Nikki Barnard   The Adventure Running Company

Available to share many years of experience in competitive road and ultra trail running, exercise physiology, nutrition and sports therapy.
I coach athletes of all levels, and I can offer:

Online Coaching
Individualised and Generic Training Plans
Training Consultations
Running Adventures and appropriate preparation

Structured programs based entirely upon your specific needs, lifestyle and goals. Real-time accountability for athletes of any levels looking to improve performance.


I started racing endurance sports in 2009 and since then have completed triathlons (ironman distance, half-ironman, Olympic and sprint triathlons), trail half-marathons, marathons and ultra-marathons (100mile and 50k) along with multi-day stage races.

Based in Chamonix, I am a fully qualified VTCT Sports Massage Therapist, British Athletics LiRF Run Leader & CiRF Trail/Fell Running coach, UK Mountain Leader & an aspirant UIMLA International Mountain Leader. I hold a WMT certification in Advanced Medicine and am currently working through Sport and Exercise Psychology B.Sc.Hons

I am British and live in Chamonix, France and enjoy anything outdoors: trail running, cycling, swimming, skiing & backpacking.

Races completed include:

Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc 100 Miles
Marathon des Sables 240km
Everest Marathon
Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (TDS) 145km x2
Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (CCC) 101km
Chamonix 42km x 3
Chamonix 90km
Trail des Aiguilles Rouge 53km x 2
Transgrancanaria 42km
Ironman 70.3 Austin, Texas
Ironman Nice, France



Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Consultations, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Run Analysis

Sport Types

Running, Mountaineering, Adventure Racing, Corporate Wellness


English, French