Lisa Jhung releases her new book “Trailhead”

PR from Dave Trendler, VeloPress.  You can find this and other trail running books listed on our “Resources” page.

Boulder, CO, USA – April 3, 2015 – Please join Boulder’s running community at two upcoming parties celebrating the release of a new book by Boulder-based running journalist Lisa Jhung.

Jhung is a veteran trail runner, triathlete, adventure racer, and one of the best-known running gear reviewers in the running industry. Her new book Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running releases in early April and will be available for purchase and autographs at each event.

Group Run from Flatirons Running
April 8
5:30 p.m. Check-in for a group run from the store
7:00 p.m. Reception at the store with refreshments
629 South Broadway Ave
Boulder, CO 80305

Launch Party at Upslope Brewing Company
April 21, 5:30 p.m.
1898 South Flatiron Circle
Boulder, CO 80301
Get a free beer while supplies last!

Trail running is one of the fastest-growing ways to enjoy the outdoors, with millions of runners and joggers enjoying off-road runs on America’s 60,000 miles of trail. Now, with a new book from veteran trail runner and Runner’s World columnist Lisa Jhung, aspiring trail runners can get the dirt on all things trail running. Jhung’s new book, Trailhead, is a witty, fun guide to everything runners need to know about running off the beaten path. With talented illustrator Charlie Layton, Jhung offers an illustrated pocket guide for all runners curious about running off-road or wanting to run farther into the backcountry. She offers authoritative advice on everything from how to find good trails to run, how to choose the best shoes and clothing, how to carry enough water, and how to stay safe from wildlife and weather. Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running will be available in bookstores, running shops, and online in early April. Preview the book at

Trailhead is a smart, entertaining read as well as a thorough resource for everyone from aspiring trail runners to those looking to get the most out of every trail run, whether in a city park or on a mountain adventure.

Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running
Lisa Jhung with illustrations by Charlie Layton
Paperback with two-color interior and 70 illustrations
5″ x 7″, 264 pp., $18.95, 9781937715328

Lisa Jhung is a veteran trail runner, triathlete, adventure racer, and journalist. She is a contributing editor for Runner’s World and is the Runner’s World trail running columnist. Lisa has also worked as an editor at Trail Runner Magazine and was a co-founding editor of Adventure Sports magazine. Her features, training stories, gear reviews, profiles and travel pieces have appeared in Backpacker, Competitor, Details, Fitness, Inside Triathlon, Men’s Journal, Runner’s World, Shape, Outside, Women’s Running, Triathlete, and more. She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband Mark and two sons. Charlie Layton is an illustrator and designer based in Philadelphia. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, rock climbing, traveling, and photography.

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