Posts Tagged: trail running poles

ATRA Member LEKI Introduces First Trail Running-Specific Poles


Announcement from American Trail Running Association member LEKI. Top ultrarunners choose the LEKI UltraTrail FX.One Superlite pole to race this Summer. LEKI has unveiled a completely new trail running pole collection featuring the Trail Shark Grip – the first grip-strap system developed specifically for trail running. Unlike other companies that market trekking/hiking poles for running,… Read more »

ATRA Member LEKI Moves Into the Future With a New Brand Identity


Announcement from American Trail Running Association member LEKI. Feeling the resurgence of the industry after the pandemic year, LEKI will unveil a fresh new look for the first time in 33 years in conjunction with a complete overhaul of their trekking and trail running pole collections in spring 2022. The relaunch will feature a new… Read more »

LEKI and Women Who Hike Team Up to Get More Women Outdoors

LEKI Trail Running Poles

Press release from American Trail Running Association corporate member LEKI USA. To learn more about LEKI poles, read our article Using Poles for a More Efficient Trail Running Experience. LEKI, the leader in skiing, trekking and trail running poles, and Women Who Hike, an organization that empowers women on and off the trail, have announced… Read more »

Using poles for a more efficient trail running experience

Poles can greatly add to a more efficient trail running experience, primarily while walking on uphills. Poles are especially useful in longer in trail running races with lots of sustained or steep terrain. Walking with poles can be a good way to conserve leg power as it allows athletes to engage otherwise unused muscles in… Read more »