Road to Trail Running Shoes | What Are They | Best Road to Trail Running Shoes

A Quick Guide to Road to Trail Running Shoes — In addition to all you regular off-road runners out there, many Northern Runner customers, once the summer is over and the weather is on the turn, start putting in the endurance building, longer runs. Most do these runs off-road.  They’re more interesting and tend to be kinder on the body. However most … Continue reading

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Lockton Limping 2017

The first race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Lockton Limping on Sunday 24th September 2017. Knavesmire are the organising club. Entry is £5 on the day only. Registration/start/finish is at Lockton Village Hall, Nr Pickering, North Yorkshire (grid ref SE 845898). The route is about 7 miles long with about 1000 feet of ascent. The … Continue reading

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Castleton Show Race

The final counter in the Dave Parry/Northern Runner Summer Fell Race Series is Castleton Show Race. Which is like a fell race on the road. So, if you like hills or you need a bit of strength training get your entry in. Entries on the day for the road race are most welcome, but you will have to pay the … Continue reading

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August Bank Holiday Opening Times 2017

Saturday 26th August 9am till 5.30pm Sunday 27th August Closed Monday 28th August 11am till 4pm Then normal hours resume.

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Roseberry Topping Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Roseberry Topping on Wednesday 30th August at 7pm. Registration is in the car park at the bottom of Roseberry Topping just south of Newton Under Roseberry on the A173. Entry is on the day only and £4. The event is organised by the National Trust. For those who … Continue reading

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What Is Heel to Forefoot Drop? Zero Drop and More Explained

What Is Heel/Forefoot Drop and Zero Drop? How Does It Work? Advice & More! — When Northern Runner opened its doors back in 1998 the main difference between all the shoes we stocked was how much pronation or movement control they offered, the width and the shape of the shoe. These days, two extra variables are important, namely heel to … Continue reading

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Gateshead Trail 10km 2017 Results

It was a great day for running at the Gateshead Trail 10km on Saturday 12th August 2017. The rain held off until after the prize presentations and all 1700 finishers got round in lovely mild conditions. Kurt Heron (Ashington Hurst) lead the field home for the second year in a row. The Ladies was won by Lorna McDonald (Morpeth Harriers). … Continue reading

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Gribdale Gallop 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Gribdale Gallop on Wednesday 16th August. Entry is £5 on the day only and the fun begins at 7.15 pm. The start/finish/registration is at Gribdale Car Park which is just a drive up hill from Great Ayton, North Yorkshire (Grid Ref NZ59311). This years course is slightly different … Continue reading

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Incline to Madness Fell Race 2017

It was a terrific evening of Fell racing at the latest Dave Parry/Northern Runner Summer Fell Race series event – Inclined to Madness taking its name from former railway line incline midrace. The rain cleared out well before the race replaced with a mild perfect running evening. Overall winner was Paul Lowe of Darlington Harriers, in a navigation error free … Continue reading

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Incline to Madness Fell Race

The next event in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Inclined to Madness on Wednesday 26th July 7.15 start antry is £5 on the day only. The organisers batton has now been passed to York Acorn. The start and registration is at the lower Clay Bank car park (Grid Ref 579038) nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire. (When you get … Continue reading

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