Trail running connects people to wild places, and China is stoked. In the last 6 years, trail running has become one of China’s most popular outdoor activities. With one third of the land mass made up of mountains, the trail running boom is almost inevitable. Salomon athletes Yan Long-Fei and Shanhu describe their experiences with the growth of the sport while running through Chinese trails and mountains. Watch Salmon TV’s video TO RUN, describing how the biggest nation in the world is exploring their wild.
Hundreds of trail races every year means the excitement of trail running in China is just beginning. Trail running offers an opportunity for the next generation of Chinese athletes to reconnect with the wild beauty of their nation.