Altra Superior 3.0 Zero Drop Running Shoes REVIEW

Review & Testing: Altra Superior 3.0 My Beloved Superior 2.0 It is always daunting when a shoe you enjoy running in has been updated. Every runner knows that the ‘improvements’ that have been made to the shoe aren’t necessarily good for them personally.  The Altra Superior 2.0 is the shoe I enjoy running in most. I don’t really feel the … Continue reading

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“Should I Buy Zero Drop Running Shoes?” Here’s a Few Reasons Why

Why try Altra ‘Zero Drop’? To Land On Your Mid-Foot, Not Your Heel After the barefoot minimalist running craze, most runners are aware that it is better to land on their mid-foot, which is just behind the toes. Yet most people still run in running shoes that have a big chunky heel at the back and encourage you to run … Continue reading

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Altra Intuition 4 Womens Zero Drop Running Shoes Review

Altra Intuition 4.0 Review The Altra Intuition 4.0 is the newest version of this great all round women’s road running shoe.  A few of the new features are a decoupled heel, modernised, engineered mesh upper and extra rubber on the toe area of the outsole. The updated midsole has a more flexible and slightly softer initial feel from the box. … Continue reading

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Northern Runner Opening Times Over Easter Weekend

The opening hours for the store over the Easter weekend are as follows: Good Friday 14th April – 11.00am-4.00pm Saturday 15th April – 9.00am – 5.30pm Easter Sunday 16th April – CLOSED Easter Monday 17th April – 11.00am-4.00pm Then normal opening hours will resume.

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Scott Palani and Palani SPT Running Shoe Review

*New* Scott Palani Running Shoe Review Scott have been emerging as a quality running brand for some years now and have launched the face-lifted and re-designed Palani road running model, that we’ve taken for a spin. Scott off-road shoes like the Scott Kinabalu and the Scott Kinabalu Supertrac and brand new Scott Supertrac RC have been lighting up the trail … Continue reading

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40th Gisborough Moors Fell Race 2017

2017 marks the 40th running of the Gisborough Moors Fell Race this is the next event in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series. Gisborough Moors is the classic fell race that runs over the North Yorkshire Moors. The 12.5 mile route takes in Captain Cooks, Roseberry Topping and High Cliffe Nab which gives it an ascent of over 2500 … Continue reading

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Blakey Blitz Fell Race Results 2017

On a weekend of running events it was great to see 121 starters for this years Blakey Blitz fell race. Showers greeted the start and the wind was a force at times, but this didn’t spoil some great racing. Harry Holmes – Pudsey and Bramley claimed victory from Ambleside’s George Foster with Stuart George – York Knavesmire 3rd and promoting … Continue reading

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Blakey Blitz Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is Blakey Blitz on Sunday 19th March 2017. This race is a tuffy. It’s about 10 miles long with 2800 feet of ascent. The underfoot conditions vary you will run over hard packed tracks, tarmac, slippy paving slabs, rough moorland tracks, peat bog and the odd grass field. So, … Continue reading

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“What are the Best Running Shoes for Good Form?” | 3 Great Running Technologies

Running Shoes That Help Improve Running Form Running shoes have changed a lot since Northern Runner opened it’s doors in 1998. The biggest change in recent years is newer running companies like, ON, Altra, and Scott redefining running shoe construction and function, with a huge focus on encouraging a more efficient form. Key aspects include; promoting good posture, allowing your feet and … Continue reading

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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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