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December 2014

Guisborough Woods Race Report and Results N.Runner/NEHRA Winter Series 2014-5 A winter wonderland saw a very cold start to the race with fabulous views across the moor. In the men’s race Jack Willis led from the start gaining a clear advantage by the top of the quarry pursued by Paul Darroch, Alan Stirk, Ian McGrath and a few others. It was much the same story in the women’s event where Caroline Lambert was probably further ahead in her race at the quarry top chased by Shelli Gordon, Kath Aspin with... Read More

Brian Gleeson’s Guisborough Woods Race Pictures

Here are some more great pictures from Guisborough Woods Race from Brian Gleeson. This was the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series. The next race is Captain Cooks Race on New Years Day. Registration is at the Royal Oak in Great Ayton. The race starts at 11am and cost £7 with all the money going to local charities. 5.5 miles of fun to start the New Year ! Click here to see all Brian’s pictures.

Newcastle Racecourse Marathon 2015

NEWCASTLE RACECOURSE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 50K 25th January 2015 A 16 (marathon) 19 (50K) or 8 (half marathon) lap race around the ambulance track at Newcastle Racecourse. A chip timed event with 100 marathon and 100 half marathon/50K places available. Run off your Christmas carb loading! Click here to enter.

Captain Cooks Fell Race New Years Day 2015

The first race of 2015 in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is Captain Cooks Race on New Years Day. The fun starts at 11am from the centre of Great Ayton, North Yorkshire. Registration is in the Royal Oak which is in the market square in Great Ayton. Entry is £7 and all proceeds go to local charities. Fancy dress is welcome. There are junior races for boys and girls in the following age groups U10, U12, U14, and U16. The main race is about 5 miles... Read More

Opening Hours Over The Christmas Period

The opening times at Northern Runner over the festive period are as follows: Tuesday 23rd December 2014 – 10.00am-5.30pm Wednesday 24th December 2014 – 10.00am-2.00pm Thursday 25th December 2014 – CLOSED Friday 26th December 2014 – CLOSED Saturday 27th December 2014 – 9.00am-5.30pm Sunday 28th December 2014- CLOSED Monday 29th December 2014 – 10.00am-5.30pm Tuesday 30th December 2014 – 10.00am-5.30pm Wednesday 31st December 2014 – 10.00am-4.00pm Thursday 1st January 2015 – CLOSED Friday 2nd January 2015 – 10.00am-5.30pm Then normal opening hours will resume. The staff at Northern Runner would... Read More

Guisborough Woods Fell Race 2014

The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series 2014/15 is Guisborough Woods Race on Sunday 28th December at 11am. Registration is at Guisborough Rugby Club, Guisborough, North Yorkshire. Entry is £7 on the day only. Click here to see the race route below. The race is 11km long with about 414 metres of ascent. Underfoot is a mix of muddy slippy climbs and fast fire roads. So, if it’s dry you’ll get round in a trail shoe but, if it’s wet you might need some... Read More

Eskdale Eureka Fell Race Results

Eskdale Eureka was the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Series. Report and results below: Well a winter race at last but as usual the course markers on Friday got the snow and strongest winds. The temperature was allegedly 6 deg. C. But the wind chill put it down below freezing. Ice on Hograh Moor made it a bit slippery. The race unfolded as three leaders in the men’s and 3 in the women’s. At the first road crossing the women had separated a bit with... Read More