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Must-watch trail running videos from 2017

Time is well-wasted watching these trail running videos from the past 12 months

Billy Yang

As 2017 comes to a close, we’ve compiled some of the notable videos to come out of the trail running scene.

From short film-style videos from Billy Yang to intense race moments like the finish of the Barkley Marathons to short and exhilarating clips showing Kilian Jornet, below are the must-watch trail running videos that you can watch right now (excluding Where Dreams Go To Die as it’s not publicly available) from 2017.

RELATED: Canadian Running’s top in-house videos of 2017.

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Life In A Day | The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run by Billy Yang

Found On 49 | The Story Of Jim Walmsley by Summit Love Productions


“How One Wrong Turn Changed Jim Walmsley’s Career” by Summit Love Productions

“Western States 100 | The Window Seat 008” by Billy Yang

“My Addiction” by Casey Neistat

Barkley Marathons finish (including John Kelly and Gary Robbins) by Jamil Coury and Michael Doyle for Canadian Running

Gary Robbins misses the Barkley Marathons cutoff by six seconds

(Part 1 of 2) Chaos and heartbreak. Gary Robbins' finish at the Barkley Marathons comes down to seconds and confusion. #BM100 #BarkleyMarathons Salomon Running RECAP: http://runningmagazine.ca/2017-barkley-marathons-recap/(Note: This is an edited version of the original video, as it included footage of the course map.)

Posted by Canadian Running Magazine on Monday, April 3, 2017

Gary Robbins after the 2017 Barkley Marathons

(Part 2 of 2) He got all the pages, made it to the yellow gate, but missed by seconds. Still, Gary Robbins held his head high in the end. One of the most extraordinary finishes you'll ever see. #BM100 Salomon Running #BarkleyMarathons RECAP: http://runningmagazine.ca/2017-barkley-marathons-recap/

Posted by Canadian Running Magazine on Monday, April 3, 2017

Kilian Jornet’s treacherous descent at the Mont Blanc Marathon by Seb Montaz

Allez Gros !

La descente c'est pour la récupération non?Isn't downhill a recovery time?Stian Angermund-Vik & Kilian Jornet au Marathon du Mont Blanc.Aiguillette des Posettes, 2200m.Stabilisé avec SteadXP PNY Technologies#MarathonMontBlanc Salomon Running #timetoplay

Posted by Seb Montaz Studio on Monday, June 26, 2017

Adam Campbell’s finish at the Hardrock 100 by iRunFar

Western States 100 finisher beats 30-hour cut-off by seconds by Deron Ruse and iRunFar

Final minutes of WS100. James Bonnett's aunt Karen coming in – Paul Bonnett Erin LoStracco Nattu Natraj Karen Bonnett Natraj Katy Gifford #womenofultrarunning

Posted by Deron Ruse on Sunday, June 25, 2017

UTMB highlight video

UTMB® Best Of 2017 (PTL® TDS® OCC® YCC CCC® UTMB®)

Thanks to you all, it was amazing… see you in 2018!Merci à tous, et rendez-vous en 2018 !

Posted by Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – UTMB on Sunday, September 3, 2017