August 2016


Roseberry Topping Fell Race 2016

Roseberry Topping Fell Race 2016 The next race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is a classic. When people think of fell racing they often think of the ‘Up and Down’ races which is what Roseberry Topping Race is. Although there is a map below it isn’t really needed as the race starts at the National Trust Car Park and you run up to the summitt of Roseberry Topping and back down again anyway you wish. This is a distance of 1.5 miles with an ascent... Read More

Inov-8 Trail Talon 275 Review

Inov- 8 Trail Talon 275 Road Test / Review “Good to use on most off-road surfaces, certainly the ones I tried that included man made off-road paths, sand, stone, natural firm sandy soil, small amounts of mud, tarmac and concrete in small doses.” — FIND THE TRAIL TALON HERE — Testing & Observations Test 1:  The extremely important ‘house test’.  Any new shoes get worn indoors for an hour.  I notice the roomy toe box, just like Inov-8’s Road Claw.  I like the 290; I think this is going to be good. Good... Read More

Altra Lone Peak 3.0, Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell & Lone Peak 3.0 Mid- An Introduction

Altra Latest: Lone Peak 3.0 Trail Running Shoes The Altra Lone Peak 3.0 is due to arrive in the UK very soon, in fact we are expecting to have delivery to our shop and warehouse by early September and are taking pre-orders for those wanting to get in quick. “…versatile enough to cope with everything from a bit of tarmac to a muddy farmers field.” The concept for the Lone Peak 3.0 is the same as the previous Lone Peak models. It is a ‘medium cushioned’ trail running shoe and... Read More