Freedom To Run - Ease, Efficiency, Speed

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


Freedom on the Trails

Use these events as a way to learn Chi Running, or to develop your skills further. For Chi Running to become a holistic practice, and for your new skills to become habits, most people need some form of ongoing advice and support. Each Freedom on the Trails event will have a chi running focus that will be explained in advance, and I will guide you through a range of focusses during the run. I offer several opportunities throughout the year to drop in and go for a run with me in the Holme Valley / North Derbyshire areas. These sessions must be pre-booked.


How are you doing?

Everyone who attends one of these sessions will receive brief, informal feedback on their running and ongoing advice. I may ask to video you running for this purpose if the session is a busy one.

Please note I go running in any weather apart from a hurricane (that too sometimes.) I do not cancel sessions if it is wet, and I pick smoother paths that are safer for running on in the dark - so come prepared.

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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