Trail Running Retreat | Brecon Beacons

Crickhowell, Wales
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Organiser's Description

Brecon Beacons National Park | Trail running retreat

Where rolling foothills lead to dramatic ridges, the Brecon Beacons and the neighbouring Black Mountains are the heartlands of Wales. Steeped in a rich history of folklore we explore trails trodden by travellers of a time gone by. Rivers and waterfalls scar the rock faces, while heather-clad meadows give these hilltops their seasonal purple hue.

This is a fantastic place to run, relax and escape the speed of everyday life, moving at your own pace.

Races

  • Individual - 30% Deposit Balance of £339.5 due 8 weeks before event.
    £145.50 BOOK

During these unprecedented times, we wanted to let all our Nomadic Runners how important it is for us and the global community to stay safe and look after one another. This is our number one priority to ensure not only our community but those in place we travel remain safe. We appreciate that many people face challenges now and many more will in the future. We are all in this together. We are doing all we can to ensure that our customers are well taken care of in the spirit of the trail running community.

Advice
As you are aware the situation is changing daily across the globe with various countries taking different strategies to deal in a manner they feel best. We are closely watching the situation and take advise from the leading governing bodies, the main one being UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) . This will ultimately govern if a trip will go ahead or not. If at the time of final payment (8 weeks before departure) the FCO is still advising against travel to the destination of the trip we will have no choice but to postpone.

We appreciate that this throws many balls in the air for you and are working hard behind the scenes with our local guides and suppliers to ensure this has as little impact on you as possible, whilst giving you the greatest amount of flexibility. Here's what we're doing:

Contacting each individual directly who's trip is likely to be affected
If you have already booked on a trail running retreat or adventure then we will contact you directly to explain the situation and the options available.

Fully refundable deposits
In the event that a trip is cancelled due to Covid-19 then the initial deposit paid shall be fully refundable. For now, we are utilising this option until the end of 2020 after which we will revert back to our standard terms and conditions. Our hope is that by this time we will have a clear picture going forward into 2021 and can make an informed decision about a future direction.

Greater flexibility
We are allowing for any customers who have booked on a retreat or adventure to reallocate this to a future trip. This means a like for like swap is available in case you decide on a different destination. There will of course be:

  • no additional fees
  • no price change from what it was at the time of booking
  • still have a trail running adventure in the diary to look forward to

Booking will be held indefinitely
Any bookings will be held indefinitely, this means you don't have a time limit on rescheduling your trip. We understand that there is a lot of flux at the minute so don't want to hamper this any further. With new dates and destination in 2021, we hope that this is something to look forward to and a future date can be rescheduled. If this does not work for you then the cancellation terms at the time of booking will apply.

We're adding more dates
We are increasing our offering for 2021, meaning more great destination and more choice for our guests. In addition to this, we are adding more UK specific dates and once travel restriction lapse some more UK day trips.

Keeping you updated
We'll continue to monitor the situation on a daily basis and update this page accordingly. We will, of course, reach out to those affected at the point in which we know more.

TRAIL RUNNING: 50KM OVER 3 DAYS

ASCENT: 1750M

DURATION: 3-5 HOURS PER DAY

GRADE: CHALLENGING

3 nights accommodation on a twin shared basis in a country house

Healthy home-cooked meals (Friday pm - Monday am)

3 guided runs from a qualified Leader in Fitness & Running, Outdoor First Aider and experienced ultra marathon runner

Tips on running techniques and nutrition

Stretch, strength and mobility class

Max 8 people

6 week training programme prior to departure

Unique experience off the beaten track

Exclusive Nomadic Runner discount on future trips

Any additional costs that are otherwise not stated under the booking

Flights and transfers

Additional activities unless otherwise stated

FRIDAY
Arrive and settle in. Meet the team over an evening meal.

SATURDAY
Wake early to breakfast. Warm up and stretch and head out on the longest run you'll undertake (approx. 4hrs). Back at base we refuel with lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring. The team and guests reconvene over dinner.

SUNDAY
After breakfast and a warm up we head out on an easier run (approx 3hrs). After lunch an optional yoga class will be available (1 hour), or just unwind ahead of the evening meal.

MONDAY
A quick stretch and easy morning run (1hr) will set you up for your journey - or treat yourself to a extra hour or two in bed. The team and guests share breakfast before heading off.

This traditional country house has trail heads right on the doorstep. With plenty of social space to relax its a great place to escape for the weekend.

Rooms are booked on a twin share basis.

Fly:
Directly to Cardiff Airport or Bristol Airport,. Routes are served by a selection of international and budget airlines including Ryanair, Wizz Air and Easyjet. A host of car rental companies are available at good value prices.

Drive:
Cardiff - Brecon (1hr)
Bristol - Brecon (2hrs)

We recommend car sharing where possible and are able to put you in touch with fellow guests should you be on the same or similar flights.

Insurance to cover you for this type of activity.

In brief, your trail running kit! We'll provide a breakdown of what this might look like upon booking confirmation.

Flights & transfers

Local currency

Any necessary visas

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