Eskdale Eureka Results

Eskdale Eureka, race number 8 in the Northern Runner/Eskdale Valley Winter Fell Race Series: Another brilliant day of running with 112 runners setting off on the route which was about 9 miles plus. The men’s race soon split into a large leading group of about nine runners. The lead changed fairly regularly and different runners led for a while until … Continue reading

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La 6000 D

The 6000 D is a classic mountain race that has been going for over 20 years now. The classic route is over 65km with 4000 metres of ascent reaching a high point of 3054 metres where the race goes onto the Bellecote Glacier. The brits have done well here with Borrowdale’s Simon Booth winning in 2000, 2001 and 2002. Bingley’s … Continue reading

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Eskdale Eureka Sunday 30th January 2011

The next event in the Northern Runner/Eskdale Valley Winter Fell Series is the Eskdale Eureka having been postponed from it’s early December date it will now take place on Sunday 30th January 10-30am start. Registration is from the Eskdale Inn, Castleton (684084). The pub will be open from 10am so you can use the toilets. The route has changed slightly … Continue reading

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Another good review for ON

ON Running shoes have had another good review from online running magazine run247. To read the review click here.

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Sierre Zinal 2011

The race Sierre-Zinal (14th August, 20111, 38th edition), also called the Race of Five 4000m Peaks, is considered to be one of the finest mountain races in the world. It was once written that it is to mountain races what the New York Marathon is to marathons. It is the oldest mountain race found in its category in Europe’s mountains. … Continue reading

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Simonside Cairns

102 runners ventured up onto Simonside in the Simonside Cairns Race on Sunday 16th January 2011. Northumberland Fell Runners Star Veteran Philip Sanderson was handed a rare defeat by young border raider Alasdair Anthony from Scottish Club Ochil. But, as you can see from the photo’s Phil didn’t give up easily and it was a bit nip and tuck. The … Continue reading

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Pier to Pier Race 2011

The popular Pier to Pier Race will take place on the 22nd May in 2011. This is a run from South Shields to Sunderland following the coastal paths. For more details including an entry form click here.

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Britiains Worst Fell Race

Britains Worst Fell Race is a fair description of the Kielder Borderer. 17 miles with 3000 feet of ascent through Englands last true wilderness. A mix of heather, mud, trees and not many paths provides a challenge for only the most competent off road runners. February 20th is the date of this epic adventure. The event starts from Kielder Castle. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Newcastle Park Run

Newcastle’s Park Run is celebrating it’s first birthday this week. The popular Park Run’s are 5km long around the Town Moor and take place event Saturday at 9am. They are free to enter and cater for all ability groups.

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Clay Bank East Fell Race Results

The latest round of the Northern Runner/Eskdale Valley Winter Fell Race Series was Clay Bank East on Sunday 9th January 2011. Report and results below: It was one of those races which was touch and go whether it was on or not. Eventually we decided to go ahead at Saturday Tea time leaving inspection as late as possible. We also … Continue reading

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