Mimmi Kotka joins Run the Alps for a special trip in Chamonix, France this September.
Watch Hillary Gerardi run from her home to the summit of Mont Blanc and back, in this just-released dramatic video.
Vertical Kilometer. Baguette. Chevy. Peugeot. Solitude. Uphill. American diner breakfast. Dogs. Kilian Jornet. Those were some of the answers in our rapid-fire Q&A segment yesterday during our Rendez-Vous with Black Diamond Athlete and Run the Alps Ambassador Hillary Gerardi. And, well, it was a lot of fun. It was a total, laugh-out-loud blast! Just what is Continue Reading →
As we share this update from the Run the Alps staff in Chamonix, France, an interview with French President Macron has aired on CBS News in the US. In the interview, Macron outlines the broad guidelines France will be using to restart travel from the US and other countries, this June. Times are uncertain, of Continue Reading →
Is blueberry tart, or Tarte aux Myrtilles, the most popular tart in the Alps? A regular feature on the menu at mountain refuges and Alps village cafés, this sweet treat never seems to lose its appeal. In fact, I know several people who’ve made it a life goal to find the best Tarte aux Myrtilles Continue Reading →
If you had to pick one mountain range in the world where all the great climbs and test pieces had already been done, it would be the Alps. After all, people have been climbing here for over 160 years. But, you’d be wrong. Because this past weekend, something new, historic and truly badass just happened Continue Reading →
Sam Hill is one of our trail running guides here at Run the Alps. He also ably manages our extensive Race Finder. When he is not guiding our guests, he runs the trail and ultra running coaching business, Hill Performance. Sam, it needs to be said, is no slouch! Among his many notable trail running Continue Reading →
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 →
Second in our series of Alps recipes is an Alpine take on a US classic. After opening our series with the sweet Tatsch recipe, we thought a comforting savory dish might help all of us get us through these last, lingering days of winter. Not many dishes are more comforting on a chilly evening than Continue Reading →
Recent News Updates Last updated: 30th April 2021 30 April: France to Provisionally Allow US Travelers Starting June 9 26 April: EU Set to Open to Vaccinated US Travelers 18 April: French President Emmanuel Macron explains the reopening process for Americans traveling to France. 18 April: See France’s reopening plan for the spring, announced recently Continue Reading →