Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Low Review / Introduction

Introducing the Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Low A Quick Note: At the moment our suppliers only provide the mens model. NeoShell is the waterproof version of Altra’s most popular trail running shoe, the Lone Peak. Like all Altra shoes it is Zero Drop (flat) to promote a more midfoot landing and has a broader more rounded toe box to … Continue reading

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Altra Paradigm 2.0 Review / Testing

Altra Paradigm 2.0 – Tested & Compared to It’s Younger Siblings Testing Day 1:  The important wear in! Worn indoors for two hours.   Day 2: House test (b) as before, but for four hours.   Day 4: A short 2.5 mile road/path run, followed by 8 hours indoors at the Northern Runner store and the 2.5 miles back.  Total time almost 9 … Continue reading

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Eskdale Eureka Fell Race 2016

The next event in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Eskdale Eureka on Sunday 4th December 2016. The Start/Finish/Registration is from the car park above Dibble, West end of Castleton, Castleton, North Yorkshire (Grid Ref NZ 680078). Entry is £6 on the day only and the fun starts at 10.30am. The route is about 8 miles long … Continue reading

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Running with a Head Torch

Head Torches for Those Dark Nighttime Runs Head Torches have developed a lot in a short space of time. Gone are the large chunky torches with bulbs and heavy battery packs. Instead we have lighter and more powerful torches using modern LED’s to choose from. The price of a decent head torch has also dropped and the choice has gone up. … Continue reading

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Fell em Doom 5km

Ashington Hirst Running Club are hosting the “Fell em Doon”. 5km on Sunday 11th December 10.30am start. For more details see the link below: http://www.northernrunner.com/…/ashington-hirst-running-cl…/ [http://www.northernrunner.com/blog/ashington-hirst-running-club-fell-em-doon-5km-entry-form/&h=7aqgbayqxaqft_w0db8rmtwywlp6vhmz7sogles-bmoxcbw&enc=azmwu2l2qcdc56f2zqjves9wrrhlcblbqpfk1fhna3iq26dne4pjyikgta876htnbmnh05yinvytwi0yagchk3iyuucxyuoyugy0dqvslibzfshbgolhhessahpt17ff_sl9votod9-09-pe8-i-zzlqsfhspd4qsn-s5mls5qbrer1hze6bxzhjklomi53hcgu_ajlwiu9ni2vkzhltg6c-&s=1_green] The name comes from the Ashington coal mine which was developed in 1846. It was known as “Fell em Doon”. Literally this would mean fall them down, but it probably refers to the sinking … Continue reading

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Ashington Hirst Running Club Fell Em Doon 5km Entry Details

Ashington Hirst Running Club Presents “Fell Em Doon” festive 5km. Sunday 11th December 2016 at 10:30 am Ashington Community Woods Supported by Northern Runner: 52 Low Friar Street, Newcastle. http: www.northernrunner.com Start/Finish: Ashington Community Woods (Lintonville Terrace, Ashington, NE63 9JX) Finishers: medal, goody bag, water. Prizes: 1, 2, 3 (M/F) and 1st O 40, O 50, O 60 (M/F) Number … Continue reading

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