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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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Bob Graham Seminar | All about the Bob Graham Round | Through Zoom | 15th December at 1800 | 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...

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Online Navigation for Ultra Runners | Beginner to Intermediate | Delivered through Zoom | Dates throughout Autumn/Winter | £20:00

A 1h45 theory session based around fundamental navigation skills for ultra and trail running, with Sean Bolland, Elite OMM Winner.

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Mountain Marathon Route Choice Seminar | Delivered through Zoom | 25th November 2020 | Price: £25:00

2 hours of intensive route planning with Charlie and Sean. Both are elite mountain marathon winners, both are highly experienced navigators. Charlie was also the route planner for...

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Online OMM Theory Session | Delivered through Zoom | Dates throughout Autumn/Winter| £25:00

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

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Practical Navigation | Intermediate to Advanced | Follow up to Online MM Navigation | Dates: Autumn and Winter | Price: £45

We are releasing these short 4 hour navigation sessions for clients who have taken part in our recent online navigation sessions.

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Practical Navigation | Intermediate | Follow up to Online Navigation for Ultra Runners | Dates Autumn & Winter| Price: £45

These short 4 hour navigation sessions for clients who have taken part in our recent online Navigation for Ultra Runners sessions.

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Running with Poles for Ultra's - December 05 | New dates for 2021 coming soon

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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Ultra Trail Running Skills Weekend | Patterdale Hall | 05 to 07 March 2021

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 | 23 to 25 April 2021 | 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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Advanced Skyrunning | Based at the Patterdale Hall | 14 to 16 May 2021 | Price: £275

The ORIGINAL Advanced Skyrunning course in the UK, created in association with the Lakes Sky Ultra & Pinnacle Ridge Extreme races, this is an immersive weekend of advanced...

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