Boulder Trail Running Festival Schedule Announced

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This is one trail event you don’t have to train for. 

The inaugural Trails in Motion Big Day Out Trail Running Festival will launch at the Foothills Community Park in North Boulder Saturday, September 10 at 3pm and run until 10pm that night. The late afternoon start allows trail enthusiasts to participate in local trail running races like the Rattlesnake Ramble, pick up some great trail gear from Scarpa and Dynafit, help restore trails on South Boulder Peak or simply get in your morning trail time.

The Big Day Out kicks off with one of four breakout speaker sessions,  Top 5 Nutrition Mistakes to Avoid on the Trail, presented by Dina Griffin of eNRG Performance.

The expo will feature the opportunity to demo over 2 dozen trail running shoe from top brands Salomon, New Balance, Adidas Outdoor, Hoka One One, Altra, La Sportiva, Inov-8, Under Armour, Xero Shoes, on varied terrain and trails. Check out trail gear and recovery tools from Orange Mud and ROLL Recovery, find information about Boulder area trails from Boulder’s OSMP and BATCO, local trail running events, plus learn training and trail running tips from the experts, coaches, athletes and seasoned trail runners alike. Boulder’s finest specialty shoe retail stores; Flatirons Running, Boulder Running Company, Fleet Feet Sports, Shoes & Brews, and Runners Roost, are out there every day supporting this community so stop by, see what they are all about, and be sure to support them and buy local.

Bring your best trail stories for the Dispatch Radio Story Slam at for a chance to win the Big Day Out Story Slam trophy and a great prize package from Salomon.

From the trail newbie looking to learn more about the sport to the trail enthusiasts, there is something for everyone and the afternoon will be filled with inspirational stories will motivate you to want to get outside and explore.

Tickets for the Big Day Out which includes trail shoe demos, beer garden, gear giveaways and the films are $46.
Buy your tickets now at

Bring your hunger game

Zeal FoodsStarting at 4pm until 7pm there will be some tasty craft food available from Zeal Foods for Enthusiasts.

Zeal Foods

The Trail Run Project is excited to be there and here is why.

Trails in Motion Big Day Out Trail Running Festival Schedule

3pm – The Trails in Motion Big Day Out Trail Festival kicks off

3pm – Top 5 nutrition mistakes to avoid on the trail
Dina Griffin, MS, RD, CSSD, CISSN, METS II – eNRG Performance
Breakaway Gazebo

4pm – Trail Running: So hot right now! 
Terry Chiplin – US Trail Running Conference
Breakaway Gazebo

4pm – Kids Fun Run
Melody Fairchild – Boulder Mountain Warriors
Grass area to the west of the expo

5pm – Trail Running Story Slam
Dispatch Radio
Shoes & Brews Beer Garden

6pm – Athlete Panel – including 2016 Leadville 100 Winner Clare Gallagher and top ultrarunner and coach Sage Canaday
Breakaway Gazebo

7-10pm Trails in Motion 4 Film Festival – Films lineup

Shining Mountain Waldorf School

Tickets for the Big Day Out which includes trail shoe demos, beer garden, and the films are $46.
Buy your tickets now at

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