10-11 SEPT | Newground Road, Aldbury, Herts.
Trail race 5km, 11km or 21km, or take part in an all-new 5km or 11km hiking challenge on the morning of Saturday 10th September before getting stuck into an afternoon of workshops, movement classes, talks and yoga, followed by live music & DJ sets as the sun sets in the sky!
This is going to be THE end of summer social for the running & outdoor community - trust us, you don't want to miss this!
w/ more acts & speakers being added all the time! You can expect a jam-packed programme of trail running, adventure, wellness & music content to dive into & explore at the Salomon Festival by Love Trails (10-11 Sept).
Leo Oppenheim (Multi-discipline coach specialising in balance and core stability)
Leo facilitates yoga, movement, Breathwork and Coldwater therapy
Leo Oppenheim is Head Trainer of Yoga at @bloklondon Manchester - an award winning fitness studio. He is also an @allbirds @yogi.bare and @tenzing Ambassador. Leo facilitates yoga, movement, Breathwork and Coldwater therapy as well as slack-lining, Balance boarding and skating. A multi-discipline instructor specialising in balance and core stability. He incorporates a variety of techniques to harness the full power of your breathing and increase strength, conditioning, and focus.
Join Leo's session and Learn how to move freely with fluidity and purpose.
Photo credit: Lululemon
Sofie Lindevall (DJ, Marathon Runner & Voices Radio Resident)
Voices Radio resident Sofie Lindevall has made soundtracking sunny weekends her specialty with her monthly show Footnotes. Orbiting genres like disco, soul, funk, house and all places in between, she loves digging out a hidden gem as much as celebrating a classic cut. When not on the radio you can find Sofie DJing around East London, recently filling up dance floors at venues such as Oval Space, HWK, Hackney Bridge and Cafe 1001.
Matt Bagwell (Master Breathwork Instructor)
Master Breathwork Instructor
Matt Bagwell is a transformational coach and endurance athlete, based in Shoreham-by-Sea in the UK. Matt Bagwell is an Oxygen Advantage™ Master Breathwork Instructor, Coach and endurance athlete, living in Shoreham-by-Sea, UK. Matt has taught people all over the world how to use their breath to improve physical and mental performance, including World Champion Team GB triathletes, Paralympic marathon runners, football teams, companies and thousands of attendees of events and classes. His practice is grounded in the science of the body and mind, and his classes are accessible to everyone. Amongst Matt's breathwork sessions, he'll be running a special Oxygen Advantage x The Movement Project Simulated High Altitude Training workshop where you'll learn patterns of breathwork to develop and enhance respiratory performance over time. If you want to improve your running efficiency whatever your running goals are, this is one not to be missed.
Lorna Mann (Journalling Guide & Coach)
Lorna is a trained executive and personal development coach, six-time marathon runner and a journaling advocate.
Frankie Butler (Trail Wheeler, Accessibility Advocate & Athlete)
In her early 20s Frankie Butler began suffering from a rare chronic pain condition that ended her promising sporting career. But now "trail wheeling" has given her a new sense of purpose.
Ross Cunningham (Founder of Mountains Mend Minds)
Panelist & Workshop Host
Ross Cunningham is a runs a website called Mountains Mend Minds to promote the mental health benefits of hillwalking. He is also a Mountains for the Mind ambassador, a member of the Scottish Parliament's Cross Party Group on Mental Health, and was awarded Scotland's Media/Online Walking Champion in 2021!
Mohson Stars (Founder T & Cs Track And Core community & DJ)
Mohson Stars has been djing for over 10 years and currently runs K / D Keep It Deep which is a podcast, party, blog & radio show nurturing and exposing underground electronic music. Mohson feels very comfortable playing sunday early morning ambient downtempo radio sets, to Friday night super fun disco, funk and soul shake outs to after hours extended house, garage and techno sets. Vinyl is his preferred medium of choice and high levels of engagement and energy are also evident in his sets. Djs can dance and Mohson loves to get animated and locked into the groove engaging with the crowd expect strong energy moments and lots of shapes on the dance floor.
Paula Bedford (Co-Founder, Camino Ultra)
Workshop Host & Coach
Paula is a joyful runner, and ultra runner, running coach and Co-Founder of the fantastic running community & race organisers Camino Ultra.
Nick Kewshaw (Founder, Impact Marathons)
Nick creates trail running events that catalyse change, empower communities and unleash the power of running to tackle the UN Global Goals. In 2015, he created Impact Marathons: with the goal to be known for creating the most powerful running events in the world, catalysing real, lasting impact in communities.
Nick brings communities to life through life-changing projects, educate and inspire people, push them to their limits and show the world just what is possible when we unite over the power of trail running. In 5 years, he has organised 13 races, driving $1.2m to incredible charities all over the world. He has delivered races in Nepal, Kenya, Guatemala, Rwanda, Malawi and, this year, has welcomed Jordan into the series!
Neil Frankel (Co-Founder, the movement project)
Neil is a movement teacher, leader, tennis coach, accidental ultra marathon runner and shonky guitar player.
His movement journey includes skateboarding, surfing, martial arts and yoga which has rooted an exploratory and playful approach to his practise. This journey hasn’t been plain sailing – he spent 18 months with an acute back injury that forced him to revaluate what moving meant to him.
Neil is a recent convert to trail running.
Neil's aim? Working to be the best person I can by soaking up all the good stuff that’s out there, going inwards to reflect and connecting with incredible people & nature. Saying “Yes, why not?” has helped me do this more and more.
Simon James (Founder of Run the Wild)
Workshop Host, Speaker & Run Leader
In 2013, Simon founded one of the first dedicated trail running adventure companies – Run the Wild. He’s an International Mountain Leader, mountain running guide and all round trail running addict!
He loves the outdoors and sharing his passion with others, whether it be guiding trips on Kilimanjaro and working on charity projects, to assessing Gold Duke of Edinburgh candidates.
Simon is a qualified International Mountain Leader, Trail Running Guide and UKA Coach in Running Fitness as well as a Member of the Explorers Club.
Emma Yoxall (Adventure Blogger & Outdoor Advocate)
Emma is trail runner, hiker, cyclist, paddle boarder, kayaker & wild swimmer! A passionate adventurer & explorer, Emma is a big advocate for women in the outdoors, a successful blogger and Salomon Ambassador.
+ LOADS MORE TBC
More music, talks, wellness & workshops being added all the time. Check back soon for more programme updates!
All taking place on the morning of Sept 10th
Guided hiking and trail running adventures on Sept 10th and 11th
The biggest summer après trail party!
Carefully curated live music on the main stage
Elevate your trail running, adventure and wellbeing
Mindful movement that makes you feel good
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