High altitude running course (Font-Romeu, Pyrenees)

Duration : 3 days

France, Pyrenees

Level : from beginner to advanced

from 399 € / p. from 3 to 8 persons

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Description

This course takes place near Font-Romeu in the Eastern Pyrenees.

Its objective is to teach you how to run at high altitude, on peaks reaching nearly 3000m, by managing your rhythm and breathing in hypoxia.

You will discover the highest peaks of the Eastern Pyrenees, accompanied by two expert guides who will give you precious advice.

The pluses:

  • Small groups allowing personalized training
  • A guide specialized in this field and accustomed to the competitive environment 
  • Theoretical and pedagogical courses
  • A certified product (PNR, France Tourisme)
  • Friendliness and fun guaranteed

Program

D1:

Morning:

  • Trail outing
  • Discovery of the land
  • Adaptation to altitude
  • Calculation of an ascending MAS
  • Sports picnic

Afternoon:

  • Technical coordination workshop
  • Use of hiking poles
  • Pedagogical courses

D2:

Morning:

  • Longer trail outing with passages at more than 2500m of altitude.
  • Sports picnic

Afternoon:

  • Workshop management of the aerobic threshold at altitude
  • Relaunch management
  • Adaptation of the supports on descent and ascen
  • Pedagogical course

D3:

Morning:

  • Vertical trail at more than 2900 meters
  • Uphill running techniques
  • Work on resistance
  • Optimization of the stride according to the terrain
  • Rock passage

Afternoon:

  • Workshop: work on power and max ascent speed
  • Reinforcement of the downhill supports
  • Analysis of objectives and development of individual training plans on request

The price includes

  • Supervision by the hiking guide
  • Organization of the trail course
  • Trail coaching
  • Pedagogical courses and techniques
  • Civil liability insurance
  • Full board accommodation

The price does not include

 

  • Day 1 Picnic (5€ perperson)
  • Transports
  • Drinks and energy supplements
  • Repatriation and cancellation insurance (15€)
  • The rental of hiking poles (5€ per day)

Accommodation

  • Accommodation in several inns and lodges
  • Possibility for a companion to come to the hostels with full board (70€ par day)
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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