Home > The Shakeout Podcast

The Shakeout Podcast: Why trail running could be the perfect addition to your summer training

This month, we’re bringing you episodes dedicated to helping you run smart and strong throughout the summer. We’ll equip you with the tools you need to survive and thrive all season long. This week, we sit down with Canadian Trail Running editor Tory Scholz, who tells us why the trails might just be the perfect addition to your fall race build.

RELATED: Do I need poles for ultra trail running?

Tory gives us her best endorsement for why everyone should consider adding the trails to their summer training routine. She also shares her advice on how to get started, from the gear you’ll need, to trail running etiquette, to how to find the perfect trails for you.

RELATED: Running your first (or 99th) ultra: an internal dialogue

Check out a few of Tory’s stories to help you take the first steps into the trail running world:

Trail Running Clubs Across Canada

Why you should never date a trail runner

Your Trail Running Dictionary

12 Trail Running Podcasts for Your Next Run

…And her favourite trail podcasts:

Trail Running Women

Journey to Ultra