February 2011

Liverpool Marathon 2011

If you fancy challenging yourself to a marathon this year then why not run a really historic one like Liverpool. If you click the link you can watch a clip of the 1929 Liverpool Marathon. Liverpool was Ron Hill’s first Marathon in 1961 which he won in 2 hours 24 minutes before going on to winning the Commonwealth and European Marathon Championships and running 2 hours 9 minutes (not to mention winning Boston Marathon and running in 3 Olympic Games). So, why not give Liverpool marathon a go on the... Read More

Lydiard Training Schedule

Ever wondered how the top guys train and how to take their training and alter it to your level. Well this is what Master Coach does for you. Using the training system devised by Arther Lydiard,who revolutionised distance running training in the 1960’s and 70’s, Master Coach will give you a training programme tailored to your needs. To give it a go click here.

Loftus Poultry Run

The Loftus Poultry Run took place on Sunday13th February after being snowed off for the second year in succession in December. The men’s race a close battle between veteran Jim Bulman (NYM) and Grant Hawkins (New Marske). Jim finally got a 6 second gap to come home the victor. The Women’s race was a bit more clear cut with Georgie Rutherford running for Darlington storming to victory. For full results click here.

Blaydon Race 2011

We now have entry forms for this years Blaydon Race in our Newcastle Store. This race is very popular and fills up very fast. The event is always on the 9th June every year (as in the Blaydon Race song). It starts at the bottom of the Big Market and goes along Scotswood Road to Blaydon finishing in the Super Market Car Park. The event is now in it’s 31st Year. If you want to run make sure you get your entry in quickly. Please note that 1/2 the entries... Read More


Eight stages, countless summits and peaks and an amazing itinerary off the beaten paths on rocky tracks constitute one of the last true sporting challenge. Experience the adventure of crossing the Alps together with your teammate in one of the world’s most spectacular running event! Look forward to breathtaking and stunning sceneries, a once in a lifetime experience and the unforgettable feeling of being a finisher of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run – be part of it! The GORE-TEX ® Transalpine-Run, since its premiere in 2005 is one of the greatest challenges... Read More

Druridge Bay 10km

Entries for the Druridge Bay 10km on 29th May 2011 are now open. The event is now in it’s fifth year and is growing every year. As the name suggests the route runs over the bueatiful Druridge Bay. The event is fundraising for the RLNI.