The sport of trail running is rapidly growing in popularity worldwide, and Valais is proving to be the ultimate playground for enthusiasts. The region’s big draw? Endless possibilities thanks to an exceptional diversity of topography and terrain. Dramatic mountains, towering peaks, thick forest and lush pastures make for trails full of variety, promising interesting altitude profiles, technical challenges and breathtaking views. Trail runners make use of existing hiking trails, adding an element of speed: perfect for getting fit and overcoming your personal boundaries! Whether you’re a beginner or committed trail runner, you’ll find dream conditions for the sport in Valais. Many competitions, including a number of iconic races, take place throughout the summer.