Running on Technical Terrain

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Running on Technical Terrain - Poo Poo Point via Chirico Trail

This ***MORNING*** field trip will focus on running skills for technical terrain - Running on trails with rocks, roots, mud, creeks, etc.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft

Chirico Trailhead at 6:00AM - We will start running at 6:10AM.


Poo Poo Point via Chirico Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Breathable technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities
  • Lightweight windshell or rainshell
  • Trail running shoes
  • Running vest or belt 
  • Water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Maps (paper or downloaded)
  • Headlamp (in case of an emergency)
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