A beautiful evening greated the runners taking part in the Cock Howe and Beyond Fell Race. Which was the latest event in Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series. The running, warm with a gentle breeze on top. The train set off with 76 athletes in competition. Pete Wilkin led into the first part of the climb but was soon passed by Jim Bulman, Cameron Taylor and Charlie Stead. As the race progressed in the men’s race Jim and Charlie were soon showing a little distance on the others... Read More
Who will triumph at Cock Howe and Beyond on Wednesday night ? This is the next race in the Northern Runner / Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series. Registration/Start/Finish is at the Chop Gate Car Park, 3 miles South of Clay Bank, Near Stokesley, North Yorkshire. The event is about 10km long with a good long climb at the start and a good fast descent at the end. The fun starts at 7.15pm Wednesday 23rd July. Entry on the night only.
Report and results from the Carlton Midsummer Meander which was the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series. Click here for the results. A great night for running not too hot but a strong breeze particularly on the North facing descent to The Scout Hut. It was a long line of runners up to Surprise View and across to Drakes Howe. By this time the serious contenders were all within 20 seconds of the lead. On the long descent Paul Williams and Cameron E. Taylor... Read More
The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is the Carlton Midsummer Meander which takes place on Wednesday 9th July 7.15 pm start. Registration/start/finish is at Carlton Bank Top, Near Stokesley, North Yorks. Entry is £6 on the day only. This is one of the more testing races in the series with a good climb from the off followed by a descent over rough heather before another long climb and a descent to the finish. Click here to see a map of the course.
The latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series was one of those days when it has rained all night and continued to be showery. We managed to be given a pleasant window in the weather. A bit disappointing with the turn out but a race is a race and you have to be in it to win it! Lewis Rodgers waited in behind Paul Butler at the start and soon passed him once they were on to the open moor. Paul continued to fight all... Read More