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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

Omm Online Training Navigation

Online OMM Theory Session | Delivered through Zoom | Dates throughout August/September/October | £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: Summer and Autumn | 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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Intro to Mountain/Trail/Fell Running | Half Day Course | Based in Glenridding | 25th July | Price: £40

Been running roads for months? Want to spread your wings but feel you can't quite build up the confidence? Come on a Mountain Run Intro course to build or improve your movement...

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Intro to Mountain/Trail/Fell Running | Full Day Course | Based in Glenridding | 26th July | Price: £70

Been running roads for months? Want to spread your wings but feel you can't quite build up the confidence? Come on a Mountain Run Intro course to build or improve your movement...

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Running with Poles for Ultra's - June 12 | July 17 | August 28 | September 25 | October 16 - 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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Ultra Mountain/Trail Running Skills Weekend | Almond Lodge - Greenside Mines | 09 -11 October 2020

An immersive weekend of ultra distance running training in the heart of the English Lake District, with expert coaches and elite runners, based around Ultra Distance Races, the UK...

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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 | Coniston Coppermines Valley - Coppermines YHA | 9 to 11 April 2021 | Price: £275

The ORIGINAL Introduction to Skyrunning course in the UK, in association with Scafell Sky Race and Skyrunning UK Learn the skills to run fast & light over technical terrain;...

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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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Advanced Skyrunning | Based in the Coniston Fells at the Coppermines YHA | 30 April to 3 May 2021 | Price: £275

The ORIGINAL Advanced Skyrunning course in the UK, created in association with Lakes Sky Ultra and Pinnacle Ridge Extreme Gain the skills and confidence for extreme sky racing:...

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