September 2012

Inov-8 Supply Try On Shoes for Natural Running Day

Inov-8 are going to supply Northern Runner with some of their new Trail Running Shoes for customers to run in during our Natural Running/Chi Running Taster Day on Saturday 6th October. The Inov-8 Trailroc is a family of 3 shoes all designed for hard pack/mixed trail runing. The difference between then is the heel to forefoot drop which ranges from 6mm down to 0. Allowing the runner that is new to Natural Running to have a little support but, also allowing those who have perfected this style of running to... Read More

The Dragon’s Back Race 2012 Results

The Results of the Dragon’s Back Race 2012 can be seen by clicking here. The final days video will be coming soon. It is fair to say that Steve Birkinshaw from Borrowdale dominated the event leading from Day 1. Although the ex Northumberland Fell Runner didn’t find it a walk in the park as you can see from the interviews on the video’s. The ladies was won by Helene Whitaker who finished 4th overall. What is even more remarkable about this performance is that Helene won this event out right... Read More

Roseberry Topping Fell Race 2012

The final event in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is Roseberry Topping Fell Race. The race takes place on Wednesday 12th September 7pm from the car park at Newton Under Roseberry. There is no need for a route map as you just run straight up to the cairn and down again. There is a bit of route choice. On the ascent you can either go up the gully which is closer to climbing than running or run round on the path. Most folks go up the... Read More

Chi Running Taster Day at Northern Runner Saturday 6th October 2012

If you want to improve your running form to run faster, with less effort, trying to avoid persistant injuries, or you want to learn to run in more minimalist shoe/barefoot then come to Northern Runner on the 6th October. Northern Runner again has the services of Nick Constantine from Soul in Motion. Nick is going to run 2 hour Chi Running taster sessions for small groups. Nick will film you running before and after so you can see the improvement. Places are limited so if you fancy coming along give... Read More