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Introduction to Skyrunning: North Wales

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Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th April 2024

Bookings Open
Friday 2nd February 2024
Bookings Close
Sunday 31st March 2024
Booking Fees
Booking Fee   £130.00   
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Event Organiser - Kathryn

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If you love trail running but yearn for something more adventurous - SkyRunning could be for you! Steep uphills, rocky ridges and technical downhills await - guaranteeing loads of adventure and epic mountain scenery. Our SkyRunning Introduction will show you all the skills and techniques needed to get started so you can get out into the mountains on your own.  

Our SkyRunning Introduction is a fun and relaxed two-day course that will introduce you to running in the mountains on technical terrain. You will develop your footwork, improve your confidence on rock and become faster on the downhills. You will also learn about clothing, footwear and what to carry in your pack on a mountain run. 

COURSE CONTENT -

  • Equipment and what to wear.
  • Running poles and how to maximise the benefits.
  • Uphill technique
  • Downhill running masterclass
  • Nutrition and what to eat during the day
  • Moving over rocky terrain
  • Full coaching throughout the course

This course will be delivered by a fully qualified UK Athletics Coach and Mountain Leader, guaranteeing you get the best out of your two days. The pace is relaxed with plenty of workshop sections and discussion. If you're after a fun weekend out running, learning and building your confidence then this course is for you.

Ability Level
This course is aimed at anybody who already runs on the trails and is looking for something more adventurous or some preperation for events like the UTS, Skyrace series or any other mountain races. We keep the pace relaxed to ensure more focus on tehcnique and having fun. Typically we run around 10km per day - with around 700-1000m of ascent.

If you're unsure of your ability our running course director Kathryn@themountaineeringcompany.co.uk will happily advise you.

Accommodation is not included in the price of this course however, you will find no shortage of places to stay. Our accommodation guide will be issued on request and lists the popular options in the area.

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Event Location:
Capel Curig, Conwy