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Get to Know: Josh Wentzell

Get to Know: Josh Wentzell

Name: Josh WentzellDBR Ambassador: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Facebook   Blog Who runs in sandals and just updated his blog about Haiti? This...

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...

Get to Know: Jack Rosenfeld

Get to Know: Jack Rosenfeld

Name: Jack RosenfeldDBR Ambassador: Seattle, Washington Facebook   Twitter Sunny week in #Seattle. Great end to the work week and start...

Get to Know: Kendall Peters

Get to Know: Kendall Peters

Name: Kendall PetersDBR Ambassador: Fillmore, California Facebook So happy it's Friday! Can't wait for mountain time. #tgif #dirtbagrunners A post...

Get to Know: Antti Kulmala

Get to Know: Antti Kulmala

Name: Antti KulmalaDBR Ambassador: Lahti, Finland Facebook Aint no sunshine when it's on only darkness every day.. #dmx#esajavesaauringonlaskunratsastajat @kalleis A...

Get to Know: Pete Chavez

Get to Know: Pete Chavez

Name: Pete ChavezDBR Ambassador: Gilbert, Arizona Facebook  Strava Happiness is running with your pup! #lunaorigins #lunasandals #dbrphxteam #dirtbagrunners #dirtbagdoggie #peteyruns...

Get to Know: Leigh Scarber

Get to Know: Leigh Scarber

Name: Leigh ScarberDBR Ambassador: Ventura, California Facebook  Strava Today's hike smelled like wildflowers and rehab. It looked like a snake...

Get to Know: Ellie Hacker

Get to Know: Ellie Hacker

Name: Ellie HackerDBR Ambassador: Boulder, Colorado Facebook  Strava Woke up with a case of the post-mountain blues, nipped it in...

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: Marie-Eve Pelland

Get to Know: Marie-Eve Pelland

Name: Marie-Eve PellandDBR Ambassador: Québec, Canada Facebook  Strava Fun with baby 🐕😍 #nationalpetday . . . #canicross #dog #rescuedog #labrador...

Get to Know: Alex Carrion

Get to Know: Alex Carrion

Name: Alex CarrionDBR Ambassador: Simi Valley, California Facebook  Twitter They say it is a once in a lifetime experience, and...

Get to Know: Clint Green

Get to Know: Clint Green

Name: Clint GreenDBR Ambassador: Tulsa, Oklahoma Facebook This is the look of pure joy combined with exhaustion and pain right...

Get to Know: Josh Arthur

Get to Know: Josh Arthur

Name: Josh ArthurDBR Ambassador: Eastern Idaho Facebook  Twitter  Strava  Website/Blog No matter the weather or the mood, run towards the...

Get to Know: Sophie Tsairis

Get to Know: Sophie Tsairis

Name: Sophie TsairisDBR Ambassador: Bozeman, Montana Facebook Sometimes you just need some ridgeline love. #mountainmeditation #feelslikehome Thanks @kristinapattison for the...

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: Maili Costa

Get to Know: Maili Costa

Name: Maili CostaDBR Ambassador: Marin County, California Facebook ✨"Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Do what you love. Live...

Get to Know: Gina Crosswhite

Get to Know: Gina Crosswhite

Name: Gina CrosswhiteDBR Ambassador: Bellingham, Washington Facebook Nothing quite beats flying down hill. Except maybe the finish line of a...

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...

Get to Know: Tyler Clemens

Get to Know: Tyler Clemens

Name: Tyler ClemensDBR Ambassador: Co-founder & CFO – Littleton, Colorado Facebook  Capped off the weekend with a Centennial Cone Summit....

Get to Know: Niki Pasion

Get to Know: Niki Pasion

Name: Niki PasionDBR Ambassador: Core Team – Community Outreach Specialist & Copywriter Facebook  Peek-a-boo Canyon, so appropriately named. #trailrunning #ultrarunning...

Get to Know: Kelly Shockley

Get to Know: Kelly Shockley

Name: Kelly Shockley DBR Ambassador: Centennial, Colorado Twitter  Facebook #runwiththedoc Don't forget to stay hydrated as these temps drop and the...

