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We seek the long run, far from civilization and trailheads. We run to connect with nature and fight to protect the land.
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The Most Obvious Line
Luke Nelson's FKT on the Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup.
Luke Nelson's FKT on the Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup.
Luke Nelson
5 min Read
Jenn Shelton’s FFFKT (Fastest Fish Fourteener Known Time)
*Fastest Fish Fourteener Known Time I picked it up on a whim at the ranger station in Bishop 2012. I was there finagling a permit that would look more or less legal for my attempt to break the men’s speed record across the John Muir Trail starting the next day. And there it was in…
*Fastest Fish Fourteener Known Time I picked it up on a whim at the ranger station in Bishop 2012. I was there finagling a permit that would look more or less legal for my attempt to break the men’s speed record across the John Muir Trail starting the next day. And there it was in…
Jenn Shelton
16 min Read
If You Love It, Run for It: Dispatch from the Inaugural Takayna Ultramarathon
Krissy Moehl reports from the inaugural takayna ultramarathon “There are no footprints.” Fellow Patagonia ambassador and New Zealand native Grant Guise voiced what I was thinking. Our headlamps and phone lights dimly illuminated the overgrown double-track from Rebecca Road. “If 100 people are starting a race in five minutes, we would see footprints,” he said…
Krissy Moehl reports from the inaugural takayna ultramarathon “There are no footprints.” Fellow Patagonia ambassador and New Zealand native Grant Guise voiced what I was thinking. Our headlamps and phone lights dimly illuminated the overgrown double-track from Rebecca Road. “If 100 people are starting a race in five minutes, we would see footprints,” he said…
Krissy Moehl
14 min Read
Introducing “Training for the Uphill Athlete” by Steve House
In his new book, Training for the Uphill Athlete, Steve House joins forces with coach Scott Johnston and athlete Kílian Jornet to develop a comprehensive approach to finding the joy and the payoff of intense training effort. Even lunges. The wind had made its presence known all night, the tiny tent shaking off its layer…
In his new book, Training for the Uphill Athlete, Steve House joins forces with coach Scott Johnston and athlete Kílian Jornet to develop a comprehensive approach to finding the joy and the payoff of intense training effort. Even lunges. The wind had made its presence known all night, the tiny tent shaking off its layer…
Steve House
6 min Read
Generations of a Diné Family Reflect on Running
Some time in the northern corner of the Diné reservation helps clarify why this question is so hard to answer. A girl wakes and runs toward the light, her dark hair streaming behind her as she races in the direction of the rising sun. She hears the prayers of her family and friends as her…
Some time in the northern corner of the Diné reservation helps clarify why this question is so hard to answer. A girl wakes and runs toward the light, her dark hair streaming behind her as she races in the direction of the rising sun. She hears the prayers of her family and friends as her…
Meaghen Brown
7 min Read
Seven Recommendations for Trail Racing and Training
Patagonia is thrilled to publish Steve House and Scott Johnston’s second training book, Training for the Uphill Athlete, for which they teamed up with world-class endurance athlete Kílian Jornet. This is an excerpt from the book, now available in Patagonia stores, on Patagonia.com, and at your favorite bookstore or online distributor. I race a lot:…
Patagonia is thrilled to publish Steve House and Scott Johnston’s second training book, Training for the Uphill Athlete, for which they teamed up with world-class endurance athlete Kílian Jornet. This is an excerpt from the book, now available in Patagonia stores, on Patagonia.com, and at your favorite bookstore or online distributor. I race a lot:…
Kílian Jornet
4 min Read
A Very Large, Long Group Run Through the Bob Marshall Wilderness
For the slo-mo, bug-bitten, exhausted joy of really long runs. Time expands and compresses on long runs. Moments of navigation or extended discomfort can seem endless, while the landscape sifts by like a slow-moving picture. And then suddenly it’s been hours that slipped by without you noticing, except for the subtle changes in light and…
For the slo-mo, bug-bitten, exhausted joy of really long runs. Time expands and compresses on long runs. Moments of navigation or extended discomfort can seem endless, while the landscape sifts by like a slow-moving picture. And then suddenly it’s been hours that slipped by without you noticing, except for the subtle changes in light and…
Meaghen Brown
2 min Read
  • A Trip Through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Clare Gallagher, Tommy Caldwell and Luke Nelson explore the coastal plain of northeastern Alaska, a spiritual land for the Gwich’in Nation and an area that remains threatened by the possibility of oil drilling.

    Foothills of the Brooks Range in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.
    Austin Siadak
  • Why We Run: Eli

    As a rancher growing up in the rugged northeast corner of the Navajo Nation with no electricity or running water, Eli Neztsosie learned through years of work what it meant to rely on discipline and endurance. Now he relies on these same skills when running long distances—striving every day, in his words, to be better than he was the day before.

  • Patagonia Action Works

    Protect the Places You Run

    Running is a tool for activism. We support grassroots groups working to protect landscapes and communities around the world. We hope you will too.

    Cruisey downhills in Sycamore Canyon, California.
    Kyle Sparks
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