Fox and Hounds Fell Race Results 2015

A fantastic night for the new course which was moved because of landslip, erosion by motorbikes/mountain bikes and nesting birds – the moor was wick with them. Leading away was Paul Butler having helped establish the course he knew where he was going. He was pursued by Paul Whittaker, Steve Hardy, Chris Roberts and Ian McGrath. In the women’s event … Continue reading

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Fox and Hounds Fell Race 2015

The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is the Fox and Hounds Chase on Wednesday 20th May. This years event will be held over a new course to reduce erosion. Click here to see the course map. The race starts at 7.15pm and is about 10km in length with 350 metres of ascent. Registration/start/finish … Continue reading

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Altra Running Shoes – Trademark Zero Drop Explained & Altra Shoe Guide

Altra Zero Drop – But Not a Minimalist Shoe To many runners this description sounds like it is the same as the minimalist or barefoot  type of running shoes that where a craze a few years ago. What is different with Altra is that their shoes are not minimal. They have cushioning  so you don’t get soar feet from feeling … Continue reading

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Carlton Challenge Fell Race Results 2015

A fantastic opener to the Summer Series. On a day of heavy rain we managed a reasonable window to run with only a few spits and spots. The opening section saw Andy Blackett and last year’s champion Paul Whittaker battling for the early lead with Danny Braun &Ian McGrath but a yard behind. Andy had got a 50 metre lead … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Monday Opening Times

Northern Runner’s Newcastle-upon-Tyne shop will be open on Bank Holiday Monday from 11am till 4pm. Click here to see the shop location.

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In-Store Special ¦ Hoka Running Shoes Testing Day with Hoka Rep

 Exclusive Hoka Testing at Northern Runner Running Store in Newcastle upon Tyne On 8th and 9th May here at our Newcastle store, there will be the chance to come and try some Hoka running shoes. A representative from Hoka will be here in store exclusively with try-on shoes, answering any questions you may have about the Hoka range, which you can view … Continue reading

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Carlton Challenge Fell Race 2015

The first race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Series is the Carlton Challenge on Wednesday 6th May starting from the top of Carlton Bank at 7.15pm. The race is 8km long with 360 metres of ascent. Trail shoes would be fine for this event although the final descent is over rough moorland so if you twist your ankle … Continue reading

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Maybeck Three Crosses Fell Race Report and Results 2015

The last race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series was the Maybeck Three Crosses. A cool day with a bit of rain and a strong breeze. Nevertheless the running conditions were good with a firm surface. A small field started this final fixture in the Winter Series. There were 14 marshals and 44 runners. A reflection … Continue reading

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Maybeck 3 Crosses Fell Race 2015

The final race in the Northern Runner/ Esk valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Maybeck 3 Crosses on Sunday 19th April 10.30am start. The race is 11km long with 390 metres of ascent. The start/finish/registration is in the Maybeck Car Park, Near Whitby North Yorkshire. This is one mile past the caravan park at grid reference 8955040. Entry is … Continue reading

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Broughton Woods Wobble Fell race Pictures 2015

Thanks to Dave Bannister for these great pictures from the Broughton Woods Wobble Fell Race. Click here to see the pictures.

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