Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Winter means more running!

The cooler weather can only mean one thing for us – finally it’s time to head for the hills with our dogs!

If you want to get ready for the new Canicross season, why not check out our September workshops

Saturday 22nd September (York)
  • 10am Introduction to Canicross – dedicated individual kit fitting and checking, teaching the basic skills and learning to work as a team. Ideal for dogs 1 year and older, humans do not yet need to be running fast or far.
  • Book Intro Workshop
  • 2pm Improvers workshop – building your core skills, practicing race starts, passing on the trail and simple drills to build your fitness.
  • Book Improver Workshop


Weekly Canicross Classes (York)

Starting from Tuesday October 16th, a 10 week course designed to develop your canicross techniques, build on your teamwork and challenge you and your dog in a range of different environments.
  • Either book individual sessions OR
  • Book all 10 sessions and use this code COMMITEDCANI-X to get one session free!
Pre-requisites: Have completed an Introduction to Canicross workshop.  Participants who have not done so MUST book and attend for week 1

Book Canicross classes

But what if your heart longs for something more?

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Wouldn’t you love to go on a really big adventure with your best friend?

Even if you don’t fancy racing in a big event, or trying to complete an ultra, there’s nothing more glorious than the freedom of plotting a route on the map then running it together.

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Don’t let the guidebooks and groups runs restrict you to well-known routes.

Feel the fear of running in a new place, and take control!

Come on our Adventure Challenge and broaden your canicross horizons.

Saturday 13th October at the Yorkshire Cycle Hub (£120/person & up to 2 dogs)

  • 8.30am registration
  • Morning – Attend clinic with a max of 4 people, take a coffee break and then swop round
  • Navigation Clinic / Canicross Running Clinic
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon – Find and run the route with your team mate and collect the stamps! You’ll have a choice of two route lengths (short 4ish miles, long 8ish miles)
Book here:
Get Adventurous with Canicross

Your trainers
Morag Heirs – experienced canicrosser and ultra runner, hillwalker, remedial & sports massage therapist for both humans and dogs.
Laura Tucker – experienced canicrosser, hillwalker and route finder. Formerly a Ranger for North York Moors National Park.

Happy Running

Morag
UltraCanicrosser, Firewalker, Clinical Animal Behaviourist


Local'ish races and events

Dalby Canicross  https://www.northyorkshiresport.co.uk/events/tags/Dogs
Sunday 16th September
Sunday 28th October

K9 Karnage 5K  https://www.facebook.com/events/269959073829460/
Sunday 7th October

CaniX races http://www.canix.co.uk/index.shtml
Saturday, September 22  Hamsterley Forest CaniX
Sunday, September 23 Hamsterley Forest CaniX

*if you know of any events please let us know and we'd be happy to promote them!

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