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Mountain Run - Intro to Mountain/Trail/Fell Running Half Day

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Mountain Run - Intro to Mountain/Trail/Fell Running Half Day

An Introduction to Off Road Running | Grow your Skills and Knowledge | Based in Glenridding | July, August and September 2020

Come and learn the skills and techniques for Off Road Running, including Trail, Mountain and Fell Running with our expert instructors and running coaches.

Our whole team spend hours and hours absorbed by running in the fells of the Lake District. Whether you run low level or high level, you'll come across technical trails and the skills, ability and understanding of how to cross these sections of your run efficiently and safely, will mean you can spend more time enjoying the views, and your running, rather than concentrating on how and where to place your feet.

What to Expect: 

  • A professionally designed and delivered course
  • Designed and delivered by highly skilled mountain, trail and fell runners
  • Discussion and skills based
  • Plenty of drills to work through
  • A great Lakeland trail running journey during the course
  • Course notes etc emailed to you, post course
  • Films of your progression emailed to you, post course
  • Plenty of laughs and smiles
  • All delivered outside in line with the current CV19 rules and regs

Who is it for? 

  • Any runner who has just started to run either before or during lockdown
  • Any runner wanting to move from the road to trails
  • Any runner wanting to improve their up and downhill techniques
  • Any runner wanting to become more economic over technical terrain
  • Any runner who feels they have lost 'fell/trail' confidence during the lockdown period

** If you can run 5km then you will be fine with this course. We won't cover more than 5km running.**

Course Program: 

08:30 - Meet at the door to our office

08:40 - Intro and explanation about the course

08:50 - Head to Jenkins Field for some light running and drills

09:30 - Head out on a short trail run, where will will stop on route to cover drills on Uphill Techniques, Downhill Techniques, Efficiency over technical trails and terrain and more.

11:00 - Arrive back in Glenridding for a warm down, easy chat about the skills and some slack-lining if we have time.

11:30 - Course closes

Course Duration: 3 hours

Meeting Location: Mountain Run HQ, Ullswater Visitor Centre, CA11 0PD

What to bring

  • Waterproof jacket & trousers (taped seams please)
  • Spare L/S base layer, Primaloft layer or similar (no cotton please)
  • Hat or buff
  • Gloves
  • Hill food/Lunch Snacks
  • Race Vest/Small Pack to put it all in.
  • Trail running shoes.
  • An open mind and willingness to learn

Please be aware we might be moving at slow speeds at some points during the day: please account for this in your clothing selection.

Check the weather forecast in advance of your course and come prepared.

Courses in this Series

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Intro to Mountain/Trail/Fell Running - Half Day Course - Sat 25 Jul 20 (Bookings Closed)
Intro to Mountain/Trail/Fell Running - Half Day Course - Sat 12 Sep 20 (Bookings Closed)