Love Trail Running Weekend - Elterwater

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On Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March, LTR are excited to bring to fruition the first of our 2018 trail running weekends.

Elterwater is located in the stunning Langdale Valley, the Lake District. This beautiful area, filled with intricate trails, is set to provide the perfect backdrop for our next instalment of guided trail running weekends.

The weekend is being offered to both intermediate (group 1) and advanced (group 2) trail runners. As you'd expect, a lot of thought and planning has gone into the weekend to ensure that all those who secure a place get the absolute most from it.

Please note: There is a fitness & experience requirement.

What's involved?

Saturday

  • 8.30am Meet in Elterwater.
  • 9.00am A guided trail half marathon (group 1) or
  • 9.00am A guided trail marathon part 1 (group 2).
  • 12.30pm Lunch back at the hostel.
  • 13.00pm A guided trail marathon part 2 (group 2).
  • 14.00pm Optional 8km guided trail run (group 1) or
  • 14.00pm Langdale Country Club Hotel leisure facilities.*
  • 18.30pm Choice of evening meal (pre-ordered).

Sunday

  • 8.30am Hearty breakfast.
  • 10.30am Check out.
  • 10.30pm A rewarding 13km guided trail run. 
  • 12.30pm Lunch.
  • 13.30pm Depart or
  • 13.30pm Langdale Country Club Hotel leisure facilities.*

*The Langdale Country Club Hotel is located within a 10min walk from the Hostel. The facilities include 20m indoor pool, spa pool, gymnasium, steam room, sauna, deluge shower, physio therm and tropical shower. These facilities (subject to availability) are available at an extra cost of £25 payable at the hotel on the day.

Accommodation

Our accommodation for the weekend will be the entire Elterwater Hostel situated in the heart of the Lake District’s iconic Langdale Valley. The hostel provides comfortable, warm and homely accommodation and no doubt will be a great base for this trail running weekend. With multiple dorm options, runners will have scope to request sharing preference (including friends & same gender) on a 1st come 1st served basis.

Cost per person:

  • £99 paid from 20.10.17 - 31.10.17 (Special Early Bird Offer)
  • £120 paid from 01.11.17 - 30.11.17
  • £135 paid from 01.12.17 - 31.12.17
  • £150 paid from 01.01.18 - 02.03.18

Cost Includes:

  • Stunning guided trail routes.
  • One nights stay in Elterwater Hostel.
  • Lunch Saturday.
  • Evening meal Saturday.
  • Breakfast Sunday.
  • Drinks and snacks on the runs.
  • Running advice from professional guides/coaches.
  • 50 Loyalty points.

Fitness requirement:

If you're keen to book on our Elterwater weekend but have never run with us before, ideally we require you to comfortably complete one of our Taster/Regular runs first. If you have already comfortably completed one of our Taster/Regular runs you will be offered a place.

If you can not attend a Taster or a Regular LTR beforehand but feel you'll be very capable of comfortably completing the routes please contact us.

Contact:

For room sharing, fitness requirement or any other questions, please phone Rodger on 07946 568844.


Love Trail Running Weekend - Snowdon

Our awesome 2018 Snowdon Trail Running Weekend starts on Saturday 8th Sept with day one, which comprises of a stunning guided trail run that ascends to the summit of the iconic Mount Snowdon*, recently voted the best view in the UK. Day two comprises of a shorter route that takes in beautiful trails around the picturesque village of Dinorwig.

*Please note we have fantastic new routes for 2018 but they are subject to change given the conditions of the day.

As you'd expect, a lot of thought and planning has gone into the weekend to ensure that all those who secure a place, get the absolute most from it. Due to its nature the weekend is aimed at and best suited to experienced & active trail runners with an emphasis on a relaxed & social atmosphere. For 'Trail-Lovers' this will be a fun-filled weekend, but in parts can be physically and mentally challenging.

Itinery (approximate times)

Saturday

09.00am Meet for optional tea/coffee. 
10.30am Snowdon day one starts (approx 25km).
16.30pm Arrive back at the Lodge. 
19.30pm Social evening meal out in Llanberis.

Sunday

09.00am Breakfast. 
10.45am Checkout of the Lodge.
11.00am Snowdon day two starts (approx 15km). 
13.30pm Cafe lunch. 
15.00pm Depart.

Accommodation

Part of the appeal of our Snowdon weekend is the enjoyment and novelty factor. Our accommodation for the Saturday night is the fantastic Dinorwig Lodge. This old school building has been converted into a Cafe and a 4 star Hostel which will be solely occupied by us for the night. The deluxe bunk beds are hand made from solid wood, equipped with a plug socket, reading light, a little shelf and a curtain for some privacy. North Wales and Snowdon in particular has just been listed as one of the best regions to visit in the world by Lonely Planet and is the perfect place to venture for a memorable trail running experience.

Cost per person:

  • £120 from 25.09.17 - 31.12.17
  • £135 from 01.01.18 - 01.04.18 
  • £150 from 02.04.18 - 07.09.18

Includes:

  • One night's stay in the contemporary Dinorwig Lodge.
  • Two stunning guided trail routes.
  • Full Breakfast on Sunday morning.
  • Drinks and snacks on both runs.
  • Running advice from professional guides/coaches.
  • 50 Loyalty points

Transportation

We have limited availability to provide transportation to and from Dinorwig, please contact us for more details of the availability and cost for this service.

Notes

Fitness requirement: To book onto our Snowdon Weekend, where possible, we ask you attend one of our Regular runs first to gauge if you are suited to the challenge of this weekend. If you comfortably complete one of our Regular runs we'll be happy to offer you a place. If you cannot attend a Regular LTR beforehand but feel you'll be capable of embracing and completing the routes please contact us directly. For all fitness related questions or details of how to pay please email us at welovetrailrunning@gmail.com or phone Rodger on 07946 568844.

Please note we only have 12 places and we operate on a 1st come 1st served basis.