Tag Archives: Trail Running

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.

Choosing the Best Trail Running Shoes for the Alps

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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.

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.

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.

Benvenuta to Trail Racing: Running the Gran Trail Courmayeur 30km

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It’s my first ever trail race: Italy’s Gran Trail Courmayeur 30km. The race starts in Courmayeur, climbs approximately 2,000 meters (6561 feet), and winds along the Val Ferret balcony.

Trail Running on the Quiet Side of Mont Blanc: The Story of Valle d’Aosta Trailers

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Run the Alps recently sat down with Erica Motta, Head of Communications for VDA Trailers, to find out more about this organization powering the Aosta Valley trail running scene.

An American in the Alps: Buzz Burrell on Chamonix, the Mont Blanc Marathon, and More

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In US trail running circles, and within the trail running world internationally, the name Buzz Burrell is very nearly legendary. Buzz, 70, is still going at it.

Via Valais: It’s Way Better than Running the Haute Route

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Professional mountain sport photographer and athlete, Dan Patitucci, shares the details of making the Via Valais, the trail runner’s haute route through the Valais region of Switzerland.

Edition Zero: Behind the Scenes Developing Tor des Géants

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The year before the first edition of Tor, there was a “Zero Edition” with a grand total of four finishers. This wasn’t an official race. In fact, it was a trial run to prove the very concept.

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