Altra Duo Zero Drop Running Shoes Review | The Duo is In Stock Now

Altra Duo — High cushioned or maximal cushioned running shoes are usually designed for the long slow ‘plods’. The easy Sunday runs. The cushioning is soft with little energy return and the shoes are all about comfort & protection. Altra’s new maximum cushioning shoe, the Duo, is different. This is a maximum cushioning shoe built for speed. As you would … Continue reading

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Derwent Reservoir Trail Races 2018

Have you signed up to run around Derwent Reservoir, the second largest reservoir in the region after Kielder? There’s still time! In 2017, Run Peterlee hosted the inaugural 7 mile trail race around the beautiful Derwent Reservoir. It was a great success and so on May 20, 2018, we’ll be doing it all over again. There’ll be a 5k event … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend Opening Times

Easter Weekend Opening Times   Thursday 29th March 10am till 7pm Good Friday 30th March 11am till 4pm Saturday 31st March 9am till 5.30pm Sunday 1st April Closed Easter Monday 2nd April 11am till 4pm   Normal hours then resume.

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Blakey Blitz Fell Race Cancelled

Due to the bad weather forecast the organisers have decided to cancel the Blakey Blitz Fell Race that was due to take place on Sunday 18th March 2018. It is hoped that the race will be able to take place later in the year.

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Blakey Blitz Fell Race 2018

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Blakey Blitz on Sunday 18th March 2018 organised by Esk Valley Fell Club. Registration is at the Lion Inn, Blackey Ridge, Nr Castleton, Kirbymoorside YO62 7LQ (Grid Ref NZ 678998 ). Entry is £5 on the day only and the race starts at 10.30am. The route is … Continue reading

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Hoka Cavu Review Part 1: Intro | In Stock Now at NorthernRunner.com

Hoka Cavu Review Part 1: A Short Introduction — The Hoka Cavu is part of Hoka’s new Fly Collection or PROFLY cushioning range of shoes. They are neutral, responsive training shoes. Ideal for faster paced runs but with enough cushioning for day to day miles too. At 230 grams for a men’s UK 8.5 they are certainly lightweight road running shoes. … Continue reading

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Topo Fli-Lyte 2 Review | In Stock at Northern Runner

Topo Fli-Lyte 2 Review — Born from Minimal Material & Maximum Natural Movement For many runners Topo is a new or unheard of brand. Topo was launched in 2013 by Tony Post, who has been in the footwear industry for 40 years. The goal was to not follow the industry gimmicks and trends and instead provide footwear that encourages a … Continue reading

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Inov-8 X-Talon 230 Review | We Now Stock the X-Talon 230 at Northern Runner

Inov-8 X-Talon 230 Review — History: The X-talon 212 The first Inov-8 X-Talon to hit the market was the X-Talon 212. This was launched as a cross country racing shoe. It was very flexible, had 8mm long studs on the outsole that were well spaced out, so they wouldn’t fill with mud and it was light and low profile. It … Continue reading

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VJ Sport Irock 2 Running Shoes Review

Irock 2 Review — VJ Sport, the makers of the Irock 2, are a Finish brand that was founded in 1981 to fulfill the need to make durable and grippy shoes for Orienteering. The Irock 2 definitely ticks all those boxes and is a shoe not just for orienteers but, for obstacle course racers, fell runners, cross country runners, trail … Continue reading

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X-PT Orienteering for everyone Sunday 4th march 2018

X-PT Fitness is hosting a Orienteering event for all ages an abilities to raise funs for SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity and Breast Cancer Care. This is a fantastic opportunity to get the family, a group of mates or collegues together for a morning of competitive fun. Orienteering is for all ages and degrees of fitness and skill. It provides … Continue reading

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