Here you’ll find the run adventures, camps, and retreats we’ve found happening in Mexico in 2023. If we’ve missed any, please let us know.
Run adventures in Mexico
Rogue Expeditions – Run Baja – Dec 29, 2023 – Jan 4, 2024
This 7-day running adventure in Baja California, Mexico ranges from the town of Todos Santos on the rugged Pacific coast to the historical gold and silver mining towns of the Sierra de la Laguna mountains and over to the Sea of Cortez. Run challenging single track trails up and down sea cliffs, along coastal roads and amongst cacti. Cool off with a snorkel or two, good tacos, and comfortable stays in cabanas and boutique hotel rooms.
Run retreats in Mexico
Aire Libre – Mexico City & Surroundings – Mar 24 – 27, 2023
Explore Mexico City by foot: from routes running throughout the city to traveling in a traditional «Chinampa» in Xochimilco, this is a run retreat that blends culture and running in a beautiful way.
From a high-altitude run along the Xinantecatl volcano and a Night Beer Run to non-running activities like a Mayan Temazcal (sweat lodge) ceremony and a visit to a «Chinampa» in Xochimilco, you’ll get to experience what makes Mexico City special.
Aire Libre – Mexico City & Surroundings – Sept 1 – 4, 2023
Aire Libre – Oaxaca, Day of the Dead – Oct 31 – Nov 6, 2023
Combine exceptional mountain running, yoga, and meditation with a weeklong immersion in Mexican culture, cuisine, and connection in one of Mexico’s most stunning places.
In addition to celebrating the Day of the Dead in Mexico, you’ll witness Day of the Dead preparations on a run from Oaxaca City to Xoxocotlán cemetery, you’ll trace ancient trails of an original Zapotec route, take part in a clay workshop in Santa María Atzompa, enjoy a mezcal tasting, and more.
Aire Libre – Baja California Sur – Nov 9 – 13, 2023
This 5-day running retreat blends world-class running trails through the Sierra de Cacahilas and Sierra de la Laguna with farm-to-table cuisine, glamping, and crystal clear night skies.
Special moments on the trip include artisanal cheese tasting at Dos Hermanos Ranch creamery, a stay in the Sierra Cacachilas mountains that overlooks the Sea of Cortez, late-night firepits, stargazing, and plenty of warm conversation.
Other ways to explore the world through running
If Mexico is not in the cards for this year, there are still plenty of trails waiting for you around the world. For a dose of inspiration, here is our list of run travel and adventure all over the world.