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Trail Runners Connection for Life

Here’s What You'll Get:

  • Lifetime access to 30+ expert session videos
  • 40+ hours of expert sessions in MP3 format
  • Expedition Calendar 2019
  • Expedition Strategies Guide 
  • Global Expedition Runners Community 
  • Members-Only Expert Q&A's
  • Special deals and discounts


Get Lifetime Access To All Trail Runners Connection Top Speakers Sessions  Plus >$3,000 Exclusive Limited Time Bonuses AND Priceless Friendships for Life.

Trail Runners Connection Is Your 
#1 Online Resource To Get As Ready As You Can Be For Your Next Running Expedition

These badass running experts have the best preparation & survival tips, tricks, and strategies to overcome the impossible.

They've overcome unbearable fear and  pain and have faced death.
Their experience is priceless  and their time is the most precious... just sayin' ;-)

Nevertheless they spent hours to share their secrets to help you push your limits and go beyond, and feel more alive then you could ever imagine.

If you want to explore the most epic and remote places in the world and be prepared to overcome the biggest challenges, you'll need these skills and insights to dig deep and deal with extreme circumstances.

Let our experts guide you, step-by-step. They will give you the expedition blueprint and tools you need to fully live and enjoy your journey.

You save 98% off the full value of >$3,000 bonuses & connect with a priceless community for life

Here's what people say:

"I'm not sure there is another place where you can find this number and quality of adventurers providing their insight, stories and practical tips on trail running the planet." 

"I'm inspired by how other runners are using running to make a difference in other people’s lives."

"This is such an exciting opportunity to join fellow runners who are achieving amazing feats and sharing wisdom on how we can support this incredible wild planet of ours and one another in achieving our running goals." 

"What an amazing line up!!!!!!"


Looks really good!:-)"

​Expedition of a Lifetime

Just like successful expeditions take incredible preparation, it will take you time and effort to achieve great results. Going through all this valuable content quickly at once is not going to get you there.

But with the Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass, it's like having the best expedition experts on your side, guiding you every step of the way, wherever you're starting from and are going.
You can watch and study these powerful and actionable top expert sessions more in-depth,  anytime, anywhere!

So if you're really serious about your next adventure and want to take your running to the next level...

If you want to see and learn in-depth from 30+ expedition runners about their training, nutrition, gear etc...

If you want access to value packed exclusive limited time bonuses and special deals...

Then the Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass is for you.

A complete no-brainer as you can enjoy these game changing strategies and exclusive bonuses for a lifetime. 

you'll get > $3,000 Top Expert Sessions & Exclusive Limited Time Bonuses When You Upgrade To the All Access Pass Today 

So Why Should You Make It Your #1 Focus to
Push Your Limits to Save the Planet!?

Well... you'll dive into skills & techniques to prepare & survive the most remote adventures on all continents. You will also get guidance to improve & fully enjoy your every day life and environment.
Because adventure is 'round the corner, but pollution and wildfires are as well.


  • Training and preparation for extreme climate
  • Gut & planet friendly expedition food 
  • How to be safe and stay healthy in the wilderness
  • Eco expedition gear and how to pack & carry it
  • Travel along with hot and cold desert expeditions
  • Run in the footsteps of legendary badass runners
  • Put the best crew together and get great support
  • Get your expedition funded and followed in media


Here's what two of the world's top expedition runners have to say 

about the importance of the Trail Runners Connection...

Exciting exchange of stories, tips and inspiration...

"Be sure to join the Trail Runners Connection for an exciting exchange of stories, tips and inspiration from some runners who have been around a few miles. I'm very happy to provide my own input, and Merlijn is a wonderful host who helps us bring these stories to life, and to your life!"

Phil McCarthy  //  Run Across America 2018

Extraordinary guests...

I am honored to be among the extraordinary guests on the Trail Runners Connection online summit. Merlijn Smeele ("Mel") is also an inspiration. She is a joy to speak with and is motivated to make a difference in this world. Thanks for including me in this fabulous event!

Bill Sycalik   //  Running the Parks Project

See what the human body is capable of...and why

“This is a great way to see what the human body is capable of, and the why behind it! Merlijn has done an incredible job diving into the stories of many individuals with incredible stories most of us are unaware of.”

Pete Kostelnick  //  Fastest coast-to-coast USA & Alaska-Florida record

Upgrading To The All Access Pass During This Limited Time Frame Will Give You:


Lifetime access to 30+ in-depth expert video sessions (40+ hours) with top expedition experts, including Marshall Ulrich, Mimi Anderson, Pete Kostelnick, Fiona Oakes, Charlie Engle, Jax Mariash, Dean Karnazes and many more. Watch each session from the comfort of your own home and implement the step-by-step adventure strategies and blueprints at your own pace.


40+ hours of actionable training to download and listen to whenever you want – on your commute, in the car, at the gym, on the go — anytime, anywhere. So you’ve got no excuses to miss out on valuable content.


The key steps, tips and strategies for all kinds of terrains and climates, including resources and links from our top expert sessions, that you can start implementing today. A REVOLUTIONARY eye opener on EVERY PAGE


Wanna be able to keep track of expeditions to join or follow the journey along?

With this epic calendar bonus you stay involved and get all the nitty gritty details of  current and upcoming adventures. When you invest in Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass TODAY, we’ll keep you posted!


