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.
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.
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.
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.
Ivan Parasacco is the voice of ultra trail running in northern Italy, including the internationally known Tor des Géants trail race around Aosta Valley.
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.
Here’s a look back on some of the fun we had on Courtney’s Adventure in Chamonix / summer camp.
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.
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.
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.