Fell Running News


Saltergate/Levisham Fell Race 2015

The organisers baton for the Northern Runner Esk Valley Winter Fell race Series now gets passed from Bob Lillie and his team who did a great job organising Gisborough Moors to Kim England and the team at Pickering AC for the Levisham Saltergate. For those who remember this event is the old Saltergate Gallows route but, it starts and finishes in the village of Levisham which adds a few miles of bridleway to the route (see the route map below). The race takes place on Sunday 15th November at 10.30... Read More


Gisborough Moors Fell Race 2015 Results and Report

Gisborough Moors Fell Race Results 2015. A bright sunny day greated the runners for the 38th running of this classic fell race. Phil Sanderson, who won the race back in 2011, set off with his usual quick start and lead from gun to tape. Despite the best efforts of Northumberland Fell Runners John Malley and Charlie Stead and Loftus AC’s Paul Butler to close the gap. The trio almost made contact on the flatter or downhill sections only for Phil to pull away again on the climbs. Phil then ran... Read More


Roseberry Topping Fell Race 2015

When people think of fell races they generally think of the old profesional races. The short Up and down’s that used to be at village fates. These events are usually in the Lakes or Scotland but, here is your chance to run one in the North East. Roseberry Topping Fell Race is on Wednesday 30th September starting at 6.45 pm from the National Trust Car Park at the bottom of the hill. There is a map of the route (click here to view) but, this isn’t needed as you can... Read More


Mourne Mountain Marathon 2015

Over the weekend of the weekend 19th and 20 th September over one hundred teams took up the challenge of the Mourne Mountain Marathon. The Mourne 2 Day as it has become known is now in it’s 36th year and was this year sponsored by local companies Consarc Design Group and Jackson Sports. The race follows a similar itinery to the Original Mountain Marathon (now known as the OMM, formerly the KIMM), Saunders Mountain Marathon and the Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon it requires teams of two runners to navigate their... Read More