Morzine Runners Retreat: 30th June – 6th July 2024

Retreat Overview

Date: 30th June – 6th July 2024

Duration: 6 Nights

Location: Hotel Du Lac, Lac Montriond, Morzine-Avoriaz

Ability Level: For runners of ALL abilities who want to run, relax and repeat in the French Alps.

Retreat Overview: Spend time in the stunning French Alps, surrounded by positive, like-minded runners. Our Runners Retreat is designed for runner of all abilities, who want to go on a running holiday of a lifetime. We have created a magical week, packed with fun, inspiring activities, which are delivered by our team of expert coaches. Don’t miss out on an adventure of a lifetime!

Retreat Highlights

Hotel Du Lac

Nestled on the shore of the breathtaking Lac de Montriond, Hotel du Lac offers an unparalleled destination for those who seek something off the beaten track. An ever changing landscape, shaped and coloured by the dramatic transitions of each season. The constant among these transformations is our team’s commitment to delivering excellent service, fantastic food, and a unique mountain experience for you and your companions. Your adventure starts here!

Morning Stretching

Start your day in the right way, with a yoga inspired stretching & breathwork session overlooking the lake. Relax and take in the breathtaking views, whilst taking part in our stretching sessions, led by our expert coaches. The peaceful surroundings, provide the perfect landscape for your morning routine.

Lakeside Running

Perfect lakeside trails right on your doorstep. Walk out of the hotel and straight down onto the 3km trail, which runs around the stunning Lake Montriond. Take part in our group runs, or go out at your own lesiure for some you time, with a light jog or walk around the lake. You can even finish your run with a quick dip in the Le Lac.

Amazing Hikes

It’s not all about the running. We plan in hikes on some of the most amazing trails, so you get the chance to explore one of the most beautiful locations in the World. Walk and talk with positive, like-minded people and be blown away by the mountain backdrop.

Epic Day Trips

Every year we take our Retreaters on an epic day trip. This is a chance to go further afield and explore the French Alps and the best it has to offer. Past trips include Chamonix and the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, but where will we take our Retreaters this year? This is our surprise element of the trip, which leaves you with something extra special to look forward to.


With the lake on your doorstep, you will have the chance to go kayaking or paddle boarding. This really is kayaking with a difference. The backdrop of the mountains, provides the most idylic of settings for your kayak. Our retreaters will go out as a group, choosing which activity suits them best, but you can also go out in your own time, if you wish to. 

Paddle Boarding

You will have the chance to either paddle board or Kayak on the stunning Lake Montriond. Challenge yourself to do something new, in a safe and stunning environment, with others who are also embracing the challenge. Our planned paddle boarding and kayaking is included in your trip, but there is always time for extra if you feel like you want more!

Nutritious Food

During your stay at Hotel du Lac, you will be treated to the most incredible food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is all included as part of your Retreat and our team work with the chef’s to create a menu that is just right for a runners retreat. Enjoy every meal in the company of other retreaters, overlooking the stunning lake.

Expert Coaches

Our expert coaching team will always be on hand during your retreat. We plan all activities, so that every single person feels included and we have time in the week when you can ask our coaches any questions you may have. The passion and enthusiasm of our team will not be matched, our constant energy is infectious and our aim is to deliver a retreat, which will give you memeories to last a lifetime.

Your Retreat Includes

  • Transfers To & From Geneva Airport
  • Luxury Full Board Accommodation
  • Mindset Sessions & Team Building Session
  • Stunning Trail & Lakeside Runs
  • Sports Massage & Recovery
  • Physiological Run Testing & Data Analysis
  • Strength Training For Runners
  • Morning Stretching & Mobility
  • Pilates For Runners
  • 1:1 Time with Expert Coaches
  • A Surprise Day Excursion
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding or Kayaking
  • Open Water Swimming
  • A special welcome pack on arrival
  • Performance Kit Voucher

Flights to and from Geneva and Travel Insurance are NOT included, you will need to make your own arrangements

Retreat Prices


Payment Options

A £500 deposit p/p, is required to reserve your place on the Retreat. Please note; if booking for multiple people then please select the amount of people you are booking for and then let us know your room selection in the notes section on the booking. If you are booking the bunk room or family room, then these must be booked as a group and can’t be booked as a single person.

