How Salomon Catalyzed the Trail Running Revolution

As a sport, trail running hasn’t been around that long.

Thirty years ago, adventuring racing was about your only option for a fast-paced, hourslong, mud-in-your-face schlepfest.

And then trail runners rushed onto the scene.

This short film tells how Salomon worked with elite runners like Courtney Dauwalter, Kilian Jornet, and François D’Haene to create the first international team, revolutionize gear, and elevate trail running to the global level it enjoys today.

Runtime: 11 minutes

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Jilli grew up in the rural southern Colorado mountains, later moving to Texas for college. After seven years in corporate consulting, she was introduced to sport climbing — and life would never be the same. She now works as a contributor, gear tester, and editor for GearJunkie and other outlets within the AllGear family. She is based out of Atlanta, Georgia where she takes up residence with her climbing gear and one-eared blue heeler, George Michael.

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