Scott Supertrac RC Review | Latest Running Shoe Reviews

Scott’s Racy Combo of Traction & Power The Scott Supertrac RC is set to launch in the UK on the 8th January. We are taking pre-orders here in Mens and Womens and have prepared a review with a test pair for our NorthernRunner.com readers. “..these are shoes designed for the mud , brash and scree that hammer shoes in the UK.” The … Continue reading

Posted in Running Shoe Reviews and Information |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Scott Supertrac RC Review | Latest Running Shoe Reviews

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Low Review / Introduction

Introducing the Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Low A Quick Note: At the moment our suppliers only provide the mens model. NeoShell is the waterproof version of Altra’s most popular trail running shoe, the Lone Peak. Like all Altra shoes it is Zero Drop (flat) to promote a more midfoot landing and has a broader more rounded toe box to … Continue reading

Posted in North East Running Race Results & News |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Low Review / Introduction

Altra Paradigm 2.0 Review / Testing

Altra Paradigm 2.0 – Tested & Compared to It’s Younger Siblings Testing Day 1:  The important wear in! Worn indoors for two hours.   Day 2: House test (b) as before, but for four hours.   Day 4: A short 2.5 mile road/path run, followed by 8 hours indoors at the Northern Runner store and the 2.5 miles back.  Total time almost 9 … Continue reading

Posted in Running Shoe Reviews and Information |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Altra Paradigm 2.0 Review / Testing

Eskdale Eureka Fell Race 2016

The next event in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Eskdale Eureka on Sunday 4th December 2016. The Start/Finish/Registration is from the car park above Dibble, West end of Castleton, Castleton, North Yorkshire (Grid Ref NZ 680078). Entry is £6 on the day only and the fun starts at 10.30am. The route is about 8 miles long … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Running News, North East Running Race Results & News |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Eskdale Eureka Fell Race 2016

Running with a Head Torch

Head Torches for Those Dark Nighttime Runs Head Torches have developed a lot in a short space of time. Gone are the large chunky torches with bulbs and heavy battery packs. Instead we have lighter and more powerful torches using modern LED’s to choose from. The price of a decent head torch has also dropped and the choice has gone up. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Running with a Head Torch

Fell em Doom 5km

Ashington Hirst Running Club are hosting the “Fell em Doon”. 5km on Sunday 11th December 10.30am start. For more details see the link below: http://www.northernrunner.com/…/ashington-hirst-running-cl…/ [http://www.northernrunner.com/blog/ashington-hirst-running-club-fell-em-doon-5km-entry-form/&h=7aqgbayqxaqft_w0db8rmtwywlp6vhmz7sogles-bmoxcbw&enc=azmwu2l2qcdc56f2zqjves9wrrhlcblbqpfk1fhna3iq26dne4pjyikgta876htnbmnh05yinvytwi0yagchk3iyuucxyuoyugy0dqvslibzfshbgolhhessahpt17ff_sl9votod9-09-pe8-i-zzlqsfhspd4qsn-s5mls5qbrer1hze6bxzhjklomi53hcgu_ajlwiu9ni2vkzhltg6c-&s=1_green] The name comes from the Ashington coal mine which was developed in 1846. It was known as “Fell em Doon”. Literally this would mean fall them down, but it probably refers to the sinking … Continue reading

Posted in North East Running Race Results & News |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Fell em Doom 5km

Ashington Hirst Running Club Fell Em Doon 5km Entry Details

Ashington Hirst Running Club Presents “Fell Em Doon” festive 5km. Sunday 11th December 2016 at 10:30 am Ashington Community Woods Supported by Northern Runner: 52 Low Friar Street, Newcastle. http: www.northernrunner.com Start/Finish: Ashington Community Woods (Lintonville Terrace, Ashington, NE63 9JX) Finishers: medal, goody bag, water. Prizes: 1, 2, 3 (M/F) and 1st O 40, O 50, O 60 (M/F) Number … Continue reading

Posted in North East Running Race Results & News |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Ashington Hirst Running Club Fell Em Doon 5km Entry Details

Altra Torin 2.0 and 2.5 Review/Comparison

Altra Torin 2.5 and Altra Torin 2.0 A Quick Review / Comparison The Altra Torin 2.0 was Altra’s best selling shoe, in our opinion partly due to the soft upper and the soft midsole, which makes the shoe feel highly cushioned straight out of the box. The Torin 2.5 is an updated version and supports the fact that Altra are very responsive … Continue reading

Posted in Running Shoe Reviews and Information |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Altra Torin 2.0 and 2.5 Review/Comparison

Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series 2016/17

The first race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series will be the Levisham Saltergate Fell Race on Sunday 6th November 2016. Organised by Pickering AC the race is about 10 miles long with 1400 feet of ascent. Registration/Start/Finish is at the village hall in Levisham, Nr Pickering North Yorkshire (grid ref SE833906). Entry is £7 on the day … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Running News, North East Running Race Results & News |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series 2016/17

Inov8 X-Talon 225 Review

Inov-8 X-Talon 225 Review and Wear Test The Inov-8 X-Talon 225 is a new lightweight addition to Inov-8’s range of fell/cross country shoes. These are running shoes that are specifically designed to be used on soft muddy or broken ground. So, they have big sticky rubber ‘studs’ designed to give traction on everything from grass to wet slippy rocks. The … Continue reading

Posted in Running Shoe Reviews and Information |
Posted by northernrunner | Comments Off on Inov8 X-Talon 225 Review