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Junior Mountain Running Development Days


14/03/2022 00:00, In Blog / Fell & Mountain /

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) –