Good morning trail friends! Did you “crush” your long run this weekend? Meg Mackenzie dives into this question from a different angle, exploring our use of macho language in trail running. Trail runners tell all and dish on their favorite aid station cravings. Plus, 3 ways to have more fun while running. Enjoy!
– Jenn Hughes
THE WEEKEND COOL DOWN
Ultra Fantastic Feels
Need a reminder that the world is full of goodness? Look no further than a weekend ultra–brimming with community, connection, and all the feels. A few of our favorite moments from last weekend:
Annihilate the course record? Crush the competition?
We like to think of trail running as a joy-infused, soul-filling athletic adventure in the beauty of Mother Nature–so why are our descriptions peppered with violence, war speak, and patriarchal qualities?
Meg Mackenize explores this thought provoking topic and offers playful suggestions on how we might shift our language to create the trail running culture (and world) we seek.