Running holidays

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Running the Mont Blanc ultra, the world’s most famous trail race
With its dizzying ridges and stunning views, Mont Blanc is home to some of the world’s best trail running

Adharanand Finn

20, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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10 of Britain’s wildest adventures for 2022
Cycle through the Highlands, sail around the UK, run across Wales, photograph wildlife on Dartmoor … and more fabulous activities

Rachel Dixon

19, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Exquisite views and total exhilaration’: readers’ favourite running routes
From the Med to the Pentland hills, our tipsters find their pace by azure seas, medieval city centres, ancient woods and up lofty ridges

Guardian readers

20, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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My Alpine trail running adventure holiday in Switzerland
In Verbier a new network of high-altitude running routes is opening up the mountains like never before

Mike MacEacheran

13, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Why I’m running 5,000 miles around the coast of Britain solo
It has taken four winters so far, but wild beauty, nature and the kindness of strangers en route make this slow journey more than worthwhile

Frances Mills

30, Apr, 2021 @5:30 AM

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‘I feel alive and free’: the joy of lockdown running
Seven runners reveal the discoveries on their doorsteps, how it’s helped them through lockdown, and the distant trails they hope to hit before long

Rachel Dixon

19, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Writers retreat: seven authors on their outdoor escapes from lockdown
Some literary minds crave a full-throttle rush. For others, it’s the peace in birdwatching, kayaking or finding refuge in the trees

Compiled by Rachel Dixon

23, Nov, 2020 @6:30 AM

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10 adventurers on their trip of a lifetime
Drawing on memories of epic journeys can help sustain us through lockdown. Experts share their greatest conquests – and where they plan to go next

Kevin Rushby

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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I can’t visit Scotland’s mountains – so I’m sketching them instead
With the UK’s glorious peaks temporarily out of reach, our writer is bringing them to life by drawing them

Heather Dawe

17, Nov, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Cold play: how to enjoy UK outdoor activities – even in winter
There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear, say the experts, who share their top spots for winter fun – and the kit that can make it all possible

Kevin Rushby

24, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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10 of the best places to run in the UK: readers' tips
From flowers along the Dee to the steepest public road in England – via painted ladies in Shrewsbury – readers share their favourite routes

Guardian readers

24, Sep, 2020 @5:30 AM

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How an all-women fell-running course in Wales helped me let off the brakes
Leaving the tarmac behind, I tested my stamina and mettle on rocky terrain in the Black Mountains

Ellie Ross

18, Feb, 2020 @6:30 AM

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