Suunto Trail School day kicks off a year of learning
The first event on the 2016 Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School roster was received with great enthusiasm yesterday as delegates at the Suunto Trail School took part in classroom workshops, practical activities on the trail and rounded it off with a 5km run on the Coed y Brenin forest trails.
Delivered by Run. Coed y Brenin owner Matt Ward, Mentrau Bach’s GPS and navigation expert Ashley Charlwood and Suunto UK territory manager for the North, Adam Rose, the day covered tech tips on the Suunto Ambit 3 range of products, schooling on the Movescount website and App, and general insight into the world of GPS and the running market.
Feedback for the day was highly positive:
“Fantastic morning learning about the amazing features that Suunto watches have, quite mind blowing. Thanks to Matt Ward and the Suunto guys. I recommend anyone who runs to get down to Run @ Coed y Brenin visit the shop for superb expert advice, products and enjoy a trail run whilst your there.” – Richard Williams
“Thankyou for today, really enjoyed it and will definitely be booking in for more, so much to learn, its fab!” – Natalie Carr
“Great day, thanks to Matt, Adam & Ash. Great course, learnt a lot. Love Coed y Brenin. Great trails, lovely food in the cafe, very dog friendly & fab facilities!” – Amanda Prescott
The 3-hour course saw attendees traveling from as far as Liverpool and Bridgnorth for the event.
Matt Ward comments:
” It was a great start to what we hope will be successful addition to the offering for trail runners here. We now have the Trail School which will this year deliver education and inspiration on navigation, ultra running and introductions to trail running, for all standards. This adds to the shop, trails and events that we already offer, so once again 2016 is looking like a great year for trail running at Coed y Brenin”.
Further information on the Trail School offering for the year ahead and all things Run. Coed y Brenin via this link
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