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.
“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.
A one-day introductory course covering winter navigation, kit choices, ice axes, crampons and more, giving you the skills and confidence to enjoy the best winter mountain running of your life.
We’ve teamed up with The Lakeland 100, John Muir Trust, Paul Tierney and Sarah McCormack of Missing Link Fitness, Damian Hall and Nic's Nordic Walks to create an immersive weekend tailor made for...
A blend of theory and practice, equipping you with the vital tactics and techniques to run your best race and keep the competition on their toes. Suitable for first-time and experienced mountain...
In association with Scafell Sky Race: learn the skills you’ll need to run fast & light over technical terrain; take scree & singletrack in your stride, climb strong & descend fast.
Created in association with Lakes Sky Ultra, this is an immersive weekend of advanced skyrunning skills. You'll be running ridge lines, scrambling over open rock and grinning from ear to ear.