Running & Wellness Retreats

Specialist Running & Wellness Retreats in Spain March 2024

Following the success of our 2023 running and wellness retreats, we are delighted to announce our dates for 2024.

Vicki Taylor, England Athletics qualified Running Coach and Becky Haseldine, BTN Academy Certified Nutrition Coach have linked up with Helena Shirley and Vitality Wellness Retreats to create two bespoke running and wellness retreats in March 2024.

Vicki is an experienced runner competing in all race distances from 5k to ultra marathons, Becky specialises in sports nutrition for runners and Helena is a Personal Trainer and Sports Yoga Coach who will welcome you to her beautiful Spanish getaway.  

The team’s combined experience and expertise means you will receive the very best coaching and education over your 4 day break.

This is your chance to experience a real variety of running from mountain trails, athletics track sessions and beach runs, all within the most beautiful location in Spain. You will be staying in the tranquil, beautiful village of Forna where you will eat healthy, nutritious and energy rich foods as well as soaking up the peaceful mountain environment of the unspoilt Spanish countryside.

As well as running and education sessions, you will have the opportunity to experience a diverse range of activities including Strength & Conditioning and Sports Yoga and receive expert tuition from professional coaches, as well as having fun, meeting others and enjoying the company of the Vitality Team.  

This is your time to focus on you, your running, strength, nutrition and mindset with a huge variety of sessions to keep you running, stronger, longer and better.  

A true mix of practical sessions, education, relaxation and recovery.

We will provide support to you on nutrition, tracking workload, fuelling well for exercise, mindset and motivation, as well as help you make improvements to your running and your own health and wellness.

Specialist Running & Wellness Retreat for Runners of all Abilities

Vicki and Becky have both previously attended the Vitality Wellness Retreats and enjoyed it so much that they wanted to create two bespoke events for their clients and friends.

We have put together two Specialist Running and Wellness Retreats for runners of all abilities.

Retreat 1 will run from Wednesday 6th March – Sunday 10th March 2024 NOW SOLD OUT

Retreat 2 will run from Monday 11th March – Friday 15th March 2024

Please register you interest with Vicki, Becky or Helena as soon as possible as places are limited and rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Enjoy a Wide Range of Activities


Sports Yoga

Strength & Conditioning

Core Stability

Mountain Hikes


Cardio HIIT

Massage Therapy


Healthy & Nutritious Foods

Nutritional Advice



Sports Injury Prevention

Only 16 Places Available

The running and wellness retreats in Spain provide the perfect opportunity for you to enjoy a variety of different running environments with specific coached sessions and to learn all about injury prevention and nutrition to support your goals.

This experience will suit all runners regardless of ability and pace – there is something for everyone and all sessions can be adapted to cater for mixed abilities.


You will be staying in one of three charming, rustic villas with stunning views of the surrounding mountains, an ancient castle and unspoilt Spanish countryside.

Located 60 minutes drive from Valencia and 80 minutes from Alicante, the village of Forna is situated in a completely unique and tranquil mountain environment.

After a day of activities you can stretch out and relax on our yoga lawn, enjoy a refreshing swim in our infinity pool or wander into the charming village of Forna. 

A healthy, delicious  meal will be served every evening so you can relax and enjoy yourself. 


Small Single Room: £660 

Twin / Double Room: £720 per person 

Double Room £780 (Single occupancy)

Master Ensuite: £840 (Single occupancy)

Master Ensuite: £780 per person (Sharing)

All prices are fully inclusive with the exception of flights and local transfers

10% discount to be applied to the above prices for all bookings made before 30th November 2023

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Healthy nutritious breakfasts
  • Delicious energy rich lunches
  • Evening meals in the villa and at restaurants
  • Guided mountain walks
  • Fitness and Yoga equipment and all coaching and education
  • Drinks in the villa – tea, coffee, water
  • Healthy snacks
  • Limited wine / beer will be available in the evenings 
  • Land transport to guided mountain walks, running track and beach

The price does not include flights or airport transfers.

Special offer extended – Book by 30th November 2023 and get 10% discount off list prices

Meet the Team:

Helena Shirley: Retreat Organiser, Personal Trainer, Sports Yoga Specialist, Spanish Speaker:

“I have always been passionate about sport, exercise and healthy living and have been involved in competitive sport from a young age. I am now committed to helping people achieve their own health and wellness goals and through the retreats and sports camps that I run from our beautiful home in Spain I am able to create a unique wellness experience for all my guests.”

Vicki Taylor, British Athletics Coach and Marathon Runner:

“I quite simply LOVE running! It is my absolute passion and I want to share this with others.  This may be helping people take their first steps into running or working with more experienced runners on their goals.  I bring my own experience as a runner gained over the last 10 years to my coaching practice.  My goal is to motivate, challenge, support and inspire runners to achieve their personal goals, deliver their potential and to enjoy the sport as much as I do.”

Becky Haseldine, BTN Academy Certified Nutrition Coach 

I aim to help athletes understand how to fuel their bodies effectively, eat the right foods, and hit their specific goals without mad crazy diets being involved.  I use an evidence-based approach – From helping you perform your best for your sporting endeavors, to giving you the tools to lose weight and keep it off .  I run a no nonsense approach, no foods are banned, you’ll never be hugely restricted, and you can still have a social life