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Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th March 2019

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. For the £10 weekender pass you can do as much or as little as you like – check out What’s On to see what’s happening and plan your weekend!

Latest news – The 50km challenge – can you go the distance?!

Anyone who runs 50km or more of led runs over the weekend will earn themselves an exclusive Big Running Weekend t-shirt! Think you can do it? Collect a form from the BRW info desk and hand it in completed by Sunday evening to get hold of yours

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 Wood Run 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.”

You can book tickets for the weekend or Trail school (which includes your weekend pass) here: Big Running Weekend pass and for the Trail School




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 22nd to Sunday 24th March 2019 at the Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods, S7 2QZ

Leader Spotlight – Jon

In this series of mini-blogs we want to introduce you to some of the faces you’ll be seeing delivering sessions and leading runs …

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