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Multi Day Desert Training Camp

Sat, 06 January 2018

Brecon & Merthyr Mawr

This is for you if you are running a Multi-Stage Race in the Sahara, Atacama or Gobi Desert and want to learn exactly what's needed to ensure you reach your potential. Whether you are trying to win or just complete, our UK-based Desert Camp will give you all the advice and expertise you'll need to get you to the finish line.

Hosted by Performance Coach, Rory Coleman, the weekend incorporates a series of workshops on the Saturday followed by a day of running coaching on the Sunday at Merthyr Mawr sand dunes. The Desert Camp will cost you just £95. Throughout the weekend you will be able to test-run the latest lightweight kit. The booking fee includes accommodation and dinner on the Saturday evening. A detailed itinerary will be emailed out nearer the weekend but book now to get the most out of your next Multi-Stage Desert Race Experience.

The Itinerary


10:30 - Introduction to the Training Camp & Desert Racing
11:15 - Equipment for a Desert Race
12:45 - Nutrition, Hydration and lunch from Expedition Foods
14:00 - Looking after your feet and Pre-Taping by podiatrist and trail runner
15:15 - Training Advice & Tips - a classroom session
16:00 - Pole Training
16:30 - Group run (10km) with a chance to test kit
18:00 - Shower & Change
19:00 - Dinner
20:00 - Kit demonstrations, closed shop and drinks @ Likeys


08:00 - Breakfast
09:00 - Transfer to Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (1 hour)
10:00 - Drills in the sand
11:00 - Sand Dune - 4.37 mile loop (2 loops planned)
13:00 - Summary of the Training Camp

(Optional to continue laps of the route in the sand)

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