When you come to stay at the Runners Refuge we have one simple aim in mind – to make you happy. Our aim is to provide excellent accommodation with all the extras that, as a runner, you might want and just as importantly make the experience affordable.
Our bed and breakfast service, is provided for both solo and group travelers staying from one night to two weeks. The Refuge is collectively two chalets, each with four en-suite double or twin bedrooms. These chalets are also available for self catered bookings and private bookings for groups or teams.
We’ll always be there to welcome you on arrival and give all the information you need on the refuge, the town, the trails and the surrounding area. Our staff are all are keen runners with bags of local knowledge, we’ve been pounding the trails here for years so can help point you in the right direction depending on your goals and your fitness level.
- Fresh bed linen, towels and a hairdryer.
- Daily housekeeping and cleaning.
- Nutritious breakfasts with hot and cold options
- Unlimited use of the sauna and hot tub
- Your lift pass waiting for you on arrival (if requested)
Food and nutrition
Our Bed & Breakfast service comes as standard and includes a breakfast of healthy whole foods that will keep you going all morning. From our own Bircher muesli, porridge and Mexican eggs (you’ll have to come and stay to discover this recipe!) fruit, juices and yogurts, we’ve got your energy levels covered. You can also buy running gels, chia flapjacks and our own home made trail mix. If we are in the kitchen we’ll also be making tasty smoothies for recovery that we can leave in the fridge if you pre-order.
With our partners at www.runningfood.co.uk we are bringing Chia seeds to The Alps! Chia are high in protein, fibre, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium, iron, manganese and phosphorous. As well as being exceptionally nutritious, Chia seeds have a special property which makes them the ideal endurance food. The legendary ultra running mexican tribe the Tarahumara eat the ‘chia fresca’ before running mind bending distances at world beating times and even ancient Aztec warriors are believed to have sustained their energy with just a tablespoon of this exotic seed.
Fully Catered Service
For groups and bespoke bookings we offer a fully catered service which includes simple, balanced and delicious evening meals freshly prepared in-house with all dietary requirements taken into account.
We can also provide:
- Geneva airport transfers
- Arrange through our partner IML’s and guides guided runs into the mid and high mountain areas
- We can organise and provide transport for bespoke training routes and expeditions
- Bespoke training and wellbeing packages for groups
- Provide packed Lunches
- Massage and physio service available