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Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March 2020

The Big Running Weekend

The Big Running Weekend is a family friendly running festival in and around the stunning Ecclesall Woods in south west Sheffield. It is a celebration of all things trail running with a strong fun, community feel. So as the dust settles on this years event we are already looking to 2020.

Latest news – Provisional Dates 2020

We are currently looking to confirm the following dates for 2020:
Trail School: 29th February and 1st March and the BIG Running Weekend 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2020. (All TBC)

As part of the Sheffield Festival of The Outdoors, the Big Running Weekend is based at the Ecclesall Woodland Discovery Centre and is organised by WoodRun in association with Sheffield’s leading independent running Store Accelerate.

The event offers a multitude of running activities that cater for both beginners and experienced runners. You can attend as many sessions, runs and workshops as you like, whether you fancy just one led run, or join us for the whole weekend.

“Thanks for an awesome Big Running Weekend. What a fantastic and inspirational series of events and workshop. I loved the films and speakers, sharing their many and varied experiences, expertise and adventures along the way.”




The Big Running Weekend is a celebration of everything trail running, with sessions and events to suit all tastes!

  • Led Runs on the Outdoor City Run Routes
  • Wood Run Sessions on Technique, Strength and Stability
  • APC Trail School
  • Junior running workshop
  • Hill technique
  • Talks and Films
  • Kit Testing / Q&A
  • Night Running

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March 2020 at the Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods, S7 2QZ

What To Do When?

There’s a whole host of workshops and sessions to choose from over the weekend and choosing what to do is all part of …

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