Running Holiday Highlights

  • Trail Running Holiday
  • Fully guided runs with spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada
  • Sample Andalucian cuisine & tapas
  • Pristine trails & epic countryside
  • Regular water and refuelling stops

All you have to focus on is running Stay in a mountain-top retreat Explore quiet undiscovered routes.

Trail Running Holiday Description:

You'll love our running routes, chosen to suit you personally, as you explore your limits and discover the sun-drenched Spanish countryside. You could be scaling single-track climbs, passing through pine woodland, olive groves, and white-washed villages all in one run.

If you need longer distances to improve your endurance base, then we've got the trails. Alternatively, if you need a faster, shorter, speed sharpener – well - we’ve got plenty of wide-rolling tracks too.

Before we even step foot on a trail, we’ll find out exactly what your level and goals, if any, are to enable us to put together a schedule to suit you.

Less active friends and family members are welcome to come along too; there are plenty of other things to see and do in the area to make your holiday as active or as relaxing as you choose.

Trail Running Holiday Details

What’s included

We pride ourselves on offering you a comprehensive package. Your trail running holiday includes: Daily runs of 10 to 50km. You choose how far you run

  • Fully guided and supported runs on a variety of trails
  • Water and seasonal fruit at pre-arranged stops
  • Accommodation in spacious apartments
  • Daily laundering of running kit
  • Breakfast starter pack
  • Transfers to and from Granada
  • Ultra Trail Spain welcome pack & itinerary

Optional

  • Lunch-time picnic (10 euros per person / available on running days)
  • Malaga airport coach pick-up / drop-off (15 euros per person, each way)

Accommodation

Guests are accommodated in one of our two Casa la Cabra apartments. Located less than 300m from the centre of the village and its amenities, the apartments were designed and completed in 2017 with the outdoor enthusiast in mind. Each has its own private access, private patio, plenty of functional indoor space, bathroom, seating and well-equipped kitchen area. When you're not running, there's chance to relax. Our apartments are just a few steps from the nearest trail!

What our running guests say...

Simon

I had my second break at Ultra Trail Spain this year, having stayed last year for a week also. It was fantastic running the trails with Steve and Sarah who have a thorough knowledge of the area...wildlife, history, culture and running trails! I arrived a (...)

Emma

I took a short break with Ultra Trail Spain a fantastic way for individuals or groups to experience the Spanish culture and reach new heights (and distances) they I never thought possible. Its five, six, seven or eight day packages can be tailored to group’s (...)

Mags

I had a great week at Sarah’s and Steve’s ultra-trail running centre at Moclin. I was sent a running plan before I left home. Each day runs were structured according to my ability and needs-training for a marathon at the end of Oct. The area is stunning, and (...)

Administrator Answer
Thank you for your review Mags! Good to hear the mojo is back. Keep up the good work. Remember consistency is king. Now go smash that marathon! Good luck!
Sarah

Training for Isle of Wight Marathon. An absolutely 5 star experience. Steve and Sarah’s organisation was exceptional – all the logistics were taken care of so I was able to relax and focus on each run and enjoy the spectacular scenery that the area has to (...)

Bie

An incredible experience. Steve and Sarah are very friendly, pleasant and welcoming people. You feel at home immediately. The trails are very beautiful and challenging. They take your goals and your experience into account and drive you a little out of your (...)

Adam

Brilliant few days with Sarah and Steve. Very friendly and knowledgeable and they were quite happy to run at my snail like pace. Lovely trails especially the first day up the mountain to the observatory.
We hope to be back again next year and for a little longer next time.

Ian

Have just returned from a great weeks Trail Running in Moclin and the surrounding area.
Everything exceeded my expectations and the hospitality of the hosts Sarah and Steve was top notch. Nothing was too much trouble. The attention to detail from start to (...)

Administrator Answer
It was good to run with you Ian. Thank you for your review. We hope that your training is going well after your break with us.
Alistair

Training for Two Oceans Marathon 56km ultra. This was more than a running holiday and a race preparation, it was a novel, exhausting and refreshing experience. My expectations on arrival were high, the trip surpassed them considerably. Main credit go to Sarah (...)

Laurel

What an amazing trip! The rainy weather was the only slight disappointment of this runcation and even the rain was worked around for runs. Steve and Sarah made this running holiday a trip to remember. Every detail was thought out and taken care of from the (...)

Johnny

Thank you, Steve and Sarah for another great Christmas Holiday. I always have such a good time. Thank you all- really enjoyed meeting everyone. Let me know if you are ever in the Boston or DC area. See you out on the trails. Happy New Year!

Lucy

Sarah and Steve are such great hosts for rural Spain. Moclin and the surrounding hills have some fantastic trails. Sarah and Steve offer the real personal touch to running in rural Spain. Ultra trail Spain running holiday was such a great experience for me!

Julie

Just spent the last 4 days with Sarah and Steve at Casa la Cabra, Moclin. Everything was fabulous, from the warm, friendly welcome to the well equipped and extremely comfortable apartment. The bespoke running programme was superb with lots of advice on (...)

Sheryl

A friend of mine and I signed up for a hiking vacation with Ultra Trail Spain. Not only were the trails fantastic and different every single day, but our hosts Steve and Sarah also shared the history of the area, gave us good eating and hiking/running advice, (...)

Alison

This was our 4th trip to Moclin for an Ultra Trail Spain holiday and following our ups and downs throughout lockdown we wondered what to expect. Sarah and Steve planned a wonderful week using a mix of new and well-known trails to coax us back to running (...)

John

I have just spent a wonderful few days with Sarah & Steve, running the trails around Moclín (the scenery is breathtaking). They are great hosts, and I can thoroughly recommend a running / walking holiday with them. Their attention to detail and knowledge of the area is second to none.

Andreas

Had a great week in Moclin on excellent and varied trails. Schedule was well prepared with lots of great feedback and advise!

Boshra

I was very impressed with the thought and detail that Steve and Sarah provided in the itinerary before and during the holiday. They were also flexible during the vacation, realizing that not everyone is at the same level of fitness and/or ability. A phenomenal experience! Highly recommended!

Craig

A fantastic training break Sarah and Steve organised a tailor made experience from running routes, logistics, food and knowledge in a stunning location.

Alison

Just returned from an excellent week of mountain running superbly served to us by Ultra Trail Spain. Sarah and Steve provided fabulous running routes through olive groves, pine forest and indigenous holm oak vegetation. Our rehydration and refuel needs were (...)

Evelyn

If you like running and/or hiking in beautiful countryside with hosts that can tailor your trip to your abilities, this is the company to use. I love to hike and run and being able to combine the two has opened my eyes to new adventures. I signed up for a (...)

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