Monthly Archives: April 2020

Running (and other things) in a Time of Pestilence

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Mark Brightwell is a licensed International Mountain Leader and guide for Run the Alps. He is currently riding out the pandemic in the United Kingdom’s Hampshire countryside with his family. You can read about the role trail running played in his recovery after being injured in a rocket attack in Iraq, in this story.  So   Continue Reading →

The Run the Alps Guide to Alps Trail Running Articles

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The trail running scene in the Alps is one of the most vibrant in the world, offering up interesting personalities, rugged races, and runs that vary from Heidi-like high pastures to highly technical traverses over glaciers and along narrow mountain ridges. During this time of confinement for many of us, Run the Alps staff, guides   Continue Reading →

Our Run the Alps Guide to Trail Running in the Alps

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With many of us trail runners a bit confined these days, we’re finding ourselves daydreaming about trips to come. For those of you considering a Run the Alps trip, here’s the first thing you’ll receive when you sign up with us. One part useful info, one part daydreaming, we hope you get pulled into the   Continue Reading →