Training Weekend Legends Trails

From Friday November 20 to Sunday November 22, we are organizing the first Legends Trails Training Weekend. During the course of the weekend, first there will be some great presentations, and then you’ll be sent out on the trails for a 80K+ trail run, containing some really challenging terrain as well as some nice navigation pieces.

The purpose of this weekend is NOT to have a race, you’ll be send out to have fun, learn and gain experience at your own pace without any timings or rankings. Everybody is welcome, both participants of the race in March as well as those considering participation in the future.

The agenda will be as follows:

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 20:

* 19.00: Arrival at the Legends Trails Training HQ in Xhoffraix-Malmedy
* 19.30: Dinner
* 20.30: Presentations:
– How to Navigate
– Medical aspects of a long non-stop trail run
– ‘The Mindset of the successful Ultrarunner’

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 21:
* 09.00: Breakfast
* 11.00: Start of the trail
* 22.00: Bivvy out on the trail

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 22:
* 05.00: Second part of the trail
* 12.00: Lunch with Sneak Preview of the Legends Trail Course
* 13.00: Debrief
* 15.00: End of the Training Weekend

Weekend Price for all this is 48EUR, for which you get Friday night’s accomodation, all meals (except while on the trail), world class speakers, great ambiance and a lovely weekend out with . But most important of all, a great time out on the trails, getting valuable experience in navigating during the day and by night, camping out on the trail, moving over challenging terrain…all skills that will be necessary to successfully finish the Legends Trail in March.

This should be the ideal moment to test your kit, to try your running and resting strategy, to see what food and drinks work for you, …

Registration, as a participant OR as a volunteer for the Legends Trail Training Weekend can be done here: http://www.legendstrails.com/training_weekend/

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