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Dartmoor Trail Running Camp


Company: Wild Running
Coaches: Ceri Rees
Start Date: 01/02/2019
End Date: 04/02/2019
Sports: Running
Location: UK
Price from: £290


Join us on a weekend Dartmoor Trail Running Camp. A running retreat on the north eastern side of Dartmoor, based at Hole Farm in Chagford. You can learn from a former elite distance and top trail runner, to go off piste and be fully immersed in the rugged landscape of Dartmoor. We want you to feel inspired, reinvigorated, and elated at having completed this fun weekend.

The camp will be led by a former junior champion, international cross country runner, adventure writer and mountain leader, Ceri Rees and another of our qualified, personable guides.

The cost of the camp includes:

  • Three nights accommodation (Fri, Sat and Sun) in a very amenable, secluded farm house.
  • Three guided runs (or fewer if you want!) of varying lengths – including one night run.
  • All food, home cooked.
  • Talks based on Ceri’s 30 year’s experience of running, which has included winning English, schools, National Youths and British junior cross country titles before embarking on a slightly different sport of club rugby. Ceri came back to trail in his 30s and can draw on his experience of training with top athletes which including Paula Ratcliffe, Steve Cram and Zimbabwean runner Williard Chinhanhu, as well as living with the godfather of Kenyan distance running Kipchoge Keino in 1992. Having competed in many mountain marathons, fell races and ultra events at home and abroad, he also holds the official off road record for the Dartmoor Crossing (30 miles) and joint Two Moors crossing record (100 miles). Pick his brains to learn more about the sport.
  • An introduction to training techniques and moving without inhibition.
  • Core classes with Joe, where the emphasis is on play and on learning exercises which you can take away and do at home.
  • Playful running class focusing on form and running with mindfulness. Includes take away lessons using Anatomy in Motion.
  • Transport to and from the camp to Exeter or toTotnes for an additional £10pp.


For further information about this Trail Running Camp, please see ....


Coach Profiles

  • Ceri is a qualified Mountain Leader and three times winner of The Grizzly and the Kielder Marathon respectively. He is an experienced Upland and Mountain Marathon runner/Trail Runner including OMM events and the multiday Transalpine Run (220 miles), with an in-depth knowledge of Dartmoor National Park and most of South Devon trails. Ceri is also Outdoor First Aid qualified and is an experienced teacher, youth leader and running guide.