Combining traditional long-distance running with the challenge of hiking, trail running allows the runner to move over variable, sometimes mountainous terrain while being immersed in nature. Vermont's trail systems offer many opportunities to experience the sport, from rail trails and park roads to summit trails.
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Vermont State Parks and state lands are great places to try trail running! Some recommended spots are the Montpelier and Wells River Rail Trail, the Allen Trail at Niquette Bay State Park, the Cross Vermont Trail, and trails at Little River and Mt. Philo State Parks.