Mountain Run

Mountain Run is the UK’s leading school of trail, fell and 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 D

Our training weekends, route recce's 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 sky-race, 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 Rab Scafell Sky Race, Lakes Sky Ultra and Pinnacle Ridge Extreme.

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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How to Walk and Run with Poles for Ultra's | All about running with poles | Dates: throughout Summer and Autumn 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.

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Bob Graham Seminar | Delivered Through Zoom | Dates: Weds 23 Feb, Thurs 24 March, Tues 19 April and Thurs 12 May - all start at 1830 | Price: £25:00

A 2 hour in depth seminar about everything you need to know to plan/organise your Bob Graham Round to how to train in your own area. If you are serious about doing a BGR, then this session will charge you with everything you need to know and more.

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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 this practical one-day course is the place to start.

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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 performance when you need it most.

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Navigation for runners | Lake District | Dates throughout the year

Learn to navigate, and the mountains of the world will be your playground. Our one-day navigation course is designed specifically for runners, by runners, covering all the essentials of sound navigation on the move.

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