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Go for a One Minute Run on the Tour du Mont-Blanc

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This past summer, filmmaker Milo Zanecchia joined Run the Alps staff and friends for a morning on one of our favorite stretches of the Tour du Mont-Blanc.

Choosing the Best Trail Running Shoes for the Alps

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When it comes to trail running in the Alps, you want to make sure you’re putting your best foot forward– literally. That means having a pair of shoes that is just right for big days out in technical terrain.

What It’s Like Being on a Run the Alps Trip?

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Writer Johanna Flashman gets a sense of what it’s like running with a Run the Alps group and has a chance to speak with guests about their experiences in France and Italy.

Summer 2022 Favorite Photos from Run the Alps Trips

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Our staff and guides at Run the Alps had a blast this summer, and we’re glad to hear our guests did too. We want to share some of our favorite photos gathered from our staff, guides and guests, as well as a few comments from the amazing guests who joined us and made our 2022 trips extra special.

Meet Ivan Parasacco, The Philosopher King behind Tor des Géants

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Ivan Parasacco is the voice of ultra trail running in northern Italy, including the internationally known Tor des Géants trail race around Aosta Valley.

UTMB Mont-Blanc® 2022 in Photos (and the Morning After)

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Run the Alps photographer, Sam Hill, captured the lesser seen side of UTMB Mont-Blanc®: Quiet moments away from cheering crowds, and the aftermath in Chamonix.

Courtney Dauwalter’s Chamonix Adventure Trip

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Here’s a look back on some of the fun we had on Courtney’s Adventure in Chamonix / summer camp.

Swiss Alps 100 Trail Race: A Proper Ultra Experience

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The Swiss Alps 100 takes place in Fiesch, a Swiss ski town near Brig, that’s below the Aletsch Glacier. The event is a festival of trail running with many different challenges for mountain athletes.

What to Expect Visiting Chamonix for Trail Running

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We’ll cover the frequent intro questions we’ve gotten over the years, and offer a slice of what it’s like visiting Chamonix for trail running.

First Edition of Eiger 250: Ultrarunning through the Berner Oberland

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In mid-July under window boxes full of geraniums in the Swiss mountain resort of Grindelwald, my partner and I toed the line at the Eiger Ultra Trail by UTMB.

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