full Guide to Running

Take your first steps, pick up your pace, and explore new paths. Here's our roundup of tips, inspiration, and community encouragement to empower your pursuit.

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12 Tips for Beginner Runners

By Erin McGrady

Photo: Caroline Perdue

How to Stay Safe and Prevent Injury While Exercising Outdoors

By Jason Lewis

Photo: Jason Hatfield

5 Functional Movements to Keep You Adventure-Ready

By Jen Weir

Photo: Jen Weir

Keeping in Touch with Your Health

By Adam Edwards

By Adam Edwards

10 Things I Wish I’d Known About Trail Running Before I Started

By Erin McGrady

Photo: Caroline Perdue

How to Prepare and Pack for Running Off the Grid

By Sarah Seads

Photo: Sarah Seads

Ultra, Adventure, Trail Running the 50-mile Zion Traverse

By Rachel Davidson

Photo: Rachel Davidson

8 Trail Runs Not For The Faint Of Heart

By The Outbound Collective

Photo: Jason Hatfield

Cover photo: Caroline Perdue

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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