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It's no secret that being desk-bound 9-5 every day isn't how we'd spend our working lives if we had the choice, but it's even harder for natural outdoors types. How often do you find your mind wandering to the great outdoors when you should be focussing on spreadsheets? More
People
October 17, 2014

#trailporn week 18

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, which can only mean two things. One: the weekend is nearly here, but more importantly Two: it's time for more #trailporn from out Instagram fans! More
5 things to spend money on instead of the cost of a gym membership. Skip the gym and run outside then use these five ways to reallocate your cash. More
Meta Desc: Our top five runner thoughts on a trail run. What runs through your internal monologue? Do you run to clear your head or workout problems? Share your trail running thoughts with us. Keywords: trail running, trail running shoes, trail run, internal monologue, runner thoughts More
Alpha Dustin Hinton put the Merrell Bare Access Ultra to the test this year during his Ironman training and racing. He’s here with a road shoe review and thoughts on its off-road performance. More
People
October 10, 2014

#trailporn week 17

By: The Pack Team
Friday time, and here's another batch of #trailporn from out Instagram fans for your enjoyment More
Events
October 6, 2014

The Moon Walk for Breast Cancer

By: Emily Bell
It all started with 13 women power walking the New York marathon in their bras. And now one night a year, over 15,000 men and women get their kit off to walk a marathon through the night around London, taking a stand against breast cancer. More
Good news New York citizens who like your races muddy: the Down & Dirty Obstacle Mud Run returns to the Big Apple this weekend, and as with last year and the other races round the country it comes in three and six mile flavors. More
People
October 3, 2014

#trailporn week 16

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more excellent #trailporn from our Instagram folks. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. We pick out the best of the last week every Friday! More
What’s the oddest thing you’ve come across while trail running? Whether a woodland or country running trail, when you’re away from civilization, the sights get stranger. More
Products
September 26, 2014

Bare Access Trail: An Alpha's Review

By: Dustin Hinton
Discover the Bare Access Trail running shoe with this review from Alpha Dustin Hinton. Dustin puts our trail shoe through its paces for this review, what will you put it through? More
People
September 26, 2014

#trailporn week 15

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more excellent #trailporn from our Instagram folks. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. We pick out the best of the last week every Friday! More
Culture
September 24, 2014

Pick-Up Lines for Trail Runners

By: Max Willcocks
Find someone who loves trail running as much as you do with these running pick-up lines. We can’t guarantee they’ll always work, but they’ll always spark up conversation. More
People
September 23, 2014

Man vs Train: man wins

By: The Pack Team
If only this story had emerged last month when our theme was the urban commute - a new video has appeared on YouTube showing 30 year old James Heptonstall racing a train on the London Underground between stops... and winning! More
Culture
September 22, 2014

Top 5 Running Myths

By: Simon James
Not sure about the importance of rest, wondering if you should be running daily, looking for some training tips? Check out these five running myths and tips to debunk them. More
Products
September 19, 2014

All Out Rush: Blogger Verdict

By: The Pack Team
A little while ago, we revealed what running bloggers have been saying about our All Out Fuse running shoe, and now it's the turn of the All Out Rush trail running model to come under the spotlight. One of our most popular lines, the show has an average rating of 4.6/5.0 on Amazon, but we're always curious to hear what the running bloggers of the internet have to say about the shoe, so without further ado, it's over to them More
People
September 19, 2014

#trailporn week 14

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more excellent #trailporn from our Instagram folks. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. We pick out the best of the last week every Friday! More
People
September 17, 2014

Growing a Beard in the Woods

By: Macca Sherifi
Get in touch with the wildness of the backcountry by growing out a beard on your next adventure. Whether you prefer a mustache and beard, full beard or just untamed scruff, growing a beard keeps you connected to nature and may even be good for your health. More
Find adventure outside with these fall family activities to keep you motivated to explore despite chillier weather. More
People
September 12, 2014

#trailporn week 13

By: The Pack Team
Unlucky for some, but hopefully not for us. Here's the best #trailporn from our readers and fans this week. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
Culture
September 10, 2014

Which Trail Animal are you?

By: The Pack Team
We all have an inner trail animal. No, really, we do. Bear, coyote, mountain lion or hare? Find out below by answering the questions and becoming one with your inner beast... More
Feeling fatigued? Irritable? That something undefinable is missing in your life. We have an idea of what may be the case, and if we're right we've got the solution for you. More
Consider the importance of packing your camera on your next adventure. Hiking with a camera allows you to capture those priceless moments outside, which if you enjoy adventure photography, may be more important to you than extra apparel. More
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September 8, 2014

Competition: Gear up and Get out!

By: The Pack Team
Summer's over, but Merrell believes that getting outside and enjoying nature should be an all-year-round pursuit, so for us the start of Fall is prime hiking season! More
The All Out Fuse running shoe has been impressing runners around the world with its lightweight feel and stylish looks, designed for traction, responsiveness and control on the trail. More
People
September 5, 2014

#trailporn week 12

By: The Pack Team
Every Friday we post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit.  If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
I’m not sure whether to be excited or a touch sad. I’m sad, because for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is officially coming to a close at the end of the month. The kids are going back to school. And the evenings are starting to close in. More
Ever been struck down with illness in the latter stages of marathon training? It's not really a surprise - respiratory tract infections from the extra effort involved are pretty common, but harder training is necessary. Well, a new study from David Nieman, PhD, might reveal some truly indispensable advice at avoiding nasty running bugs. More
Culture
September 1, 2014

Top 5 campfire jokes

By: Alan Martin
Places
September 1, 2014

5 funny signs from the trail

By: The Pack Team
After a while hiking, you can get a little blind to the signposts along the way. But it's worth keeping your eye out - there are plenty that are bizarre, surreal or just plain poorly written to bring a smile to your face along the way. More
People
August 29, 2014

#trailporn week 11

By: The Pack Team
Get outside, take amazing photos and tag them with #merrell & #trailporn. More
Thinking about having sex while camping? Here are some guidelines to follow for sex on the trail to keep your private life private while out in the woods. More
People
August 22, 2014

#trailporn week 10

By: The Pack Team
Every Friday we post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit. If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
Culture
August 21, 2014

Answering the Call of Nature

By: Max Willcocks
Whether you need to know how to go to the bathroom in the woods, or relieve yourself during an ultra-marathon, these tips may not be pretty, but they’ll get the job done. More
Culture
August 19, 2014

Tips for Animal Encounters

By: Max Willcocks
When out for a trail run, the last thing you want is an unexpected wild animal encounter. While animal experiences are a natural and looked-forward-to element of being outside, you don’t want to sprint up behind a bear. Follow these tips if you do have any unlucky animal encounters. More
People
August 15, 2014

#trailporn week 9

By: The Pack Team
Every Friday we post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit. If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
Check out our top reasons to visit ski resorts in the summer. From solitude to affordability, summer ski resorts have a lot to offer, including top hiking trails, mountain biking, rafting and even ropes courses and alpine slides. More
Monday morning, and you have the horrible double-whammy: not only is your weekend over, but you have to face the hellish commute to get back to the job you're not that enthused about heading towards anyway. More
I must have passed the sign a hundred times and have often wondered where it points to. It simply says ‘Capital Ring - Highgate Wood 34 1/2 miles’. The idea that there is a footpath taking me through the heart of London was intriguing. More

Find out what's going on in the world outside. From human interest stories to new Merrell hiking shoes, our news section is all about the latest information and goings-on in the outdoor community. Get information on upcoming races like the Down & Dirty Mud Run, find out when records are broken and hear what Pack members think after trail testing our boots and trail running shoes.

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