Newcastle Marathon 2010

Good luck to all our customers who are running in the Newcastle Marathon tommorow. 5 Laps of the Town Moor so anyone not running could nip over and give these hardy soles a cheer. The race starts at 9.30am.

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Race 4: Clay Bank West

Race 4 of the Northern Runner/Eskdale Valley Fell Race Series is on Sunday 21st November at Clay Bank West. For more details including a map of the course click here

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Lakeland Trail Marathon 3rd July 2011

The first trail marathon in the lake district is now taking entries. The route is a complete circuit of Coniston Water along well marshalled footpaths and bridleways. For more details click here

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The Building of the Brooks Cascadia 7

Ever wonder how running shoes are designed and created. Click here to find out more.

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Thirsk 10 Mile Sunday 28th November

If you fancy a fast flat 10 miles road race then Thirsk 10 could be the one for you. The race is North of England Championships and Yorkshire Championships this year. It is a good event which usually has about 800 finishers. If you want more details including an entry form click here

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Loftus Poultry Run 2010

Entries are still available for the popular Loftus Poultry Run on Sunday 19th December 2010. There is a long sleeved T-Shirt for all finishers. To get your entry form click here

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Simonside Cairns Race Sunday 12th December

If your looking for a winter fell running challenge then Simonside Cairns is one to try. 11 miles long with 1770 feet of ascent the route climbs up from Rothbury to Simonside and then drops down over the back of Simonside has a bit of rough stuff through the heather before running back over the Simonside ridge and descending back … Continue reading

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Dressing for Winter Running

It looks like winter has now arrived. So, how do you dress so you don’t get cold but, you don’t over heat either? The first layer to wear is a baselayer (eg Odlo Evolution). This is the most important and keeps you warm by pulling the sweat away from the skin. This layer should be fairly snug fitting. The second … Continue reading

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John Lenihan World Mountain Running Champion 1991

John Lenihan is the real deal when it comes to Mountain Runners. The Irishman has become a Legend in his own life time. My friend Bob Johnston (now with Dark Peak) remembers running in Northern Irelands Junior Mountain Running Team at the World Mountain Running Championships and watching John Lenihan destroy the best in the world. To add to the … Continue reading

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The Don Morrison Memorial Edale Skyline

If you are looking for a bit of motivation to get you fighting through the wind and rain on the dark morning or evening (or both !). Then why not enter the challenging Edale Skyline. Entry forms are available from Monday 15th November on Dark Peak Fell Runners website (www.dpfr.org.uk). For those not associated to the delights of this race … Continue reading

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