This two-day development course is aimed at the mountain runner looking to gain confidence and technical ability running in the mountains. We will coach you on uphill movement with or without poles, show you how to move over rocky sections and give you the tools to descend steep ground like a pro. You will also receive a wealth of other important techniques and tips that will help you move faster in the mountains.
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Like all mountain sports, SkyRunning carries a high level of risk and those undertaking this activity must accept this to attend the course. Safety is our number one priority and our excellent safety record is a testement to this. All of our Running Guides are qualified and experienced mountain professionals with years of experience running in the mountains.
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.
This course is aimed at anybody who already runs in the mountains and aspiring for something more adventurous or some preparation for events like the UTS, Skyrace series or any other mountain races. Typically you will run around 15km per day - with around 900-1200m 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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