September 2016

Short Review / Overview of Inov-8 X-Talon 212, 200, 190 & 215

Inov-8 X-Talon Origin: X-Talon 212 & 190 The Inov-8 X-Talon 212 was originally intended as a cross country racing shoe with studs that were spaced out enough as to not clog with mud. It was flexible enough to mould to the ever changing shape of the ground you run on during a cross country run or race. The shoe was light, with a mesh upper that prevented water being absorbed, making you uncomfortable and weighing you down. The shoe had a fast and responsive feel and yet was shortly followed by the stripped down, even faster racing version–the X-Talon 190. “The... Read More


Levisham Limping Fell Race 2016

The final race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Summer Fell Race Series is Levisham Limping on Sunday 2nd October 2016. This fun event is organised by York Knavesmire Harriers. The start finish and registration is Lockton Village Hall, North of Pickering, North Yorkshire (grid ref SE846900). Entry is £6 on the day only and the start is 10.30 am. The course is about 6 miles long with over 1,000 feet of ascent.Click here to see a map of the race route. Fell Shoes or grippy trail shoes should keep... Read More