With all hope, face-to-face races will be back in all their glory. However, the virtual ones don't look like they're going anywhere too fast. Here are some tips to help you succeed.
A Little Worn, A Lot Loved: 2021 Dirtbag Runners Ambassadors and the Age-Old Gear They Can’t Get Enough Of
Extending the life of your gear (or someone else's) plays a role in your environmental impact. Here's what our 2021 Ambassadors had to say about their much-loved pieces.
What do ultramarathons really consist of? Long hours on the trails? Yes. Some suffering? Most likely. Community and kindness? Almost definitely.
Written by Tuesdays for Trash Co-Founder Sharona Shnayder For many reasons, 2021 has been branded as a year of renewal and hope. It has been [...]
Are you familiar with the story of how Dirtbag Runners began? If not, you’re in for a treat by reading the article Crista Tappan, DBR [...]
Blog by Dirtbag Runners Ambassador Melanie Colburn It’s 10 am on a Sunday morning and people in masks and running clothes are starting to gather [...]
Registered for your first trail race and looking at how to get started? Here are 2019 Ambassador Josephine Anselin's best tips for success.
Written by 2019 DBR Ambassador Lyle Mitchell Western North Carolina, USA, has been my home since 2011. During that time, I’ve been fortunate enough to [...]
Wonder what it means to vetää pannut? Looking for a good race to run in Finland? Our 2019 DBR Ambassador Janne Simola has all the [...]
Written by 2019 DBR Ambassador Marie-Eve Pelland. 2018 was a pivotal year for me: learning I was pregnant with my first child early in March, [...]
Written by Brock Cannon. DBR is a proud partner of Prevail Botanicals. In 2016, I started running mountains. I had just “retired” from elite mountain [...]
Happy 2019 Dirtbags! To kick off the new year, we took a look at some of our favorite pieces from the one that just passed. [...]
2018 was a year for the books. Your DBR founder Crista Tappan and the DBR Creative Director Michael Tappan began an exciting new chapter in [...]
Introduction and questions by DBR Ambassador Bobbi Sawchyn When I learned there was a fellow member of the Dirtbag Runners team right down the road [...]
“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer [...]
Dirtbags! We are so stoked to announce that the 2019 Ambassador Applications open on January 1st! Over the last four years, we have traditionally [...]
Introduction and questions by DBR Ambassador Bobbi Sawchyn I was alone. I was 1,920 miles and an international border away from home. I had, in [...]
Written by DBR Ambassador Gary Davidson 'Runs' WHAT A HASHRUN IS NOT: A Hashrun is not a race. Although many Hashers run races, Hashing [...]
Ever wonder what goes through the mind during a 100-miler? Now you've got some insight.
Written by DBR Ambassador Bobby Le It looks like we made it to spring, everyone. Summer will be here before we know it, which means [...]
by ambassador Josh Meyers-Dean So you’re thinking about trying a plant based diet? Maybe it’s for ethical or environmental reason, or you’re just trying [...]
When we are about to head out for our Sunday long run on some beautiful mountain trails, we normally double check we have the [...]
Calm isn’t the right word to describe that evening. Sure, it was quiet and dark; there wasn’t any wind; but the desert was anything but [...]
There are people who time every run with their eyes to their Garmin, stopping their watches when they hit a stoplight; people who will delay [...]
Maybe you have a 9 to 5 and shower every day and regularly use toilet paper – but you don’t always have to! Or maybe you’re 100% dirtbag, looking how you can get deeper into your lifestyle. Here are some tips and tricks for whatever level of dirtbag you are to make you even more of a dirtbag.
Injuries can affect more than just the spot that hurts. Here's how to deal.
This past weekend we were thrilled to join our friend Luis Escobar at his newest race - the La Cuesta Ranch Trail Run in [...]
The 2018 Dirtbag Runners Ambassador Applications are now open! You will have exactly one month from today (November 3rd, 2017) to submit your entry (Ending [...]
Over the last three years, Dirtbag Runners has grown into something we never anticipated - a massive world-wide community, design company, and potentially, camp-out [...]
As a company that designs and sells apparel for the outdoor community, we have begun to see the importance of utilizing recycled and eco-friendly materials. [...]
Name: Josh WentzellDBR Ambassador: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Facebook Blog https://www.instagram.com/p/BPgsOD8DtEN/?taken-by=slimxwhitman 1. FavoriteTrail: Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail 2. Favorite Race: Patapsco Valley Trail Fest 26.2++ 3. Favorite [...]
Name: Leigh ScarberDBR Ambassador: Ventura, California Facebook Strava https://www.instagram.com/p/BTXAn4GhG6R/?taken-by=bareleigh_running 1. Favorite Trail: Ray Miller Trail, Malibu, CA and Wildwood Trail, Portland, OR 2. Favorite Race: [...]
Name: Marie-Eve PellandDBR Ambassador: Québec, Canada Facebook Strava https://www.instagram.com/p/BSxFi6lhIhJ/?taken-by=madame_pelland&hl=en 1. Favorite Trail: I haven't had the chance to travel the world so far, but Quebec has [...]
Name: Alex CarrionDBR Ambassador: Simi Valley, California Facebook Twitter https://www.instagram.com/p/BTAETLlADe9/?taken-by=elalex_c 1. Favorite Trail: My favorite trail is the Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains, [...]
Name: Clint GreenDBR Ambassador: Tulsa, Oklahoma Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BSJ6i2oh1Ps/?taken-by=tulsatrailbum 1. Favorite Trail: I’d have to say a tie. My first real mountain climb was La Luz [...]
