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The Big Running Weekend

Ben Hale

The Big Running Weekend has joined forces with The Outdoor City Weekender for 2018, to offer a smorgasbord of running events and activity 9 – 11 March.

Organised by the lovely folks behind WoodRun in association with Sheffield’s leading independent running store Accelerate, The Big Running Weekend base camp will be at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in the beautiful surroundings of Ecclesall Woods.

The weekend will offer a multitude of running activities that cater for both beginners and experienced runners, including led-runs, workshops, talks, coaching sessions to help you improve your technique and a chance to test exclusive shoes and kit.

A number of running experts will be on hand all weekend to offer friendly advice, while big running brands such as Inov-8 , Scott, Saucony and Silva will also be getting involved.

If you like a bit of competition, you’ll also be able to challenge yourself with the timed Hill Sprint or the BIG Running Weekend Challenge, where you’ll run a maximum of 47km from Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon, covering three of The Outdoor City Run Routes.

Not just for individuals, The Big Running Weekend is also all about running activity the whole family can get involved with, so there’ll be a number of activities specially catering to junior runners too.

A Weekend Pass, gaining you access to all of the activity, costs just £10 for anyone over the age of 16 and you can Book Online Here. The only thing not covered by the Weekend Pass is a special Trail School being run by the Accelerate Performance Centre, which will be £25 including your Weekend Pass.

For full the programme and further information the Big Runnng Weekend visit www.bigrunningweekend.co.uk and follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest event announcements.

Download The Big Running Weekend event schedule

Ben Hale

Ben Hale



Dates: 9 - 11 March 2018
Event Venue: JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre, Ecclesall Woods, Abbey Ln, Sheffield, S7 2QZ
Weekend Pass: £10

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