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How to Start Trail Running

How to Start Trail Running
18 September 2019

Event Date: Wednesday 15th January 2020

Are you keen to stop pounding pavements and try more adventurous runs? Fancy an escape from city life into fresh air, green spaces and freedom? Enjoy hill-walking and want to take it to the next level?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this talk from co-founder and former editor of Trail Running magazine Claire Maxted is for you! 

Find out how to go from running on roads or hiking in the mountains to exploring your local trails and further afield simply and easily with Claire, who now runs a trail and ultra running YouTube channel dedicated to getting people off-road, called Wild Ginger Running.

She will cover:

  • What is trail running? 
  • The benefits of trail v road
  • How to find local trails
  • Get confident running up & down hills
  • Essential kit
  • Essential nutrition
  • Your first trail race
  • Q&A