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From California to the tip of Maine, each state possesses enough exotic trails and fascinating trails to keep a runner occupied for years. If you like running along the beach, there are routes on sand, road, dirt, and rock that boast incredible Pacific views. You can also get lost in the meadows of the Midwest to stay on a flat track for miles and miles. The number of running trails grows each day. Every type of terrain you can think of exists in this expansive country, with paths of every shape and size.
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Best Time to Visit
March through October is generally the best time to visit. For trail running programs, the spring and fall are the best times, as well as summer in more fair weather locations
How to Get There
Common points of entry include New York, District of Columbia, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, and Seattle. There are regional airports in nearly all states. Infrastructure is well-developed, so buses and private cars can help get you to more remote areas
The weather in the United States varies drastically by region. In higher altitudes - as well as the Midwest and Northeaest, the temperature is mild during running season, with cold and adverse winters. During summer, primarily in the south and southwest, summers can be hot, humid, and hazardous
Trail running is gaining steam as popular sport in the United States. The country is incredibly diverse. Its terrain and landscape, cultures and communities, and overall atmosphere and environment change drastically from one region to another. Running in particular areas is a great way to explore some of the rural areas that are not frequently visited. Classic hiking and trekking routes, like the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail, can be broken down into smaller running segments, adding history to activity. Beginners to trail running can easily find running groups in every part of the country. Beach running is also a discipline that is often associated with trail running, for those who are looking for programs in Florida, California, and beyond
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