January 2017


High Cup Nick Fell Race 2017

The High Cup Nick Fell Race is on Saturday 25th February 2017. This is a race organised by Morgan Donnelly, the 2012 British Fell Running Champion, and his Wife Lucy. This a traditional friendly race that starts and finishes in the village of Dufton in the Eden Valley. The route follows a favourite training loop of Morgan’s and takes in the spectacular High Cup Nick. Entry is on the day and costs £7 which includes Soup and a Roll. There are trail races for the kids which are £1 to... Read More

Inov-8 Roclite 290 Review

Inov-8 Roclite 290 Review by Charlie @ —– The Inov-8 Roclite 290 (together with the Roclite 305, 305GTX and 325 GTX Boot) is one the latest additions to the British brand’s trail running line up. We have been testing a pair of Roclite 290’s on a variety of terrain on the North Yorkshire Moors and Durham Dales to see if the Roclite really is the most versatile trail shoe on the market, which Inov-8 claim. The Roclite 290 has been made on a new Medium last (the foot shaped... Read More

Inov-8 AT/C Softshell Pro FZ Running Jacket – Review

Inov-8 Softshell AT/C Jacket – Tested by Charlie @ “..I thought that the Inov-8 AT/C Softshell Pro Jacket was designed to be sold on the continent and not intended for UK use. I was wrong! AT/C really does mean all terrain clothing.“ Whenever a running jacket is described as a ‘softshell’ my immediate questions is “will that be too warm and too heavy for us in the UK?”. Softshell jackets are popular on the continent where the temperatures are lower and the air is drier. In the UK we... Read More

Commondale Clart Fell Race 2017

The next event in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Commondale Clart on Sunday 8th January 2017. Entry is £5 on the day only and registration is in the Cleveland Inn, Commondale, Nr Guisborough, North Yorkshire (NZ662104). The route is about 5 miles long with 700 feet of ascent. The race starts at 10.30am. All the proceeds for this event will go to Prostrate Cancer. Most of the ascent in this race is at the start. The top of the moor is a little wet in the... Read More