August 2010

Roseberry Topping Race

Roseberry Topping Race is the next round of the Northern Runner/Eskdale Valley Summer Fell Race Series. The Race is on Tuesday 31 August 7.15pm start. This is an amazing blast. To the top of Roseberry Topping and back anyway you want. For more details see the link.

Race Entry Forms now in-store!

We have entry forms for several up-and-coming races in the North/North East, both on Road and Multi-Terrain; amongst these are the Isle of Axholme Half-marathon in North Lincolnshire, the Thirsk 10 in North Yorkshire, and in the same part of the world, though off-road, the Dalby Dash. Entry forms are available in-store or by post on receipt of a SAE.

August Bank Holiday Monday, August 30th 2010

We are pleased to advise our followers and Customers that we will be open for business on August Bank Holiday Monday, August 30th 2010, from 11.00-16.00 (11AM to 4PM). We look forward to seeing you and being of Service! Internet (Web) orders received over the weekend of August 28th/29th will be processed on August 30th but dispatch will be on Tuesday August 31st.

Gisborough Grunt Plus

Another excellent nights racing. At the start there was a large entry causing delay. The weather had settled down into a balmy if slightly overcast evening. In the women’s event we saw Katie Rawnsley produce another brilliant run and for the second race in a row set a new record. Pippa Archer ran hard but could not catch Katie. Nicola Kent continued with another very consistent performance. In the men’s race Marco Cara and Paul Butler had a ‘battle royal,’ at the front with neither prepared to give an inch.... Read More

Guisborough Grunt Plus

The next round of the Northern Runner/Eskdale Valley Summer Fell Race Series is the Guisborough Grunt Plus on Tuesdat 17th August 7pm start at the rugby club. More details including a map of the course click the link.

Burnsall Sports

Burnsall Sports is on Saturday 21st August. This includes a 10 mile road race, the classic fell race as well as grass track bike racing. The classic is to do the tough up and down fell race (record is about 12 1/2 minutes) and then try your hand at the ‘undulating’ 10 mile road race. For more info click the link:

Gribdale Gallop Report and Results

As usual the weather was good for this event. There was a near record entry for the race and Rob Pollard and Ronnie Sherwood completed their 13th and 12th appearances in the race respectively. In the men’s race a group of three managed an early break at Percy Rigg. This was the situation with a long stream of runners giving chase. At Hanging Stone however with about five route choices on offer (but one in particular) many positional changes occurred. At Roseberry Topping Marco Cara had surged into the lead... Read More