VERT Journal

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


Trail running #101 – Qué son las Strides

In this quick strides rundown, we’ll go over two things: how to do strides, and why they’re important for you as a trail runner. No matter if you’re running short, fast distances or technical, mountainous ultras, strides are a major


Our Philosophy

What drives us—and why we founded Ever since we discovered that we loved running in the mountains, our time on the trail has always been about using our feet to explore. Throughout our years as professional trail runners, we’ve


Vert Beats #4 08-02-2019

 The Middle Way – Joe Grant If there is anything that we like even more than trail running and ultra races, it’s self-powered adventures–especially if they involve linking a lot of peaks together.   That’s exactly what Joe Grant set out

Vert Beats #3 07-26-2019

DoloMyth SkyRace – Photo credit: The Dolomites are the stuff of dreams for all outdoor enthusiasts. For us as trail runners, the Italian mountain range is famous for the Lavaredo Ultra Trail (LUT)–but, there’s also another race worth mentioning


Trail running for beginners

A quick intro: if you’re already an experienced mountain runner, this probably isn’t the article for you–but please do pass it along to anyone you might know who’s recently started trail running! From the outside looking in, trail running might


Vert Beats #2 07-19-2019

Hardrock 100 If the Hardrock 100 hadn’t been canceled due to the amount of snow in the Colorado mountains, we’d be talking a lot about the race in this newsletter–it would be impossible not to. Every year, Hardrock is one

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