Ossy Oiks Fell Race Results 2017

The In the second summer series event of the Dave Parry/Northern Runner Fell Series 2017, the weather did not disappoint with a mild,sunny-ish albeit breezy evening and Bryan Miller (Thirsk and Sowerby) and his team were rewarded with 114 runners, with plenty of new faces.Ultimately the result turned on the final 800m, in a race characterised by the any choice … Continue reading

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Running the Guernsey Ultra

Running the Guernsey Ultra (21st May 2017) I have never been to Guernsey, so my wife and I decided to go on holiday with me running in the race, what a great excuse! Guernsey for those who don’t know is the second largest of the Channel Islands (the largest being Jersey) situated just off the Normandy coast of France.  It’s basically … Continue reading

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Ossy Oiks Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is a tough one. Ossy Oiks has a fell running classification of AS. Which means it is a short race with some very steep climbs and descents. The organisation baton has been passed from Loftus and Whitby AC who organised the Fox and Hounds to Thirsk and Sowerby. A … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Opening Times

Our Newcastle shop will be open for the following times over the forth coming Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 27th May 2017 9am till 5.30pm Sunday 28th May Closed Monday 29th May 11am till 4pm Normal hours resume.

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Fox and Hounds Fell Race 2017

The first race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series 2017 is the Fox and Hounds on Wednesday 17th May 2017. This is the 30th Anniversary of the classic race and it is being organised by Loftus and Whitby AC. The route is about 8 miles long with 1400 feet of ascent and is mainly on singletrack moorland paths. … Continue reading

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Gisborough Moors Fell Race Results 2017

It was a lovely clear sunny day for the 40th running of this classic fell race. Gisborough Moors Fell Race route has changed a bit since it’s inception 40 years ago but, it still covers a distance of about 12 miles with 2600 feet of ascent. The route goes over Captain Cooks, Roseberry Topping and High Cliffe Nab. The view … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Opening Times

Saturday 29 th April 9am till 5.30pm Sunday 30th April Closed Monday 1st May 11am till 4pm Normal hours from Tuesday 2nd May onwards.

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Derwent Reservoir Trail Race 2017

The first running of the Derwent Reservoir Trail Race will take place on 21th May 2017. The 7 mile course is an out and back loop that follows the edge of the Derwent Reservoir. There are only 100 places so if you fancy a run get your entry in quickly. You can get more details and enter by clicking here.

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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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