Cheviot Summit Fell Race Report and Results 2012

Well done to Lee Bennett and Karen Robertson both from Northumberland Fell Runners. Glen McWilliams report from the Chevoit Summit Fell Race is Below: Muckle Cheviot was still in no summer mood. A lazy north east wind constantly blew down the Harthope Valley for the 5th Cheviot Summit fell run. 56 hardy runners set off for the 2676 feet of … Continue reading

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Fox and Hound’s Fell Race Photo’s

The last race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series was the Fox and Hounds on Sunday 29th April. Thanks to David Aspin for some great photo’s on this wet day.

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks Race 2012

This Saturday is this years ‘3 Peaks’ Race. The classic 23 mile race over Yorkshires biggest hills growing every year with competition to get one of the 1,000 places as hot as getting to the finish line first. The event starts in Horton in Ribblesdale and goes over Pen Y Ghent, Whernside and Inglebrough before returning back to Horton. Click … Continue reading

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Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series 2012

The Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series will get underway with the Carlton Challenge on Wednesday 2nd May. The race starts at 7.15pm from Carlton Bank Top, near Stocksley, North Yorkshire Grid Ref 522031. The race is 5 miles long with 1100 feet of ascent. The entry fee is £6 paid on the night only. Please come prepared … Continue reading

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Cheviot Summit Fell Race

When you have a big hill in your area every Fell Runner knows that you should have a race up it. Glen McWilliams is again organising the Cheviot Summit Race on Sunday 29th April. The race is 6 miles long with 2000 feet of ascent. It simply goes to the top of Cheviot and back from Langley Ford. Entry is … Continue reading

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Why do we run ?

Here is a link to a short film that just makes us realise that running is more than just a new PB or completing a marathon or 100 mile race for the first time.

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Fox and Hounds Chase 2012

The final event in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race is the Fox and Hounds Chase on Sunday 29th April. The event takes place from Ainthorpe Nr Danby on the North Yorkshire Moors and starts at 10.30am. The race is a typicial moorland type course with lots of single tracks. It covers about 9 miles with about 1500 … Continue reading

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Hadrians Wall Half Marathon

After a succesful first event last year the Hadrians Wall Half Marathon is back.The race is a circular route of not less than half marathon distance* close to a section of Hadrian’s Wall with outstanding views of this World Heritage Site. The route is of mixed terrain of grass path, forest track and approx 4.8 miles of road. Suitable for … Continue reading

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Gisborough Moors Fell Race Results 2012

The battle of the day was in the women’s race with Northumberland Fell Runners Karen Robertson just beating Kay Neesam of New Marske Harriers by 8 seconds. Jim Bulman took victory in the Men’s Race. The New Marske Harriers time was quick despite the sloppy conditions even considering that the course was slightly shorter finishing at the top of the … Continue reading

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Gisborough Moors Fell Race 2012 Video

Thanks to David Aspin for some great videos of this years Gisborough Moors Fell Race. Click here to watch them.

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