Archive

January 2016

Choose the Right Running Shoes – NHS Choices Stress the Point

Choose the Right Running Shoes – NHS Choices Stress the Point Sports shoes are probably the most important piece of fitness equipment you’ll buy, so it’s vital to pick the right pair.  There are big differences in the way various sports shoes support your feet. This means it’s not good for your feet if you play football or tennis in the same trainers you use for jogging, for example.  Mike O’Neill, from The College of Podiatry, says serious back, knee and hip pain, Achilles tendonitis, shin splints (leg pain), traumatised... Read More

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Captain Cooks Fell Race Results 2016

Northern Runner/NEHRA Winter Series 2015-16 It was again excellent running conditions for The Captain Cook’s New Years Day Race. We had had a good frost overnight which made it less muddy following torrential downpours. There were four principal contenders in Harry Holmes, Chris Roberts, PaulLowe and Lloyd Biddell with Sam Garratt and Jason Cavill just behind. This group pulled away on the first big climb up to the monument where advantage goes to those who know the fastest line of descent. Now it was a speed session to the finish... Read More