Ultra Trails Running Weekend – Females Only

8 March 2024
Borrowdale, uk
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mountains race
30 KM
3 days
20 Runners
Difficulty:    Beginner
ENTRY FEE:    350 gbp

A women’s only weekend jam packed full of Ultra skills, tips and female ultra runners put on by Mountain Run.

An immersive weekend of ultra and mountain running training in the heart of the Lake District: learn with expert coaches and elite runners.

£350 | Full Board Accommodation | Location – Borrowdale YHA | 8 to 10 March 2024 | Extra Day’s guided running on 11 March – with extra supplement

In Association with RunUltraLake District Sky TrailsScarpa UK and the Lakeland 100

Athletes in attendance are: Robyn Cassidy – winner of Helvellyn Sky Ultra and Dragon’s Back Race 2023 and Emma Stuart – Winner of Arc of Attrition 100, UTS 100 and Tor de Geants 2023, plus others [TBC] for a panel session over the weekend.

All athletes have excellent ultra backgrounds and are at the top of their game right now.

Expect two and a half jam packed days of running skills with expert coaches, opportunities to learn from world-class elite ultra runners, and evenings talking trails and swapping stories over a glass of wine or a pint. You will:

  • Learn how to tackle your first or next ultra in style and with ease
  • Learn Navigation for Ultra Runners with Mountain Run
  • Learn to ‘walk and run’ with Leki Trail poles [supplied] by Mountain Run
  • Learn how to fuel and train for Ultra’s
  • Try out the essentials of yoga for runners
  • Run with top level trail, mountain and ultra runners 
  • Learn about Mountain Weather and how to read the MWIS synoptics and more with Garry Nicholson from Mountain Weather Information Service [MWIS]
  • Make friends for life and share your information with like minded trail runners
  • Discover some of the finest trails in the Western and Central Lake District
  • Test shoes from Scarpa UK
  • A Chance to rub shoulders with UK top Ultra Distance athletes

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An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

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Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

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Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Expert

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

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Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

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Increase of up to 1500 metres

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Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Intermediate

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Increase of up to 1000 metres

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Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Beginner

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Very little change < 500 metres

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First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.