Trail Running Retreat | Julian Alps, Slovenia
Four-day Trail Running Retreat | Julian Alps, Slovenia
28 -31st May 2021
Famous for its pristine lakes and monumental peaks Triglav National Park forms a large section of the Julian Alps. With Mount Triglav at its heart, this location has everything to offer the nomadic trail runner. From alpine skylines to a scenic watercourse of rivers, waterfalls and dazzling shorelines of Lake Bohinj - the less known sister of Lake Bled.
Run away with us to Slovenia and explore the serene wilderness, accessing outstanding trails on foot from our base. After winding through valleys, forest and mountains we take a soothing dip - wild swimming at its very best.
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Individual - 30% Deposit Balance due 8 weeks before event.£195 BOOK
TRAIL RUNNING: 50KM OVER 3 DAYS
TOTAL ASCENT: 2500M
DURATION: 3-5 HOURS PER DAY
3 nights accommodation on a twin shared basis in a country chalet
Healthy home-cooked meals (Friday pm - Monday am)
3 carefully curated guided trail runs. Designed by runners for runners
Expert running guides throughout. Qualified Leader & Outdoor First Aider and experienced ultra-marathon runner
Training plan prior to departure
Exclusive Nomadic Runner discount on future trips
Yoga or stretch & strength class
Unique trail running experience, off the beaten track
We plant trees! Instead of providing you with another T-shirt or medal, we mitigate the carbon involved with all are guests flights for the trip
Small group - max 8 people (min. 4 people)
Any additional costs that are otherwise not stated under the booking
Flights and transfers
Additional activities unless otherwise stated
Arrive and settle in. Meet the team over an evening meal.
Wake early to breakfast. Warm up and stretch and head out on the first of our runs. For this we travel through alpine woodland with valley views and spectacular vistas back to lake Bohinj. Running below the ridge-line of Mt. Griva and Vrtec before arriving at Crno Jezero or Black Lake. We take a brief detour to visit slap savica waterfall before heading to lake Bohinj shoreline, here we follow this trail back to the accommodation. Back at base we refuel with lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring the nearby Mostnica Gorge. Or why not have a swim in the lake? The team and guests reconvene over dinner.
After breakfast and a warm up we head out on an slightly longer but slightly less aggressive run. Today we remain south of lake Bohinj. traversing at a the length of the lake through alpine forest and single track before ascending up to Eagle head viewpoint. WE then begin our journey back towards the accommodation via a series of valleys. After lunch an optional stretch & strength or yoga class will be available (45mins), or just unwind ahead of the evening meal.
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.
The comfortable accommodation provides the perfect balance of indoor relaxation space, social areas and access to trail heads. Home-cooked meals will be nutritious and plentiful.
Rooms are booked on a twin sharing basis.
Directly to Ljubljana Airport, Venice Or Trieste,. Routes are served by a selection of international and budget airlines including Ryanair and Easyjet. A host of car rental companies are available at good value prices.
Ljubljana airport - accommodation (1hr)
Venice airport - accomodation (3hrs)
Trieste airport - accommodation (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. It's important that this covers you for altitudes over 2000m
In brief, your trail running kit! We'll provide a breakdown of what this might look like upon booking confirmation.
Flights & transfers
Any necessary visas
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