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Berkeley Trail Adventure Half Marathon

Written By Earthly Nutrition Staff 29 Jun 2018

The Benefits of Trail Adventure Half Marathon: 3 Reasons to Hit the Trails

If only one exercise could exist, then trail running should be the pick. The activity is worth the buck, as it contributes immensely in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Well, lots of people prefer to race on the road because it is convenient, however, seeking out a trail adventure half marathon can prove to be more beneficial.  

Below are reasons why you should opt in for a trail adventure running:

Improves Balance

Trail Adventure Half Marathon running isn't simple, straightforward and convenient as a pavement. While you are running, you will come across obstacles — tree roots, stones, mud, etc. — which often get you tripped. Therefore, to stay running without tripping over or falling, you need to improve your bodily awareness. At the end of trail running, you will have your stability and overall balanced improved.

Stronger Legs and Core

During a trail running, maintaining a significant level of balance is required, i.e., the constant shifting of weight to avoid falling or tripping over. This results in different muscle groups in your legs, ankles, and core being activated for balance and stability.

Away From Traffic

Running on roads, may not be a good idea with vehicles around. You remain in constant check of cars because drivers may be drunk or distracted by their cell phones. There is no way; you get to enjoy your run completely. Here is where trail running leads — no distracted drivers, spotlight, busy interjection, etc.


Are you ready? Get started with Berkeley Adventure Run where you experience the profusion of coast live oak and eucalyptus trees at the Tilden Regional Park and enjoy a spectacular view of the bay. Feel free to pick any events: 10K, Half Marathon, 35K or 50K