Blakey Blitz Results

A cold wind whipped across the course reducing the temperature from 9 to 11 in the late morning to 4 to 5 degrees. Runners generally wore more than they needed as once into the valleys it was a warm spring day. 112 brave souls set out and by checkpoint two Phil Sanderson held a two minute lead over the field. … Continue reading

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Blakey Blitz Pictures

David Aspin’s pictures taken at Blakey Blitz are on the link http://kath22.fotopic.net/c1830395_25.html

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Yukon Ultra Marathon

Nik Cox came 1st in the 120 mile 6633 Ultra running race in Canada. Described as a true Arctic experience – this race really does enter the Arctic Circle and can quite genuinely claim to be the Toughest, Coldest, Windiest Extreme Ultra Marathon on the planet. http://www.6633ultra.com/

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Northumberland dominate at Brough Law

Philip Sanderson continued his run of good form. The Northumberland Fell Runners Veteran won the tough Brough Law Fell Race on Sunday with plenty to spare over club mate and fellow veteran Lee Bennett. In the ladies event another Northumberland Fell Runner, Karen Robertson had an equally demanding lead to win from Blac…khill Bounders Sarah Lister. Full results and pictures … Continue reading

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Northern Runner Eskdale Valley Winter Fell Race Se

Race 10 of the Northern Runner Esk Dale Valley Winter Fell Series takes place on Sunday 28th March 10.30am start from the Lion Inn, Blackey (678998). The Blackey Blitz is only in it’s second year but, worth the drive to take up the challenge. The route is a favourite training run of the Old Mandale Harriers and starts…… with a … Continue reading

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Chester win again !

Chester Le Street Ladies Team won the Women’s 6 Stage Northern Relay Championships for the 5th year in a row. For detailed results click the link. http://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2010/nw610.htm

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Classic Fell Run Maps and Gradient Profiles

With the spring almost here and Summer on the horizon, We now have a Selection of Classic Fell Run maps in stock at NR, They cost £3,- each, include route description and Gradient profile, and are printed on waterproof paper. Routes available include: Three Shires Fell Race, Borrowdale Fell Race, Langdale Horseshoe and The great lakes Run. Also available by … Continue reading

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Brough Law Fell Race Sunday 21st March

Brough Law Fell Race on Sunday. The details as written in the fell runner: SUN. MAR 21. BROUGH LAW (R). AS. 11.00 a.m. 5m/1250′. Venue: Bulbys Wood car park, Ingrham, Powburn, Northumberland. GR 008164. £4.00, on day. Teams. ER/LK/NS/PM. Over 16. Records: W. Horsley, 36.38, 2009; f. V. Oldham, 41.47, 2007. Toilets at National Parks Info Centre, Ingrham. No safety … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Freya Murray

Congratulations to Chester-le-Street athlete Freya Murray who stormed to victory on Saturday in the Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships in Cofton Park, Birmingham. Click the link for results and more detailed report http://www.uka.org.uk/media/news/march-2010/13-03-10-xc-live/

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Sanderson Holds Top Form at Clay Bank East

Phillip Sanderson, Northumberland Fell Runners, was in action again on Sunday at the latest round of the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Fell Race Series. After a storming run in the first English Championship Race of the season at Noonstone, Phil showed everyone a clean set of heels. After an initial tussle with Ian Wellock up the first climb the only problem … Continue reading

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