BSO Fell Running Guide: Kit, Nutrition and Technique


If you’ve always wanted to try fell running, or you're ready to take your running to the next level, this is the course for you. Dave Taylor is a UK Athletics Coach specialising in Fell and Mountain Running. There’s no requirement to be super fit for this course, the emphasis is on a steady pace and enjoying the session rather than racing!

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What to Expect:

Mixing group discussion and practical running sessions, Dave will cover:
- Uphill and downhill running techniques
- Training advice
- What clothing and equipment to take
- Nutrition best practice
- Tips for fell racing
The session will end with a guided run in the Peaks.

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What to Bring:

- Trail running shoes
- Running clothing suited to the weather conditions

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 16
Course Provider: Dave Taylor
Student / Instructor Ratio: 8:1
Start/Finish: Thornbridge Outdoors
Transport: None required
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at the School of Adventure Meeting Point at least 10 minutes before the course starting time to find your guide and ensure a timely departure.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you require more information about the course or the Big Shakeout Festival, please get in touch.

Can I book a School of Adventure activity without a weekend pass?

No. You must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket to participate in any School of Adventure Activities. Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket will be cancelled and refunded.

What about Covid?

The Big Shakeout Festival and all courses will operate in line with the latest government restrictions. If the festival or a course cannot be run due to Covid restrictions, full refunds will be issued.

Will School of Adventure courses still go on if the weather is bad?

We will do everything we can to make sure your chosen activity goes ahead, however in some circumstances a course may have to be cancelled due to weather or lack of numbers. In these cases we will either offer you a place on an alternative activity or refund.

Will I receive a ticket for this course?

You will receive an email confirmation with an order reference number upon completing your order. Your order number is your unique reference number, bring it along with you and present it at along with your name at the School of Adventure Meeting Point.