A 10k out and back road run along the beautiful Great Langdale Valley. The Great Langdale Christmas Pudding Run has become the peoples choice 10K winter run. With over 1000 entrants in 2009, the race appeals to the ‘fun’ runners. Every finisher gets a Christmas Pudding for completing the course and we encourage entrants to dress in festive costumes to add to the party atmosphere. The course is an out and back, slightly undulating route, along the Great Langdale Road. Starting at the New Dungeon Ghyll, running to The Langdale... Read More
British Ultra Runner Jo Zakrzewski was 3rd in the IAU World 100km Championships in Doha. Click here to see a video interview with Jo about her race, running and eating.
Sunday 7th December sees the 21st running of the Angus Tait Memorial Hexamshire Hobble. 16.8km with 379 metres of ascent. Not the toughest fell race around but, the winter weather usually makes up for the loss of ascent. It is often quite windy and there is still time for a bit of snow. Registration is at Allendale Primary School, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9PS (grid ref NY841560). Pre entry through the link below is £6 entry on the day is £7. For further details click here.
Commondale Beacon Fell Race Results 2014 The latest race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series saw another day which was damp and boggy/muddy. We managed to catch a window in the weather between the extremely heavy downpours and the temperature was spot on for running. A record turnout for this event just short of a hundred. The races saw in both male and female events the lead runner going out from the start, taking the bull by the horns and asserting themselves over the rest of the... Read More
Northern Runner is again sponsoring the Loftus Poultry Run. The Poultry Run has been held just before Christmas for 31 years. It is a multi-terrain event and is one of the friendliest events in the North East running calendar. Click here to get your entry and earn your Christmas Turkey in 2014.
The next event in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Commondale Beacon on Sunday 16th November 10.30am start. Registration is at the Cleveland Inn, Commondale, Near Guisborough, North Yorkshire. Entry is £7 on the day only. The event is 13km long with over 300 metres of ascent. Click the link for a map of the race route. A grippy shoe like a fell shoe is probably best as it will be muddy in places particularly on the descents although there is some hard tracks also.... Read More
Report from the Guisborough Three Tops Fell Race which was the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series: The Guisborough Three Tops Fell Race was a beautiful day for running, if you ignore the strong head wind on the way out to Roseberry Topping, with an almost spring like feel at the start and finish. The leaders in the men’s were soon on a break with Lewis Rodgers (Loftus and Whitby) pulling out a lead of 10 metres in the first 400. He was chased... Read More
Thank you to David Aspin for these lovely pictures from todays Guisborough 3 Tops which was the latest race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series. Well done to Kay Neesam (New Marske Harriers) and Lewis Rodgers (Loftus and Whitby) who where the race winners. Click here to see the images.