Beginners Trail Running Day
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If you've been wanting to get into trail running but feel you don't know enough about it, this event is perfect for you. This will be a day full of learning essential skills, coaching, workshops and naturally, trail running. All runs will be at an easy, sociable pace so is perfect for beginners.
Intro to Trail Running
Sat, 2 Apr 2022
Nympsfield, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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Where and when
Woodchester Park House, Nympsfield, Stonehouse GL10 3UN, UK
Sat, 2 Apr 2022
Intro to Trail Running:10:00am
You'll be running along trails in the Cotswold hills with trail running guides. The pace will be easy and sociable, this is not a race, no runner will get left behind!
There'll be stops along the way but you'll be out on your feet for between 3 - 4 hours.
The total length of the course will be approximately 13k.
- Snacks, nutrition, and lunch
- Tea & Coffee
- A training plan based on your future running goals
- Running technique and advice from UK qualified coaches
- Two qualified trail running guides throughout
How to get there
Woodchester Park House, Nympsfield, Stonehouse GL10 3UN, UKGet full directions
Base camp is at Woodchester Park near to the village of Nympsfield. Please be aware that there is no access from the A46 to the E end of Woodchester Park in the village of South Woodchester. It is best to come from the B4066 where you'll see an exit for Woodchester Park.
There will be parking available. The grid reference for the car park entrance is SO 797 011 and it is at Latitude 51.7088N Longitude 2.2953W. The What3Words reference is nuns.skill.respected.
Event day logistics
10:00 Meet at base camp
Workshop on trail technique and getting gear ready
Head out onto the Cotswold hills.
Lunch at base camp
Food and Drink
There will be snacks, tea, coffee and lunch provided at base camp. After being out on the trails in the morning, you'll return to base to eat lunch together.
You'll learn new skills in the workshop, get advice from qualified coaches including a tutorial on running technique and how to approach and descend hills. There'll also be two trail running guides out on the course will you to give advice and reinforcement. There will also be a session on the basics of route navigation.
The support vehicle will be with you the entire time to provide snacks and drinks, with plenty of stops to take in the jaw-dropping Cotswold views.
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Why are group sizes 12 at the Beginners Trail Running Day?
By splitting the group will allow you all to move more fluidly, allowing all team members to run at their own comfortable pace, without feeling pressured.
Will the run at the Beginners Trail Running Day be guided?
The journey will be hosted by two-qualified running guides, you'll travel as a group at a sociable and easy running pace that suits everyone in the group.
What is the best way to get to base camp for the Beginners Trail Running Day?
It's best to follow the B4066 where there'll be an exit for Woodchester Park. Please note that you will not be able to get to base camp from the A46.
Very well organized and fun day with knowledgeable and helpful guides - would definitely recommend
Did the Intro to Trail Running in 2022