February 2010

Noonstone Fell Race, First English Champs Race 201

At the first English Championship Fell Race of the 2010 season Matt Speake took victory. Matt, an International Orienteer, has been perfecting his fell running at the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter and Summer Series, notably winning the Fox and Hounds Chase last summer in a record breaking time. It was good to see lo…cal veteran Philip Sanderson, Northumberland Fell Runners, finish in with the mix as fourth vet and 19th overall. Hopfully Phillip continues to preogress as he has for the last few seasons and is in the fight for... Read More

Charlie Spedding in Northern Runner Saturday 6th M

Just to remind you all that Charlie Spedding, 1984 Olympic Bronze Medalist and still the current English Marathon Record Holder is signing copies of his Autobiography in Northern Runner on Saturday 6th march. A great chance to have a chat with Charlie and get some tips for your own running. See the link below for some background info

Keswick 1/2 Marathon

This years Keswick 1/2 Marathon is on Sunday 2nd May. This is a very popular race. A chance to enjoy the scenery. It goes viaCat Bells and round Derwentwater. For an entry form and more details click the link.

The 6th Red Kite Challenge 1st & 2nd of May

The Red Kite Challenge takes place in an often missed bueatiful part of Wales. It is well worth a weekend away to take part in. Details as follows: Saturday – Welsh Senior and Masters Trail Running Championships, incorporating the UK Short Course Championships run over a hilly 11 mile course utilising some of the many rocky tracks, paths and forest trails in the Nant Yr Arian area, 12 miles inland from Aberystwyth. Sunday – Ras Y Diafol run over 18 miles through undulating forestry and moorland starting and finishing in... Read More

Charlie Spedding Books Signing

I came across this interesting article about Charlie Spedding. Might be worth a read before coming to his book signing at Northern Runner on the 6th March to meet the man himself.