Did you know that Mexico City is surrounded by mountains and volcanos? On this tour you will discover landscapes you never imagine existed around a volcano. We will run via hidden and exclusive trails only known by the local runners. “El Nevado de Toluca” volcano is not just a volcano but a volcano rich on history. Some historians and legends say that the ancient Aztecs had these amazing runners called “Painanis” running through the volcano to bring snow for the emperors and also for the “Tlatelolco Market” to make ice cream with cocoa syrup.
This trail running tour will last around four hours and runners will find themselves running more than 4000 meters over the sealevel. The trails will lead runners througha forever green forest until the base of the volcano, where they willexplore the moon and the sun lagoon, each one with a stunning color. After filling our eyes and minds with the great views of the volcano, it is time to fill our stomach with a delicious and well deserved Mexican breakfast with typical dishes from the region. Bring your running shoes and let us take you into an unforgettable adventure near to “El Nevado de Toluca” volcano.
Tour availability: Sundays
Tour departure: 5:00 AM
2 hours transport by car to Mineral del Chico
4 hours of tour
2 hours transport back to Mexico City by car
Hydration, energy gels, beans and cereal bars during the route and breakfast after your tour included.
For this tour we recommend to bring with you:
– Extra clothes (T-shirt, socks, jacket)
– Sunglasses, sunscreen
– Trail hydration pack or hydration belt (if you don’t have, we will provide you with one of them)
Also for this tour we recommend you to wear tights, gloves, hats, jacket or clothes for running in cold weather.