Meet the Team

The Rustick festival is the result of hours of route planning and tracking by a group of fantastic local Instructors who sourced the iconic HUB location and have put together the amazing schedule of walks

We have kept to locations near to the HUB for this inaugural event but if you would like to join the Instructors to explore more of the Peak District – many of them have scheduled a special meet up walk for the Sunday too.

Samantha Armstrong

Samantha Armstrong

Sam is the Event route Master extraordinaire! About to celebrate her 10th Anniversary as a NWUK Delivery Partner, she has vast knowledge of local walks and has worked tirelessly to bring you the best of them!

Book Sam’s Sunday 6th May Walk here:-
Festival Special Additional Adventure Walk in Chatsworth Park Sam’s Sunday Walk: 

June Holden

June Holden

Despite being injured, June has been fully involved in the Event organisation. June was born in Tissington Village and is delighted to be showcasing Nordic Walking there.

Janneke Gorzeman

Janneke Gorzeman

Janneke has braved snow and wild weather to recce and risk assess walks for this event. In short, if she made it back, its safe to walk and the weather can’t possibly throw anything worse at us!

Book Janneke’s Sunday 6th May walk here:-
Janneke’s adventure walk to the Roaches and Lud’s Church

Tim Bowman

Tim Bowman

Tim has had a love for the outdoors and history for as long as he can remember. He likes to help and encouraging people to try new things, to keep active and challenge themselves and he thinksa Nordic Walking is ideal for this.

Graham Beech

Graham Beech

Having worked in manufacturing for more years than I care to remember and latterly in the automotive parts supply industry, Nordic Walking gave me the tools to help me lose weight, gain fitness and a new direction in my life.

I have successfully taught my wife, daughter, daughter in law and 3 of my grandchildren to Nordic walk

Laura Daniels

Laura Daniels

My aim as an Instructor is to inspire more people, to be more active, more often. Nordic walking is a fun, safe and sociable way to improve your health, fitness and wellbeing and I am passionate about encouraging more people to include physical activity into their weekly routine.

Book Laura’s Sunday 6th May Walk here:-
Hardwick Hall Nordic Adventure Walk with Laura

Heather Watson

Heather Watson

Nordic Walking instructor and private Physiotherapist, Heather’s passion for walking comes from a lifetime’s love of the outdoors, and she aims to help others maximise the simple health benefits of walking

Jayne Ward

Jayne Ward

Jane, a physio and her Husband Billy a personal Trainer run Steps towards health in the Sheffield area. Billy is helping the team with some of the tough walks at the festival whilst Jayne will be found in the Hub helping with the wellbeing and rehab side of things.

Billy Ward

Billy Ward

Billy is helping the team with some of the tough walks at the festival whilst his wife Jayne will be found in the Hub helping with the wellbeing and rehab side of things.

The Rest of the Team are to be added soon – watch this space!

Registration has now closed!

Peak District Nordic Walking Festival
4th – 5th May 2018

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