Adventures

A Dirtbag’s Guide to Havasupai Falls

  A Dirtbag’s Guide to Havasupai Falls – below you’ll find everything you need to know to make this paradise...

99 Days on the Te Araroa Trail

99 Days on the Te Araroa Trail

For DBR Ambassador Josephine Anselin, trekking across the the 3000km Te Araroa Trail in New Zealand was not only physically...

Get to Know: Henry Hayford-Taylor

Get to Know: Henry Hayford-Taylor

Name: Henry Hayford-TaylorDBR Ambassador: Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France Facebook Roll on the summer! #chamonix #ultrarunning #vanlife #moroninthemoutains A post shared by...

Get to Know: Erin and Tim Thomas

Get to Know: Erin and Tim Thomas

Name: Erin Thomas DBR Ambassador: North Central California Facebook Everyday I struggle to get out of bed in pain, my...

Get to Know: Kim Bessler

Get to Know: Kim Bessler

Name: Kim BesslerDBR Ambassador: Core Team – Instagram & Social Media Influencer Location: Golden, Colorado Facebook   Adventuresofthepint  Your life is nothing...

A River Runs Through It…and So Do I

A River Runs Through It…and So Do I

Quite awhile ago when I was in my early twenties and still running track and cross country for the University of Montana...

Get to Know: Kyle Konczal

Get to Know: Kyle Konczal

Name: Kyle Konczal DBR Ambassador: Denver, Colorado Twitter The ultra running community is something special! Beautiful day to spend hiking, supporting...

Get to Know: Vanessa Runs

Get to Know: Vanessa Runs

Name: Vanessa Runs DBR Ambassador: Nomad, Wanderer Website: vanessaruns.com Social Media: Facebook  Twitter Whenever I start feeling judgy about another person's choices,...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 10/6/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 10/6/16

As the racing and travel season is starting to slow down, so will our update posts. We’ll obviously still have...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/29/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/29/16

Over the last few weeks, we’ve shared some stories about the difficulties of finishing 100 milers. I’m sure you’ve probably...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/22/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/22/16

When it comes to sponsorships/ambassadorships/partnerships in trail and ultrarunning, there are a lot of companies offering up products. The well-known, big...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/15/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/15/16

It’s not all that often you see Trail/Ultrarunning websites, blogs or magazines talk about DNF’s…usually the focus is on the...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/8/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/8/16

For nearly 80 years, the Ben Nevis Race in the Scottish Highlands has taken runners up & down the highest point in...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/1/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 9/1/16

I’m not sure about everyone else, but I’ve never really been able to find a pair of sunglasses to run...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/25/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/25/16

Not gonna lie, it was kind of an awesome week for Dirtbags! Let’s start out in Colorado where several Ambassadors...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/18/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/18/16

We’re starting off this week’s update with a race report out of Finland with our Ambassador Antti Kulmala. Along with...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/11/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/11/16

It was a pretty BIG week for Dirtbags around the world including races at the Tromso SkyRace, a trail classic...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/4/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 8/4/16

Most of us Dirtbags have trails or races that are on our bucket lists; those that are a “must do”...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 7/28/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 7/28/16

A couple great stories out of the Arkansas DBR’s as several members had a memorable race weekend at the Full...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 7/21/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 7/21/16

Each year there is such an exciting vibe around this time of year because of two of the biggest 100...

DBR Ambassadors and Teams: Weekly Update 7/7/16

DBR Ambassadors and Teams: Weekly Update 7/7/16

We’ll start off this week’s update checking in with the Dirtbags down in Arkansas where it looks like the crew...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 6/23/16

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 6/23/16

It was a relatively slow week in terms of action for the Ambassadors and local teams, but there were still...

40 Of Our Most Epic Trail Running Photos

A thread was posted this week on the Dirtbag Runners Open Community Facebook Group, asking for people to share a photo...

My Dirtbag Soul – by Erin Hill

I’m well aware that I might not be the first person that comes to mind when you hear the term...

A Tale of Two Virgins – by Julie Blanda

A Tale of Two Virgins – by Julie Blanda

A TALE OF TWO VIRGINS Umstead weekend finally arrived.  The anticipation of this race had been palpable for the last...

Carnarvon Gorge – Weekends Done Right – by Meagan Sims

Carnarvon Gorge – Weekends Done Right – by Meagan Sims

Carnarvon Gorge – Weekends Done Right Carnarvon Gorge is GORGEous. I thought it best to get that beaut out of...

We Are Not Rednecks – by Tiffany Tyree

We Are Not Rednecks – by Tiffany Tyree

“We are not rednecks.” I overheard Travis talking to his mom on the phone the other day.  It was obvious...

The Birth of a Dirtbag Runner – by Piers de Gruchy

The Birth of a Dirtbag Runner – by Piers de Gruchy

  What does it mean to be a dirtbag? I guess for me a Dirtbag Runner (DR) is someone who...

Time To Wake Up My Inner Dirtbag – by Meagan Sims

Time To Wake Up My Inner Dirtbag – by Meagan Sims

  “I am going to Papua New Guinea. I am going to hike the Kokoda Trail.”   Saying the words...

Losing the Dirt from the Bag – by Ethan Brown

Losing the Dirt from the Bag – by Ethan Brown

I can’t hear Luke behind me. Only the howling wind screams into my ears. I put my hand on my...

From Materialistic Citygirl To A Less-Is-More Outdoor Trail-Running Dirtbag – by Mirka Markkula

From Materialistic Citygirl To A Less-Is-More Outdoor Trail-Running Dirtbag – by Mirka Markkula

” I just want the simplethings…” – Miquel Yes, he sums up what I want these days more and more....

A Dirtbag’s Journey To Urique by Dan Crouse

A Dirtbag’s Journey To Urique by Dan Crouse

  It was Wednesday morning and I was waking up for the second day at Doug’s hotel.  After three long...

A Scottish Dirtbag Tale by Graham Kelly

A Scottish Dirtbag Tale by Graham Kelly

    I grew up in Scotland during the darkest of the Thatcher years, which started in 1979 and sadly...

A Dirtbag Was Born: The Day I Knew by Toni Tomasello

A Dirtbag Was Born: The Day I Knew by Toni Tomasello

Dirt Bag Self-Gratification – noun – The feeling of tired achy legs, seeing the beauty in the dirt under ones...

A European Dirtbag’s Eight-Month Road-Trip

A European Dirtbag’s Eight-Month Road-Trip

It took me a while to get where I am now. Living in an RV, running ultra distances, working remote...

Dirtbags in the Desert – Crewing Through Hell

Dirtbags in the Desert – Crewing Through Hell

[This post was originally written by Dirtbag Runner Chris Clemens on his blog, ChrisTarzanClemens.com] “What are you doing in July?”...