November 2009

Speake and Pollard show good form at Clay Bank Wes

International Orienteer Matt Speake (Dark Peak) won the latest round of the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series by a clear 2 1/2 minutes from Northumberland Fell Runner Will Horsley. In the Women’s Race, Caroline Pollard (NYM) continued her recent run of good form to win. For full results and photo’s click on the link.

Clay Bank West

Race 3 of the Northern Runner Esk Valley Winter Fell Series is on Sunday 22nd November. 10.30 start from Clay Bank Car park. This is a shortish but, testing course. The course rise at the start and undulates around two hills before turn back on itself and returning over the top of the hills. With the wet weather the clay siol will have turned into sticky mud to make this even more testing. For more details of the route including a map click the link.

2009-2010 Timex watch range now in stock!

We are pleased to announce that our selected range of Timex Watches, including Ironman watches, are now in store and also available by mail / web order. There is something for everyone, at competitive prices, and we will be pleased to help you find the perfect watch for you! With Christmas just on the horizon, check them out now and find the perfect present for the Ironman/woman in your Life!

Close Battle at Three Tops

The second Race of the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter fell Race Series was another well contested race where we got away with the weather. Forecast was very heavy showers at about race start but in the end we only had a little drizzle towards the back of the field. Thankfully despite the very slippery conditions due to the amount of rain we had had overnight there were only two twisted ankles and we hope both the guys a speedy recovery! Phil Sanderson had opened up a good lead by the... Read More

Northern Runner- Where are we?

Northern Runner is located in Low Friar Street, on the edge of Newcastle upon Tyne’s Chinatown district. We are a couple of hundred yards from The Gate shopping and Cinema complex. To see the map just enter our Postcode – NE1 5UE -into a map browser (e.g. Google maps) This will bring up a clear map of the area.

Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Series Race

The next race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is on Sunday 8th November. The Three Tops is a challenging fun event which scales High Cliffe Nab, Roseberry Topping and Hanging Stone during it’s 8 mile route over the moors. It looks likely that this years race will add a bit of mud to the challenge. For race route description, map and details of the rest of the series please click the link.