Monthly Archives: May 2018

Run the Alps Switzerland Now Available in the US

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This past month Run the Alps, along with our friends at Elevation, wrapped up a project 18 months in the works: Run the Alps: Switzerland, 30 Must-Do Trail Runs. The book is now available in the United States, and can be purchased right here and also on Amazon. Run the Alps Switzerland launched in Europe a   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Made a Movie

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Well… sort of. We didn’t really make it. It was produced and created by Chamonix, France-based filmmaker Katie Moore, with images from Seb Montaz-Rosset. But we did help out— because, well, it’s about us. More accurately, it’s about trail running in the Alps, and why we love it so much. It’s only 1:53, and we   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Explainer: I Need a Medical Form to Trail Race in France and Italy?

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Yes, you do. For many of our guests and friends, the fact that you need a signed medical certificate from a doctor in order to trail race is a real surprise. In the US and elsewhere, most of us are simply used to suffering a bout of dubious judgement – usually concluding with, “Oh, sure,   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Partners with Sierre-Zinal

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Sierre-Zinal is one of the original trail races in the Alps. It’s also one of the best. The course, the organization, and the spirit all come together to create a very special experience, each year for the past 46 years. Run the Alps is pleased to share that we’re now offering the opportunity participate in   Continue Reading →