Saltwell 10km Road Race

Saltwell 10km is on Saturday 17th December this year. Now in it’s 100th year. The course is best described as undulating or challenging click though to see a detailed map of the course and enter online.

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Loftus Poultry Run 2011

The Loftus & Whitby Poultry Run has been held just before Christmas for over 25 years. It is a multi-terrain event and has built up a reputation as one of the friendliest and most fun events in the North East running calendar. This years event is on Sunday 18th December. Click through for more details.

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First Time Fell Racer tells all

Click through to read Alan Wallaces account of his first ever fell race at the weekends Simonside Cairns Fell Race.

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Simonside Cairns Fell Race Results 2011

20 Year old NFR James Taylor from Alwinton had youth on his side as he prevailed in a closely fought race at the front with Berwick’s V45 Adam Fletcher, followed home in 3rd by Steve Turland of Ilkley. The route had to be altered due to the stone slabs and steps on the Simonside ridge being in a dangerous condition … Continue reading

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Simonside Cairns Fell Race

The Simonside Cairns Fell Race on Sunday 11th December is looking like it might have to be postponed. The slabs over Simonside are covered in ice and potentially dangerous. A final decision will be taken tommorow and posted on Northumberland Fell Runners website. Click through here to have a read.

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Eskdale Eureka Fell Race Photographs

Click through to see Clive Thornton’s great photo’s from the Eskdale Eureka, the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series.

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Eskdale Eureka Fell Race Results and Report 2011

Winter had arrived with a cold wind at about 3 ‘C, hail and eventually snow just after the race finished. Nevertheless few athletes wore cagoules. In the men’s race there was a three way contest between Cameron Taylor, Nick Barber and Jim Bulman. Initially Cameron managed an early lead as they crossed the road above Hob Hole to head across … Continue reading

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Simonside Cairns Fell Race Sunday 11th December 2011

If you are looking for a challenging race in some nice countryside this coming weekend then this is it. Simonside Cairns Fell Race is 11 miles long with 1700 feet of ascent. It starts and finishes in Rothbury, Northumberland. The registration is at the Newcastle Arms Hotel in the centre of the village. Entry is £5 on the day only. … Continue reading

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Ron Hill chooses the Soleus GPS 1.0 from Northern Runner

Running legend Ron Hill bought a Soleus GPS 1.0 from Northern Runner to track his miles while training. Ron said “Thanks for sending me the Soleus GPS watch so quickly. I am going to the USA on Tuesday and will be able to accurately measure the distance of my runs without having to allow 12 minutes per mile to get … Continue reading

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Hexamshire Hobble Fell Race Results 2011

184 hardy fell runners finished the Hexhamshire Hobble on Sunday. Durham Fell Runners lead the field home with Andy Blackett beating club mate Duncan Archer by 40 seconds. Phil Sanderson of Northumberland Fell Runners prevented a DFR 1,2,3 by beating Stanley Charles by a mear 7 seconds. Phil Sanderson won the veteran catagory. The first lady was Jane Hodgeson or … Continue reading

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