Monthly Archives: October 2019

Trail Run England’s Lake District in 2020

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Run the Alps is offering a special, one-time only trip to a trail running paradise, England’s Lake District, next May! We know, it’s not the Alps. But at the encouragement of several guides and past guests, we’ve been exploring offering a special trip to this region for some time. The Lake District has some of   Continue Reading →

Chamonix’s Vertical Kilometer: A Brief History

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One of the more popular trail runs in Chamonix is also one of its more unusual ones –  the “Kilométre Vertical” or “KV” – “VK” in English. The 3.8 km-long route, an attraction for both local trail runners and those visiting from afar, has also been a race as part of the Mont Blanc Marathon   Continue Reading →