Run with Her

Women's Trail Running Retreat

Boulder, Colorado

August 12th - 15th

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Trail Sisters Run With Her Trail Run Retreats

4 days | 3 Nights

All Abilities Welcome

Accomodations & Meals Included

Details

This women’s only retreat is open to 24 participants and is hosted in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, the trail running mecca of the USA.

Women of ALL ABILITIES are welcome to this retreat! You can expect no-drop runs with various pace accommodating groups. Whether you want to run every step, or rather hike all the hills, you will be in good company! 

Off the trails you can take part in our five FunShops and also have the opportunity to experience downtown Boulder. Our educational sessions are offered to better equip, prepare and enhance your time on the trails. During your free time, it’s only a short walk to Boulder’s Pearl Street if you’re up for shopping, beer tasting or simply to watch the street performers. 

All meals are INCLUDED in your retreat package except for breakfast. You will have the option to purchase breakfast at the Basecamp Hotel where we will be staying. Meals include a mix of amazing catering, bagged lunches and dinner out on Pearl Street followed by delicious gelato! We accommodate different diets and allergies.

Oh, and we can’t forget to mention your TS swag bags! Who doesn’t love free gear?! Since education is a key foundation in the Trail Sisters mission, we find it important to introduce you to different products for the chance to experience their benefits on the trail. Testing something new may be the key to bettering your runs!

Lastly and most importantly, Run with Her Retreats are in place to help create camaraderie and forge life-long friendships. Having a chance to meet and learn from one another not only strengthens our own comprehension, but also gives us the ability to guide and teach. Plus, there isn’t anything more valuable than authentic personal connections.

If you like what you’re reading and want to join us in Boulder for miles, smiles and lots of laughs, scroll down for additional retreat details and to sign up! Have a few questions, we are happy to answer! Email retreat leader and TS Founder, Gina Lucrezi at [email protected].

See you in Boulder!

The Trails

Each day we have one organized run. All of the runs are no-drop (we stop and regroup at various points along the trail), and participants organically segment themselves into three different pace groups. This way runners are never left by themselves to get lost, etc. Additionally, each run includes a leader, mid-pack wrangler and caboose. Our runs are at elevation, but nothing so high that has prevented our sea level participants from completing them. All participants are encouraged to go at their own pace, to enjoy a better adventure.

Thursday

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Boulder Creek Path
  • 4 mile shake out run
  • Minimal elevation

Friday

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Green Mountain + Bear Option
  • 10 mile run with hiking
  • 2,350ft elevation gain
  • Optional Bear Peak add on (8mi)

Saturday

Betasso Preserve
  • 8 mile run
  • 1,500ft elevation gain
  • Option for shorter route

Sunday

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Mt. Sanitas
  • 5 mile run with hiking
  • 1,000ft elevation gain

Workshops & Activites

Wilderness Awareness

Wilderness Awareness

Learn about the 10 Essentials & Heidi’s 4 W’s for better preparedness.

Trail Techniques

Trail Technique

Uphill and downhill running advice along with when and how to hike efficiently.

Yoga

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Yoga for runners intro class designed to target workload areas specific to runners.

Strength & Conditioning

Band work exercises may be the key to keeping your body strong and injury free.

Self Defense

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Equip yourself with basic self-defense maneuvers and situational solutions.

Basecamp Hotel

We are excited to partner with Boulder’s Basecamp Hotel for our 2020 lodging. Basecamp is located only a few blocks from downtown and the famous Pearl Street Mall. Lodging options include a single occupancy room, double occupancy room, and the Great Outdoors room which hosts four occupants. Additionally, enjoy access to their fitness room, indoor hot tub, indoor dry sauna, fire pit and bouldering wall. If you’re craving a smoothie, snack, coffee or adult bevy, visit their onsite cafe and lobby bar. The Basecamp Hotel is the perfect place to relax after a long day on the trails, and for easy access to any shenanigans in downtown Boulder.
*Lodging included in retreat package.

