Author Archives: Jennifer Stretton

The Hidden Importance of Trail Running: A beginner’s experience training for– and running– the Mont Blanc Marathon

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Run the Alps Director of Sustainability Jen Stretton writes about her first trail race– the legendary Marathon du Mont-Blanc.

Peace of Mind: Your Run the Alps Trip during Covid

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When borders do open up– and in time, they will– travel won’t immediately be back to normal. Some things will be different. At Run the Alps, we’ll do our best to help you adjust to those changes.  As we prepare for a gradual reopening, we wanted you to know about three major changes Run the   Continue Reading →

Summer 2021 Travel Updates

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Recent News Updates Last updated: 15th June 2021 15 June: Switzerland opens to fully vaccinated travelers from North America on June 28th! You will need the physical hardcopy of your proof of vaccination; PDFs and/or screenshots will not be valid. 8 June: France Reopens to Vaccinated Travelers on June 9 – A negative covid test   Continue Reading →

What is Run the Alps’ carbon footprint?

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This is another in a series of articles that are part of our Run the Alps Sustainability Project. Check out our Sustainability Project to see what we’re doing to reduce our impact as a company. We welcome your input.  In our last article in the Sustainability Series, How climate change is affecting the Alps, we   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 →

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