THE MOST EPIC TRAIL RUNNING VIDEOS
Whether it’s exploring breath-taking landscapes, conquering challenging terrain or pushing beyond our personal limits, trail running means something special to each and every runner. These inspirational trail running videos capture the spirit of trail running and the very essence of why we love to run. If you’re ever lacking in motivation or need a burst of inspiration, then simply load up one of the below!
1. DO NOT GO GENTLE – UNGER MOTIVATION
Featuring American ultra-runner and twice winner of the Western States 100, Timothy Olsen, this epic video captures the drama and euphoria of ultra-trail running and Olsen’s own journey through personal darkness…and running to the light.
2. OF FELLS AND HILLS – SALOMON TRAIL RUNNING
American writer, photographer and trail runner Ricky Gates explores the origins of fell running, travelling in a camper van through the UK’s most beautiful Northern fells. Featuring stunning landscapes and fell running’s greatest legends, this beautifully crafted short film is a moving and inspirational watch.
3. NATURAL OBSESSION – NOWNESS
Tracking British fell running champion Finlay Wild as he navigates the stunning, sweeping foothills of Ben Nevis, this beautifully shot footage takes us on an exhilarating ride through the wild beauty of Scottish fell running and reminds us why we love to run – just don’t look down!
4. KILIAN – SALOMON TV
No list would be complete without the greatest mountain runner of them all, Kilian Jornet. Charting the highs and lows as Jornet attempts to run and ski the epic Seven Summits of Ramsdale, Norway in 24 hours, this inspirational short film and Jornet’s incredible, upbeat outlook on life deliver an important and uplifting lesson for us all.
5. THE SPIRIT OF TRAIL RUNNING – GORE-TEX
This stunning footage perfectly evokes the intensity and exhilaration of trail running and will have you lacing up your trail shoes before you know it. It’s all about the joy of running in the moment and connecting with the beauty of your surroundings. This is our world – so go run it!
6. THE UNKNOWN | THE HARDROCK 100 – BILLY YANG FILMS
If you’ve ever felt like giving up, you’ll relate to this gripping short film which tells the story of Timothy Olsen’s gruelling Hardrock 100 experience. This is all about adversity, mental strength and running through “the wall,” set in the beautiful, yet unforgiving mountains of Colorado.
Feeling inspired, but now need the perfect route to run? Read our guide of the World’s Most Breath-taking Trail Runs and start planning your next outing.