Not a bad window in the weather with plenty of gusts and a bit of hail up at the trig point. Generally however fairly warm and not one runner failed to finish. The start was hectic and there was a whole throng together on the first ascent. It soon narrowed down to about 10 competitors in the men’s with Jason Cavill and Paul Darroch not amongst those at this point. It would have been difficult to record numbers as the field entered the moor by Highcliff Gate. At Roseberry the... Read More
The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Three Tops Race on Sunday 27th October 10.30am start. Registration is at the Rugby Club in Guisborough and entry is on the day only. The course is 8 miles long with 2,000 feet of ascent making this race an A medium. The route goes over the peaks of High Cliffe Nab, Roseberry Topping and Hanging Stone. Underfoot conditions will vary from good tracks to single track, heather and the going is good to soft. Please... Read More
The second race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series had a good window in the weather after a week of very heavy rain. There was an excellent atmosphere as the 75 runners set off on the approach to the pond. Chris Roberts was first into the lead tracked by Jayson Cavill with Simon Collins and Joe Blackett not far behind. That was very much the story of the men’s race with Jayson chasing Chris until the last big climb from the Angel’s staircase to Saltergate Bank... Read More
If we fancy an excursion through a lovely part of the North Yorkshire Moors then get over to Levisham Village Hall, Levisham, Nr. Pickering for the next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series. The race starts at 10.30am and is 17km long with 425metres of ascent. Entry is on the day only. Click here to see a map of the race route.
The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Saltergate- Levisham on Sunday 20th October which is about 10 miles with 1600 feet of ascent. Registration is at the Levisham Village Hall in the Village of Levisham near Pickering North Yorkshire. The race starts at 10.30 am and entries can only be made on the day. Click here to see a map of the route.