Hamsterley Forest 10km 15th July 2012

If you fancy a nice trail run on Sunday then why not rock up to the Hamsterley Forest 10km Trail Run. The Hamsterley 10k trail run starts at 10.30am on Sunday 15th July 2012. This is an undulating course over forest tracks through a very scenic area. If you would like to take part you can enter on the day … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill Fell Race Results

Click here for the results of the Beacon Hill Fell Race on Northumberland Fell Runners website. A record turnout of 66 runners for the Beacon Hill Race. Conditions underfoot were pretty wet after the recent downpours but thankfully the stone slabs and steps were dry. Local runner Nick Swinburn stormed home 8 mins clear of the field and set a … Continue reading

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Saltwell Harriers Fell Race Results

Click here to see Saltwell Harriers Fell Race Results. Nick Swinburn (Northumberland Fell Runners) won the men’s in a new course record and Karen Robertson (Northumberland Fell Runners) won the ladies.

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BBC Documentry on the Olympic Games 1500m

Click here to watch a BBC documentry on the Olympic 1500m.

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Born to Run-The Secrets of Kenyan Athletics

This is a great film on BBC’s Iplayer. Former Irish athlete and 5,000m world champion Eamonn Coghlan travels to Kenya’s highlands to uncover a little-known story – the role of Irish missionaries in securing Kenya’s dominance in world athletics. He meets Brother Colm O’Connell, a modest priest who played a major role in fostering Kenyan distance running and who is … Continue reading

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Chi Running taster sessions at Northern Runner

Northern Runner is having a Chi Running Day in our Newcastle-upon-Tyne Store on Saturday 28th July. We have local Chi Running coach Nick Constantine from Soul in Motion coming in to lead small grouped taster sessions. So, if you want to run more efficiently and avoid injury then come along and find out all about Chi Running. Each session will … Continue reading

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56th Chevy Chase Fell Race Results and Report

Wet conditions on Cheviot reduced the Classic 20 mile Fell Race to a 15 mile course under the advice of the Mountain Rescue. This years race included such notable runners as Carl Bell of Howgill Harriers who was last years sensation of the fell running world having come from a football background. Nick Sanderson from local clubs Morpeth Harriers and … Continue reading

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Maybeck 3 Crosses Fell Race Results

The latest round of the Northern Runner /Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series was Maybeck 3 Crosses. Click here to get the results.

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Carlton Meander Fell Race Results 2012

Another very pleasant evening with a muggy feel at 20 degrees C. and overcast. The ground was wet from heavy showers in the preceeding weeks. As a first running of this event but with a course based on a race in the 1980’s the turn out was excellent. The main pack made a fast start but were soon slowed by … Continue reading

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