Guisborough Moors Fell Race 2016

The final race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is Gisborough Moors on Sunday 17th April 2016. The 12.5 mile ish route takes a classic loop around the moor taking in the summits of Captain Cooks, Roseberry Topping and Highcliffe Nab to total over 2600 feet of ascent. The race starts and finishes at Guisborough Rugby … Continue reading

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Altra Intuition 3.5 Review ¦ Altra Zero Drop Running Shoes

A Women’s Offering From Altra that Isn’t Just ‘Small and Pretty’ – The Intuition 3.5   The Altra Intuition 3.5 is the Women’s specific version of the Altra Instinct 3.5. However, it isn’t just the same shoe made in small sizes and pretty colours. All Altra’s shoes are gender specific because Women’s feet are a different shape to Men’s. Women … Continue reading

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Blakey Blitz Fell Race Results 2016

A spring day welcomed runners to the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series. 99 hardy soles took up the challenge that is Blakey Blitz Fell race. This is an A Category Fell race which means there is a lot of rough ground and plenty of climb. At the front end this years race was … Continue reading

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Easter Shop Opening Times

Thursday 24th March 10am to 7pm Friday 25th March (Good Friday) 11am to 4pm Saturday 26th March 9am to 5.30pm Sunday Closed Monday 28th March (Easter Monday) 11am to 4pm Tuesday 29th March 10am to 5.30pm Normal hours resume

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Hamsterley Forest 11 Mile Trail Run 2016

This event takes place at the Hamsterley Festival of Trail Running that also includes a Marathon and 18 mile event on the same day. The course is 1 lap on easy forest trails suitable for road shoes as well as trail shoes. This is an ideal run if you fancy trying somthing different to a road race. Hamsterley Forest is … Continue reading

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Hoka Day at Northern Runner Saturday 19th March 2016

>>ANOTHER CHANCE TO TRY HOKAs BEFORE YOU BUYHoka Day, Northern Runner Newcastle, 19th March 10:00-16:00< – 1. Eoin Lennon, Scottish ultra trail running Champion is in store! 2. Take pairs of newest Hoka running shoes for a test run. 3. Take a free gift if you do. 4. Have another freebie on us if you purchase a pair! – Hoka … Continue reading

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High Cup Nick Fell Race Report 2016

High Cup Nick Fell Race 2016 On Saturday 27th February the weather gods shone down on Dufton and provided the Inov-8 High Cup Nick Fell Race with the best conditions ever. Combining this with a squadron of fell running big guns meant the stage was set for some record bashing, including a record entry of 273 runners in the senior … Continue reading

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Blakey Blitz Fell Race Sunday 20th March

The next race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Blakey Blitz on Sunday 20th March. Registration is in the field next to the Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge, Near Ralph Cross, above Castleton, North Yorkshire (grid ref 678998). Entry is £6 on the day only and the event starts at 10.30 am. The route is about … Continue reading

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Should You Rotate Different Running Shoes to Avoid Injuries?

Yes – Rotating Running Shoes Reduces Chance of Injury The problem with running is that it is repetitive–you stress the same bits of your body with every stride. This is especially so if you are running on a firm and flat surface. To spread the load to different parts of your body you can alter your gait by running at different … Continue reading

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Glaisdale Rigg Fell Race Results 2016

Well done to everyone that finished the Glaisdale Rigg Fell Race, this was the latest round of the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series. The weather was kind for february, albeit a tad windy on the tops. In the womens race, Nik Vogan – York Knavesmire claimed victory from Nicola Kent – Loftus and Whitby and Shelli Gordon – … Continue reading

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