Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - The Arboretum, Interlaken Park & Volunteer Park

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail: UW Arboretum, Interlaken Park

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi


We will be running in Interlaken Park and the UW Arboretum.

This session focuses the topic of safety and potential hazards on the trail (wildlife, water, people, first aid, insects...)


Capitol Hill

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses, gaiters are recommended.
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack 
  • Bring snacks and water.
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