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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...

2016 Dirtbag Gift Guide for the Holidays

2016 Dirtbag Gift Guide for the Holidays

If you’ve ever felt the stress of trying to find a last minute gift, you know you don’t want to...

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...

DBR Ambassadors & Teams: Weekly Update 5/26/16

As the Dirtbag Runners community continues to grow, we thought it would be fun to shine a spotlight on our...

Dirtbag of the Week – Howard Cohen

  This week’s dirtbag highlight is Howard Cohen, better known as H’ard to some. He is a badass veteran of the...

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...

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...

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 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...

What Defines The Word “Dirtbag”?

What Defines The Word “Dirtbag”?

Dirtbag Runners Crista Scott, Cat Bradley, Sean Garbutt and Tyler Clemens in Bryce Canyon, Utah. (Photo Credit: Molly Nugent)  ...

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...

Inside the Rock: Canyon de Chelly Ultramarathon

Inside the Rock: Canyon de Chelly Ultramarathon

Written by Dirtbag Runner Michelle Evans. Canyon de Chelly: a Spanish borrowing of the Navajo word Tséyiʼ: “inside the rock.”...

What’s it Like To Quit Your Job and Travel?

[This article was originally posted by dirtbag Vanessa on her blog, VanessaRuns.com.] Two things happened recently to inspire this post:...