In the 20 year history of the Dave Parry Fell Race Series there has been two previous fell races held from the Sutton Bank Visitors Centre. The Sutton Bank Slither and the White Horse Wander both had to be stopped due to problems with dogs on the route or access to the land. Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers have worked hard with the land owners to put together an exciting new route that brings fell racing back to this lovely part of the North Yorkshire Moors. The Gormire Gamble is the... Read More
Altra Torin 3.0 Review (Womens) The Torin 3.0 is the latest version of Altra’s highly cushioned road training shoe. I have owned and ran plenty in the previous two versions of this shoe. The Torin 2.0 I would describe as a very soft, relaxed ‘plodding’ recovery shoe for me. The upper was very roomy with plenty of comfy toe space. The next Torin 2.5 was a little firmer but still felt like a heavily cushioned recovery shoe. The upper of the Torin 2.5 was narrower with less volume and despite the improved... Read More
A Quick Guide to Road to Trail Running Shoes — In addition to all you regular off-road runners out there, many Northern Runner customers, once the summer is over and the weather is on the turn, start putting in the endurance building, longer runs. Most do these runs off-road. They’re more interesting and tend to be kinder on the body. However most of us aren’t lucky enough to be able to step onto the trail from their front door! So you need a shoe that feels comfortable and avoid heavy wear on... Read More
The first race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Lockton Limping on Sunday 24th September 2017. Knavesmire are the organising club. Entry is £5 on the day only. Registration/start/finish is at Lockton Village Hall, Nr Pickering, North Yorkshire (grid ref SE 845898). The route is about 7 miles long with about 1000 feet of ascent. The fun starts at 10.30 am. Grippy trail shoes would be a good choice.