The Dark Dart Dash, Thursday December 19th, 2013.
Sign Up for our Christmas Run The Dark Dart Dash
We’ve decided to celebrate the Winter Solstice with a proper shakedown in Dartington Woods. The estate, together with Schumacher College have kindly agreed to let us stage a 10km run along the wooded trails, starting and finishing outside The Old Craft Centre behind Schumacher College. There’ll be mulled wine to warm your cockles afters. You can now enter online here. Bring fancy dress…Oh and a head torch (that’s compulsory!)
Wild Running launches the second Wild Night Run
Coming soon on Saturday March 1,2014, The Wild Night Run.
The first Wild Night Run race ran successfully in Feb 2013 and it’s back for 2014! Registration opens at 4pm and both races (the 10 mile Wild Night Run and the 5 mile Mild Night Run) start together at 6pm from right outside South Brent Village Hall. Expect rocks, mud, grass and even a little bit of tarmac. And of course you’ll be running in the dark! Specially imported reflective stakes from the USA plus lots of flashing lights will be marking the way.
This year the ticket prices include a high quality cotton Wild Night Run t-shirt, free tea or coffee at the end of the race plus lots of great prizes from Petzl!
New for 2014 is a team competition. Enter as a team of up to 5 people and the first 3 team members to cross the line count towards the team result!
Wild Running weekends are guided running tours within Dartmoor National Park or on the South West Coast path, which provide inspiring and challenging running experiences with professional instructors.
Bespoke packages extend from two hours to two full days and we will arrange this at your convenience, taking in to account your accommodation needs, which we can pre-book while taking care of all luggage transportation.
You choose your level of ability or preference and the package and we will plan the routes for you, while offering you expert local knowledge and logistics. We will also book your accommodation and evening meal upon request.
Evening runs from October to March are generally Night Runs, and head torches are provided by our guides. Night –running adds another dimension to the Wild Running experience, but suitable footwear and clothing will be required for prevalent weather conditions.
Usual distances for evening Wild Runs are approx 6-7 miles, roughly 10km, and usually last around 1-1.5 hours, depending on location and terrain. The evening is generally rounded off with a drink and chat in a nearby pub.
Wild Night Run Video
“Wild Running is a joyous, exhilarating way to spend a weekend. If you’re training for a marathon or an ultramarathon, it’s a world away from the monotonous pounding of city pavements.”
“Wild running guides Ceri and Mark were superb. A great route was planned with enough challenge but flexible too- to accommodate my speed and endurance levels. They quickly found my pace, and gave encouragement to push a bit harder and offered welcome advice from their wealth of experience of ultrarunning giving me much more confidence for my next challenge ahead. Looking forward to getting out on the trails of Dartmoor again and will certainly run with Wild Running and hope to share a well earned pint too afterwards with them both.”
“Thanks so much again the wild running weekend was absolutely brilliant!”