Trail Runner submission guidelines and market information

Trail Runner



Trail Runner Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

The Magazine of Running Adventure

Email submissions to:

Editor, Michael Benge,

Assistant Editor, Zoë Rom

Editor: Michael Benge, editor

Submitting Your Work to Trail Runner

Before submitting to Trail Runner

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or confirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Trail Runner by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Trail Runner or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Trail Runner guidelines:

Founded in 1999, Trail Runner is the country’s leading magazine for off-road running enthusiasts. In-depth editorial and compelling photography informs, entertains and inspires readers of all ages and abilities to enjoy the outdoors and to improve their health and fitness through the sport of trail running.

Your well-written query should present a clear, original and provocative story angle, not merely a topic or idea, and should reflect your thorough knowledge of the magazine’s content, editorial style and tone. When submitting a query, identify which department your story would be best suited for. 

Submission Guidelines Details for Trail Runner

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Michael Benge, editor; Zoë Rom, assistant editor

Accepts: Anecdotes, Facts, Humor

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Updated December 16, 2020