2022 Running Weekends

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February 2022 - Derbyshire

Badass Mother Runners 80s Weekend

Dates: Friday 25th - Sunday 27th February 2022
Cost: £209 per person - Early Bird Offer, book before 15th October and pay £199 per person

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Location:

Castleton, Peak District, Derbyshire

Join us and Queen Badass, Bev for a weekend of trail running fun in the picturesque village of Castleton located in the High Peak District of Derbyshire at the western end of the Hope Valley. 

This weekend break includes one of our favourite runs to the peak of Mam Tor.

Situated in the heart of the Peak District National Park, YHA Castleton is a fully refurbished gothic mansion, set within 27 acres of parkland and offering stunning views across its picturesque surroundings.

Accommodation is based on 2 and 3 -bed rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities. A supplement of £32 per person per night will apply for single occupancy rooms.

Fully Booked

What's Included:

  • 2 nights' accommodation 

  • Welcome drink on arrival

  • 2 x Full breakfast

  • 2 x Guided Trail run led by fully qualified and insured LiRF run leader

  • Pre-run stretch and post-run cool down led by qualified group fitness instructor

  • Post run refreshments

  • Friday evening 2 course meal at accommodation and time to socialise

  • Transport to and from start of trail, as required 

  • Saturday evening - Come dressed in your best 80s outfit for a kitchen dancing party night, includes buffet, welcome drink and prizes for best outfit

  • 24 hour emergency contact to senior Running Escapes staff

  • Full financial protection provided through Protected Trust Services

  • Public liability insurance

  • Flexible booking guarantee 

March 2022 - Derbyshire

Trails and Ales Weekend

Dates: Friday 18th - Sunday 20th March 2022
Cost: £239 per person - based on a minimum of 12 paying passengers

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Location:
Hartington Village, Peak District, Derbyshire

Join us for a weekend of trail running in the quaint village of Hartington located in the centre of the White Peak area of the Peak District. 

Trails meet Ales on this wonderful weekend where all abilities are welcome.

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Log fires, oak panelling and plenty of original features make this 17th century manor house perfect for weekend breaks or family getaways in Derbyshire. The hostel is in a lovely, unspoilt area of the Peak District

Accommodation is based on 2 and 3 -bed rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities. A supplement of £35 per person per night will apply for single occupancy rooms.

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What's Included:

  • 2 nights' twin/triple accommodation 

  • Welcome drink on arrival

  • 2 x Full breakfast

  • 2 x 2 course evening meal at accommodation

  • 2 x Guided Trail run led by fully qualified and insured LiRF run leader

  • Pre-run stretch and post-run cool down led by qualified group fitness instructor

  • Post run refreshments

  • Transport to and from start of trail, as required 

  • Derbyshire Ale tasting and free time in Bakewell

  • Saturday evening social with themed quiz

  • 24 hour emergency contact to senior Running Escapes staff

  • Full financial protection provided through Protected Trust Services

  • Public liability insurance

  • Flexible booking guarantee 

October 2022 - Whitby

Badass Mother Runners 'Spooktacular' Trail Weekend

Dates: Friday 7th - Sunday 9th October 2022
Cost: £219 per person 

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Location:
Whitby, North Yorkshire

After the success of our last Badass Escape, we thought we'd do it all again, but this time we're taking Queen Badass, Bev, up North to the medieval seaside town of Whitby. 

We'll be exploring one of England's original national trails, and one of run leader Al's personal favourites, The Cleveland Way and taking in some of the most breath-taking views on the Yorkshire coastline.

We have no doubt that this will be a location you'll want to visit again and again!

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Enjoying views over Whitby Harbour and the North York Moors YHA Whitby is a magnificent Grade 1 listed mansion situated immediately beside the iconic ruins of Whitby Abbey, the inspiration of Bram Stoker's Dracula!

With the town just a short walk away down via the famous 199 steps it provides a perfect base for a fantastic weekend 

Accommodation is based on 5 and 6 -bed rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities.

