Uphill and Downhill Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Uphill and Downhill Running - Carkeek Park

This field trip will focus on uphill and downhill running.

  • Easy
  • Moderate

Meet at 5:30 pm in the west end of the park by the bathrooms off of NW Carkeek Park Road, ready to run.  After introductions and quick discussion, plan to start running by 5:40 pm.  Toilet by parking lot.

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
  • Map (paper or downloaded)
  • Headlamp
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