October 2009

Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Series Race 1 Re

Fantastic start to the Winter Series – a record turnout! The Men’s race was very tight particularly in the M40 category. At Hudson’s Griff there was a group of four away with Lewis Banton leading from Dan Middlemas. Just after the ‘Rally Turn’ Ian Marr made a big effort to close the gap. Lewis went on to win from Dan with Ian in third. Andy Normandale ran an excellent race to finish first V50. Kevin Holmes was first V45 with Ronnie Sherwood winning the vet 65 despite being the oldest... Read More

Union Of Communications Workers (UCW) Postal dispu

As our Customers will be aware, the UCW is in dispute with Royal Mail Management over various issues at this point in time, and this dispute is both sporadic and National, and on-going. As a result, we cannot guarantee either First-class Post delivery OR Special Delivery and therefore you may wnt to consider Courier Delivery. THIS APPLIES TO UK MAINLAND ONLY. We regret, Courier service is NOT available to Channel Islands, or Northern Ireland. For these areas please consider Special Delivery from Royal Mail as separate arrangements are in force... Read More

OMM Kamleika Jackets, Smocks and Pants now instore

We are pleased to teel our customers that the 2009 range of OMM Kamleika products – Jackets, Smocks and Pants – are now in-store, and the good news is that these items are better than ever, having more fitted profiles, more stretch in the materials in the items, and more waterproofing. Increased reflectivity is a bonus. For full details and images of these Unisex Items please, check the ‘Outer Layers’ section of this website.

Sorbothane Cushioning Insoles now available!

Sorbothane Cushioning Insoles are now available to purshase at Northern Runner, either by personal call or by mail order – by phone or through our website. They provide excellent cushioning and value for money, being very robust and easily fitted to all footwear.

Thorlos Socks – Buy in Bulk for Big Savings!

With winter approaching, why not upgrade your running socks to Thorlos grade? Thorlos offer exceptional cusioning and breathability AND we can save you money on your purchase with a PACK OF SIX PAIRS for £65 plus £1.99 P&P to the UK and RoI, and BFPOs.

Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series

The first Race in the Northern Runner Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series takes place on Sunday 18th October at 10.30am. Saltergate Gallows is a popular start to the series with most of the ascent coming at the end of the race. For more details including a race map and description click the link below. The full series of races is as follows: Northern Runner Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series 18/10/09 10.30am Saltergate Gallows 8.5m/975ft 8/11/09 10.30am Gisbourough Three Tops 8.5m/1800ft 22/11/09 10.30am Clay Bank West 4.2m/1020ft 6/12/09 10.30am... Read More

Brooks Shoe Party Saturday 10th October 2009

This coming Saturday we are having a Brooks Shoe Party in store. There will be a free gift for trying on a Brooks Shoe and a further gift if you decide to purchase. As well as the expert assistance from Northern Runner staff there will additional expertise supplied by a Brooks Technicial Rep. So, come along to find out which is the Brooks Shoe for you.

Charlie Spedding – The Autobigraphy ‘From Last to

At last, the Autobiography of a North-east sporting icon, Charlie Spedding. Just published, this is a must for all running afficianados and an excellent idea for a Christmas Stocking-filler at only £8.99! Stocks of this book have just been received and the item is sure to be popular. Call-in to check-out the book, get you copy or start your Christmas Shopping NOW and get one for your best friend as a Stocking-filler!