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Aw, Shucks

Aw, Shucks

Jul 27, 2017

We get a lot of really nice reviews here at Run the Alps.

Then, every now and then, we get a letter like this one — something that just stops us in our trail running shoes and reminds us why we love this work.

Shannon, thanks. (And — oh! — read on for Simon’s response, below! You knew that would be coming, right?)

By the way, about those stains on the paper: they’re genuine olive oil from lunch in Chamonix.

And, Simon’s reply:

Can you tell we love trail running with you all? We sure do.

Doug Mayer
Doug Mayer is the founder of Run the Alps and lives in Chamonix, France with his labradoodle, Izzy. He is the author of The Race that Changed Running: The Inside Story of UTMB and writes for Outside Online and Ultrasignup News. His upcoming book is a graphic novel about Italy’s 330km long Tor des Géants trail race.