Category Archives: Travel

Our Most-Read Alps Stories of 2022

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All told, 2022 was a remarkable year for Run the Alps. We had great trips, guests, and adventures.

Looking back on all of it, we gathered the stories, films, and tours that you enjoyed most.

The Ultimate Trail Runner’s Guide to Courmayeur, Italy

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Run the Alps polled our guides, staff, and trail running friends, about their top Courmayeur picks to create this useful guide specifically for trail runners.

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.

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.

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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