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March 2015

Easter Weekend Opening Hours

The opening times at Northern Runner over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend are as follows: Thursday 2nd April – 10.00am-7.00pm Good Friday 3rd April – 11.00am-4.00pm Saturday 4th April – 9.00am – 5.30pm Easter Sunday 5th April – STORE CLOSED Easter Monday 6th April – 11.00am – 4.00pm Then normal opening hours will resume. We would like to wish all our customers a Happy Easter!

Guisborough 3 Tops Fell Race 2015

The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is the Guisborough 3 Tops on Sunday 5th April 2015. The race is 13km long with 655 metres of ascent. Entry is £7 and on the day only. Registration is at Guisborough Rugby Club and the race starts at 10.30 am. Click here to see a map of the race route, which is the same as the English Championship Race on the 6th September. The route goes over High Cliffe Nab, Roseberry Topping and Hanging Stone. As... Read More

English Championships Guisborough 3 Tops Fell Race 2015

On Sunday 6th September 2015 David Parry and Esk Valley Fell Club are hosting an English Championship Fell Race around the Guisborough 3 Tops Race Route. The event is 13km long with 655 metres of ascent. Runners are expected to turn up from all over England to gain points in the ‘Championship’. This is a chance to race against the best fell runners in England on your door step. It has been 8 years since there was last an English Championship Race on the North Yorkshire Moors. There are only... Read More

Blakey Blitz Fell Race Results 2015

The latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series was a cool start at about 4 degrees C. The race soon warmed up however with the sun coming out and Esk Valley’s Cameron Taylor off to a flyer. He was pursued by his club colleague Paul Williams then a large group very soon in a small line consisting of Simon Rycroft, Simon Jones, Tom Ratcliffe and Darren Fishwick. In the women’s race there were two main contenders Anwen Darlington of Knavesmire and Caroline Graham of North... Read More

Blakey Blitz Fell Race 2015

The next race in the Northern Runner Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is Blakey Blitz on Sunday 22nd May 2015. This is a tough race 17km with 855 metres of ascent. Don’t be fooled by the downhill start, you run back up the same hill to get to the finish and it’s a long drag. Registration is at the Lyon Inn above Castleside, Nr Guisborough on the North Yorkshire Moors (Grid 678998). The fun starts at 10.30am and entry costs £6. Although bits of this race are good bridleways... Read More

St. George’s 10k Road Race

Road races in the beautiful Langdale Valley have been run for nearly thirty years and in that time many thousands of runners of all standards have enjoyed the stunning location of the races while completing their chosen distance. 10k competitors enjoy an undulating road course out and back along the Langdale Valley taking in the villages of Chapel Stile and Elterwater along with the stunning scenery all along the valley. This years St George’s 10k is on Saturday 18th April. For more details click here.

Glaisdale Rigg Fell Race Results 2015

A windy but clear day, a little overcast although slightly wet underfoot, generally good running conditions was what greeted runners for the latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series. The women’s event was essentially a tussle between Caroline Graham and Kim England. They were very much together in the early stages with Sue Haslam, Hilary Coventry and Kirsty Struthers not too far back. As the race progressed Caroline was able to open up a short gap until at the finish and was one and a... Read More