Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trail des Glières: Running the Course of Les Résistants

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The 22K Trail des Glières in Haute Savoie, France, is a trail race with a lot of history. The Glières plateau is famous for being a hotbed of the resistance movement in World War II. The wilderness plateau, located at an elevation of about 2000m, saw the emergence of the maquis des Glières, the local   Continue Reading →

Fully, Switzerland: The World’s Fastest Vertical KM

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The Vertical KM race in Fully, Switzerland is considered to be the fastest vertical kilometer course in the world. The race, held on a former funicular route, is home to both the men’s and women’s world records. This past weekend, temperatures were too warm for a new world record. But, nonetheless, a great race was   Continue Reading →