Trail Running, hill climbing, navigation and FUN!

Adventure Running is a weekly coached training program designed to improve your skills as a trail runner through individual and group coaching. Learn effective running techniques to increase performance and decrease risk of injury. Improve your hill climbing and descending skills and increase your technical trail running confidence. Gain trail running safety skills and learn to navigate using a map in the trails. Learn how to train smart, fuel smart and race smart. Get ready to work hard, have fun and fulfill your sense of adventure in the Valley's beautiful trails!

Program includes:

  • Weekly on-trail coached training sessions
  • Weekly e-coaching
  • Files of all maps/routes travelled
  • Detailed 50+ page ELM Running Clinic training manual (e-version)
  • Detailed 8 week training program for your choice of 10-25k mountain race distances.
  • Inspiration, challenge, fun and big smiles!

Perfect for trail racers looking to 'bust a gut' and for road runners who want to toughen up. If you are interested in increasing your speed, improving your hill climbing strength, playing with navigation, and improving trail running technique...this clinic is for you! This is a perfect training program for the Perseverance Trail Run, Kusam Klimb, GutBuster trail racers and MOMAR adventure racers ( as well as those who love training in the great outdoors.


  • Novice - ability to run:walk 30mins
  • Intermediate/Advanced ability to run 60mins
  • No pace requirement!  We will have multiple pace groups within each distance for each weekly run.

2018 Series

1::3 May 3-June 21 Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm. Spring training to get you ready for your early season races and adventures!  Includes an 8 week training plan for the Kusam Klimb or similar 20-25km mountain run.  Wrap up with a fun Adventure Running team challenge and solstice social at the lake!  Register Now!

2::3 July 5-Aug 23 Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm.  Summer run camp!  Trail runs to keep you fit all summer long, long days, big summer skies, post run dips in the river and the option to join our fantastic Outdoor Yoga Series with Crystal & Kristen!  Wrap up with an end of summer social at the lake!   Register Now!

Summer's Eve Outdoor Yoga.July 5-Aug 23 Thursdays 7:15-8pm Join us this summer for an inspiring outdoor yoga session designed specifically for athletes with tight muscles! Lengthen and tone muscles, improve core and postural strength, focus on deep breathing techniques, and enjoy deep stretching after your trail run. Learn more.

3::3 September 13-Oct 25th Thursdays 5:30-6:45pm and Saturday Oct 13th at 9:00am to pre-run the Perseverance Trail Run 11km course!  Get your Perseverance training on!  This clinic will challenge your running fitness and help you peak for the Perseverance Trail Run on October 27th.  Not just for racers, this clinic is the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of fall trail running in the 'legendary' trails of Cumberland!

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Members receive 10-15% off of all ELM programs!  Sign up for an ELM Membership to start saving today!

Prices increase by 10% seven days before program start dates.  Program fees include weekly training sessions, all coaching resources, e-manuals, maps of all runs and permit fee's to access trails on private lands.

Adventure Trail Running 8-week session

  • Members: $100
  • Non Members $120
Last weeks run was great as always. Thanks so much for always being positive, with loads of encouragement, great leaders, and fun runs.
— Cathy