Join us for a beautiful summer trail running and yoga retreat in the South Downs. Between our team of female coaches, we’ve run most of the trails in Sussex and we’ll help you to explore all our favourite places and enjoy the beauty of trail running in the summer.
With technique advice as well as yoga sessions to restore and unwind and delicious home cooked, vegetarian meals, our Girls Run the World retreat will leave you feeling fit, strong and rested. The perfect, healthy escape for mind, body and soul and women who love to run.
Dates: Friday 20th (arrival from 5pm) – Sunday 22nd July 2018 (departure 2 pm)
Location: A beautiful restored farmhouse in a hamlet just outside the beautiful West Sussex village of Amberley
Price: £275 per person. Non-refundable deposit of £100 due on booking.
Arrival from 17:00pm
19:00-20:00pm Choose between a Yin Yoga session to unwind and restore or a night trail run.
20:15pm Vegetarian Dinner
7-8am Yoga Flow Yoga, an early start for those who choose to join us for an hour’s yoga, helping to nourish and mobilise the body and restore balance.
8.30am – 10am Breakfast
10.12.30pm – Trail run of between six and 10 miles
12.30 – 15.00pm Lunch at a local pub and a chance to relax
15.30pm-18.00pm – A leisurely trail run of between 4 – 6 miles
18.30pm – 19.30pm Sunset Yoga for Runners
8.00am-9.00am Flow Yoga
11-12.30am Trail Run 4 miles
14:00pm End of Girls Run the World retreat
- Accommodation (bunk beds in shared rooms of four to eight) in SouthDowns Bunkhouse.
- 3 or 4 yoga sessions
- 3 or 4 trail runs with qualified Girls Run the World female coaches
- Delicious breakfast on two mornings
- Evening meal and dessert, Saturday
- Trail running technique
Our accommodation is located in Houghton, a small hamlet that is a 12 minute walk away from Amberley Train station. Parking is available for those arriving by car.
*Please note that this itinerary may be subject to change.
Accommodation will be is in a restored boutique Southdowns Bunkhouse with shared rooms of four or eight in bunk beds. Bathrooms are shared.
You can request further information and to pre-register for booking here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to be able to run at a certain speed?
All speeds are welcome and we will have between two and three coaches to ensure that no one is left on their own.
Do I need to be able to run a certain distance?
Yes, you will need to be able to run a minimum of four miles without stopping.
Do I have to do every session?
No, all of our sessions are optional. Should you choose to enjoy the surroundings and explore on your own, you are welcome to do so.
Do I need to bring a yoga mat?
No, mats will be provided.
What happens if it rains?
We will run whatever the weather, be prepared with the right clothing.
Trail running shoes
Plenty of running socks
Running backpack (optional)
Suntan lotion (we hope!)