Announcing: Coach Eric Orton's Nicaragua Ultrarunning Retreat


Coach Eric Orton

Coach Eric Orton

In conjunction with Coach Eric's exciting new book release, The Cool Impossible, we are excited to announce Fuego y Agua's first ever ultrarunning retreat led by Coach Eric Orton.

Coach Eric Orton and Fuego y Agua Events invite you to join us on an adventurous ultrarunning retreat on the volcanic Island of Ometepe, Nicaragua. 

As a mountain runner, coach, author, and entrepreneur, Eric Orton has spent a lifetime exploring human potential and the limitless possibilities of the body and mind. 

Eric earned international notoriety as the coach of Christopher McDougall, a relationship that initially began with Eric helping McDougall train for and joining him to race the 50-mile Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon with the Tarahumara Indians. That story served as the foundation for McDougall's 2009 best-selling book, "Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen."

Island of Ometepe, Nicaragua

When: November 9 - 16, 2013

Where: Totoco Eco-Lodge, Ometepe, Nicaragua

Fuego y Agua’s retreat with Coach Eric provides the opportunity for like-minded athletes to practice and learn the intricacies of ultrarunning  in an exotic and foreign environment. The activities planned will test you both physically and mentally leaving you refreshed and better prepared to tackle your next ultramarathon. 

Each day of the retreat is filled with runs through the jungles of Ometepe, to and from waterfalls, up and down volcanoes, practicing yoga and breathing techniques, nutrition lectures, exercise clinics, and, of course, ample free time to relax in a hammock by the pool.

This retreat is ideal for the beginner or intermediate ultrarunner. All meals, lodging, activities, park fees, clinics, lectures, and transportation after arrival in Nicaragua are included. For more information including costs, itinerary, and registration please contact us. Space is limited to 13 participants, so act now!

Registration and Details Page will be up soon, but please contact us if you are interested, the slots will fill fast!

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