Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running

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Trailhead is a witty, fun guide to all things trail running. Veteran trail runner, triathlete, and adventure racer Lisa Jhung offers this illustrated pocket guide to 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 includes:
  • The allure: Why trail running is good for body and mind
  • The essentials: Finding good trails, choosing the best trail running gear, handling trail and weather conditions, what you need to know about nutrition and hydration
  • Safety: How to treat (and avoid) common trail running injuries, first aid, animal safety
  • Etiquette: Right of way, preserving the trail, when nature calls
  • Company: Running alone, with friends, with dogs--or burros!
  • Stronger, faster: At-home exercises to enhance your running
  • Going long: Preparing for longer trail runs or trail races

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.

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Running journalist Lisa Jhung offers this witty beginner's guide to trail running for all runners who'd like to run off road.

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trail" ¢head \trÄ l-hed\

n. 1. The place where a trail begins.

WELCOME TO THE TRAIL. Trailhead is the must-have guide to all things trail running. Written by Runner's World contributing editor and veteran trail runner Lisa Jhung, this smart, illustrated guide is your signpost to everything from how to find good trails to choosing the best shoes and clothing to staying safe when encountering wildlife and weather. In this handy resource, you'll get the lowdown on:

  • Benefits. Why trail running is so good for your body and mind
  • Essentials. Finding great trails, choosing the best gear, preparing for weather, packing smart eats and drinks
  • Safety. Dealing with trail running injuries, first aid, wild animals
  • Etiquette. Preserving the trail, respecting right of way, answering nature's call
  • Company. Running alone, with friends, with animals
  • Racing. Getting faster and stronger, preparing for races

From runners curious about heading off-road to those who are ready to venture deeper into the backcountry, Trailhead is where your path to trail running adventure begins!

Lisa Jhung is a trail runner, triathlete, adventure racer, and journalist. She's a contributing editor for Runner's World. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Outside, Men's Journal, Trail Runner, and Shape.

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