Chamonix Trail Running 2022

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Our 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 and guidance.
Sun Travel to Chamonix, course briefing
Mon A classic warm up trail run, such as to the Mer de Glace, and across the balcon to Plan d'Aiguille.
Tue Today the focus is on key mountain skills for trail running, navigation, pacing and efficiency techniques.
Wed Run a section of the Chamonix Mont Blanc marathon to Montroc or further to Le Tour. Night in Chamonix.
Thu Often a day running in Italy or Switzerland, to run on sections of the UTMB race route.
Fri A longer trail run, up to a half marathon in length, to really put all the elements together. Night in Chamonix!
Sat Breakfast, check out and depart
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Course Dates
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Course spaces

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.
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Price: £799 Book online
5 full days mountain guiding
7 days holiday in total, Sunday-Saturday
Standard 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 self-catering 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.
Exclusions: 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.
Group sizes: 3 - 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.
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Published by Cicerone Press, written by Kingsley our head running guide

40 routes including the UTMB, Vertical KM, Chamonix 80km, CCC

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