August 2012

La Sportiva Crosslite at a bargain price !

Northern Runner has some slight cosmetic second’s in the La Sportiva Crosslites which we are able to sell at £60 both in our Newcastle-upon-Tyne Shop and through our website. This is a saving of £25. The marks on the upper can be viewed on our website and will have no effect on the shoes performance. Click through to have a look.

Gribdale Gallop Fell Race Report and Results 2012

A balmy summer’s evening with a variable breeze. What was noticeable in the men’s race was that the first eight runners were from different clubs. In the men’s race Jim Bulman was soon in a clear lead with Paul Butler his main challenger. By Roseberry Jim had a clear lead of two minutes with Paul being three minutes ahead of the third placed runner Nick Barber. This order remained through the finish line. In the women’s race Catherine Williamson was a clear winner followed by Nicola Kent, Kay Neesam, Shelli... Read More

Powburn Hill Race 2012

The Powburn Show and Hill Race, this Saturday 4th August, are both on! The show field is in fine condition despite recent weather. Race, approx 4 miles with one ‘little’ hill, is at 1pm. Race entry is free. Entry to show is about £3.50 or £4, perhaps less for kids. Come prepared to take part in some of the show’s other activities such as the egg catching competition and welly-hoying.

Inov-8 Trailroc Review

The new Inov-8 Trailroc Series of shoes is due to launch later this month. Northern Runner will have full stock all all three models the Trailroc 255, Trailroc 245 and Trailroc 235. Click here to read a review of the Inov-8 Trailroc 245 by Over Trails and Hills.