Payment Plan

A £500 deposit is due when reserving your spot. The remaining balance is due in 2 instalments; 75% of the balance by Jan 2nd 2024 and the final balance payment due on April 2nd 2024. All payment & refund policies are clearly outlined in our T&C’s

Hotel & Room Options

Hotel Du Lac

During the week, our retreaters will be based at the amazing Hotel Du Lac. Nestled on Lac De Montriond, in the heart of the French Alps, the hotel provides the perfect place for a runners retreat. The hotel staff work closely with our team to make sure you have a week to remember.

Full Board

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included and our team work closely with the hotel chef’s to make sure the menu suits our retreaters. We make sure we communicate all your dietary needs to the team, so we have food options for all food lovers. The food at Hotel Du Lac is both filling and delicious and all meals are served with a selection of soft drinks.

Dine With A View

Enjoy your food, in the most amazing setting. We have access to both indoor and outdoor seating at the hotel, which means you always dine with a view. Soak up the sunshine on the terrace, or enjoy your breakfast and morning coffee overlooking the mountains. The breathtaking views never get old and you will be blown away each day with the ever changing mountain landscape and weather.

Chill Out Space

There is always time to relax and the hotel offers some cosy spaces for you to relax and put your feet up. You may not need the fire in the summer months, but the snug room offers a relaxing social space for our guests to enjoy. If you prefer the sun, you can always chill on the terrace or down by the lake. 

Single Room

A single room supplement is applied in order to book your own room, but if you prefer your own space, then you have the option to book you own double, en-suite room. All rooms benefit from a unique view of the mountains and you will find them comfortable, with plenty of space to enjoy your stay.

Double Room

Coming as a couple or with a friend? No problem, you can share a double or twin room, just let us know how you want this setup. If you would like to share a room and meet someone new, this is also an option, we will match our retreaters up with someone of the same gender, so they have the chance to enjoy their week in the company of other runners. All rooms are en-suite and have towels included.

Triple Room

We have limited tripe rooms available and these rooms book up fast, so if you want to come as a group, then you’re encouraged to book quickly. Triple rooms can be setup as a double and single or as 3 single beds. All bedrooms incude an en-suite and bath towels.

Mezzanine Room

We have limited mezzanine rooms available and these rooms book up fast, so if you want to come as a group, then you’re encouraged to book quickly. Mezzanine rooms can sleep up to 4 guests, with a room layout of your choice. All bedrooms have an en-suite and include bath towels. These rooms are reserved for group bookings only

What We Offer

Expert Coaching

Coach Led Sessions

Like-Minded People

A Dream Runners Holiday

Retreat Schedule

Arrival Day

– Arrive at Geneva Airport

– Transfers to Hotel Du Lac

– Lunch on the terrace

– Optional lakeside run or walk

– Special welcome pack

– Retreat introduction & meet the team

– Teambuilding & evening enterainment

Day 1

– Breakfast at the hotel

– Morning lakeside stretch

– Morning group trail run

– Nutritious lunch

– Group apline trek

– Meet the coaches Q&A

Day 2

– Breakfast at the hotel

– Morning lakeside stretch

– Group running session

– Lactate physiology testing

– Lactate analysis session

– Kayak & Paddleboarding

Day 3

– Breakfast at the hotel

– Morning lakeside stretch

– Surprise group excursion

– Lunch on the go

– Evening mindset session

Day 5

– Breakfast at the hotel

– Morning lakeside stretch

– Longer trail run

– Pilates for runners

– Relaxation time

– Evening entertainment & celebration

Departure Day

– Breakfast at the hotel

– Depart from Hotel Du Lac

– Transfers to Geneva Airport

– Memories to last a lifetime



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