High Cup Nick Fell Race Results 2017

Inov-8 High Cup Nick – Dufton Race Report 2017 The 2017 Inov-8 High Cup Nick- Dufton Fell Race grabbed a window in the weather between Storms Doris and Euan to provide probably the slippiest underfoot conditions ever for this 11th edition of Dufton Village’s popular early season fell & Junior trail races. Despite the terrible weather forecast on Friday evening, … Continue reading

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What Are Zero Drop Running Shoes? Altra & Zero Drop Origin/Definitions/Tips

Altra Zero DropTM: Origin, Useful Definitions & Tips   Useful Definitions Zero Drop Heel and forefoot are the same distance from the ground. This promotes a more impact-efficient form of running on the balls of the foot. Foot Shaped Toe Box Unlike traditional running shoes, a FootShapeTM Toe Box is wider, more rounded shape allowing for the toes to relax … Continue reading

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Shoes for Trail Running | How Trail Running Shoes Should Fit

How Should My Off-Road Shoes Fit ? — Trail Shoes 30+ Years Ago When I first started fell running, British brand Walsh was the dominant force. They have always been small-fitting shoes and as such, you used to buy them snug and ‘customise’ them to your foot. You would put them on and stand in a bucket of water! The … Continue reading

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What Running Shoes Should I Buy? Northern Runner’s ‘Things to Consider’

Considerations When Buying Running Shoes — Shopping for the right running shoes can be very confusing. We often get asked by customers ‘what are the best running shoes?’. Well despite all running shoe brands telling you their brand of shoes are the best via clever marketing campaigns, there isn’t one brand and certainly not one shoe. As every runner has … Continue reading

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Altra Zero Drop | New Shoes Spring/Summer 2017

What’s new from Altra for Spring 2017? Off Road Altra King MT Altra has a new and very exciting shoe coming into the UK market place. The Altra King MT is a low profile trail running shoe with more grip. The 19mm thick midsole is made from a more cushioned material so although it is thinner than the Altra Superior … Continue reading

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Glaisdale Rigg Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is Glaisdale Rigg on Sunday 5th March 10.30am. The race is organised by Loftus and Whitby AC. Entry is £5 on the day only. The registration is at the Arncliffe Arms, Glaisdale, Nr Castleton, Guisborough, North Yorkshire (NZ 781058). The route is about 8.5 miles long with around 1500 … Continue reading

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High Cup Nick Fell Race 2017

The High Cup Nick Fell Race is on Saturday 25th February 2017. This is a race organised by Morgan Donnelly, the 2012 British Fell Running Champion, and his Wife Lucy. This a traditional friendly race that starts and finishes in the village of Dufton in the Eden Valley. The route follows a favourite training loop of Morgan’s and takes in … Continue reading

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Inov-8 Roclite 290 Review

Inov-8 Roclite 290 Review by Charlie @ NothernRunner.com —– The Inov-8 Roclite 290 (together with the Roclite 305, 305GTX and 325 GTX Boot) is one the latest additions to the British brand’s trail running line up. We have been testing a pair of Roclite 290’s on a variety of terrain on the North Yorkshire Moors and Durham Dales to see … Continue reading

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Inov-8 AT/C Softshell Pro FZ Running Jacket – Review

Inov-8 Softshell AT/C Jacket – Tested by Charlie @ NorthernRunner.com “..I thought that the Inov-8 AT/C Softshell Pro Jacket was designed to be sold on the continent and not intended for UK use. I was wrong! AT/C really does mean all terrain clothing.“ Whenever a running jacket is described as a ‘softshell’ my immediate questions is “will that be too … Continue reading

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Commondale Clart Fell Race Results 2017

The latest event in the Dave parry Winter Fell Race Series was the Commondale Clart. Chris Roberts of York Knavesmire stormed to victory on the very sloppy course. Scot Adkin won the women’s race making it a York Knavesmire double. Click here to see the full results.

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