Cock Howe Classic Fell Race 2016

The next event in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is the Cock Howe Classic on Wednesday 3rd August 2016. The start/finish and registration is at the Car Park just out of Chop Gate before the sharp corner if you are driving South from Stocksley on the B1257. If you are coming from Helmsley then the Car … Continue reading

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Introducing the Inov-8 Trail Talon 250, 275 and 275 GTX

Brand New Inov-8 Range – A Quick Introduction It’s all change at Inov-8.   It is hard for any brand to make the perfect off road running shoe as everyone’s off road has different types of terrain within it. Add to this the fact that all brands are now global and trying to sell the same shoe all over the … Continue reading

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Ossy Oiks Fell Race 2016

The next race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is Ossy Oiks. This event is organised by Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers and takes place on Wednesday 6th July starting at 7.15pm. The registration/start/finish is outside the Church, nr Arncliffe Woods, Ingleby Cross, Ingleby Barwick (just of the A19 at Cleveland Tontine). The grid reference is 453003. Entry … Continue reading

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On CloudVenture Running Shoes Review

On Cloudventure – Testing and First Impressions Day 1: House test – worn indoors for two hours. My first thought is that the Cloudventure has plenty of width. I’m using the ‘mid top’ version and as such am not used to the built on debris stop, but shoe goes on OK and feels comfortable! Day 2: House test no.2, so pretty … Continue reading

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Would you like to run a Marathon to help a research study ?

Dear All, I am a sports nutritionist currently studying for my PhD. I am currently looking for marathon runners who would be interested in taking part in a research project I am running at Newcastle University. The aim of project is to investigate the influence of a new antioxidant drink on physiological stress from a marathon running event. The marathon … Continue reading

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Whorlton Run 2016 Pictures

Thank you to David Aspen for these lovely pictures from the latest round of the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series, The Whorlton Run.

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Whorlton Run 2016 Results

The results from the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series, The Whorlton Run, are available by clicking here. well done to everyone who completed the event and Ian MacPherson for hosting on behalf of the Playing Fields Association. Great to see Darlington Harriers and Aycliffe Running Club making their mark on the fell scene, … Continue reading

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Carlton Mid Summer Meander Fell Race Results 2016

The latest round of the Northern Runner/Esk valley Summer Fell race Series was a full on clag down night ! Conditions were clear at 5.30pm by 6.15pm visibility was down to less than 40 metres. Great effort from the 75 who signed on the line. Thank you for your honesty those who missed checkpoints. On the night it was victory … Continue reading

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Running in Altra Zero Drop Shoes – My Transition

From a 12mm Drop Heel Striker to Zero Drop At Northern Runner we have written the odd Altra Zero Drop running shoe review. However, this time we’ve asked one of our team members Ian to write a piece on how someone who is used to a 12 mm heel drop transitions to the Zero Drop trademarked technology from Altra. First the … Continue reading

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Whorlton Run 2016

The organisers batton for the next event in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series now passes to the Whorlton Playing Field Committee. The next race in the series is the Whorlton Run on Wednesday 22nd June 2016. The fun starts at 7pm. Start/Finish/Registration is at the Black Horse, High Street, Swainby, North Yorkshire DL6 3ED. Entry is … Continue reading

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