Embrace the wilderness at Wild Goat Festival


January 2024

Embrace the wilderness at Wild Goat Festival

Are you yearning for a weekend adventure? Are you a cycling enthusiast or a dedicated trail running aficionado? Look no further than Wild Goat Festival, a weekend of running the trails and gravel cycling set in the heart of the Lake District. It'll be an unforgettable experience with delicious food, live music, educational workshops and inspiring talks from sporting legends to nourish your soul and inspire you ahead of your next wild adventure. Here are a few things you can look forward to when you join us at Holker Hall in May:

1. Explore picturesque Lake District trails

The gravel cycling and trail running routes have been specifically designed to immerse adventurers in the stunning natural landscapes of Cumbria. The festival is a gateway to the great outdoors, where you can explore winding trails and breathtaking views, connecting with nature in a way only an event like this can facilitate.

2. Get inspired by running legends

A star-studded lineup of running's G.O.A.Ts including Steve Cram, Paula Radcliffe and Non Stanford to name a few sharing their experise on stage, engaging in Q&As and hosting workshops throughout the weekend. If you're looking to improve your running, or just want to hear about the glory days of World Records and Olympics, our Wild Goat stages have it all.

3. Nourish your mind, body and soul

This festival goes way beyond just entertainment; it's a chance to eat well, inhale some fresh air and get the well-deserved rest you've been yearning for. Yoga classes, wellness workshops and good food will all help you to leave feeling refreshed, relaxed and inspired.

4. Engage in competitive family fun

One of the eagerly-anticipated events on offer is Paula Radcliffe's Families on Track, a team relay designed to get the whole family involved in running together. Inflatables, flags and fancy dress are all part of the fun as teams cheer each other around the course.

5. Escape to the countryside

Wild Goat Festival is all about creating memories. Whether you're cycling, running or just relaxing, this festival is a retreat from life and a chance to reset. The hub of the festival is Holker Hall, where you can set up camp and truly enjoy the peaceful countryside atmosphere.

Wild Goat Festival beckons adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking to explore. Don't miss your chance to be part of this celebration of movement, nature and outdoor adventure. Embrace the wild—it's calling you!

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