May 2013

Ossy Oiks Fell Race 2013

The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is Ossy Oiks on Wednesday 5th June. The race is 8.5km long with 559 metres ascent, in old money thats 5.3 miles with 1834 feet. This makes it an A category. So, it has a bit more ascent per mile than most of the others in the series. So, if you like hills this could be the race for you. The race starts at 19.15 from Outside Church, nr Arncliffe Woods, Ingleby Cross, Ingleby Arncliffe (Grid Ref... Read More

Chi Running Taster Day 15th June 2013

After the success of the last few Chi Running Taster Day’s Nick from Soul In motion is coming back to Northern Runner on Saturday 15th June. So, if you want to improve your running style or posture or your interested to see how you can run in barefeet or minimalist footwear then book in for a bit of coaching. There are two session each two hours long and they are free. You just need to book your place by emailing us on with your name, phone number and shoe... Read More

Levisham Limping Fell Race Results 2013

Another splendid day on The North York Moors. The sun shone and this week it was sun burn and not frost bite to avoid. At the start there was a bit of banter about a couple of short cuts but the course director soon had them right. Gates to close and bulls to avoid were the order of the day. The men’s field set off in a very competitive manner with eight runners in clear contention for the lead with Paul Butler leading. At the first big climb Cameron Taylor... Read More

Alpine Marathon Zegama-Aizkorri kicks off the Sky Running World Series 2013

The Sky Running World Series kicks of on the 26th May with the annual Zegama-Aizkorri Marathon. Despite only starting in 2004 this race has become a classic and has been a permanent feature on the Skyrunner® World Series. The consistently deep field attracts runners from far afield and the best of the best contend for the podium over the 42km course and 5,472m of ascent and descent. It is not surpricing considering the race is in Spains Basque region that the star-studded line-up is headed by super-strong Spaniards Kilian Jornet,... Read More