Cronkley Fell Race 2018

The Cronkley Fell Race is on Sunday 24th June 2018. The route is 16.9km long (10 1/2 miles ish) with 535 metres of ascent. Registration is at Bowlees Visitor Centre, Bowlees, Newbiggin in Teesdale, County Durham DL12 0XF. Entry is £5 on the day only. The race starts at 11am. Full kit must be carried as stipulated in the Fell … Continue reading

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New Balance 1080v8 Road Running Shoes Review | In Stock at NorthernRunner.com

New Balance 1080v8 Review — Overview The New Balance 1080v8 is New Balance’s most cushioned neutral running shoe. It’s designed for your everyday (perhaps higher) miles and your long runs. The midsole is made of New Balance’s Fresh Foam, which is designed to be slightly softer in the heel to cushion the initial heel impact and firmer in the forefoot … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Opening Times

Over the May Bank Holiday our opening times will be: Friday 25th May 10am till 5.30pm Saturday 26th May 9am till 5.30pm Sunday 27th May closed Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 11am till 4pm Tuesday 29th May 10am till 5.30pm Normal hour resume.  

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How to Run An Ultra Marathon by Kim Collison – Part 1 – Why Run the Ultra Distance?

Why Would I Run An Ultra? — The feeling of ecstasy of crossing the finish line in an ultra can be amazingly powerful whether it’s your first or 43rd time. The moment of euphoria when you overcome the obstacles you have endured to reach your goal is an extremely addictive emotion. You may say never again but sooner or later … Continue reading

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Topo ST-2 Zero Drop Running Shoes Review | Topo Now In Stock at NorthernRunner.com

Topo ST-2 Review — The Topo Blueprint Topo have successfully designed shoes that work with your feet, as opposed to simply keep them feeling comfortable. There are no gimmicks. Topo shoes are simply made in a shape that allows the foot to function and has a cushioning level that is firm enough for your foot to get the feedback it … Continue reading

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On Cloudflow Running Shoes Review | In Stock At NorthernRunner.com

On Cloudflow Review — The On Cloudflow is the shoe used by British Triathlete Tim Don to run the fastest ever Ironman Triathlon, which includes a marathon as the final discipline that Tim completed in 2 hours 44 minutes and 23 seconds. This gave him a total time of 7 hours 40 minutes and 23 seconds for the swim, bike, … Continue reading

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Wondered How To Run An Ultra Marathon? Kim Collison Explains His Madeira Island Ultra Trail

Bringing Back the Smile My Psychological Strategies Used to Finish the Madeira Island Ultra Trail — Saturday 28th April 2018 at 16.57 my smile was back on my face as I ran down the finish chute of  the Madeira Island Ultra Trail (MIUT) a 115km 7200m race which was part of the Ultra Trail World Tour (UTWT). Sometimes the journey to … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Over the May Bank Holiday our opening times will be: Friday 4th May 10am till 5.30pm Saturday 5th May 9am till 5.30pm Sunday 6th May closed Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 11am till 4pm Tuesday 8th May 10am till 5.30pm Normal hour resume.  

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Trail Outlaws Urban Trail Series | Washington Trail 10k

Trail Outlaws Urban Trail Series 1st Race Washington Trail 10k Comes to a Close Missed It? Sign Up to Future Races Here:  https://urbantrails.co.uk/ — If you’re a North East runner and fancy tackling a 10k trail run like the Washington Trail 10k as pictured below, check out Trail Outlaws on their website and Facebook. Where can I take part in a trail race … Continue reading

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Altra Instinct 4.5 Review / Altra Intuition 4.5 Review | Zero Drop & Well Cushioned

(For Men) Altra Instinct 4.5 Review (For Women) Altra Intuition 4.5 Review As you probably know already, Altra’s shoes are Zero Drop to promote a more natural midfoot landing. They also have a wider, rounded toe box that Altra call Foot Shaped,  as feet aren’t pointy like many modern running shoes seem to suggest.  Altra shoes also differ in shape … Continue reading

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