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Mountain, Sky, Trail and Ultra School

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, 2017

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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Winter Mountain Skills Days for Runners | Helvellyn Massif | Dates throughout Jan/Feb/March 2020

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...

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Winter Navigation for Runners | Refresher Course | Glenridding | 11th January 2020

A course designed to refresh your navigation skills for running and events during the months of Winter.

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Running with Poles for Ultra's - January 31 / February 22 / March 20 / April 17 2020

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...

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Navigation 2 Day Course - Bronze Award (NNAS) - 8th and 9th March 2020

Want to get the real basics of Navigation for walking or running? The NNAS scheme allow's you to gain a certificate and take you though in major detail about how to get to grips...

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Ultra Trail Running Skills Weekend | Patterdale Hall | 13 - 15 March 2020

We’ve teamed up with Beth Pascall, Damian Hall, Inspired Life Yoga and Nic's Nordic Walks to create an immersive weekend tailor made for ultra-runners, in association with The...

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Introduction to Skyrunning | Great Langdale - The Hayloft | 24/25/26 April 2020 | Price £275

The ORIGINAL Introduction to Skyrunning course in the UK, in association with Scafell Sky Race and Skyruning UK: learn the skills you’ll need to run fast & light over technical...

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Scafell Sky Race Recce Weekend | Based out of Great Langdale | 25/26 April 2020 | Cost £150

Come and join is for an expertly guided weekend of fun on the Scafell Sky Race route for 2020. With some epic course changes, extremely technical ground and an 'Introduction to...

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Advanced Skyrunning | Based at the Patterdale Hall | 8/9/10 May 2020 | Booking OPEN NOW

Created in association with the Lakes Sky Ultra & Pinnacle Ridge Extreme races, this is an immersive weekend of advanced skyrunning skills. You'll be running ridge lines,...

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Lakes Sky Ultra Recce Weekend | Based out of Patterdale Hall | 11/12 May 2019 | Recce Price Variable | Pre-booked accommodation available

Be guided round the Lakes Sky Ultra race route over 2 days with our highly experienced guides.

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