Friendships & Sisterhood

What might be the best part of the retreat, is simply meeting like-minded women looking to have a great time in the outdoors while creating life-long friendships. There is no shortage of conversation (or laughs for that matter) whether during meals, runs, workshops, or hanging around the fire pit with s’mores. Additionally, we will move the party to Pearl Street for a great meal downtown, followed by tasty gelato!

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Retreat Leaders

Gina Lucrezi | Leader

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Gina has always been stubborn and bold, so when it came to advocating for women’s rights and equality in the outdoors (and in general), she was bound to make some changes. Gina’s main goal is to help create opportunities and grow participation in women’s trail running. Gina is the founder of Trail Sisters.

Heidi Kumm | Leader

Heidi Kumm

Heidi Berghammer is a trail runner, world traveler, mountain climber, and all around adventure enthusiast. As a trail runner she has covered thousands of miles in the Colorado Rockies and beyond training for and running races from the half marathon distance to the one hundred mile ultra.

Joslynn Corredor | Strength & Conditioning

Originally from Dana Point, California Joslynn moved to Oregon to run Track and Field at OSU. After graduating from OSU Joslynn moved to Boulder — where she is currently based, and started work as a strength coach. She has worked hard to create her own business in which she trains outdoor athletes all over the globe. Joslynn focuses on injury prevention so you can keep doing the sport and continue to improve.

Special Guest(s)

Previous special guests have included Courtney Dauwalter, Darcy Piceu and Hillary Allen. As we confirm guests for 2021 we will update the website! Check back for more info. 

Retreat Partners

Thanks to our amazing partners and sponsors, we are able to provide you with THE best swag bag at any retreat, EVER. Having a fun experience on the trail is important (for many reasons) and utilizing the correct gear can make all the difference. We take pride introducing the products you’ll receive and will facilitate demo opportunities during the retreat.

Previous Partners have included...

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Join Us In Boulder!

Retreat Includes:
3 Nights Stay at Basecamp Hotel + All Meals (excluding breakfast)
4 Trail Runs + 5 Workshops
Transportation During Retreat
Participant Swag Bag ($500+ Retail Value)

Not Included:
Transportation to and from retreat / airport, etc.

August 12th - 15th 2021

$ 500 Deposit Secure your spot today!
  • Group Room (shared with 3 others) | Total Cost $1400 per person
  • 2 Queen Room (shared with 1 other) | Total Cost $1700 per person
  • Single King Room | Total Cost $1900 per person
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Group Room (4 spots per room)

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King Rooms (1 spot per room)

F.A.Q.

Nope! This retreat is for runners of all abilities. You will have the opportunity to go shorter or longer on the runs, and will have three guides to assist different paced groups. It is advised that you’ve been on a trail before, as 90% of this retreat will be run on trails.

Boulder is located at about 5,500ft and the highest we will climb is 8,500ft. It is hard to say how the altitude will affect anyone person, since we are all different. Generally, you will want to focus on staying hydrated, and making sure you taking in proper nutrition during activity. You’ll find that breathing can be a bit harder, but adjusting to a relaxed pace will help you feel more comfortable. One trick that may help you prepare: Train in the warmer hours of the day to increase your heart rate, thus experiencing fatigue at a quicker than normal rate. This is comparable to what it will feel like at altitude.

Yes! Happy to make sure you can enjoy the tasty meals safely 🙂  Let us know your dietary restriction/s on the participant Q&A after you sign up for the retreat.

Weather is always unpredictable in the mountains, so we advise you include a variety of apparel layers. Tank, short-sleeve and long sleeve shirts, shorts and 3/4 tights, socks. 2 pairs of trail shoes, so you don’t have wet feet every day. A hat, Buff, sunglasses, and sunblock. Hydration system that can carry 1.5 liters or more of water. Snacks and energy nutrition for the runs. A light rain jacket (and a light wind jacket if you have one). Oh! And one non-spandex outfit for when we have an evening out on Pearl Street. 

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