Celebrating 1 year of social running with our new autumn run programme

We recently celebrated a year of introducing people to trailrunning through our RunSOCIAL Programme. We set up the RunSOCIALs last July to provide a route into trail running for those new to running and those who didn’t have the confidence to run off-road. Starting as a 5km led run, the RunSOCIALs proved so popular that … Continue reading Celebrating 1 year of social running with our new autumn run programme

Chilly Navigation Training

TrailFest navigation training

On Sunday we held our first TrailFest Training day on navigation for runners. It was a cold and foggy day, but we were warmed with hot drinks and chats over lunch and some of Gary's special 'Contour Cake' (used to demonstrate contour lines - you had to be there!). We asked Gary to share his … Continue reading Chilly Navigation Training

RunWHERE? Navigation for Runners with Gary Tompsett

Navigation for runners Gary T

On the 8th January, we're welcoming TrailFest friend, Gary Tompsett - the Adventure Buddy, back to Mugdock for a day of navigation tailored specifically for runners. You may think that learning navigation will take you back to school, or that it is too techy, but to really get out and about and explore the trails … Continue reading RunWHERE? Navigation for Runners with Gary Tompsett

Up the Whangie: The Find Your Adrenaline Route Challenge

If you could do with a bit of extra inspiration to get out on the trails now that the colder weather's here, we've got the perfect suggestion: get up the Whangie! Intrigued? Read on; there are prizes to win! We've teamed up with Daryn and Andrew at Find Your Adrenaline to come up with a 10k Route … Continue reading Up the Whangie: The Find Your Adrenaline Route Challenge

‘He who dares, wins’: Debbie Martin-Consani talks trailrunning

With recent victories including the 145-mile Grand Union Canal Race, Devil o' the Highlands, Lakeland 100, White Rose 60, Thames Path 100, South Downs Way 100 and North Downs Way 100, Debbie Martin-Consani's track record makes pretty formidable reading. A member of the Great Britain 24 hour team since 2012, she's also an ambassador for Montane, Ultimate Direction, … Continue reading ‘He who dares, wins’: Debbie Martin-Consani talks trailrunning

Run strong: ‘consistency is key’ says Casey Morgan

If you want to run strong, you've got to train strong - and that's why we're delighted to welcome Compressport Trailrunning Team member and sports conditioning coach Casey Morgan to the coaching line-up at TrailFest2, where he'll be leading a practical session on strength and conditioning for trail running. Casey works full time as a personal trainer, … Continue reading Run strong: ‘consistency is key’ says Casey Morgan