Loftus Poultry Run 2017

Entries are still available for the 34th running of the Loftus Poultry Run on Sunday 17th December. The fun starts at 11:00 am. The course is multi-terrain and approximately 8 miles in length with three challenging ascents. The start/finish is at Loftus Leisure Centre. There is a water station on the course (which will be run passed twice) located just … Continue reading

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Eskdale Eureka Fell Race Results and Report 2017

Competitors in this years Eskdale Eureka Fell Race made the headlines when competitors in the race came across a couple of pensioners in difficulty just upstream of Hob Hole. The couple who were out walking got into difficulty as they crossed the local beck, when the male of the pair sunk up to his waist in boggy ground made extra … Continue reading

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Altra Lone Peak 3.5 Review | Zero Drop Running Shoe Reviews

Altra Lone Peak 3.5 Review — Altra’s Lone Peak 3.5 is the latest version of Altra’s most popular trail running shoe. The Lone Peak is so popular because it is so versatile. The cushioning is good enough for the shoe to be used on the road for a mile or two to get to your trail or even, at a … Continue reading

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Eskdale Eureka Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Eskdale Eureka on Sunday 3rd December 2017. Entry is £6 on the day only and the registration/Start/ Finish is at the car park above Dibble just on the west side of High Castleton (Grid Ref NZ 680078) , Castleton, Nr Guisborough, North Yorkshire. The race starts at … Continue reading

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Inov-8 Parkclaw 275 GTX Review | We Review All The Best Off-Road Running Shoes

Inov-8 Parkclaw 275 GTX – Finally One Shoe For Everything? Lot’s of customers who come to Northern Runner are looking for one running shoe that will cover all their running needs. It isn’t possible to have one shoe that will be well cushioned for your road running and also be grippy and nimble enough to get you round the National … Continue reading

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Topo Terraventure Review – Topo Athletic Low Drop Running Shoes

Topo Terraventure Review — Did You Know? After reading the review, if you are looking for a shoe like the Terraventure trail running shoe but, would prefer a waterproof upper then the Topo Hydroventure is exactly that! Topo is the newest brand to Northern Runner. We have tried a number of shoes since the brands inception in 2013 but despite the nice fit and being … Continue reading

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Altra Paradigm 3.0 Review – Zero Drop Road Running Shoes

Altra Paradigm 3.0 Testing/Review — Overview As a user of the original Paradim (600+ miles in fact!) and at the time of writing a user of the Paradigm 2.0, I was interested to see how the newest version compared. Immediately it’s clear this new Paradigm 3.0 is a very well cushioned Altra shoe, with a very roomy toe box, that immediately … Continue reading

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Wooler Trail Marathon 2017

There are still 10 places left for the Wooler Trail Marathon on Saturday 19th November. Wooler Trail Marathon is set in the heart of Northumberland National Park and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if … Continue reading

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Saltergate Gallows Fell Race 2017

The organising baton now passes from Thirsk and Sowerby Harrier to Pickering AC. The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Saltergate Gallows Fell Race on Sunday 5th Novemeber 2017, 10.30am. Entry is £5 and on the day only. Registration is at the village hall in Levisham nr Pickering, North Yorkshire. The route has had … Continue reading

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Hoka Speed Instinct 2 Review

Hoka Speed Instinct 2 Review – Responsive Encouragement — Hoka One One was developed by two Frenchmen Nicholas Mermoud and Jean Luc Diard. They had seen how over sized ski’s had made it easier to ski in powder conditions and how over sized tyres on Mountain Bikes had revolutionised off road cycling. They thought that oversized running shoes might do … Continue reading

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