New gear to help you start trail running

Like to run? Ditch the sidewalk (or, worse, the treadmill) for a dirt path and enjoy plenty of perks offered by trail running.

RUNNERS TIRED OF POUNDING pavement have hit the trails by the millions over the past few years. For Scouts and Scouters who are used to hiking, trail running can quickly speed your pace; you’ll cover more ground and be more comfortable while backpacking if trail running is part of your training. Here’s a look at the gear you need to lace up and head out for a run. All prices are MSRP.


STEPHEN REGENOLD is an avid trail runner and founder of

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