Northwest Dirt Churners is committed to advancing the trail running community for all types of trail runners with races, group runs, volunteering, and media.


Subscribe to receive quarterly newsletters in your email box featuring:

  • A Northwest Trail Running Community
    • We’ll tell you about a running group to join and show you some popular trails in the area and some not-so-popular trails of different lengths.
    • Video and maps of the trails
    • Coffee houses to start the day and excellent taverns for a recovery beer.

  • Northwest Dirt Churners Affiliated Brands – 
    • All commissions from purchases through our affiliate links pay for youth entry fees to trail races.
  • Trail Races
    • Northwest Dirt Churners trail races that focus on growing the trail running community
    • Check out the Pacific Northwest trail race page to find a new race or that one you’ve run every year.
    • We will provide race reports for races we run in and volunteer races.  Reader race reports are strongly encouraged!
    • Upcoming NW Trail Races and volunteering opportunities
  • Gear Reviews
    • Product and gear reviews about the stuff that Northwest trail runners use
  • Feature Stories
    • Plenty of other stories about the culture of running, hiking, mountaineering, volunteering, and more!
  • Fundraising

The first issue in July 2018 featured Portland’s, Forest Park.  We teamed up with Pursuit Films to make the mini-documentary Moe Codino: The Original Dirt Churner

Join our Strava running group to follow fellow dirt churners or follow NWDC on Instagram and Facebook.

Happy trails!

The Northwest Dirt Churners Team