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Off Road techniques - running on a variety of terrain

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Learn from the world's best: Learn about trail/ultra running from the 2013 world champion Ricky Lightfoot. Whether you are looking to get into trail/ultra running events or looking to improve your performance to the next level this weekend will be ideal. This weekend is aimed at all level and abilities of runners. 


On this weekend we'll be covering aspects such as training program plans/principles for trail/ultra running, nutritional strategies and advice, equipment selection and advice, night running (Petzl headtorches to try out) , injury prevention and rehab, and of course some superb runs onto the trails and fells guided by our experienced team. 


There will also be discussions and advice covering off road running techniques for the various types of terrain encountered in trail/ultra running, preparation for trail running events,training program plans / principles, nutritional strategies and advice, kit selection and recommendations, injury prevention and night running.


We will be based at the Derwentwater Independent Hostel where we will have access to the trails right from the door step! Your weekend will include your stay here for the weekend and all your meals will be provided. (3 meals a day) And of course lots of fun! 


For more information or to book a place email


Based from Derwentwater Independent Hostel.








With 2013 World Trail Running Champion Ricky Lightfoot.

Previous Trail Running Weekends Feedback


  • Great weekend had! Thank you all very much indeed. Big well done to everyone for their wonderful running endurance. - Victoria Mousley 


  • Thanks everyone, especially Ian and Emily for a (another) fantastic weekend. Learnt a lot and great tower more nice people! - Katey Foster


  • Thanks very much for a class weekend everyone. It was good fun, superb information and most of all great people all around. I'm looking forward to my next trip down already! - Stuart Munro


  • Hi, thanks for a great weekend! I've finally managed to structure my training into something that might be achievable and rediscovered my mojo...Yay! It was fantastic to spend a few days in a, with other crazy people - Sarah Holton


  • Thankyou all for such a great weekend. The running was amazing the people were even better. - Mark Farrar


  • Thanks all for a great weekend last weekend, met some great like minded people, learnt more than i can remember and the legs still sore but I now have a (semi) rigid training plan and my first ultra to work towards. - David Dicks


If you'd like to read a little more in depth details on how our last few weekends have gone please had a read here:

March 2015 / November 2014.


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