EXPERTS IN THEIR FIELD
my Race kit
RUNNING CLOTHING, equipment and advice
MyRaceKit is owned by Rebeca Ehrnrooth and Elisabet Barnes. Both Swedish, but living in the UK, Rebeca and Eiisabet are outdoor enthusiasts and ultra-runners who travel the world for adventures and races.
At myRaceKit we are passionate about running and have raced across the globe.
We are also passionate about great customer service and about helping every runner finding the kit that is right for them. Our philosophy is that there is no “one size fits all” and our aim is to give you the best possible advice for your particular event and race ambitions.
Our dedicated team are all runners and/or triathletes and understand the needs of all levels so it doesn’t matter if you are looking for a new pair of shoes for your first 5km, a light race vest for your Marathon training or first ultra, or if you are embarking on an extreme multi-day event. We would be delighted to help!
PEN LLYN ULTRA
endurance races & coaching
Huw Williams AKA The Welsh Wine Runner, Nations Sweet Heart and any other self-given title, started running in 2013 because there was nothing good on the telly!
His first race was the Conway Half Marathon that year and he was beaten by a man dressed up as a Darlek, since then he has gone on to race in Marathon, Ultra Marathons and even the Sahara desert! Over a pint with a friend they set up the local running club in Pwllheli Llamwyr Llyn Striders and have so far seen over 100 locals successfully complete the NHS couch to 5k.
Huw is, Race Director of the Pen Llyn Ultra Marathons and has already seen runners coming to take part from as far afield as France, Norway and Israel!
Huw signed up for the Marathon Des Sables 2017 to raise awareness and funds for the charity Scope. Various fundraising events saw a treadmill marathon in the Scope Shop, A treadmill Marathon in a Pub and the first-ever marathon on the tiny island of Ynys Enlli off the North Wales coast in the Irish Sea!
guided running trails in stunning locations
Kompass Trails AS is founded and owned by Elisabet Barnes and Sondre Amdahl, experienced ultra runners and coaches. Kompass Trails offer guided running trips to all levels of runners to some of the world’s best running destinations.
We want to share our joy for running and bring runners together for great experiences that we hope will inspire you as well as develop your skills, knowledge and endurance on the trails.
We believe we are different from other organisers of trail running trips and training camps. We pay attention to detail and we want you to have the best experience possible. This includes a high guide to participant ratio so that we can customise the groups as much as possible and cater for a wide range of abilities.
The guides we pick for our camps are all highly experienced endurance athletes. We hope that you will find that our trips are about so much more than running. Embark on an adventure, find your trail and find your true North in the process!
Scottish adventurer, tv presenter and author
She carries out expeditions and explorations in Africa and the Middle East and speaks a number of local languages including Arabic. She is also an ultra runner and has completed the Marathon Des Sables and the Everest Trail Race Ultra.
Her adventures include cycling 12,500km from Cairo to Cape Town in the longest bike race on earth, the Tour D’Afrique, and becoming the first woman to walk the length of the Draa River in Morocco – 1,500km across the wilderness.
Alice shared a tent with RBR’s founder, Rochelle, during the Trans-Atlas ultra marathon and was impressed by her holistic approach to running and fitness and her dedication, “Rochelle really wants to help others achieve their goals, and she has the experience and resources to do it.”
Alice’s latest adventure is to walk 2000km across the Sahara, investigating the effects of climate change.
natural movement studio
Russian Kettle Bell instructor, Outbox level 2 instructor, Pose Running Coach, & Holistic Lifestyle Coach
Keith Downer is the owner and head coach of The Natural Movement Studio in Berkshire, which opened its doors to private strength and conditioning clients 12 years ago.
Our mission is to rehabilitate bodies to the strong, lean and fast humans we are designed to be.
The Natural Movement Studio is a private space where you will be coached in all aspects of functional movement, giving you the body and primal fitness that is your evolutionary birthright
Keith is an advocate of pose running, a technique for teaching efficient and effective movement which he learned from renowned running coach Dr Nicholas Romanov. Keith’s strength and conditioning training uses a combination of Russian kettlebells, weight-lifting, boxing and holistic lifestyle nutrition. He believes that two million years of evolution has made humans beautiful running machines. To keep modern people fit and well enough to enjoy this incredible sport, Keith and uses his 20 years of experience to perfect movement patterns, nutrition and strength.
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Gem voyager – fine jewellery, gem candles & diffusers
Welcome to the world of luxury fragrances – Gem Candles & Diffusers. Every scent has been specially designed with precious gems in mind: Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Jade and Pearl.
Working with a leading British candle maker, Mara developed her exclusive line of Gem Candle Jewels and diffusers out of her love for jewels.
Each candle has a unique fragrance that evokes calmness and wellbeing.
Diamond: A beautiful scent of jasmine, strawberries, champagne and vanilla – celebrates love, joy and happiness
Emerald: Top citrus notes softened by verbena. Blended with melon, jasmine and rose – fresh and uplifting
Ruby: Fragrant peony – heady, sensual and exotic
Sapphire: Notes of pine accented with pink pepper and patchouli evoke images of exotic faraway lands – soothing and calming
Jade: Faint undertones of cedarwood, rose, hibiscus and vanilla – calm and peace
Pearl: Fresh citrus – energising