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Do You Have the Best Running Shoes for You?

Do Your Running Shoes Help or Hinder You? As you start preparing for your 2017 goals now is a good time to replace worn out shoes, or if you have been having a few niggles or recurring problems re-assess what footwear you use and whether it’s right for you. As all the forces in running come from your feet upwards, most niggles are caused by training errors or the wrong footwear. In the case of training errors, it’s very easy to get carried away when training is going well and... Read More


Would you like to run a Marathon to help a research study ?

Dear All, I am a sports nutritionist currently studying for my PhD. I am currently looking for marathon runners who would be interested in taking part in a research project I am running at Newcastle University. The aim of project is to investigate the influence of a new antioxidant drink on physiological stress from a marathon running event. The marathon event is the Coastal Marathon organised by the North East Marathon Club and will take place on Sunday August the 21st ( As part of your participation in this project,... Read More

Easter Shop Opening Times

Thursday 24th March 10am to 7pm Friday 25th March (Good Friday) 11am to 4pm Saturday 26th March 9am to 5.30pm Sunday Closed Monday 28th March (Easter Monday) 11am to 4pm Tuesday 29th March 10am to 5.30pm Normal hours resume

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Hoka Day at Northern Runner Saturday 19th March 2016

>>ANOTHER CHANCE TO TRY HOKAs BEFORE YOU BUYHoka Day, Northern Runner Newcastle, 19th March 10:00-16:00< - 1. Eoin Lennon, Scottish ultra trail running Champion is in store! 2. Take pairs of newest Hoka running shoes for a test run. 3. Take a free gift if you do. 4. Have another freebie on us if you purchase a pair! - Hoka Athlete Eoin Lennon has sizes of Hoka Vanquish 2, Clifton 2 and Speedgoats for you to get familiar with. Don't miss out!

How Should My Running Shoes Fit?

How Should My Running Shoes Fit ? When you run specifically or even walk to a certain extent your feet will expand. In order to allow your feet to absorb shock and spring off the floor with every stride you need to make sure that you have enough room in your running shoes. Put the shoes on and push the heel of your foot firmly into the heel of the shoe. Then tie up the laces. Stand up putting your full body weight onto one foot. You should have about... Read More