Get to Know: Crista Scott

Get to Know: Crista Scott

Name: Crista Scott DBR Ambassador: SoCal ☺ / Co-Founder Twitter  Facebook  Dirtbag Runners Master Penny and I would like to...

Get to Know: Ben Syzek

Get to Know: Ben Syzek

Name: Ben Syzek DBR Ambassador: Core Team – Website Development & Colorado Springs Ambassador Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Facebook Gettin...

Get to Know: Michelle Evans

Get to Know: Michelle Evans

Name: Michelle Evans DBR Ambassador: Core Team – Social Media Influencer & Ventura County Ambassador Location: Ventura, California Blog: wordpress.com/runningwithmountaingoats Facebook Javelina...

Get to Know: Nicklaus Combs

Get to Know: Nicklaus Combs

Name: Nicklaus Combs DBR Ambassador: Core Team – Twitter Manager Location: Boulder, Colorado Facebook  Twitter cruising up the second flatiron on the...

2017 Dirtbag Runners Ambassadors

2017 Dirtbag Runners Ambassadors

We are excited to announce our 2017 Dirtbag Runners Ambassadors! These individuals exemplify the ideals behind the dirtbag lifestyle and will...

Get to Know: Steven Novicki

Get to Know: Steven Novicki

Name: Steven Novicki DBR Ambassador: Southeast Michigan Facebook   Instagram 1. Favorite Trail: Potowatomi Trail, Pinckney, MI 2. Favorite Race: Run...

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 Ambassador Cat Bradley pulls in Win at Rio De Lago 100

This past weekend, DBR Ambassador and Salomon Athlete Cat Bradley pulled in an EPIC win at Rio De Lago –...

Become A Dirtbag Runners Ambassador for 2017!

Become A Dirtbag Runners Ambassador for 2017!

Dirtbags! It’s that time of the year again! We are now taking applications (through our online form) for Dirtbag Runners...

Product Review: Nemo Nocturne 15 Sleeping Bag

Product Review: Nemo Nocturne 15 Sleeping Bag

We are super pumped to be teaming up with BackCountry.com to show you guys the best gear for outdoor adventures,...

Dirtbag Runners: Our Favorite Gear

Dirtbag Runners: Our Favorite Gear

A dirtbag has two choices: to spend their money frivolously, or to invest it in things that matter. More often...

Dirtbag Dogs: Ambassador Julie Blanda and Isis

Some of us have that one running buddy.  That one someone who is up with you at 4 a.m. for the...

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...

Dirtbag Essentials: Go Rumpl Blankets

Dirtbag Essentials: Searching out the best gear for your dirtbag adventures.    Go Rumpl blankets are new to the scene...

Timmy Olson – Dirtbag Interview of the Week

We are so stoked to have our friend Timmy Olson as the Dirtbag of the Week. This dude is truly...

Dirtbag of the Week – Candice Burt

One thing we love at Dirtbag Runners is hearing stories from other dirtbags from around the world. We decided to...

The North Face 100K by Giles Moore

My eight months of preparation rounded off with a perfect final week. Three short gentle runs felt effortless, and by...

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...

Dirtbag Runners Recipes: Dragon-Energy-Ball-Z Recipe by Emily Nagle

Dirtbag Runners Recipes: Dragon-Energy-Ball-Z Recipe by Emily Nagle

  My recipes are made for people who love and need carbs. They will attempt to add as many calories...

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 Run in the Woods: How I Came to Be a Trail Runner – by Julie Blanda

A Run in the Woods: How I Came to Be a Trail Runner – by Julie Blanda

  The day was overcast and a little chilly, but it was dry and there was no wind. It was...

Running in the Shadows of Giants: A Woodside 50K Race Report by Michelle Evans

Running in the Shadows of Giants: A Woodside 50K Race Report by Michelle Evans

    We awoke with a start to three synchronized alarms sounding off harmoniously. After a night of touring around...

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 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:...

10 Signs You’re A Dirtbag Trail Runner

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you are or suspect someone you know to be a dirtbag trail-runner. I’m here...