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Dartmoor Fell & Trail Running Skills Workshop: 26 February 2023

This one-day workshop gives you the opportunity to learn the skills needed to improve your enjoyment of running off-road, particularly in winter conditions.

Starting on the slopes of north Dartmoor, we will work on the following throughout the day:

  • The difference between trail and fell running

  • Ascending and descending a variety of slopes

  • Contouring

  • Foot placement

  • Basic navigation and route choice

  • Footwear, clothing and safety kit


Sunday 26 February 2023


10:00 - 17:00 (includes debrief and tea & cake)


£50 includes map and compass

Meeting Point

Belstone Village Car Park. Grid reference: SX 62125 93804.

Equipment & Clothing

All maps and compasses are provided but if you wish to bring your own that is fine too. I would encourage you to dress appropriately for the weather conditions and carry/ wear waterproofs, as we will not be moving too fast. Trail shoes are a must, and a small bumbag/ 5 litre rucksack is advisable for the usual stuff like fluids or snacks.

Dartmoor is renowned for its exposed moorland and very changeable weather, from biblical storms to baking hot heat waves. You have been warned!

How To Book

Places are limited to just eight people, so that everyone is given sufficient tuition. There must be a minimum of four people for the course to run. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis. Other dates will be available soon.

You can download a booking form (Word or PDF) and pay manually; or you can