September 2011

Viking Chase 4 Peaks Fell Race 2011

The first race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Viking Chase on Sunday 25th September 2011. The fun starts at 10.40am from Lordstones Cafe, Carlton Bank Top, South of Carlton-in-Cleveland Nr Stocksley. As well as the senior 8 mile race with 1500 feet of ascent there is also fell races for Junior Categories from Under 8’s upto under 18’s. So, all the family can join in the fun. The Junior races are part of the English Fell Running Championships so runners from all over England... Read More

Saltergate Circuit 2011

As winter starts to draw in it is time to think of putting in some long slow runs to build up the fitness ready for the next season’s racing. You could run around the streets at home or you could treat yourself to a run out in the countryside. The Saltergate Circuit is one such event you could try. There are two length events one 16 miles and one 24 miles long. They both run over the North Yorkshire Moors from Pickering. Which is a lovely area to run in... Read More

West Cumbrian Run 2011

The Asda Foundation West Cumbrian Run is an annual road running race in Memory of Police Officer Bill Barker. The 2011 event will take place on Sunday 20th November, two years to the day after the Cumbrian floods disaster. This years route will be 10Km in length, starting and finishing at Workington Cricket Ground. We will be offering two options to the runners this year to run a 10Km or 20Km over the same route. The Great North Air Ambulance Service is once again the designated charity, so close to... Read More

Y- Fumble

Y-Fumbles are a great new product that we have at Northern Runner. They are ideal for carrying your phone, keys, money or music player. A Y-Fumble is a lycra pocket that just slides onto your arm. You can put it on your upper arm or lower arm the choice is yours. It comes in three different sizes and blue, black, yellow and pink. They are also good value at £6.50 each. Click here to have a look at our website or pop into Northern Runner in Newcastle to have a... Read More

Northumberland Fell Runners OLD Boy is British Champion

Morgan Donnelly crowned a fantastic season by winning the last round of the British Fell Running Championships. Morgz took 5 seconds of the old record to win the Devils Beef Tub Race from newly crowned English Champion Lloyd Taggart (Dark Peak Fell Runners). Although now living in Dufton and running for Borrowdale Fell Runners Morgz was a Northumberland Fell Runner for many years cycling to all the Northumberland Races and often winning them before cycling home. This was obviously great training for his future Championship Racing. Morgz has always been... Read More

Northern Runner Competition

You have the chance to win a pair of shoes upto the value of £120 fitted by our experienced staff. We will access your feet and bring you a selection of footwear that will work for you. You will then have the chance to test drive the selection of shoes on our legendary corridor. This will give you an orthentic feel for the shoe and allows you to see if it fits well. Every shoe has a slightly different shape to it and all the different cushioning untis have a... Read More

OMM- The Original Mountain Marathon

The OMM as it is now known started in 1968 as a two day test of navigation and mountain craft. It was quickly sponsored by Karimor and became the KIMM (Karimor International Mountain Marathon) before changes of ownership of the Karimor brand lead to a change of the event name. Despite this the event has remained true to it’s original format and tests Orienteers and fell runners every October. In brief you compete in two’s and navigate yourself and your partner over and unseen course (maps are dished out on... Read More