Supplements for smaller rooms and single occupancy will apply!

Fully Booked
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What's Included:

  • 2 nights' accommodation

  • Welcome drink and goody bag on arrival

  • 2 x Full cooked breakfast - at YHA

  • 2 x 2 Course evening meal - at YHA

  • 2 x Guided Trail run led by fully qualified and insured LiRF run leader

  • Pre-run stretch and post-run cool down led by qualified group fitness instructor

  • Refreshments and snacks during the runs

  • Post run refreshments

  • Friday evening 2 course meal at accommodation and time to socialise

  • Transport to and from start of trail, as required 

  • Saturday evening - Come dressed in your best spooky outfit for a Thriller-themed kitchen dancing master class

  • Saturday evening - Guided ghost tour through the streets of Whitby 

  • Saturday Evening - Traditional Whitby pub crawl (drinks not included)

  • 24 hour emergency contact to senior Running Escapes staff

  • Full financial protection provided through Protected Trust Services

  • Public liability insurance

  • Flexible booking guarantee 

November 2022 - Dorset

Badass Mother Runners 'Surf Shack' Trail Weekend

Dates: Friday 11th - Sunday 13th November 2022
Cost: £219 per person 
Payment: £50 deposit and final balance due 2nd September

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Location:
Lulworth Cove, Dorset

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Accommodation:
YHA Lulworth Cove, Wareham, Dorset

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What's Included:

It's the final Badass weekend of the year and this time we're heading off to the beautiful Jurassic Coast in Dorset with Badass ship captain, Bev. 

We'll be staying within walking distance of the stunning Lulworth Cove at our very own 'Surf Shack' and exploring the amazingly scenic Dorset Coastline. 

We would love you to join us for some coastal fun!

Offering coastal and countryside getaways, this rural retreat is ideal for weekend breaks. Surrounded by views of the Dorset hills, the hostel is only a one mile walk to the famous Lulworth Cove, an icon of the Jurassic Coast and considered one of the finest examples of this type of land formation.

We have exclusive use of the hostel for the weekend so can enjoy the whole place to ourselves.

Accommodation is based on 4 - 6 bed rooms with shared bathroom facilities.

Fully Booked
  • 2 nights' accommodation

  • Welcome drink and goody bag on arrival

  • 2 x Full cooked breakfast - at YHA

  • 2 x 2 Course evening meal - at YHA

  • 2 x Guided Trail runs (approx. 8 miles & 5 miles) led by fully qualified and insured LiRF run leader

  • Pre-run stretch and post-run cool down led by qualified group fitness instructor

  • Refreshments and snacks during the runs

  • Post run refreshments

  • Friday evening 2 course meal at accommodation and time to socialise

  • Transport to and from start of trail, as required 

  • Saturday evening - 'By the Sea' themed party night with full 'Kitchen Dancing' experience and disco, glass of prosecco and party snacks

  • 24 hour emergency contact to senior Running Escapes staff

  • Full financial protection provided through Protected Trust Services

  • Public liability insurance

  • Flexible booking guarantee 

Our booking guarantee

Our Covid-19 Flexibility Guarantee provides the reassurance you need to book your next stay with YHA and Running Escapes. The YHA has introduced a number of measures for your peace of mind and safety which can be viewed here.

Tour Cancellation - if we are unable to proceed with your booking due to UK government restrictions related to Covid-19 which prevent you from travelling to your destination (such as travel bans or national lockdown), you will be able to transfer your booking to a later date or request a full refund.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Had a brilliant time, running on terrains I wouldn't normally run on, with people of all paces and amazing views, it was fantastic!
Special shout out to Al the guide runner who kept us entertained safe and informed.”

— Ken

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Fantastic running weekend with Running Escapes.  So well organisedand a lovely welcome from the team.  Great to have a guided run so we could just focus on running without worrying about the route. Amazing location and incredible views”

— Gini