The four-day women's retreat is held at the peak of Telluride's fall color season

April 25, 2019 (CARBONDALE, COLORADO)—Run Wild Retreats + Wellness, a travel company specializing in premier women’s running and wellness retreats in the world’s best trail-running destinations, has added the Telluride Trail Running + Wellness Retreat to its roster of 2019 retreat locations. Mindful running coach and company founder Elinor Fish is leading the four-day Telluride Trail Running + Wellness Retreat taking place September 19 – 21, 2019.

Runners don’t need any experience running on trails to enjoy this retreat in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, however, they should be comfortable being on their feet for long periods, hiking and running for six to nine miles at a time. The group will take frequent breaks to take photos, enjoy the views and stay hydrated.

The retreat leader provides specific pacing tips and trail-running techniques that help those coming from lower elevations to run more comfortably and avoid over-exerting themselves. Plus our professional, locally based trail running guides keep everyone safe and well cared for on the trail.

To balance out the intensity of their on-trail adventures, runners will spend three nights at Telluride’s Peaks Resort + Spa, a luxury hotel home to Colorado’s largest spa, where runners enjoy an aromatherapy massage spa treatment as part of their retreat package.

“The goal is for retreat participants to come away from this weekend feeling renewed and refreshed, despite running four days in a row,” says Elinor Fish, founder of Run Wild Retreats + Wellness. “Plus, they’ll also come away with a set of tools they can use to better manage stress through mindful running.”

Inspired by the tenets put forth by the Transformational Travel Council, a key part of every Run Wild retreat is its Wellness Workshops. These informative, interactive sessions dive deeper into the ways that mindful running can help women maximize the stress-reducing health benefits of running by combining running with mindfulness practices.

Mindful running is a method of rediscovering the most natural way to run. It allows runners to tune in to their body, notice the stress-induced areas of physical and mental tension and then release that tension. The resulting relaxation allows them to run the way they were meant to run: with a sense of joy, playfulness and ease.

Retreat packages start at $2,800 per person (double occupancy), and include all meals, guiding, natural running form clinics, wellness workshops, spa treatment, three nights’ accommodation, a Run Wild Retreats gift bag and more.

About Run Wild Retreats + Wellness
Colorado-based Run Wild Retreats + Wellness, an IATAN-accredited travel agency, member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Transformational Travel Council Ally. Founded in 2010 by Elinor Fish, its mission is to help women better manage their stress through an active lifestyle centered around healthy, sustainable running. Learn more at www.RunWildRetreats.com 

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