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

Saunders Mountain Marathon Virtual Training Courses 2022

Entries for the 2022 Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon are now open. The event will take place on the weekend of 2/3rdJuly and will be centred on Eskdale, in the Western Lake District. Some courses are now over half full and prompt entry ensures the widest range of start times available.

Keswick Mountain Festival 2021 - Winners and RD report

Its been 2 and a half years since we have been able to deliver the Keswick Mountain Festival Trail races, but thankfully we managed to make it happen last weekend. This race report is a general sum up of the weekends activities.

Featured Courses

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Introduction to Skyrunning | Glenridding and Helvellyn Massif - Almond Lodge | 22 to 24 April 2022 | Price £300

The ORIGINAL Introduction to Skyrunning course in the UK, in association with Scafell Sky Race, Lakes Sky Ultra and Skyruning UK: learn the skills you’ll need to run fast & light over technical terrain; take scree & singletrack in your stride, climb strong & descend fast.

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Nasal Breathing for Running and Life | 2 x 1 Hour sessions | Delivered through Zoom | Dates: One a month for 2022 | Price: £50.00

Mountain Run have teamed up with Andrew Ritchie from Performance Breathworks to bring you a brand new online course for why and how to Nasal Breath for running and for life.

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Winter Mountain Skills Days for Runners | Helvellyn Massif | Dates throughout Feb/March 2022

A one-day introductory course covering winter navigation, kit choices, ice axes, crampons and more, giving you the skills and confidence to enjoy the best winter mountain running of your life.

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How to Walk and Run with Poles for Ultra's | All about running with poles | Dates: throughout Autumn, Winter and Spring 2022 | Price: £70

Learn to use Trail Running Poles for walking and running in Ultra Race's and Challenges. In this course we will teach you the basics, go through some drills and then put in to practice what we have learnt. We'll supply the poles, so don't worry if you don't have any.

Silva Wrist Compass Mountain Nav Masterclass

OMM Mountain Marathon Skills Day - 13th March 2022

Our navigation classes are second to none. Delivered by Sean Bolland, known as The Nav Guy. Sean is an elite MM runner, winner of the OMM and delivers all Mountain Run's online navigation masterclasses. Sean will coach you to be the best navigator you can be.

Omm Online Training Navigation

Online Mountain/OMM Navigation Masterclass | Delivered through Zoom | Dates throughout Winter and Spring 2022 | £25:00

An online 2 hour theory session based around mountain navigation for events such as the OMM or Open Fell events with Sean Bolland, Elite OMM Winner.

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