Monthly Archives: December 2019

Calling All Foodies: Great Cafés of the Alps Trip Now Available for Booking

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This 8-day/7-night tour is scheduled for July 26 – August 2, 2020—and booking is available now. Learn more and reserve your spot here. We expect this tour to sell out. It’s been said that trail running is an improvement on hiking because it’s possible to cover so many more miles—and thus enjoy so many more   Continue Reading →

How Climate Change is Affecting the Alps

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This article is one in a series from our Run the Alps Stewardship project.  One hundred years ago, the first passengers were making their way from Chamonix Valley to the Mer de Glace on the Montenvers cog railway. Tourists were drawn from all over the world to see the mysterious “sea of ice” with their own   Continue Reading →

Run the Fells: Special England Lake District Trip Now Available for Booking

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We’ve spent a lot of time singing the praises of the Alps—and much as we love them, we also know they’re not the only mountains on this planet worth exploring. Next year, we’re inviting you to join us on a special running tour nearly 1,000 miles northwest of Chamonix, in England’s scenic Lake District. It’s   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Partners with Chamonix-Based FATMAP

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Run the Alps is fortunate to work with a number of great partners, ranging from gear companies like Patagonia, Salomon, and Ultimate Direction, to trail races like Sierre-Zinal, the Mont Blanc Marathon, and UTMB®, to content partners like ALPSinsight and Trail Runner Magazine. Now, we’re pleased to announce another great partnership, this time with with FATMAP   Continue Reading →