Freedom To Run - Ease, Efficiency, Speed

Jon Burdon, Chi Running and Chi Walking instructor based in England and Wales

Find your Freedom ...

  • Technique Workshops

    I currently offer 2 workshops per year.

    5th October workshop booking is now open.


    All workshops and training comes with a 10% discount when a combined purchase is made.

  • Summer 1-1 sessions

    I offer a few 1-1 sessions in July / August. Achieve your goals as a runner with Chi Running. Places are strictly limited. Contact me to arrange a date. £30 per hour.

  • Training Plans

    The Freedom To Run training plan is individually tailored. Distances 10k - Ultra. Your plan will be highly specific to your own individual needs, and based on tried and tested workouts from Chi Running and other approaches. Plans are delivered digitally through the Google Drive app.

    £35 - basic plan with email consulation.

    £70 - premium plan with two telephone consultations and Garmin device setup.

Whether it's enjoying running more, overcoming injury, winning Parkrun, completing Parkrun for the first time, or getting a PB it's great to catch up with my Chi Running clients and see how they are doing. It's not just clients though - the buzz of success for everyone, whoever you are and whatever yoru starting point is just amazing. There have been some incredibly humbling moments at Huddersfield Parkrun which just restore your faith in humanity.

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Where to find me


I live in the Holme Valley, near Huddersfield and on the very northern edge of the Peak District National Park. Workshops are in venues easily accessible from:

Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford, Liverpool, Huddersfield, Halifax, Wakefield, Barnsley, Cumbria, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Wales.


Mountain Training
I am a qualified Mountain Leader, registered with the Mountain Training Association.

Photos of the Holme Valley Landscape are by Andy Leader of Made in Holmfirth

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UKA Leadership in Running Fitness qualified.

I'm UKA Leadership in Running Fitness qualified.