Runner On Summit

Preparing for running or racing at altitude

There are a growing number of races that are held at higher elevations – Vacation Races series of half marathons at National Parks around the USA are all in beautiful locations. This also means that each race is a hike up from sea level – Zion @ 3700‘, Grand Canyon @ 6600‘, Grand Teton @[…]

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Race preparation tips

Race day is coming! You have been training, slowly building endurance, strength and speed, investing more time than you thought you had, and now that goal race you have been dreaming about is just a few days away. Especially if this is going to be your first race, you may have no idea of what[…]

Running and racing at altitude

Training or racing at altitude used to be something that was only for elite athletes. That has now thankfully changed, with an increasing number of trail, ultra and road races taking place at higher elevations, as well as training camps and running vacations based at a variety of locations at higher altitude. Altitude training, and[…]

Active at Altitude 2014 Training Camp Schedule

A running camp – for many folks the reality is very different from the all run, tough, feeling sick, huge challenges that are beyond me, type of image that a running camp conjures up. In fact a running camp can be the ideal place to kick start your running, learn new skills, challenge yourself, become[…]

Altitude Running Vacation in Ecuador

January 18-25 2014 – Vacation details Active at Altitude is delighted to announce a unique, exciting running and cultural vacation in Ecuador! 7 nights and 8 days with an elegant balance between training opportunities from 7,000 feet up to 14,100 feet, and wonderful cultural excursions to inspire and amaze. The vacation is based at Mountain[…]