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RUNNING CAMP WITH CHRISSIE WELLINGTON OBE

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from Chrissie Wellington OBE, 4 x Ironman World Champion and Ironman World Record holder 

  • 10 guided trail runs over the week (do as much or as little as like)

  • Experienced run coach and ultra/trail runner Gemma Carter and experts on site for all your needs and questions

  • Specific sessions to improve hill work, speed work and trail specific skills

  • Strength and conditioning classes

  • Workshops on sports psychology, physiology for runners and injury, kit, nutrition as well as race prep and planning

  • Talks and Q&A sessions with Chrissie 

  • Run technique sessions with video analysis 

  • 5* luxury accommodation in quiet bay with sea views 

  • 6 nights stay in beautiful en suites with balconies 

  • Fully catered your entire stay 

  • Individual 1-2-1 coaching time 

  • Opportunity to explore local cultural and harbour town

  • Non running guests welcome 

  • Extra on site activities of SUP, kayaking, table tennis, pool and mountain biking 

  • Free time to sunbathe and relax

Come join Chrissie Wellington OBE on this incredible training camp on the stunning island of Brac, Croatia!!

 

Chrissie is one immense athlete. Her racing CV is prolific. In the world of triathlon she gained 4 x Ironman World Champion, has held all 3 world and championship Ironman records and has numerous other triathlon titles to her name. Such a depth of experience racing at such a high level.

 

More recently she has turned to the world of trail running and ultra running in particular completing the fantastic and infamous Comrades marathon, an historic ultra marathon in South Africa. As her passion for ultra marathons and trail running grows she is now beginning to collect quite a few podiums and wins in this sport too!

 

On this camp learn from THE best, how to train, how to compete and much much more!!! 

 

Coach Gemma and Chrissie will be on hand to lead group training runs, advise runners on all things trail and training, host Q&A’s and workshops and generally to make your stay with us a once in a lifetime experience.

 

With gorgeous well established tracks and trails all over the island, this location is perfect to explore as a runner. Warm temperatures and blue skies make it an ideal warm weather training camp base, with serene coastal views to die for as a backdrop.

 

Train hard, have a blast and stay in complete luxury away from the worries of modern life.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Runners of all kinds and triathletes wanting to work on their running. From beginners looking to build confidence on trail, to experienced trail runners seeking a peak hard training week in the sun, this trail running camp suits a wide range of runners regardless of ability or goal race distance. We ensure the experience is tailored to the individual to maximise their time with us. We cater for all and lead runs of varying distance and difficulty to make sure everyone has a great time.

 

Runners who are looking to develop trail specific skills and gain confidence will benefit but also those wanting to understand their training more. You will have the opportunity to learn more about sports science from experienced coaches who will guide you through all things running and performance. This will enhance and optimise your training going forward with life long benefits.

 

A basic level of run fitness is required

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • All accommodation, staying in luxurious 5* villas 

  • Specific coached sessions from experts 

  • 10 trail runs in total over the week 

  • Specific technique sessions and video analysis 

  • Strength and conditioning sessions and workshops 

  • Group seminars and Q&A with Chrissie Wellington (Tuesday-Saturday) 

  • Individual advice in nutrition, kit, race prep and execution, safety on the trails, training programmes and planning 

  • SUP’s, Kayaks and other toys on site! 

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as some trail snacks and goodies!

WHAT ISN'T INCLUDED?

  • Flights to and from Split.

  • Transfers, for a supplemental fee we can include these in your trip and organise this before your stay (see travel page).

  • There is the option of hiring a private speed boat direct from Split airport upon request and for additional charge.

photo: Meg Lovell

WHAT SHOULD I PACK?

photo: Meg Lovell

ESSENTIAL

  • Few sets of run kit

  • Trainers

  • Swim costume

  • Towel for beach

  • Run bumbag or run pack

  • Soft bottles, waterbottle

  • Good grippy shoes for coastal rocky walks

  • Flip flops

  • Suncream and protection

  • Sunwear, sunglasses and hat

  • Travel insurance details

  • Normal clothes

  • Insect repellent

  • Local currency (Kuna) and Euros

NON ESSENTIAL

  • Choice of own nutrition and extra snacks

  • Sports watch

  • Swim gear, goggles for open water swimming

  • Phone charger(s)

  • European socket adapters

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

  • The maximum group size is 16

  • There is a wide range of run surfaces to choose from and varying technicality and level. From road to rocky and techy coastal trails

  • For travel information and advice see our travel page (our concierge can help with any advice)

  • Health and travel insurance valid at time of trip is a requirement

  • For more pictures see our gallery

PRICE

7-day:

£1485    Shared room basis

£1985    Single occupancy room

photo: Meg Lovell