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6th, 7th and 8th October 2023

BIG Running Weekend 2022 – What’s On

March 18th – 20th 2022.

The 2022 BIG Running Weekend is booked and the date confirmed – Here we go!

For 2022 we have added plenty of new sessions and workshops so you can be sure that over the course of the weekend there will be more going on than you can shake a stick at! Check out the timetables below and you can find out what sessions are on offer.

The Full timetable for the BIGRW is available Here >>

This page was updated 2/3/2022

Friday 18th

5:30 pm Everybody welcome – It’s Pizza Time!!
6 pm NEW : Black Diamond Junior Intro Night Trail Run – 4km. 9yrs and upwards.
6 pm Strength & Stability Session
7:15 pm Running the “BIG 4 at 40” with Record Breaking Ultra Runner Ross Jenkins Supported by Dynafit
8:30 pm Black Diamond Led Night Run (Blue Route) 5km

Saturday 19th

8 am Led Run (Red Route) 14km
9 am NEW : Coached Session: Developing Hill Strength with Intervals, Intro – Experienced.
9:30 am Coached Session: Running with Poles
10:30 am Family Run: Led Run (Blue Route) 5km
10:30 am NEW : Running For Head-Space
11:00 am NEW : Workshop: Presentation with Q&A, Menopause and Running
11:30 am Coached Session with WoodRun: Running Technique Part I
Midday Coached Session: Running for Fitness Past 50
12:30 pm Coached Session: Fine Tuning Your Running Technique
1:00 pm NEW : Family Session: WoodRun and The Games We Play for Running Fitness with Youngsters
1:30 pm Coached Session: Improving Your Up Hill Running Technique
2 pm NEW : Workshop: Head Games – Dealing with Anxiety When Racing
3 pm Running with Championship Runner Jo Pavey: Led 5km or 10km Woodland Run, supported by Saucony.
5 pm NEW : Running Mobility Session
6:30 pm Evening Talk – Dot Kesterton’s ‘Adventures with a GB Vest’.
7:30 pm An Evening with a European Champion – Meet Jo Pavey
8:30 pm Black Diamond Led Night Run (5km Blue Route)

Sunday 20th

8:30 am NEW : The Perfect Start to the Day: Mobility Wake Up
9 am NEW : Running Workshop: Developing Your Speed
9:30 am Woodland Led 10km Run (Blue Route)
10:00 am Coached Session with WoodRun: Running Technique Part II
10:30 am Workshop : Goal Setting and Race Planning
11:30 am Coached Session with WoodRun: Running Stability
Midday Workshop : Fitness for Running an Ultra or Multi Day Event
1 pm Woodland Led 5km or 10km Run (Blue Route)
1 pm Coached Session : Junior Running Session
1:30 pm NEW : Strength & Stability Session, plus end of day mobility
2 pm NEW : WoodRun (The Games We Play)
3 pm Coached Session: Down Hill technique
3 pm NEW : Running Injuries Q&A Workshop with the Team from the Accelerate Performance Centre


BIG Running Weekend 2022   Whats On

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

6th, 7th and 8th October 2023 at the Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods, S7 2QZ

That Was A Blast!

Before the dust as even settled on a memorable BIG Running Weekend of 2022, we are looking ahead to 2023. As we round …

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