A brilliant night for running very warm and a slight breeze saw an excellent turnout particularly from the York contingent. As this is a navigation event on a small scale it was fascinating to hear of the different route selections. All runners managed check one where Trevor saw them through. At this point Dan Middlemas surged into the lead as did Kay Neesam in the womens event. Dan was ahead of a tight group of men from ‘Knavesmire,’ Acorn,’ NYM, with Tim Harvey of Nidd Valley and Joe Blackett of... Read More
The next race in the Northern Runner / Esk Valley Fell Club Summer Fell Race Series is Ossy Oiks on Wednesday 21st May 2014. The fun starts at 7.15pm and the start/finish/registration is outside the church, Arncliffe Woods, Ingleby Cross, Stokesley, North Yorkshire (grid ref 453003). Entry is £6 on the night only. Click here to see a map of the race route. The race is 8.5km long with 525 metres of ascent so it’s a bit hilly. The route covers a mix of forest tracks, open moorland and a... Read More
Well that was the start of the new Summer Series. A cool night but although cloudy the rain held off and gave us some excellent running conditions. There was a large field of 120 plus the one lonely Junior in the Under 12’s race, Adam Wanless was therefore the winner in 8.45. Back to the seniors the large pack wound its way over to the wood and gradually stretched out with Jim Bulman leading from Jack Willis. As the men’s race progressed this pair stretched further away from their pursuers.... Read More
Postal entries have now closed for this years Pier to Pier but, don’t dispare you can still enter on the day before 9.30am. The event starts at 10am and runs from the Pier at South Shields to Roker Pier, Sunderland a distance of about 7.5 miles. For more details click here to go to Sunderland Strollers website.
Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series 2014 Wed 7th May Carlton Challenge 8km 360 metres ascent 7.15pm Carlton Bank Top Near Old Cafe Near Stokesley North Yorkshire (grid ref 522031) Entry £6 on the night. Junior races U10/U12/U14/U16. Wed 21st May Ossy Oiks 8.5km 525 metres ascent 7.15pm Outside Church, Near Arncliffe Woods, Ingleby Cross, Stokesley, North Yorkshire (grid ref 453003) Entry £6 on the night. Wed 4th June Levisham Limping 11.2km 330 metres of ascent 7.15pm Lockton Village Hall, Near Pickering North Yorkshire (grid ref 846900) Entry... Read More
The opening hours over the forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend at Northern Runner are as follows: Saturday 3rd May – 9.00am – 5.30pm Sunday 4th May – CLOSED Monday 5th May – 11.00am – 4.00pm Then normal opening hours will resume.
Kay Neesam (New Marske harriers) flew to the Northern Runner / Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series gaining maximum points. The men’s was won by Jayson Cavill (Pickering) who took his great form to the Yorkshire Three Peaks Fell Race on Saturday and ran 8 minutes quicker than he did in 2013 taking 3 hours 20 minutes to get round the 60th running of the event. Click here for the full series results.