Name: Josh ArthurDBR Ambassador: Eastern Idaho Facebook Twitter Strava Website/Blog https://www.instagram.com/p/BOVqk9_B5vq/?taken-by=runjosharthur 1. Favorite Trail: Insert "Off" before trail... Ruby Range Traverse in Crested Butte, Colorado! [...]
Name: Sophie TsairisDBR Ambassador: Bozeman, Montana Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BHGo8csjQeY/?taken-by=sbtsairis 1. Favorite Trail: The Teton Crest Trail, in Grand Teton National Park! Mountain passes with views of [...]
Name: Henry Hayford-TaylorDBR Ambassador: Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BD0R54sBkIJ/?taken-by=henryhayfordtaylor 1. Favorite Trail: Whatever trail I’m on or have just been on … I love them [...]
Name: David LipmanDBR Ambassador: Quensland, Australia Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BAd_VrDNtJx/?taken-by=dlipman5&hl=en 1. Favorite Trail: Hillary Trail Section 7 in New Zealand. Those views and that single track! 2. [...]
Name: Maili CostaDBR Ambassador: Marin County, California Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ-gfa8hF3D/?taken-by=mais_runs_trails 1. Favorite Race: Inside Trail Racing's Rodeo Valley 50k in the Marin Headlands. It's a race practically [...]
Name: Mike CoutuDBR Ambassador: Lipan, Texas Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BQJZz6HBZFN/?taken-by=_ijustfeltlikerunning_ 1. Favorite Trail: Spicewood Springs/Spicewood Canyon Trail, Colorado Bend State Park, TX 2. Favorite Race: Jemez Mountain [...]
Name: Gina CrosswhiteDBR Ambassador: Bellingham, Washington Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BPcyTPlAAXf/?taken-by=happytrigirl 1. Favorite Trail: Skyline Divide at Mount Baker in Washington State, about 45 minutes from where I [...]
Name: Erin Thomas DBR Ambassador: North Central California Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BQDwpa8BTwT/?taken-by=run_dizzle_run 1. Favorite Trail: Trail Tahoe Rim Trail 2. Favorite Race: Born to Run 3. Favorite Running Fuel: Huma [...]
Name: Tyler ClemensDBR Ambassador: Co-founder & CFO - Littleton, Colorado Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BMy_6LzgB_B/?taken-by=allwedoisclemens 1. Favorite Trail: It’s more than one trail, but my favorite run to [...]
Name: Niki PasionDBR Ambassador: Core Team - Community Outreach Specialist & Copywriter Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BG0DKHrrUfu/?taken-by=pasionista 1. Favorite Trail: It’s a toss up between the Appalachian Trail [...]
Name: Kelly Shockley DBR Ambassador: Centennial, Colorado Twitter Facebook #runwiththedoc https://www.instagram.com/p/BNEfFW4Dcke/?taken-by=drkellyshockley 1. Favorite Trail: Impossible to pick just one! I’m happiest on trails in the front [...]
Name: Crista Scott DBR Ambassador: SoCal ☺ / Co-Founder Twitter Facebook Dirtbag Runners https://www.instagram.com/p/BMQIvp3lZUS/ 1. Favorite Trail: I can’t pick just one! The Inca Trail [...]
Name: Ben Syzek DBR Ambassador: Core Team - Website Development & Colorado Springs Ambassador Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BNumP9ejK2W/?taken-by=bsyzek 1. Favorite Trail: Rainbow Trail [...]
Name: Michelle Evans DBR Ambassador: Core Team - Social Media Influencer & Ventura County Ambassador Location: Ventura, California Blog: wordpress.com/runningwithmountaingoats Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BMIlKglBlR7/?taken-by=runningwithmountaingoats&hl=en 1. Favorite Trail: John Muir [...]
Name: Nicklaus Combs DBR Ambassador: Core Team - Twitter Manager Location: Boulder, Colorado Facebook Twitter https://www.instagram.com/p/BKqSN0VAe_B/?taken-by=nicklauscombs&hl=en 1. Favorite Trail: Wild Oak Trail - Virginia 2. Favorite Race: Massanutten Mountain [...]
We are excited to announce our 2017 Dirtbag Runners Ambassadors! These individuals exemplify the ideals behind the dirtbag lifestyle and will no doubt represent us well [...]
Name: Steven Novicki DBR Ambassador: Southeast Michigan Facebook Instagram 1. Favorite Trail: Potowatomi Trail, Pinckney, MI 2. Favorite Race: Run Woodstock and Hideaway Trail Run [...]
Name: Bethany Murray DBR Ambassador: Denver, Colorado Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BMPtKeoAcVb/?taken-by=murrayonthefly 1. Favorite Trail: There is no way that this can be answered, as I live in [...]
This past weekend, DBR Ambassador and Salomon Athlete Cat Bradley pulled in an EPIC win at Rio De Lago - coming in First Female in [...]
Name: Jen Laughlin DBR Ambassador/Core Team Member: Phoenix, Arizona Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BH5VKvcANlg/?taken-by=jenlaughlin_18&hl=en 1. Favorite trail: Horse Creek Trail out of Mono Village in Bridgeport, CA 2. Favorite race: [...]
Name: Oddysey Gastelum DBR Ambassador: Southern California https://www.instagram.com/p/BICJWUbhOkr/?taken-by=oddbball 1. Favorite trail: I haven't ran many trails, but my favorite has to be part of the PCT by [...]