Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Running Experience

with Yannick Wende

7 days


Running in Peru

Meet your Host

Yannick Wende

Yannick Wende is an Andean-born competitive mountain biker, mountaineering enthusiast, and trail runner. His life revolves around the mountains surrounding his birthplace in La Paz, Bolivia. Working on various social and environmental programs around the Bolivian and Peruvian Andes has allowed him to understand and communicate admiration and respect for the Andes through storytelling. Yannick’s partnership with Aire Libre Running has also given him a new opportunity to explore his mountain sanctuary in a new dimension and reconnect to it with this new calling. He is an adventurer who enjoys bird watching, and learning about native plants, and he is driven by a determination to make the Andes and promote native community building and cultural development.

To connect with Yannick you can find him on Instagram at @yannickwende

Trip highlights

Sacred Valley Running Peru


Immerse yourself in the cultural legacy of the Incas.

Running in Sacred Valley Peru

Center of the world

Learn about the captivating history of Cusco, often called the center of the world.

Up a step in Sacred Valley Peru

Enjoy sacred destinations

See the breathtaking landscapes of one of the world’s oldest and most sacred destinations.


Day 1: Arrival in Cusco
Day 2: Transfer to Sacred Valley - 11 km Machu Qolga Trail Run - Urcos Meditation Ceremony
Day 3: 9 km Ollantaytambo Run - 6 km Puma Marka Inca Trail Run - Cultural Visits
Day 4: 16 km Run Through Misminay - Moray Temple - Maras Salt Mines Run - Afternoon Stretching Session in Huayna Qapac's Temple
Day 5: Visit to Machu Picchu Ruins
Day 6: Lares Run to Calca - Afternoon Cultural Visits
Day 7: Farewell from Cusco - Optional Add-On extra Days


On our initial night in Cusco City, we will stay in the heart of downtown, relishing a high-end three-star hotel experience with magnificent city views.

Throughout the rest of the Experience, we will be accommodated in a breathtaking mansion in Urubamba (Sacred Valley), adorned with colonial architecture and featuring an outdoor pool. The mansion offers a range of accommodation options, including double and single rooms, each boasting a private bathroom.

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

Booking Options


Book in pairs


What's Included

  • Transportation throughout the whole experience
  • Specially designed trails along the magical landscapes of the Sacred Valley
  • Carefully curated culinary experiences
  • 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)
  • Dedicated sports and action photographer to capture your moments

What's Not Included

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

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Running Experience


18 - 24 June, 2024

7 days



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