100 Mile Race Preparation - TRAINING CAMP (approx £553)
3-7 April 2017 Our 100-mile Race Preparation is an intensive short-course for those working towards the century distance. We’ll be running on the trails at moderate altitude which will be of particular benefit to those coming from sea level. During the performance training camp we’ll help you build your running strength and endurance with highly focused run training. Preparing for your 100 mile race, while meeting your regular commitments means quality run training is a must. We’ll also discuss particular 100-mile specific topics such as running through the night, managing training fatigue, fueling for 100 miles, and how speed session benefit your run training and improve your fitness.
While there’s plenty of serious 100-mile issues to consider, this performance training camp is also a holiday. It’s your vacation, and time to enjoy your surroundings and running on perfect trails in Spring weather in beautiful Andalucia.
Our 100-mile Race Preparation is an intensive short-course for those working towards the century distance. During the performance training camp we’ll help you build your strength and endurance with highly focused training. Discussion topics include running through the night, managing training fatigue, fuelling for 100 miles, and the need for speed.
Training Camp Duration:
- Starts: 3:00pm Monday 3rd April
- Finishes:1:00pm Friday 7th April
Ability of runners
This training holiday is suitable for intermediate and experienced runners keen to tackle the 100-mile distance. We suggest that for you to get the most out of this performance training camp, you should have completed a 50km or more ultra in the last 12 months.
Our training playground
Moclín is the ideal trail running training base. The diverse terrain will help you to get experience over a variety of topography, such as you may experience in a trail ultra. The trails vary from pine woodland and rocky exposed routes to wide rolling tracks through the olive groves.
Each day’s training will last between 4-6 hours (depending on your ability). Don’t worry we’ll make sure you’re ready for it. In this training course we’ll take a look at some of the key training sessions you can use to build for race success. We’ll also incorporate some specific strength and condition sessions, with ideas for you to take away and build into your own training plan.
We’ll have event specific talks and discussions to help you prepare for 100-miles. Topics include positive mental strategies, race day planning, managing your hydration and fuelling, and predicting your pace.
This is an intensive course and we want you to get the most out of it, however, the historic town of Moclín is well-worth exploring and we will try to incorporate castle and museum tours with English guides into the schedule.
Ultra Trail Spain guests are accommodated in Hostal Rural Albergue Moclín.
All rooms are en suite and very comfortable. We take rooms on a multiple occupancy basis, however if single occupancy is required, there is an additional charge of 20 euros for the week, which can be paid on arrival. Please request at time of booking (note: limited availability for single occupancy). Several of the larger rooms feature a full-height mezzanine level which means four guests can be accommodated comfortably and with increased privacy. This quirky addition, is just one of many which adds to the homely feel of Hostal Rural Albergue Moclín.
Hostal Rural Albergue Moclín also has excellent facilities for group talks and discussions.
The performance training camp will start at 3pm on Monday and finish at 1pm on Friday. We will collect you from Malaga or Granada airport. Malaga airport is around 2 hours drive from Moclín and Granada airport is around 30 minutes. If your Monday/ Friday flights do not coincide, we can book an extra night’s accommodation at a small cost. Please ask for details. We can also supply directions if you are making your own way to Moclín.
We pride ourselves on offering you a comprehensive package. During your performance training camp you will benefit from:
- Twice daily focused training sessions
- Two strength and conditioning sessions
- Daily talks and discussions focused on dedicated topics
- Fully supported runs with experienced guides
- Water and seasonal fruit at pre-arranged stops during training
- Picnic lunches
- Ensuite accommodation at Hostal Rural Albergue Moclín
- Laundering of daily running kit
- All meals*
- Transfers to and from Malaga or Granda airport
- Access to Museo Moclín & Moclín Castle Tour (time permitting)
- Welcome pack with itinerary and key pull-outs from training
- IVA tax included
* Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Extra snacks/ drinks are paid for individually.
What’s not included
- Additional drinks
- Extra optional activities
- Additional spending money
- Personal travel and health insurance (required)
- Extra sports nutrition, for example gels and energy bars