Trail Running in Andalucia, Spain

We are trail runners and triathletes who provide unique trail running and Triathlon holidays in the heart of the beautiful Andalusian mountains in southern Spain. Only an hour from both Malaga and Granada and with affordable daily flights from mainland Europe, the UK, and beyond. The warm climate and near year-round sunshine of the Granada-Malaga region has for years attracted runners, cyclists and triathletes seeking the perfect training location.

We specialise in providing fully supported trail running holidays and training camps for individuals, groups, or clubs. Our services extend to cyclists and triathletes looking for a safe, scenic and challenging riding location and easy access to a choice of fresh water lake and sea swimming opportunities.

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Trail Running

Trail running is running on surfaces other than tarmac and this can include, grass, canal tow paths, sand, forest tracks and fire breaks, open moorland and dirt roads.

The region around Alhama de Granada and the Poniente Granadino is known as "La Ultima Frontera" The last frontier due to its historical location as being the last bastion of Moorish Spain and boasts some of the most spectacular mountain trails and beautiful scenery to be found. The landscape offers a variety of trails on different surfaces which both inspire and challenge the adventurous trail runner and the explorer in all of us. Every crest and bend of the trail offers the potential for a new discovery. With the sport of Trail Running becoming ever more popular runners of all abilities and experience are seeking out new locations to practice and enjoy their passion for running in the great outdoors.

At Trail Run Spain we are crazy about our sport and passionate trail runners who enjoy sharing our trails with runners of all levels and experience from around the world. Whether you're coming on your own, as part of a group or on one of our regular club training camps. Our friendly and experienced team will be on hand to look after you from the moment you arrive.

Triathlon Training in Spain

For Triathletes searching for the perfect location to train for triathlon, Andalucia has it all. While cycling you're unlikely to encounter much in the way of traffic on the local roads that connect one small pueblo to another, and having a safe riding experience allows you to focus on your reason for being here, hitting the hills and getting some serious miles in on the saddle.

Having a choice of freshwater and sea swimming venues is also important and with the amazing Lake Bermejales and warm mediterranean sea nearby, open water training sessions are seriously something to look forward to.

Trail Running is where we started many years ago and it's what we're famous for and your run sessions will be enjoyed on a variety of surfaces and levels of difficulty.

Our Triathlon Training Camps in Andalucia, Spain are ideal preparation for Triathletes of all abilities and can help you prepare for all event distances up to Ironman.

Our swim locations are also perfect for brick sessions and as the starting point for longer swim/bike/run combinations.

Trail Running in Spain.

Alhama de Granada

Trail Run Spain have been delivering Trail Running Holidays in Alhama for over 10 years and we still look upon the town as our spiritual home. Whatever your reason for coming you'll soon discover its charm and even the most serious athlete arriving for a challenging week of training will leave captivated by its spell.

Its dramatic situation above the gorge and its turbulent geological and social history have left it's mark over the centuries and here you will find a community who look upon their town with pride and who offer the warmest of welcomes to anyone who comes here. Alhama de Granada is the perfect location to base your training camp and the area could almost have been created for the life outdoors. After you've enjoyed the scenic trails, spent the day cycling through the mountains or swam in the inviting waters of our lakes you can enjoy the hospitality of a town that loves to say "Bienvenido a Alhama".


Desert Runner Camps

Full details of our superb Paul Batesons Desert Runner Camp, designed to help you master extreme events and train stage races such as the Marathon de Sables. Read more >>

Desert Runner Traing Camps.

Your Trail Week Outline

Find out about our trail running holidays, where you'll run and the best times to come. We welcome individuals, clubs & groups of all levels of ability.
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Triathlon Training in Spain

Triathlon Training in Spain.

Steve Cable.A runner since childhood Steve Cable born in the UK has been competing since the age of 11. His love and talent for running was developed while serving in the Royal Navy and later during his eighteen years service as a policeman in Kent. In his youth he was a regular on the road and cross country circuit and soon developed a taste for the trails completing the three peaks challenge (Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike and Mt Snowdon)...
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Orla Kastberg.Growing up as he did among the woods and mountains that border New York State and Vermont, it’s easy to see why Orla Kastberg developed a love of trail running from an early age. The countless hours he spent exploring the woods on foot and by bike truly nurtured his passion for the great outdoors. A junior track "star" from the age of 10 he went on to compete for school and college...
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Jess DraskauPetersson.Jess was born in Denmark and then at the age of 13 her family moved to the Isle of Man. She began her sporting life as an equestrian, and first discovered a passion for running and triathlon at university, which led to her racing around the globe and twice in the Olympic Games. Jess has coached sport and athletics at international training camps since 1995...
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Paul Bateson.R.Paul Bateson, originally from England. Born 5/1/51 in Lancashire but moved to Yorkshire Dales in 1972. Now a resident of Spain since 2001 and living in Alhama de Granada in the area known as the Comarca de Alhama which is south west of Granada, Andalucia. With a background in printing, marketing and promotion, publishing, cycle racing, running and outdoor pursuits he brings a rare blend of talents to TrailRunSpain...
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