New to trails? New to running? This retreat is for you.

Maybe the things you think are holding you back – being slow, not young enough or strong enough – really aren’t. Maybe all you need is an opportunity to put your happiness first, to feel strong and capable and supported. Maybe all you need is a change of scenery...

How to Leave No Trace When on a Trail Running Retreat

Our retreats often take us into wilderness areas, even UNESCO World Heritage Sites, National Parks and into National Forests. It is our collective responsibility to limit our impact on these wild places.  We want you to be comfortable in the new and foreign...

Health + Mindfulness-Related Books for Runners

The following five health- and mindfulness-related books for runners come with my personal recommendation not because they’re new, popular or heavily promoted, but because I can honestly feel really good about recommending them to you. Why? I have a personal...

Why Do We Feel Ashamed for Running at the Back of the Pack?

Diane was in tears as she trailed several hundred yards behind the group of women runners on the desert trail. Seething with frustration at being at the back of the pack, she started thinking: “I don’t belong here.” “I shouldn’t have come.” “I knew I wasn’t ready for...