October 2012

Saltergate Levisham Fell Race 2012

The second race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Saltergate-Levisham on Sunday 14th October. The registration and start is in the North Yorkshire village of Levisham near Pickering. The race starts at 10.30 am and is 17 km long (just over 10 miles) with 425 metres of ascent. The route is a lovely run out over the North Yorkshire Moors and will be especially nice if the weather is as good as last weekend.

The Great Langdale Christmas Pudding 10km Road Races

If your looking for a fast 10KM Road Races in lovely surroundings in December then look no further than the Langdale Christmas Pudding 10km Road Races. Ewan Malloch’s men’s course record of 30.28 and Lizzie Adams women’s course record of 33.17 illustrate that not all the races in the Lake District are mountainous in nature. As the race is so popular the organisers run one race on the Saturday and another on the Sunday. Click here for more details or pop into our Newcastle-upon-Tyne shop to pick up an entry... Read More

Ultra Cavalls del Vent 84K – 2012

For those who follow the Sky Running Ultra Series the last event was the Ultra Cavalls del Vent in Spain. This race is very tough it is not only 84km in length but, has 12,180 metres of ascent mostly on rough mountain tracks. This years event was made tougher by the rain and lack of visibility. Click here to read Anton Krupicka blog about the event which he finished second in. Krupicka is the figure head for New Balances minimalist running shoes. His favourite shoe the MT110AK which he mentions... Read More