New and customizable packages showcase the best places to run in five countries
Online PR News – 20-November-2015 – Girona, Spain – Run The World Adventures, an international consortium of the world’s top running vacation providers, announces its 2016 offerings in top running destinations in Spain, Italy, Iceland, Guatemala and Tanzania.
“All of our vacations are led by runners who are local to their area and who not only love to run, but share what they’re most proud of in regards to their home’s culture and history,” says Pablo Rodriguez, co-founder of Run the World Adventures, which caters to runners of all levels of fitness by offering a wide range of experiences, from high alpine to African savanna.
2016 Featured Running Vacations:
Iceland Fjordlands Trail Running + Sailing Vacation
Iceland’s West Fjords region is one of the country’s most remote areas and offers endless outdoor pursuits in its mountains, sheltered fjords and bays. The West Fjords’ Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is a trail runner’s paradise. This virtually inaccessible area can only be reached by boat. These fjords are deep and dramatic, marine and aviary life flourish in a largely unexplored landscape with endless trails for the curious and adventurous runner.
Dates: July 11 -16, 2016
Price: $2,690 per person, 7 days
Spain: Costa Brava Seven-Day Running Adventure
Explore this renowned strip of Mediterranean coastline between Girona and the Pyrenees that is home to Europe’s best cuisine and centuries-old, family run vineyards. Run from fishing village to fishing village, passing through hidden coves and beaches, along cliff-tops and past the ruins of millennia-old battlements and primitive settlements. Be prepared to be pampered, as your nightly accommodations include ancient castles, restored monasteries and even a 1,000-year old farm house offering elegant guest rooms reflecting traditional Catalonian hospitality.
Dates: March 28 - April 3, 2016
Price: Begins at $1,300 per person depending on hotel choice, 7 days
Italy: Best of the Dolomites’ Alta Via 1 & 2
Get high with this ultimate alpine running adventure. Run six phenomenal stages through the magnificent, jagged Italian Dolomites, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique cultural and physical significance. Included with your trip are daily yoga classes with a certified instructor, authentic Italian meals and mountain hut accommodations, creating the ultimate mountain wellness package.
Dates: June 18 - 26, 2016
Price: $1,500 per person, 7 days
Guatemala: Lake Atitlan Mayan Adventure
Experience the rich Mayan culture surrounding Lake Atitlan, an expansive body of water contained within an ancient caldera situated at more than 5,000 feet above sea level as you run from village to village. After running each morning, afternoons are free for exploring historic sites, enjoying zipline adventures, getting a massage, learning how to make corn tortillas by hand or soaking in a lakeside wood-heated hot tub.
Dates: Choose your own
Price: starting at $1,995 per person, 8 days
Tanzania: Kilimanjaro Stage Run
The Kilimanjaro Stage Run completely circumnavigates the continent’s highest peak, dubbed “The Roof of Africa,” over eight days on the trails flanking Mount Kilimanjaro’s lower slopes. Join Simon Mtuy, Tanzania’s foremost trail runner, expert mountain guide and world-record holder as he shares with you the paths he knows and loves in this trail runners’ paradise. Running 13 to 28 miles a day, this physically demanding event is best suited to those with ultrarunning experience.
Dates: August 7 – 17, 2016
Price: $2,125 per person, 11 days
Please note that prices listed here are estimates and may change due to international exchange rates. More about these trips and many others can be found at www.RunTheWorldAdventures.com
About the Run the World Adventures
Run the World Adventures is a consortium of the world’s premier running vacation tour operators: Mayan Running Adventures, Thule Trails, Summit Expeditions and Nomadic Experience, Running Costa Brava and Holimites. Run the World Adventures’ trips have won awards and accolades from Trail Runner, Outside and National Geographic Adventure magazines. Learn more at www.RunTheWorldAdventures.com and at Facebook.com/RuntheWorldAdventures