Running in Chile

Why trail run in Chile

Trail running in Chile offers the opportunity to explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Andes mountains, the Atacama desert, and the Patagonian wilderness, while also experiencing the unique culture of Chile. The country has a lot of diverse terrains, and you can find everything from technical rocky terrain to smooth dirt path to run.

When to trail run in Chile

The best time to trail run in Chile is during the spring (September to November) and fall (March to May). This period offers the best weather conditions for outdoor activities with warm daytime temperatures and cool evenings.

Popular trail running cities in Chile

Santiago, Torres del Paine, and the Atacama Desert are some of the most popular trail running destinations in Chile.

Run experiences in Chile

Run adventures in Chile

Rogue Expeditions – Run Patagonia – See Patagonia’s raw beauty up close and personal in this weeklong run adventure a unique one as you cross fjords, climb mountains, and run by lakes between Puerto Natales and Torres del Paine National Park.

Vacation Races – Patagonia – Challenge yourself to make it to the End of the Earth with this 9-day running adventure in Argentina and Chile.

Run retreats in Chile

Aire Libre – Lake District, Patagonia – Experience a trail running destination as remote as they come with this 8-day running retreat in Patagonia that takes you from coastal towns to snow-drizzled volcanoes, Pacific fjords, lush rainforests and deep lakes hidden in the Andes mountains.

Chile run travel in 2023

See which run adventures and run retreats have been announced for Chile in 2023.

Bucket list trail races in Chile

The Ultra Fiord, the Patagonian International Marathon, and the Atacama Crossing are some of the most iconic trail races in Chile that draw trail runners from around the world.

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