mexico city & surroundings

Join us in this unique adventure across Mexico City's most beautiful and emblematic landmarks as we experience this metropolis running through its streets and natural surroundings.

Mexico City

4 days, 3 nights

Activity level: Nature’s Rhythms (Intermediate)

Running experience

From $1,670 USD

Ranging daily from 10 to 16km

Discover the world through running

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Your Adventure Itinerary

A few days before the trip, each participant will receive instructions on reaching the accommodation facility situated in the Coyoacan area. From here, we will start our epic Urban Sunset Run route, maintaining a friendly pace while hopping through south neighborhoods in Mexico City. This route is ideal for acclimatizing to the altitude of Mexico City.

 

Following that, we will run directly to our Welcome Dinner venue.

 

Accomodation: Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Coyoacán  | Double occupancy  
Welcome Dinner: Included.

We will rise early for our day trip to Xochimilco, or “where the flowers grow.” Here, we will embark on a trajinera boat ride that will guide us through the lake’s intricate canals to the chinampas: traditional farming lake beds. From this point, we will indulge in a unique yoga and meditation session, overlooking the lake, wetlands, river, and farming ranges. Following this, a delicious farm-to-table brunch, courtesy of our local hosts, awaits us.

 

Later in the afternoon, we will partake in a relaxing 8 km run across the vast and expansive campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). 

 

We will conclude the day with an absolutely fabulous dinner in a charming location within the Coyoacan borough.

 

Accomodation: Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Coyoacan | Double Occupancy

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Included

Today, we’re embarking on an exhilarating 18 km high-altitude run, exploring the captivating landscapes of Paso de Cortés.Our journey will commence at the secondary summit of the majestic Iztaccíhuatl volcano, standing proudly at 4,300 meters. From this elevated point, we’ll be treated to sweeping vistas of the iconic Popocatépetl volcano and the expansive valleys of Puebla-Tlaxcala and México.

As we navigate the rocky and sandy terrain, tracing our path back through smooth trails, we’ll pause to refuel with delicious quesadillas at the base of these colossal volcanoes.

 

Returning from our day in Izta, we’ll head back to Mexico City for a unique and memorable experience—a temazcal sweat lodge ceremony. This ancient ritual promises to connect us with the cultural and spiritual essence of the region in a way that will stay with us into the future. It’s a shared moment that will become a cherished part of our collective journey.

 

Accomodation: Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Coyoacan | Double Occupancy

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Included

Before the urban hustle and bustle takes over, we will embark on a captivating 7 km run through the Viveros de Coyoacan, one of the great lungs of Mexico City. Our route will seamlessly guide us to the tranquil park—a sanctuary amid the city’s buzz. As we arrive at our spot in the midst of the park, we’ll take a moment to close our eyes, connect with our bodies, and breathe deeply, finding serenity amidst the urban sounds in a revitalizing yoga session.

 

As the morning sun bathes us in its warmth, we’ll come together for a farewell breakfast in Coyoacan. This farewell breakfast will provide a serene backdrop for our shared moments.

 

Feel free to linger and depart at your own pace after noon, ensuring that we can all partake in a heartfelt farewell meal together. It will be a relaxed and meaningful way to conclude our time together.

 

Breakfast: Included

Our team

Who to follow

Our Host

Santiago Carsolio resides in Valle de Bravo and hails from a family of mountaineers and runners, and he carries on their legacy by achieving a notable ‘Fastest Known Time’ (FKT) as well as setting records in various national and international marathons. 

 

According to Santiago, running plays a pivotal role in self-discovery and understanding the world that envelops us. He perceives trail running and its connection to nature as a much-needed remedy in these tumultuous times. 

 

Conversations with Santiago are likely to involve passionate discussions about volcanoes, explorations of indigenous heritage, anecdotes about Mexican trail running legends, and dad jokes. Beyond his passion for running, he imparts outdoor education to children, aids in race organization, and identifies himself as a natural architect and outdoor facilitator. 

You can find him on Instagram at @santiagocarsolio

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Discover the vibrant soul of Mexico City and its breathtaking natural surroundings. Traverse iconic spots and lively neighborhoods, including the exhilarating Urban Sunset Run. Conquer high-altitude trails on Paso de Cortés, and dive into ancestral traditions in Xochimilco. Experience profound connection through a Mayan Temazcal ceremony. Unveil the city’s essence in this unforgettable journey.

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Mexico City & Surroundings

Let the rhythm of your footsteps align with the vibrant heartbeat of Mexico City and its Surroundings as you run through a journey that weaves together culture, history, nature, ancestral practices, and amazing food into a tapestry of unforgettable experiences.

Experience the allure of stunning colonial accommodations with rich history and original fixtures in a modern environment. The hotel offers suite accommodation and a breathtaking private garden terrace, all nestled in the heart of one of Mexico City’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods, characterized by cobblestone streets, colorful buildings, lively restaurants,cafes and gorgeous  parks.


Standard accommodation option involves double shared lodging. However, you have the choice to enhance your experience by upgrading to private accommodations at check-out.


September in Mexico City ushers in the rainy season, bringing a shift in weather patterns. Even though it can be rainy, it is still one of the nicest around the year. As the city experiences increased rainfall, temperatures tend to range from 55-72°F / 13-22°C. The streets glisten under raindrops, and the lush greenery flourishes anew. This season provides a unique opportunity to witness the city’s charm in a different light, as umbrellas dot the streets and the scent of petrichor fills the air.

INCLUDED:

  • Transportation throughout the whole experience.
  • Specially designed trails along the magical landscapes of Mexico City.
  • Carefully curated culinary experiences.
    *We can accommodate all dietary preferences.
  • Exclusively designed yoga and meditation sessions.
  • All meals and accommodations for the duration of the experience.
  • Entrance tickets to all national parks and attractions included in the experience.
  • Knowledgeable and professional local guides.
  • Aire Libre & partner brands merchandise.
  • Complimentary La Familia Global Community Membership
    ($ 25 USD value).

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare for your inbound and outbound flights to Mexico City.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend securing personal travel insurance for your peace of mind.
  • Alcoholic beverages and any additional meals beyond the provided ones.

 

  • Currently, Mexico’s international borders remain open.
  • A valid passport is required for entry.
  • A Visa may be required depending on your nationality.
  • Foreigners might be required to present a return ticket.

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