When you invest in Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass TODAY, you'll get detailed information about all speakers, their services, gear, nutrition, movies and book offers, special deals and sneak previews of exciting upcoming stuff.


A post-event Q&A where any pre-submitted questions you have about the expert sessions or Trail Runners Connection will be answered. The session will highlight the key focus points from each expert session with actionable tips on how you can implement them. And some experts might join as well...:-)


You save 98% off the full value of >$3,000 bonuses & connect with a priceless community

when you purchase today!

Limited time offer

Get Access To Over 30+ Top Expert Sessions Plus > $3,000 Exclusive Bonuses… For Only $97

You'll learn All These Top Expedition Expert Secrets With The Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass

Running to save People, Culture & History

Discover how Dean Karnazes, Phil McCarthy, Julius Achon, Nick Butter, Brendan Rendall and Nick Lawson care for others and improve people's lives by blazing their own trail.

Running for Nature & Wildlife

Learn how Fiona Oakes, Robert Pope, Nicole Anderson, Nick Kershaw, Mina Guli and Katharine Lowrie save nature and wildlife by running their message for positive change.

Running to Develop Skills & Opportunities

Max King, Jason Koop, Dan Lawson, Mary Gadams, Greg Nance and David Roche share their knowledge and personal experience about improving performance and how to train, live and travel sustainably.

Running for Health

Get inspired by Marshall Ulrich, Jax Mariash, Charlie Engle, Roy Pirrung, Mimi Anderson and Jay Asparro.
Learn how running can improve or even save your life and the lives of thousands of others as well.

Finding your Trail of Transformation

Pete Kostelnick, Pete Ripmaster, Croix Sather, Rory Coleman, Bill Sycalik and William Pullen share their journey of starting small and going big. Everything is possible if you're willing to dig deep, and now you'll find out how.

Here’s What Experts Say About Your Host Merlijn Smeele

I believe in the “Power of One”, which is a spark to bring people and ideas together for a greater purpose. Merlijn is Trail Runners Connection’s “Power of One” and I’m so grateful, thankful and inspired by Merlijn’s purpose to bring people together for a greater good.

Jay Asparro  //  Ann Asparro Run for Alzheimers

That was a super fun interview!!
You get it!!!

Pete Ripmaster  //  Winner world's longest winter ultra 1000 mile

Mel loves running and this amazing planet of ours and has brought her passions together to create a totally inspiring event. I'm really looking forward to being a part of it.

Katharine Lowrie  //  5000 Mile Project

When Merlijn explained her idea for the Trail Runners Connection I instantly could feel how genuine she is. During our interview I saw that this feeling was true; it was such a beautiful and comfortable conversation. This warrior is truly dedicated to making this world a better place, as we all should be.

Nick Lawson  //  Running Africa for Love

A bundle of inspiration & motivation how to push our limits and deal with the global issues we're facing in a positive, constructive way 

1. Unique & Actionable

Practical guidance with small and simple but essential steps that are easy to forget but anyone can take, whether you're just starting out or a badass adventurer.

A unique combination  of strategies, tips and advice that's not available anywhere else.

2. Full Spectrum of Experience 

With the All Access Pass, you can connect with an extraordinary wide variety of  runners of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities, and techniques, skills and tools to explore all kinds of terrains and climates.

3. Focus on what matters

Preparing an expedition is a challenge on its own. That’s why I’ve gathered this carefully selected lineup of expedition runners in one place, sharing the lessons of their journey and the global issues we really need to care for and take action on.

​A Quick Recap



Exclusive priority access to 40+hr world top expedition video & audio sessions, strategy guide, 
action steps, year calendar, Q+A's, connection with a huge variety of runners to learn from,
special deals and much more... all easy accessible for a lifetime from any device.

Get Access To Over 30+ Top Expert Sessions Plus > $3,000 Exclusive Bonuses… For Only $97

Limited ​introduction price offer
& Connections For Life

Your Trail Runners Connection
All Access Pass Comes With A
100% Money Back Guarantee.

I’m so confident that you’ll absolutely LOVE everything the Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass gives you, that I offer you an outrageous 100% money back guarantee.

I want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. That’s why we offer all speaker’s sessions 24 hours for free during the Trail Runners Connection event. We think it’s plenty of time and opportunity to get an idea of the value of the Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass. But sometimes we’re busy or have a bad internet connection. That’s why we offer a refund period of 14 days for purchases.

Here's how it works... Sign up for your Trail Runners Connection All Access Pass. Watch as many of the 30+ world-class expert sessions as you like. If you don’t feel it's been a worthwhile investment for any reason, simply send us an email within 14 days of your purchase and we’ll refund your money, no questions asked. For more information please check our return policy.

What are you waiting for? Grab your All Access Pass today so you don't miss out.


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Merlijn Smeele

Hi, I’m Merlijn, but you can call me Mel:-)

I love to run, travel and challenge myself.
One day, when I felt the impact of air pollution on my running,

I decided to do something about it. 
But I realized I could do so much more by connecting my efforts with those of other runners.

Trail Runners Connection gives runners around the world 
a voice to vote for a better planet.

Let's vote with our feet for a clean, happy, healthy world!

Get Access To Over 30+ Top Expert Sessions Plus > $3,000 Exclusive Bonuses… For Only $97

Limited introduction price offer
& Connections For Life

I can’t wait to help you explore 

do the impossible!


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