Author Archives: Guest Blogger

At Least One Inch

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It has taken me a few days to catch up on sleep and to wrap my head around all that happened last week. I still don’t have it all sorted out in my mind, but I know for certain that the Tor des Géants lived up to all my expectations and more; I think it   Continue Reading →

Sierre-Zinal: My First, But Not My Last

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​As we look back on another great summer of trail running, Run the Alps is pleased to share this guest post about one of our favorite trail races in the Alps, Sierre-Zinal. Author Matt Flaherty is a professional runner, freelance writer, and running coach​ based in Bloomington, Indiana​. ​He’s been running ​competitively ​for most of ​his   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps 2016: Early Bird

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Though the snowpack is still holding its own up high, not all Run the Alps participants are willing to sit back and wait for winter to fade from the alpine zone. Ray Sena, of San Leandro, California, has already returned from his trail running adventure in the Alps. Ray spent a week on a self-guided   Continue Reading →

Lost and Found: A Different Kind of “Swiss Quality”

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Run the Alps note: Last summer, the Run the Alps crew spent much of the summer busily researching trail running ideas and writing up descriptions. Along the way… things happen. Here’s one story from Jim Maddock, that we enjoyed and wanted to share.  All travelers have, at some point, experienced the “oh #%^*!” moment associated with   Continue Reading →