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...

Michelle Boisvert

I had such an amazing week of running with Sarah and Steve at Ultra Trail Spain. They tailored each run to my goals and abilities and were super flexible in adjusting depending on how I felt. The apartment was perfection; the village of Moclin is stunning; and (...)

Administrator Answer
Thank you for your lovely review, Michelle. It was great to meet you and to run with you. We’re glad that you enjoyed our little piece of Andalucia. We’re humbled by your comments. Hope to see you again too.
Jo

Just spent a trail running week with the team of Ultra Trail Spain. Would recommend to running, trail or walking lovers - great team, great trails. Thanks for this ideal digital detox week !!!

Bev

I have just spent an amazing week with Sarah and Steve running the beautiful trails around the lovely village of Moclin. Everything about the week was excellent - the trails, the accommodation, the weather (I was escaping the grey and cold of English winter), (...)

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 (...)

Stuart

I visited in February for a sunny break; with the intention of having a holiday but with an eye on an April marathon.

Through pre-visit communication I explained this and also my ‘experience’, or lack of, on trails and hills.

It’s worth noting that (...)

Carolina

It was such a brilliant and gorgeous experience! The town was so perfect and the tapas were delicious! The accommodations were fantastic and the runs were out of this world! Sarah and Steve were so friendly, helpful, and just plain cool! I would recommend (...)

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 (...)

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!
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.

Astrid

We had a short, but fantastic stay with Sarah and Steve. Great location with beautiful views, fabulous trails and professional guidance. We clocked up more km than we thought we could achieve and were well looked after both on and off the trail. We highly (...)

Sarah

Ultra trail Spain is fantastic! It was an amazing experience. For me it was my first time running trail but definitely not my last time. I ended up at Ultra Trail Spain through a friend. She had already run with them and was very satisfied. Sarah and Steve are (...)

Ineke

I had a great week! Beautiful running trails, good apartment and very well organized. Thanks a lot, Sarah and Steve!

Craig

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

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!

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

Andreas

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

Evelyn

Booked a week of training with Steve and Sarah for the second time. With each training they have provided a great route and care along the way. Because they run with you, you don't have to think about anything, just put on your shoes and go! Overnight stay was (...)

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!

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