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LocalAventura Tour: 20K Trail Running Tour of Mineral del Chico
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20K Trail Running Tour of Mineral del Chico

Get great views of nature and this quaint mountain town on a sight-run

8 hrs

Mexico City

2 ~ 5

Low content


Just a short ride away from bustling Mexico City are gorgeous mountain views and a beautiful pine tree forest. Mineral del Chico is the perfect backdrop for a trail run. On your run, you’ll get panoramic mountain views and admire the lush canopy above you. Meanwhile, your expert local guide will keep you entertained on your run with local folk tales.

Legend has it that miners used to hide their treasures in leftover pastries in Mineral del Chico. You’ll also tour around the town the quaint mountain town. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy a delicious breakfast with typical dishes from the region. This unique adventure is a great way to see some spectacular views and learn more about a new culture.


  • Leave Mexico City for Mineral del Chico.
  • Begin your trail run after 2 hours of travel.
  • Run through the mountains and forest.
  • Complete your 20 km run in the town of Mineral del Chico.
  • Eat a typical local breakfast.
  • Return to the city.

Available days

Saturday or Sunday

Eligibility criteria

  • Trail running experience is required. Participants must be fit enough to run for 20 km.
  • Must be comfortable with elevations of up to 2,300 meters
  • Must be 18 years or older to participate in the activity

What's Included

  • Transportation
  • Water and snacks during the run
  • Breakfast
  • A souvenir T-shirt

What's not included

  • Any souvenirs purchased in town


  • Bring a jacket, a hydration belt or pack, sunglasses, and a change of clothes.


Family-Friendly Highly Active Outdoorsy Types Good for Couples



Growing up in the unique Mexico City, I was constantly surrounded by such a diverse and bold culture and was always fascinated with people. I loved spending my time people-watching or watching TV shows that highlighted people’s unique lives. I loved watching shows about street performers or artisans. My fascination with people has been instilled in me since a young age.

I studied international business in college and got a standard job after college. Eventually, the business I worked for closed down. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise, because leaving my job helped me find my true passion. With plenty of free time, I decided to start running. I was hooked immediately. It was great exercise and a great way to explore my city. One day I came across an article about sight-running, which is when you do a tour of a city while running instead of walking, and how it was the new trend in tourism. It all just clicked for me, and I decided to start a sight-running tourism business. It combined my new passion for running with my childhood fascination with people and culture. I am never happier than when I am running around Mexico City showing people all that it has to offer.

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