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Mountain Marathon preparation weekend

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Friday 19th to Sunday 21st April 2019

Entries Open
Wednesday 8th August 2018
Entries Close
Wednesday 17th April 2019
Entry Fees
Course Fee   £150.00   
Contact
Event Organiser - Ian Stewart
Phone
07901684579

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This weekend will give you all the essential skills needed for success at your next Mountain Marathon whether you are a first timer or experienced competitor searching for that extra edge.

The weekend will include 2 full days of tuition from Elite mountain marathon competitors who are also experienced mountain navigation coaches.

We will explore map reading and compass skills as well as route choice and navigation tactics.

The scales will be out as we look at the mandatory kit list and experiment with different options for clothing, tents, stoves and food. What does it take to get a racing pack below 4kg?

Based near Aviemore we have easy access to the mountains and a variety of locations that we can use for our training. This course includes two days of instruction and does not include accommodation or meals, allowing you the flexibility to choose your own.

 

More information including a course programme can be found here: www.trailrunningscotland.com

 

Friday 1845 - 2030 Welcome

A chance to meet the rest of the team and your instructors for the weekend

Saturday 0900 - 1000 Equipment

                 1000 - 1630 Hill session Maximum ratio 1:6

                 1630 - 1700 Debrief

Sunday 0900 - 1000 Route planning

                 1000 - 1530 Hill session Maximum ratio 1:4

                 1530 - 1630 Course review

                 1630 Depart

 

 


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