Expert Planning

Our partnership with Alpinehikers, one of the most highly regarded Swiss travel companies, is behind every itinerary.

Run at your Pace

Being inclusive and supportive is very important to us. We’re here to have fun! Each day includes a variety of options to satisfy every level of trail runner.

Camaraderie

A great, alpine trail running experience includes delicious local cuisine, a chance to explore Swiss culture, and shared experiences with friends new and old.

Upcoming Trips

From gentle runs through the Alps to internationally acclaimed trail races and self-guided adventures, let us help you decide what’s right for you!

Summer

Eiger Trail Tour

Our Eiger Ultra week includes six days of trail running in and around Grindelwald and Murren, at the base of the Eiger, Jungfrau and Monch. We’ll run through some of the most scenic terrain Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland has to offer. Want to participate in a classic alp trail race? Pick one of the three course lengths in the acclaimed Eiger Ultra!

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Summer

Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc Highlights

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc is the most famous trail race in the world, and for good reason. Wandering over trails from France, to Italy, to Switzerland, the route includes some of the most iconic mountain terrain anywhere. We’ll take our time and run the highlights of the course in 7 days, staying in a combination of high mountain huts and comfortable hotels.

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Private

Self-guided tours anytime

Run the Alps offers self-guided options, covering the Valais and Bernese Oberland. These two regions offer some of the best trail running anywhere in Europe. Interested in taking part in a Swiss trail race? Take a look at our list of races, and take part!

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News and events

Run the Alps is pleased to share this short story from Jim Frey and his daughter, Katie. At age 13, Katie was one of the youngest participants in Les KM de Chandolin. Had she been planning all summer to run a vertical kilometer? Not exactly. Okay… not at all! She decided literally the day before– about 10 minutes   Continue Reading →

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