VERT Journal

Trail running is more than just moving your legs. Get inspired with us.


Vert Beats #17 11-01-2019

Nirmal Purja 14/7 Project At, we get inspired by more than just trail running stuff. A few weeks ago, we shared with you our excitement about Eliud Kipchoge breaking the mythical 2 hour marathon barrier in the effort he

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Vert Beats #16 10-25-2019

1st Vert Run Academy in Patagonia We’re really happy to share that last week, we had our first “Vert Academy” event, taking more than 60 kids from the town of Cochrane in the middle of the Chilean Patagonia out for

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Vert Beats #15 10-18-2019

1:59 Challenge You probably already knew what was going to be our main topic in this newsletter, right? It would be impossible not to mention the 1:59 Challenge (about which we’ve been sharing videos for a while now in this


Vert Beats #14 10-13-2019

WS 100 – Survey Every year, the Western States 100 does a survey of everyone who ran the race about which gear they used for Western, which brand of shoes, which hydration system and a lot of other stuff related


Vert Beats #13 10-04-2019

Partner’s In Climb When we see trail running videos, they’re usually about how athletes train for and then reach their running goals. It’s not often that we get a glimpse into the day-to-day routine of elite runners, and even less


The Ultimate Guide to Running your First Trail Race

Context. One of the most beautiful things about trail running is, in my opinion, its simplicity. There aren’t any huge barriers to entry (it doesn’t require any über-expensive, specific equipment, for example.) As I like to say: “Trail running is

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