This article was originally written for ATRA’s Trail Times newsletter published in April 2016.
Have you ever rolled into a new town ready to hit those running trails you’ve heard so much about only to waste hours trying to find them? Save time & get hit the dirt faster with the Trail Run Project website or mobile app.
Trail Run Project (TRP) is a crowd-sourced collaboration by and for runners to build the world’s best free trails database. Just in time for spring, they have all the beta for 12,000 running trails covering 56,000 miles – with an average of 30 new trails being added each day!
All trails on TRP are shared by users and approved for accuracy by their professional mapping team. You can browse Top Rated runs to find your next great adventure, while features like difficulty and star ratings, guidebook quality descriptions, interactive maps, elevations profiles, and even 3-D flyover Virtual Runs will help you prepare for a run better than ever before.
Trail Run Project’s free mobile app is your on-the-go tool to explore trails wherever your travels take you. Find the best runs near you, navigate to the trailhead, and see your exact positioning on the map at all times. No signal? No problem. The app works offline.
Join the Trail Run Project community today to discover new trails. Don’t see some of your local faves on the map? Please consider sharing your trails to help others have a great day on the dirt!