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Want to Run with Dogs in the Alps?

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Love dogs? We do! Join us for a Unique Four-Footed Trail Running Trip this summer! Are you a trail runner who likes nothing more than having a four-footed friend at your side? Now, we’ve got a special trail running trip just for you. Here in the Alps, dogs are more than companion animals. They fill   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Underground Guide to UTMB® Week in Chamonix

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Did you get into one of the trail races of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc series in Chamonix, France at the end of August? Congratulations! Taking part in UTMB, CCC, TDS or any one of the other races in the series is, for many, one of the highlights of a trail running career. The energy, the   Continue Reading →

Ultrarunner Luke Nelson joins Tahoe Wilderness Medicine Trip

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One of our most enjoyable and interesting times of the season is our Wilderness Medicine trip with our good friends at Tahoe Wilderness Medicine. John Anderson, the trip leader and one of the founders of Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, is a wonderfully bright and talented Emergency Room doc and a strong ultra runner in his own   Continue Reading →

Published: Your Grades for Our Run the Alps Guides

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Our Run the Alps guides got their end of the year grades, and, for the first time, we are sharing the results with everyone, publicly. Why? Simple. Like a parent seeing their son or daughter’s stellar report card, I’m proud. Our guides are some of the best people I know. The fact is, Run the   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Announces Women’s-Only Trail Running Camp with Meg Mackenzie

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What’s it like, living in Chamonix, France, the iconic mountain town that’s been described as the world’s home of trail running? Here in “Cham,” ours is a small, close-knit, friendly community. We support each other through our inevitable tough times, and we celebrate wins and successes together. In short, we’re tight. This past year, we   Continue Reading →

Eiger Ultra Goes Big with a New 250 KM Race

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Last month, the Eiger Ultra race series based in Grindelwald, Switzerland announced a new event– Eiger 250, an epic run around the Jungfrau-Aletsch World Natural Heritage site. The glaciated region of over 200,000 acres includes eight peaks of over 4,000 meters, and is widely considered to be one of the most dramatic regions in the   Continue Reading →

Trail Running Gift Ideas from the Alps

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Ready to spread some trail running love? Tis the season! Looking for something a bit different for a trail running friend this holiday season? We polled Run the Alps staff and friends for their suggestions. From the Alps to wherever you are… here’s a selection of our favorite suggestions. Shameless alert: if you’re looking for   Continue Reading →

Running Festival des Templiers, One of France’s earliest trail races

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Grand Trail des Templiers is one of Europe’s most famous trail races. An astounding 13,000 runners take part in one of 15 races over three days at the close of October. Based out of the city of Millau, in the south of France, the region is filled with ancient villages, castles, and plenty of great   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Rendez-Vous in Boulder and the Bay Area

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Salut from Chamonix, France! Pssst…. Run the Alps is going on tour!  Okay, it’s just a two-stop mini-tour, but it’s still great to be back traveling in the US and meeting our friends, alumni and future guests. Here’s the scoop! Boulder, ColoradoDate: Thursday, November 11, 5:30 pm Tor des Geants show, 6:30 dinnerLocation: The Westend   Continue Reading →

UTMB® Announces Western States Partnership

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Here in Chamonix, trail running is rapidly evolving. New races are added and the calendar grows both in depth and duration during the trail running season. No event is more active than the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®, or UTMB®. And, today, the race announced that California’s Western States® 100-Mile Endurance Run will join the new UTMB®   Continue Reading →

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