Costa Rica Vacation for Runners

Price starting at $1775
8 Days 7 Nights


  • Trip Summary
  • Itinerary
  • Lodging
Come to Costa Rica for an endless summer of tropical running! Relax, refresh, and rejuvenate in paradise on this vacation package especially designed for runners. You will not want to miss out on this running vacation in exotic, amazing places in Costa Rica! A great way to build up to a destination race in Costa Rica.

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Arrival Day

San Jose and the Central Valley
Receive a warm, Costa Rican welcome at the SJO airport before being transferred to your hotel. We will have a welcome meeting as a group and receive a detailed explanation of the upcoming training schedule.

Day 2 First Mountain Run

San Jose and the Central Valley
Savor an early-morning cup of Costa Rican coffee and a healthy breakfast before we head straight up into the mountains on an expert -level run. We will be travelling and training about two hours (or 13 kilometers) in total to get ready for action-packed week in Costa Rica. Then, we'll take you to explore the colorful markets of the San José area to try local food and see a part of Costa Rican culture that few tourists ever get to experience. Return to your hotel to relax, use the pool, and experience an incredible sunset

Day 3 Transfer and Twilight Run

La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano
Early rise and shine because today we do a guided hike of the active and captivating Poas Volcano, then some photo ops of the La Paz Waterfall, have a nice traditional Costa Rican lunch, and head to your hotel near the Arenal Volcano. We'll do a twilight run through the surrounding rural landscape and finish back at the lodge for a dip in the spring-fed pool and a toast to a day well done.

Day 4 Single Track Running and Waterfall Rappelling

La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano
Today we'll get a super early start to make the most of our day! We'll head toward the Arenal Volcano for an intense run followed by a light, healthy lunch. Then you'll head to your next exciting adventure: Canyoning in the Lost Canyon.

Day 5 Hill Running and Whitewater Rating

Tamarindo Beach
You'll leave the lush rainforest and head to the golden Coast of Guanacaste while going whitewater rafting along the way! We start our adventure with running to the starting-point of the wild Rio Tenorio Class 3-4 River. Once we arrive, you'll enjoy up to 2 exhilarating hours of white water action on this beautiful crystalline river. Then, we continue on to one of Costa Rica's best beaches -- Tamarindo.

Day 6 Yoga on the Beach

Tamarindo Beach
Wake to the sound of crashing waves just a few meters from your room. You'll have time to meditate on your week's adventures from your seaside resort and participate in a yoga session right on the beach for a full-body stretch. You can then opt to go sea kayaking to the Capitán rock island.You will have time to enjoy the beaches of this tropical paradise on the gorgeous Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. In the afternoon we'll get ready to continue running.

Free Day

Tamarindo Beach
You have a free day to hang out at the hotel at the pool, go for a beach run, or take a catamaran dolphin viewing and snorkeling cruise at an extra charge.

Departure Day

Tamarindo Beach
Enjoy one, final swim in the ocean or run on the beach before transferring on a very long drive back to San José for your flight home. Flights should be scheduled for the afternoon the day of departure. It's even better if you can fly out of Liberia (LIR).

Day 1 Arrival Day

San Jose and the Central Valley
Receive a warm, Costa Rican welcome at the SJO airport before being transferred to your hotel. We will have a welcome meeting as a group and receive a detailed explanation of the upcoming training schedule.

Day 3 Transfer and Twilight Run

La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano
Early rise and shine because today we do a guided hike of the active and captivating Poas Volcano, then some photo ops of the La Paz Waterfall, have a nice traditional Costa Rican lunch, and head to your hotel near the Arenal Volcano. We'll do a twilight run through the surrounding rural landscape and finish back at the lodge for a dip in the spring-fed pool and a toast to a day well done.

Day 5 Hill Running and Whitewater Rating

Tamarindo Beach
You'll leave the lush rainforest and head to the golden Coast of Guanacaste while going whitewater rafting along the way! We start our adventure with running to the starting-point of the wild Rio Tenorio Class 3-4 River. Once we arrive, you'll enjoy up to 2 exhilarating hours of white water action on this beautiful crystalline river. Then, we continue on to one of Costa Rica's best beaches -- Tamarindo.

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Desafio Adventure Company
Behind the central chuch in La Fortuna San Carlos, Alajuela 21007 CR
Logo: https://www.desafiocostarica.com/img/header/logo-desafio-blanco.png Phone: 1-855-818-0020 Website: https://www.desafiocostarica.com/
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