May 2013

Levisham Limping Fell Race 2013

The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is the Levisham Limping Fell Race on Sunday 26th May 2013. The fun starts at 10.30m am from Lockton Village Hall, Near Pickering, North Yorkshire (grid ref 846900). Entry is on the day only and is £6. The run is 11.2km with 330 metres ascent. To see a map of the race route click here.

The 17th Gibside Trail Race 2013

This years Gibside Trail Race will take place on Sunday 20th October at 9.30am. The course is 6 miles or so of mixed underfoot conditions and ‘isn’t flat’. The route is very scenic and passes all the landmarks in the Gibside Chapel Estate which is a National Trust property. This is a very popular event which usually fills up quickly. Click here to make an online entry or pop into our Newcastle shop for an entry form.

Carlton Challenge Fell Race Results 2013

Race two in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series was the Carlton Challenge.On a night when we should have had downpours we got away with it and with 100 competitors plus juniors it was a hectic night at the finish. Thanks to Clare Lowe for giving a hand. There were 6 main protagonists in the mens event over the first half of the course. Once we started to climb on the Cleveland Way, ( the yellow brick road) runners started to thin into more of a line.... Read More

Fairfield Horseshoe Results 2013

Rob Hope (Pudsey and Bramley)made a return to form to win the first round of the English Fell Running Championships on Saturday at the Fairfield Horseshoe narrowly beating the 2011 British Champion Morgan Donnelly. Morgan, an ex Northumberland Fell Runner, was first over 40 veteran to finish. The Women’s ce was won by Victoria Wilkinson of Bingley Harriers. She was well clear of the oposition. Click here to see the results.