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Ultra Running Camp 2020

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Total Price Per Person : £395

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Dates: Thursday 25th June – Sunday 28th June 2020
Location: Bansko Bulgaria
Total Price per Person £395

Are you an experienced ultra runner looking to make improvements?
Perhaps you’ve never run an ultra and would like to step up in distance?
Maybe you’d just like to spend a quality weekend away in the mountains with like minded people?
 
ULTRA RUNNING CAMP 2020 is for YOU!!
 
This Summer we are holding our first ultra camp, a running retreat for all things ultra running.
The camp will run alongside our Spartathlon Run camp and you’ll be able to join in on their runs too and get to meet and run with some past and present British and international Spartathlon team runners.
 
Your weekend will include guided road, trail, and mountain runs, Q&A sessions and talks with elite ultra runners and coaches, spa and hotsprings relaxation time AND LOTS MORE!
 
Come and join us in the Bulgarian mountains on 25th- 28th June 2020.
 

Description

Dates: Thursday 25th June – Sunday 28th June 2020
Location: Bansko Bulgaria
Total Price per Person: £395
 

Ultra Running Camp Includes

 
  • Accommodation (Own private room with bathroom)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Team Breakfasts / Lunches
  • 2-3 Guided Runs per day designed for ultra running (Mixture of Trails, Road, Long, Short, Intervals, Mountains, including Vihren Mountain Night Run 6 hours. All optional)
  • Q&As & Talks (Ultra Running, Races, Nutrition, Crewing, Training, Kit Talk plus more!)
  • Spa Facilities Available (For Free or For a Very Small Charge)
  • Mountain Night Run
  • Mineral Hot Springs
  • Heat Training
  • Plus Loads More!
 
Our Ultra Running Camp is run by Professional Running Coaches David Bone and Darren Strachen (Daz n Bone) along with Ultra Race Directors and Run Bulgaria Founders Tori Robinson and Elite International Ultra Runner & Coach Nathan Flear.
 
From the moment we meet you at Sofia airport we aim to foster some of that epic Ultra Running community vibe. The airport transfer will be full of getting you excited about the 4 days with us and no doubt some golden ultra running knowledge being shared. Once you have settled in the mountain “hotel/accommodation” we will then gather for our first leg-loosener run out in the crisp mountain air. You will already get a feel for the beauty of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and the vastness of the road and trail routes we will be traversing over the next few days.
Nathan/David and Darren will take you out on 2-3 runs per day. You can do as many of these as you like. Groups may be guided to split off towards the end so that the faster ones can be taken longer and faster (by Nathan) and others can find a more relaxed way of making it back with DaznBones David Bone and Darren Strachen
 
“In 2015 I was a total ultra novice and taking on Sparta was, in reality, beyond me. David being one of my crew managed to get me through that. I’m sure his experience will be as invaluable to you as it was to me.” James Ellis, Spartathlon finisher 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.“
 
Breakfasts will be taken together with great nutritional fruits, pastries and great coffee where we can look at maps, discuss kit choices and generally make you ready for the days stunning runs. We will be providing thoughtful picnics that will contain food that you’ve helped pick and we pick up from the local French Bakery and great locally sourced providers. The runs have all been researched by us to provide the best conditions that mimic popular ultra races but also ensure that we take you to the most beautiful and scenic viewpoints that the Bulgarian mountains have to offer.
 
We certainly can help you make the most of Bansko with loads of recommendations.
On the other evenings (other than the Mountain Night run) of the we hope that you choose to join us on one or both of the nights where we will hand select the best places to eat and in a private setting we would love to share with you some of our insight into how we’ve faced Ultra Races over the past few years as finishers and survivors as well as crews and overall lovers of Ultra Running. These talks and presentations will be informal and designed to share lots of useful information whilst not imposing on the enjoyment and vibe of the evening***There will be an additional charge for the food and drink only – expected to be around £20-£30 per person.
In addition, we hope to make use of the sauna facilities to provide some specialist and practical “heat training advice”.
 
We have quite a few special extras being planned already which we are sure will make this a unique and unforgettable trip for everyone.
Whilst being a runcamp designed by and for Ultra runners we aim to be inclusive for all.
Accommodation will be a single double or twin room.
 
* Flights not included please check www.skyscanner.net for flight prices.
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I want to bring a Non Running Partner?

 
This is absolutely no problem, we can accommodate non running partners, please get in touch to find out the options available.
 

What happens if I need to Cancel?

 
If unfortunately you need to cancel your booking all cancellations must be received in writing, sent to info@runbulgaria.com please see our terms of booking page for more info.
 

Do I need to bring anything with me?

 
Yes, Your running kit!
 

Road or Trail Shoes?

 
Both would be ideal but if you are only able to bring 1 pair bring road.
 

What is the weather like in June?

 
Hot! Mostly we will be running in our summer kit but it will get cooler the higher we go, For the night run you may need a jacket and warmer clothing.
 
Deposit payable upon booking £100. Option to pay full price below.
A £100 per person deposit is all that is required to reserve your place(s) on this fantastic running camp in Bansko. You can do this by clicking ‘Add to Cart’ .
The remaining balance must be paid before 15th February 2020. You do however have the option to pay your balance now by selecting this below. Please let us know of any dietary requirements via email info@runbulgaria.com.
 
Please make sure you read the Terms Of Booking before booking your place on the Running Camp Camp 2020.