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Training & Support

Why not make the most of our association with specialist off-road Running Coach, Jude Palmer of Run Surrey Hills and attend one of the workshops we are offering to help you make the most of your running. Whether you want to have a technique check-up or want to know the best things to eat on the day, there is something for everyone. A great way of boosting your training or your confidence. All sessions are suitable for beginners through to experienced runners and they will be practical and interactive. Sessions will start at the Village Hall, Holmbury St Mary on various dates for £20 pp. Pre-booking essential, to book into a session click here. More information will be sent out to participants on booking. 

Runner’s Check Up
Always wondered about your running technique and how you could improve? Perhaps you find yourself with regular injuries from running or you wish it felt easier? Join Jude for a practical session on what you can do to become a better, stronger runner and learn how to develop speed and running efficiency.

Get hill ready!
There is no getting away from the hills in the Surrey Hills Challenge, whatever distance you are running! Come and learn how to make the most of them. Join Jude for a practical session and learn the secrets of posture, technique and pace to make running uphill easier and running downhill fast and with confidence.

How to train for the Surrey Hills Challenge
A great chance to talk through the key parts of any great training plan, whether you’re doing the 5k or the Ultra and how to fit them into your lifestyle. If you don’t have a plan - find out what to include and when. Learn that it’s all about quality over quantity and how running less and improving your strength can lead to better running.

Nutrition and kit
A session all about everything but the actual running. Topics include; what to eat before, during and after, what to wear on the day and how to carry it all. A chance to try out kit and share ideas with others.

Session   Date  Time  Price Location
Runner’s Check-Up  Sunday 1st July 09:00 - 11:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Get hill ready!  Sunday 1st July 12:00 - 14:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
How to train for The Surrey Hills Challenge  Sunday 1st July 15:00 - 17:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Runner’s Check-Up Tuesday 3rd July 19:00 - 21:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Get hill ready! Tuesday 10th July 19:00 - 21:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Runner’s Check-Up Saturday 14th July 09:00 - 11:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Get hill ready! Saturday 14th July 12:00 - 14:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
How to train for The Surrey Hills Challenge Saturday 14th July 15:00 - 17:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
How to train for The Surrey Hills Challenge Thursday 19th July 19:00 - 21:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Runner’s Check-Up Saturday 25th August 09:00 - 11:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG
Nutrition and Kit Saturday 25th August  12:00 - 14:00 £20 pp Village Hall Holmbury St Mary, RH5 6PG


About Jude:
Jude Palmer is a specialist UK Athletics Off-road Running Coach. An experienced runner herself she regularly competes in a variety of events over different distances both on land and in water. Her coaching style is practical, personal and her passion is supporting others to achieve their goals whatever they may be. She combines running coaching with strength and conditioning training to help achieve this. For more information visit www.runsurreyhills.com or find her on FB or IG as Run Surrey Hills.