December 2017


Guisborough Woods Fell Race 2017

The latest race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series was Guisborough Woods Race. Here is organiser Clive Thornton’s report: The Guisborough Woods race is a well embedded festive favourite and this year was a record turnout. On a fine chill but frost free day, it was the youngsters to the fore but not quite the front. Tyler Hutchinson (MU19), City of York led off, though a strong climb through the quarry on lap one by Harry Holmes, Pudsey and Bramley and Aidan Rigby (MU23), New Marske Harriers saw... Read More

Inov-8 X-Talon 230 & X-Talon 210 Review – INTRO – In Stock at

Inov-8 X-Talon 210 & 230 Review Part 1 – Introduction The Next Generation of Grip? —- Where It Started – X-talon 212 Inov-8’s X-Talon 212 has probably become the most popular fell and cross country shoe in the country. Originally it was designed as a cross country racing shoe. The long studs would offer grip and were placed with plenty of space between them to avoid clogging, even on the muddiest of courses. The flexible shoe would bend to the terrain to maintain grip on even the roughest of surfaces.... Read More

Captain Cooks Fell Race 2018

Start 2018 with a great run over the North Yorkshire Moors. The next race in the Dae Parry Winter Fell Race Series is Captain Cooks Race on New Years Day. All the proceeds from this race go to local charities. Registration is at The Royal Oak, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire. The start and finish is on the road just outside. Entry is on the day only and £7. The race starts at 11am ish (there is often still a queue of runners trying to enter at 11am so the race... Read More

Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2017/18

Saturday 23rd December 9am to 5.30 pm Christmas Eve Closed Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed Wednesday 27th December 10am to 5.30pm Thursday 28th December 10am till 5.30pm Friday 29th December 10am till 5.30pm Saturday 30th December 9am till 5.30pm New Years Eve Closed New Years Day Closed Tuesday 2nd January 10am till 5.30pm Wednesday 3rd January 10am till 5.30pm Normal hours resume

Guisborough Woods Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is Guisborough Woods Race on Wednesday 27th December 2017 at 11am. Registration is at Guisborough Rugby Club, Belmangate, Guisborough and entry is £6 on the day only. The race is about 5.5 miles long with about 1200 feet of ascent. Unlike other fell races this race is 3 laps long. This is because in years gone by we used to have winter and running over the moor would of been too unhospitable. The trick is to try and run... Read More

Fell’em Doon Festive 5km Results 2017

1 A0305 Heron Kurt 0:15:59 Male M Senior Ashington Hirst Running Club 2 A0209 Hancox Sam 0:16:01 Male M Senior Morpeth Harriers & AC 3 A0308 Douglass Alistair 0:17:25 Male M Senior Morpeth Harriers & AC 4 A0090 Snowball Mark 0:17:52 Male M Senior Morpeth Harriers & AC 5 A0302 Archer Colin 0:18:03 Male M Senior Morpeth Harriers & AC 6 A0310 France David 0:18:08 Male M50-54 7 A0001 Snowball Chris 0:18:11 Male M Senior Morpeth Harriers & AC 8 A0140 Stainsby George 0:18:28 Male M45-49 Tyne Bridge Harriers 9... Read More

Loftus Poultry Run 2017

Entries are still available for the 34th running of the Loftus Poultry Run on Sunday 17th December. The fun starts at 11:00 am. The course is multi-terrain and approximately 8 miles in length with three challenging ascents. The start/finish is at Loftus Leisure Centre. There is a water station on the course (which will be run passed twice) located just before the first off-road section (approx 3 miles from the start), water will also be available at the end of the race. If it’s wet and muddy then some grip... Read More


Eskdale Eureka Fell Race Results and Report 2017

Competitors in this years Eskdale Eureka Fell Race made the headlines when competitors in the race came across a couple of pensioners in difficulty just upstream of Hob Hole. The couple who were out walking got into difficulty as they crossed the local beck, when the male of the pair sunk up to his waist in boggy ground made extra soft by the thawing snow and recent rain.. Fortunately as they were struggling passing fell racers were able to extricate the gentleman from the bog and alert nearby members of... Read More