Running in Guatemala

Why trail run in Guatemala

Guatemala offers some of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in Central America, with lush tropical forests, rugged volcanoes, and ancient Mayan ruins all within reach. Trail running in Guatemala can be a great way to explore these natural and cultural wonders.

When to trail run in Guatemala

The best time to trail run in Guatemala is during the dry season, which typically runs from November to April. This is when the trails are the most accessible and the weather is the most pleasant.

Popular trail running cities in Guatemala

Some popular trail running cities in Guatemala include Antigua, Lake Atitlan, and Quetzaltenango. These cities offer a variety of trails for runners of all skill levels, as well as a vibrant running community.

Run Experiences in Guatemala

Run retreats in Greece

Aire Libre – Land of Volcanoes – More than just a series of runs past dramatic volcanic landscapes in the Guatemalan Highlands, you’ll have the chance to participate in traditional ceremonies, meditation sessions, and contemplate the Fire Volcano.

Guatemala run travel in 2023

We’ve got our regularly updated list of the great Guatemala run travel opportunities here.

Bucket List Trail Races In Guatemala

Some bucket list trail races in Guatemala include the Volcano Marathon, the Lake Atitlan International Race, and the Trail of the Mayan Jungle. These races offer challenging and scenic routes, as well as a true adventure experience.

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