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Ultra Running Support Package

Are you taking part in The Lakeland 50 & 100 or another ultra event and need cost effective coaching? We offer a testing a coaching service which provides you with a personalised assessment and training schedule, costing only £40 per month.

How does it work?

Your first step is to complete a sports science test at our store in Appley Bridge, Wigan. When you register you will be required to complete a questionnaire and from the test result and questionnaire, we can identify your strengths and weaknesses.

You will be provided with an 8 week plan and throughout the 8 week period, you will be able to ask questions and receive support via a private Facebook group page.

Every 8 weeks (2 months) you will return, complete a further sports science testing session and this will be used to monitor your progress.

How much does it cost?

The sports science testing sessions are £80 each. You will receive the training plan and the Facebook support for free. When you register you will be initially charged £40 and you will then be charged a recurring £40 charge every month. The £40 monthly fee pays for your sports science testing (£80 per session) which you will complete every 2 months.

Who are your coaches?

Nick Thomas is an experienced ultra-endurance athlete and coach. He started triathlon in 1994, competed at Ironman for 10 years and raced at the Hawaii Ironman World Championship in 2002 and 2003. After achieving a BSc in Podiatry he returned to competition at the 2011 Lanzarote Double Enduroman and finished 2nd at the UK Triple Enduroman. He now competes in ultramarathons and was the 2013 England Athletics Ultra Champion.

Marc Laithwaite has been competing in triathlon, running and endurance events for 26 years. A former sports science teacher, Marc established The Endurance Coach in 2002. He started his endurance career racing for SAAB Salomon adventure racing team, competing in multi-day events. He switched to triathlon and is a multiple Ironman Kona qualifier and has 3 age group podium placings at Ironman events.

Marc is a Level 3 coach for triathlon and athletics. He has written for numerous triathlon and running magazines and has coached hundreds of athletes, ranging from novice through to elite level.

How do I register?

You can register now by GOING HERE

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