most popular Alpine running course, based in Chamonix,
at the foot of Mont Blanc, as there are hundreds of
kilometers of trails to choose from. We offer a great
balance of running, coaching, and trail running advice,
preparation and top tips. These training camps are open
to anyone, but we suggest that you will get the most
out of them if you are happy running up to 10km, or
even a half marathon. Don't
worry if you have never run on trails before, as you
will pick up the skills quickly with expert coaching
to Chamonix, course briefing
classic warm up trail run, such as to the Mer de
Glace, and across the balcon to Plan
the focus is on key mountain skills for trail running,
navigation, pacing and efficiency techniques.
a section of the Chamonix Mont Blanc marathon to
Montroc or further to Le Tour. Night in Chamonix.
a day running in Italy or Switzerland, to run on
sections of the UTMB race route.
longer trail run, up to a half marathon in length,
to really put all the elements together. Night in
check out and depart
the full itinerary of this course on the
main website, please click
Course Dates Cham Trail Running
[ 4 ] 21 - 27 Jun 2020
[ 4 ] 26 Jul - 1 Aug 2020
[ 4 ] 9 - 15 Aug 2020
[ 4 ] 23 - 29 Aug 2020
The numbers in brackets next to each course date
indicate the remaining spaces. Please contact us
of you require more spaces, as often we can release
extra places, subject to availability.
Get into trail running
running is a fastgrowing sport, and this podcast
explains what it involves, how to get into
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that is required...
full days mountain guiding
7 days holiday in total, Sunday-Saturday
Course Inclusions: 1) UIMLA guide for five
days, 2) Chamonix course hosts for logistics & briefings,
3) Pre course information booklet, 4) Equipment discount
voucher for UK shops, 5) Six nights B&B accommodation
in Chamonix (inc. bedding & towels), 6) Free 36
page technical Course Instruction Booklet, 7) Road /
train transport in Chamonix valley, 8) Logistics support
and several optional evening instruction sessions.
1) Travel to and from Chamonix, 2) Personal laundry,
telephone calls, lunches, evening meals, & any purchases
in mountain huts / hotels / restaurants, 3) Cable cars
and mountain uplift, 4) Road transport outside the Chamonix
valley (not usually required), 5) Activities insurance,
& excess baggage charges.
sizes: 2 - 8 people per UIMLA
guide. If there are more than 8 people on a week, separate
groups operate, so you are guaranteed good access to the
guide for tips and coaching.
even wrote the book on it...
Published by Cicerone Press, written by Kingsley
our head running guide
40 routes including the UTMB, Vertical KM, Chamonix