Junior Mountain Running Development Day

By 11th March 2022 No Comments

Junior Mountain Running Development Days
Welsh Athletics and the Welsh Fell Running Association will be joining forces to support Junior Mountain Running Development in Wales. This exciting collaboration will see regional development days hosted at the following venues in North and South Wales:
North Wales
Sunday April 3rd – Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig, Conwy, LL24 0ET
South Wales
Sunday April 10th – Margam Country Park, Abbey Road, Margam, SA13 2TJ
The provisional itinerary for the day is as follows:
9:30-10:00 – Arrival and Registration
10:00-12:00 – Practical session on the hills focusing on descent technique
12:00 -12:45 – Lunch (not provided)
12:45-13:45 – Indoor session – Mountain safety and kit requirements for Training and Racing 14:00-15:00 – Practical session on navigation and map reading
15:00 – Close
These sessions will be open to Junior Athletes in the Upper U15 (Year 9) to U20 age groups. The sessions are FREE to all WFRA and Welsh Athletics affiliated young athletes. No prior experience in mountain running is required to attend the sessions. To register for the day please fill out the registration form
If you have any queries about this opportunity please contact Liz Davies (Endurance Talent Development Lead – Welsh Athletics) – liz.davies@welshathletics.org

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