9 Trail Running Races Perfect for Going Off the Grid

Bored with traditional running races? Kick up the dust and go off-road for your next race. In addition to a change of scenery, trail running allows you to connect with nature and challenges your body in new ways.

These nine races around the country are perfect for those looking to have a little fun off the grid.

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Erica Schuckies

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

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