Mountain Run
Mountain Run

Mountain Run is the UK’s leading school of extreme mountain running

Take your mountain running to the next level with our skills training & guiding for trail, sky & ultra runners.

“Your instruction has given me the confidence to tackle tough situations”
Peter, 2017

Our training weekends, route recces and guided runs will help you build the skills and experience to run faster, stronger and with confidence over extreme terrain.

Get ready for your first skyrace, learn to scramble or train for your first Alpine ultra. Take on the Bob Graham round. Chase your dreams.

Mountain Run are the creators of Scafell Sky Race and Lakes Sky Ultra

Latest News

Winning the Marmot Dark Mountains 2019

Charlie Sproson and Steve Birkinshaw won this years Marmot Dark Mountains, below Charlie shares a...

Wansfell Mountain Race 2018

The Wansfell Mountain Race is in its third year. Originally put on for the Ambleside Festival of...

Featured Courses

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Ultra Mountain/Trail Running Skills Weekend | Patterdale YHA | 11-13 October 2019

An immersive weekend of ultra distance running training in the heart of the English Lake District, with expert coaches and elite runners, based around Ultra Distance Races, the UK...

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OMM Mountain Marathon Skills Day - 12th October 2019

The OMM is known as one of the hardest Mountain Marathons of the year. With Elite courses covering a marathon distance each day in the mountains it ought to be. Want to hone your...

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Running with Poles for Ultra's - 1st November 2019

Learn to walk and run with poles, using them for forward propulsion and not just balance. In this course we will teach you the basics, go through some drills and then put in to...

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Guided trail, fell or skyrunning

The Lake District National Park is home to some of the most technical, scenic, challenging and rewarding running country in England, and we can't wait to share it with you.

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Mountain Skills for Runners | Lake District | Dates throughout the year

Don’t let your big mountain dreams turn into a Mountain Rescue nightmare: if your sights are set on higher summits, bigger adventures or tougher mountain races this year, then...

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Running with Poles | Lake District | Dates throughout the year

Learn to use poles the right way, and you will transform yourself from struggling biped to energy-efficient quadruped: move efficiently, improve your stability, and boost your...

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