When you love running it doesn’t really matter much where you do it, on the road or trail, as long as you’re running. But what are the differences between road and trail running? Is one better for your health than the other? What are the differences in equipment, especially shoes? Salomon TV’s Lovina Fullgrabe explores the differences and provides some tips on choosing the right equipment for either option.
About Adam Hodges
Adam Hodges is a mountain endurance athlete and coach. He holds coaching certifications in running, ultrarunning, and triathlon with a specialization in sports psychology from the United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA), as well as credentials from USA Triathlon (USAT) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He currently works with runners, ultrarunners, and multisport athletes, and has also coached high school cross country/track and masters swimming. As a USAT All-American triathlete during the 1990s, he competed in the ITU World Triathlon Championships, the ITU World Duathlon Championships, and the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. As a masters runner, he won a series title in the XTERRA SoCal Trail Run Series. His current pursuits include mountain running, ultrarunning, skimo, and cross-country skiing. Check out his training plans and training guides to help you prepare for your next adventure.