Best Trail Running Shoes of 2021
Best Trail Running Shoes of 2021

iRunFar’s experts share their best trail running shoe picks from the more than 200 available trail shoe models.


Western States 100 Updates Golden Ticket Races, Now 3 International Races
Western States 100 Updates Golden Ticket Races, Now 3 International Races
on July 30
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The Western States 100’s 2021-22 HOKA Golden Ticket schedule adds three international races–UTMB, Endurance Trail des Templiers, and Tarawera 102km, and no longer includes any races under 100k.


A Month of Intensive Inconsistency
A Month of Intensive Inconsistency

AJW tells iRunFar about his intense month of life in June, and his return to consistency in July run training.


Ultrarunner Luca Manfredi Receives Second Doping Suspension
Ultrarunner Luca Manfredi Receives Second Doping Suspension
on July 29
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Italian ultrarunner Luca Manfredi tests positive for a banned substance at the 2021 Lavaredo Ultra Trail and provisionally receives his second doping suspension.


Best Men’s Running Shorts of 2021
Best Men’s Running Shorts of 2021
on July 29
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The best men’s running shorts for road running, trail running, ultrarunning, and everything in between.


Merrell Antora 2/Nova 2 with and without Gore-Tex Reviews
Merrell Antora 2/Nova 2 with and without Gore-Tex Reviews

A review of the Merrell Antora 2 and Merrell Antora 2 Gore-Tex trail running shoes.



Crewing an Ultrarunning Partner
Crewing an Ultrarunning Partner
on July 28
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Crewing an ultrarunning partner with Tom Aussem and Coree Woltering.


Jasmin Paris and Kim Collison Set 24-Hour Munros Records in July
Jasmin Paris and Kim Collison Set 24-Hour Munros Records in July

Jasmin Paris and Kim Collison set respective women’s and men’s 24-hour Munros records in Scotland during the month of July.


Two Organizations Pair Trail Running with Environmental Science
Two Organizations Pair Trail Running with Environmental Science
on July 27
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Through workshops and expert access, Footprints Running Camp and the Athlete Climate Academy are pairing running with environmental science.


Into the Night: An Introduction to Running at Night
Into the Night: An Introduction to Running at Night

Read this introductory how-to for to running at night.


This Week In Running: July 26, 2021
This Week In Running: July 26, 2021
on July 26
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This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for July 26, 2021.


The 2021 Hardrock 100 in Slow Motion
The 2021 Hardrock 100 in Slow Motion
on July 26
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Derrick Lytle, of The Juniper Lab, talks to us about making a slow-motion film about the 2021 Hardrock 100, and what storytelling means to him.


SOAR UTR Top Giveaway
SOAR UTR Top Giveaway
on July 24
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Win one of two SOAR UTR Top running shirts.


Ben Feinson Post-Long Trail Men’s Supported Fastest Known Time Interview
Ben Feinson Post-Long Trail Men’s Supported Fastest Known Time Interview
on July 24
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Ben Feinson, an ultrarunner from Richmond, Vermont, just set the men’s supported Long Trail fastest known time. This is our interview with him about his attempt.


Beloved Runner and Mountaineer Fred Zalokar Dies in Yosemite National Park
Beloved Runner and Mountaineer Fred Zalokar Dies in Yosemite National Park
on July 23
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Renowned runner and mountaineer Fred Zalokar perished while hiking in Yosemite National Park. He was just 61 years old.


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