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Hot on the trail: Scandinavia's newest running trend

By Ása Steinars

Scandinavia is made for trail running – here's how to get started

Trail running is becoming one of the most popular outdoor trends in Scandinavia and there are so many reasons to get excited about it (yes, really). Trail running is similar to road running but takes place in natural terrain, with steep gradients and unpaved surfaces. It is an opportunity to be immersed in the outdoors, exploring new surroundings, while of course, boosting both physical and mental health.


I spoke to two of Scandinavia’s trail running experts who offered their tips on where to go and how to get started: