Wide Shoes for Fell Running Nearly all fell shoes are narrow.. good start, I know! This is because when you are contouring round a hill or running on very broken ground you don’t want the shoe to move around on your foot. This theory is fine if you have narrow feet but, if you have broad feet then it is a struggle to find fell shoes that are wide enough. Your shoes should never be tight. Whether they are your running shoes or your everyday shoes (the possible exception is... Read More
The weather just held off for a great night of fell running at the third counter in the Dave Parry/Northern Runner Summer Fell Race Series, Whorlton Run. 109 starters and finishers so well done everyone and £300 to playing fields funds, much appreciated by the playing field association who manage the site. The tale of the tape, overall winner Rory Stead of Aberdeen AAC though lives locally, with second going to Michael Joyeux of Quakers. 3rd and 4th was the battle of York with Acorn’s Paul Whittaker leading homes Knavesmires... Read More
The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is the Whorlton Run on Wednesday 21st June 2017. Entry is on the night only and costs £5. The registration is at Whorlton Village Hall, Swainby, North Yorkshire DL6 3ED. The route is about 6 miles long with 1400 feet of ascent. The terrain is a mix of tarmac, bridleway, grass fields and single tracks over the moors. A good grippy trail shoe will do the job. Click here to see a map of the race route.
The In the second summer series event of the Dave Parry/Northern Runner Fell Series 2017, the weather did not disappoint with a mild,sunny-ish albeit breezy evening and Bryan Miller (Thirsk and Sowerby) and his team were rewarded with 114 runners, with plenty of new faces.Ultimately the result turned on the final 800m, in a race characterised by the any choice return from the radiomast. The steep descent from the radiomast has slowly but surely become repopulated with trees and is now somewhat of a maze, with a recce now a... Read More