If you are looking to be a bit more scientific then the offer below might be of interest. Richard is looking for some fit runners to take part in his study and in return will give you all the info you need to train using your heart rate monitor. No more estimates. This will give you the exact heart rate data for the zone you require. Testing of this sort is normally about £200 so this is a good deal: RECRUITING UNTIL LATE APRIL 2010AIM OF THE STUDYTo carry out... Read More
The latest copy of the Northern Running Guide has just come out. Aswell as interesting articles it has a list of races/events in the North of England for the next 3 months. Pop into Northern Runner to pick up your copy.
Thanks to everyone who came into the Shop for our ‘Double-header’ Saturday on March 6th. If anyone wants a copy of the Charlie Spedding book, and wants it signed, then please come on down to the shop, we can take details and get the Great Man himself to do that for you. There is NO EXTRA COST for this service!
The next race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the previously postponed Clay Bank East. This will take place on Sunday 14th March starting at 10.30am. For a detailed description of the route and an OS map click the link. http://www.eskvalleyfellclub.org/fixtures/fell/cleveland_winter_series.html
Ian Holmes, Bingley Harriers, proved that age still isn’t catching up with him by running away with the Half Tour of Pendle yesterday, with Jo Waites winning the womens race. For some good images click the link http://www.sportsunday.co.uk/portfolio88333.html
Rob Jebb, Bingley Harriers, stormed up the second climb of the Black Combe fell race in around 16 minutes which was a full two minutes quicker than his nearest rival Ricky Lightfoot could muster. Jebbstill had a minutes and fifty seconds in hand at the finish over Lightfoot. Natalie White now running for Kendal Harriers had an equally impressive victory in the women’s race. http://www.bcrunners.org.uk/results/blackcomberes10.html
This years OMM will take place on the 30th/31st October. For those unfamiliar with the Mountain Marathons and the OMM: Founded 1968 the OMM is the originator of the 2 day mountain marathon type event. Formerly known as the Kimm or Karrimor International Mountain Marathon it is for teams of 2, carrying all clothing, equip…ment, tent, sleeping bag, food for 36 hours, navigating ones own route and including an overnight camp. The event is recognised internationally as the leading challenge of its kind and a significant event in the adventure... Read More
The weather gave us a little respite with the temp. at 2 degrees and a cold breeze on top of a week of heavy rain/snow meant the course was very heavy going. However it was a record turnout despite English Champs at Noonstone and The National X/C the day before. It was a good tussle at the front of the men’s field with Richard Bewell and Julian Rank contesting it all the way with Julian eventually managing to open a gap of 20 seconds. In the women’s event it was... Read More