How to Get Started

Trail running is a great way to enjoy nature, get exercise and explore beyond the roads. While there is an abundance of specialized trail running gear & footwear, you can use standard running equipment to get started. Click the button below to read our "8 Trail Running Tips: How to get started" article!

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Coaches & Camps

Take your trail running to the next level by hiring a coach or attending a camp. Choose from our list of over 50 coaches & over 120 trail running camps by clicking the button below:

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Trail Maintenance

Learn how to preserve and care for the trails you enjoy. Find a trail work group near you in our national directory of over 120 organizations:

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Accident Insurance

The American Trail Running Association has partnered with Adventure Advocates to provide low cost accident medical insurance for trail runners:

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Joining a club is a great way to meet other trail runners. We've compiled a list of over 120 mountain, ultra and trail running clubs located around the United States.

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Diversity & Inclusion Links

Running Organizations

USA Track & Field's Mountain, Ultra & Trail Links

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