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Fun & friendly group courses to take your running up a gear

Welcome to the UK’s leading school of extreme mountain running. Our day and weekend courses are about more than just learning skills: they’re about meeting like-minded people; sharing experiences and making memories. From summit selfies to beers at the bar, a Mountain Run course is a chance to immerse yourself in doing stuff you love, with people like you. Arrive as strangers; leave as friends.

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“It was more than just a course ... I can’t recommend Mountain Run highly enough. It was an amazing weekend with great people, both the Mountain Run team and my fellow runners" Tory M

When it comes to improving your mountain running skills and confidence, there’s no substitute for getting out there and doing it. Our specialist training courses are tailor made for runners who are getting ready for their next challenge, so whether you’re stepping up to ultra-distance, taking the leap from trail to skyrunning or getting ready for your first mountain marathon, we know the best spots in the Lake District to coach and guide you.

Every course is specially designed to take your mountain running up a level ... and show you the very best of our beautiful National Park along the way.

Courses

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Guided Weekend Trail/Fell Running Break | Central to Eastern Lakes | Date: 22/23/24 April 22 | Price: £250

Come for a cobweb blowing, freedom giving, guided trail/fell running break in the glorious English Lake District. Mountain Run are the leading guided trail and fell running organisation in the UK and we know the best and most esoteric trails the Lakes has to offer. Let us guide you around the Helvellyn Massif and the Ullswater Valley, whilst you just run and take in the views.

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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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Online Ultra Navigation Masterclass for Ultra/Trail Runners | Beginner to Intermediate | Delivered through Zoom | Dates throughout Winter and Spring | £25:00

A 2hr theory session based around fundamental navigation skills for ultra and trail running, with Sean Bolland, Elite OMM Winner.

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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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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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Advanced Skyrunning | Based at the Almond Lodge, Greenside Mines | 13 to 15 May 2022 | Price: £300

The ORIGINAL Advanced Skyrunning course in the UK, created in association with the Rab Lakes Sky Ultra & Rab Pinnacle Ridge Extreme races, this is an immersive weekend of advanced skyrunning skills. You'll be running ridge lines, scrambling over open rock and grinning from ear to ear.

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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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